Murtha Lackey About to Settle in at DHS?
The Washington Post reports that Tara O’Toole is poking around at the Department of Homeland Security, and apparently anticipating the Senate will confirm her nomination soon: The Department of Homeland Security directorate of science and technology is moving office furniture around these days, apparently to fit more folks into available space. Buzz has it that the musical chairs is even going on in the suites | Read More »
DHS Imprisons Refugees, Asylees, War Heroes
Unbelievable. Where is the change? The Homeland Security Department, which includes U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, has been unable to provide permanent residence status to more than 7,000 eligible refugees and asylum seekers, Leahy said in a Senate floor speech last week. Leahy said the administration has been too slow to help foreigners who pose no threat but have been ensnarled by overly broad restrictions | Read More »
Gov. Napolitano Ran From Budget Mess
Espresso Pundit — a great site for keeping track of Arizona politics — points out that outgoing Governor Janet Napolitano is leaving quite a budget hole for her successor to clean up: