Tag Archives: Harry Reid

It’s now or (almost) never for real NSA reform; contacting Congress today is critical!

It was mid-summer when Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), the outgoing Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, answered the House of Representative’s passage of an unacceptably weak version of the USA FREEDOM Act by introducing S. 2685, a strong, bipartisan bill of his own. Well, it’s taken until beyond Veterans Day, strong lobbying by civil liberties groups and tech companies, and ... Read More »

Update on Federal Appropriations

Both the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives adjourned and left Washington for their annual August recess or “district work period”.  With the current 2012 fiscal year ending on September 30 none of the FY 2013 appropriations bills have been sent to President Obama’s desk for approval.  Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) already announced in July that no ... Read More »