Pennsylvania Return Preparer Sentenced to Prison

A Yeadon, Pennsylvania, resident was sentenced today to 12 months and 1 day in prison for filing false tax returns and conspiring to defraud the United States, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division, United States Attorney William M. McSwain, and Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) … Read morePennsylvania Return Preparer Sentenced to Prison

Florida Pharmacist Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for $100 Million Compounding Pharmacy Fraud Scheme

A Florida pharmacist was sentenced to 120 months in prison today followed by three years supervised release. He was also orderd to pay $3.2 million in restitution and $1.4 million in forfeiture for his role in a massive compounding pharmacy fraud scheme, which impacted private insurance companies, Medicare and TRICARE. Eight other individuals have previously … Read moreFlorida Pharmacist Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for $100 Million Compounding Pharmacy Fraud Scheme

Chinese Citizen Sentenced in Scheme to Sell Mislabeled Dietary Supplements

“Consumers are entitled to trust that dietary supplements products accurately identify their ingredients,” said Assistant Attorney General Jody Hunt for the Department of Justice’s Civil Division. “We will vigorously pursue and prosecute those who attempt to circumvent the law by falsely identifying the substances they import into the United States.” Please follow and like us:

Wisconsin Man Pleads Guilty to Producing Child Pornography Outside of the United States

A Wisconsin man pleaded guilty today to producing and possessing child pornography in 2015 and engaging in illicit sexual conduct in a foreign place between 2014 and 2015, announced Assistant Attorney General Brian Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney Matthew D. Krueger of the Eastern District of Wisconsin Please follow and … Read moreWisconsin Man Pleads Guilty to Producing Child Pornography Outside of the United States

Justice Department Files Statement of Interest in Michigan Church Religious Land Use Case

The Justice Department today filed a Statement of Interest in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan supporting a church’s claims that the City of St. Ignace, Michigan, violated its rights under the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of 2000 (RLUIPA) by barring it from locating a church and coffee shop … Read moreJustice Department Files Statement of Interest in Michigan Church Religious Land Use Case

Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance

The Economic Development Administration (EDA) has received petitions for certification of eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance from the firms listed below. Accordingly, EDA has initiated investigations to determine whether increased imports into the United States of articles like or directly competitive with those produced by each of the firms contributed importantly to the … Read moreNotice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance

U.S. Economic Growth Reached 3.1 Percent Growth In 2018

U.S. Economic Growth Reached 3.1 Percent Growth In 2018 March 18, 2019 kcpullen@doc.gov Mon, 03/18/2019 – 18:27 Economic indicators Acting Under Secretary for Economic Affairs Brian C. Moyer Post by Dr. Brian C. Moyer No economic analysis can be considered complete without appreciation for the many different estimates and assessments that go into evaluating our … Read moreU.S. Economic Growth Reached 3.1 Percent Growth In 2018

Chairman Takano Demands Answers Given Concerns VA’s IT Solutions Could Disrupt Healthcare for 75,000 Veterans Each Day

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano (CA-41) issued the following statement regarding the serious concerns raised about VA’s IT solutions in the latest Pro Publica story: “The recent U.S. Digital Service (USDS) report on implementation of technology systems to support the Community Care components of the MISSION Act is … Read moreChairman Takano Demands Answers Given Concerns VA’s IT Solutions Could Disrupt Healthcare for 75,000 Veterans Each Day

Making News: Detailed Breitbart Report on Last Week’s Globalism Radio Interview

I’m pleased to announce that that “Breitbart News Tonight” radio interview of mine last Friday on the recent Washington Post tome defending globalism was featured today on the Breitbart “print” website.  You might be especially interested in this detailed summary by Breitbart reporter John Binder in part because his piece seems to have generated lots … Read moreMaking News: Detailed Breitbart Report on Last Week’s Globalism Radio Interview

U.S. Department of Labor to Host Events for Uranium Miners and Nuclear Weapons Workers in Grand Junction, Colorado, and Moab, Utah

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) will host outreach events in June 2018 in Grand Junction, Colorado, and in Moab, Utah, for former and current workers in the uranium mining and nuclear weapons industries. If a uranium mining or nuclear weapons worker is deceased, his or her … Read moreU.S. Department of Labor to Host Events for Uranium Miners and Nuclear Weapons Workers in Grand Junction, Colorado, and Moab, Utah

U.S. Department of Labor Announces 2018 Theme For National Disability Employment Awareness Month

WASHINGTON, DC – In keeping with the U.S. Department of Labor’s  commitment to ensuring an American workforce for Americans of all abilities, this year’s official National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) theme will be “America’s Workforce: Empowering All,” the Department announced today. “President Trump’s administration is committed to ensuring that all Americans can access good, … Read moreU.S. Department of Labor Announces 2018 Theme For National Disability Employment Awareness Month

H-2A Agricultural Worker Visa Modernization Joint Cabinet Statement

WASHINGTON, DC – When President Trump addressed the American Farm Bureau Federation in January of this year, he reminded the audience that his commitment to our farmers has been clear since the day his Administration began:  “From that day on, we have been working every day to deliver for America’s farmers just as they work … Read moreH-2A Agricultural Worker Visa Modernization Joint Cabinet Statement

U.S. Department of Labor Announces Availability of $20 Million in Grants To Help Injured or Ill Americans Remain in Labor Force

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the availability of $20 million in grants to help Americans who are injured or ill remain in or return to the workforce. The grants are intended to identify new, replicable strategies to help individuals with a work-related disability stay on the job. “America’s workforce is … Read moreU.S. Department of Labor Announces Availability of $20 Million in Grants To Help Injured or Ill Americans Remain in Labor Force

Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report

In the week ending May 19, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 234,000, an increase of 11,000 from the previous week’s revised level. The previous week’s level was revised up by 1,000 from 222,000 to 223,000. The 4-week moving average was 219,750, an increase of 6,250 from the previous week’s revised average. … Read moreUnemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report

U.S. Secretary of Labor Acosta Issues Statement Regarding Memorial Day

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta issued the following statement today regarding Memorial Day: “On Memorial Day, Americans keep a promise to forever honor the courage, bravery, and patriotism of America’s fallen heroes. Through solemn observances and in quiet moments, we honor the proud men and women of America’s armed services who … Read moreU.S. Secretary of Labor Acosta Issues Statement Regarding Memorial Day

U.S. Secretary of Labor Acosta and U.S. Senator Collins Highlight Importance of Skills-Based Education in Maine

WASHINGTON, DC – During tours today in Maine of the Penobscot Job Corps Center and the Cianbro Institute, U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta and U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) highlighted the importance of ensuring all Americans have the skills they need for the jobs of today and tomorrow. With Maine’s unemployment rate holding at a … Read moreU.S. Secretary of Labor Acosta and U.S. Senator Collins Highlight Importance of Skills-Based Education in Maine

Statement by U.S. Secretary of Labor Acosta on the May Jobs Report

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta issued the following statement regarding the May 2018 Employment Situation report: “With the unemployment rate falling to 3.8% in May, the lowest in over 18 years, America’s job market remains strong. The unemployment rates for African-Americans and Asian-Americans reached record lows. Adult women and adult men … Read moreStatement by U.S. Secretary of Labor Acosta on the May Jobs Report

U.S. Department of Labor Data Shows That American Job Openings Exceed Job Seekers for First Time on Record

WASHINGTON, DC – For the first time on record, the number of American job openings exceeds the number of job seekers – providing the latest indicator of continued job growth and economic strength under President Donald J. Trump. The Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) issued today by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau … Read moreU.S. Department of Labor Data Shows That American Job Openings Exceed Job Seekers for First Time on Record

New Data Tools Connect American Workers to Education and Job Opportunities

New Data Tools Connect American Workers to Education and Job Opportunities March 18, 2019 kcpullen@doc.gov Mon, 03/18/2019 – 11:58 Investing in communities and workers Olivia Goodreau stands with her live demo table for the app she invented, Tick Tracker, at The Opportunity Project Demo, 3/1/19.  Tick Tracker uses CDC and other federal data to provide … Read moreNew Data Tools Connect American Workers to Education and Job Opportunities

Couple accidentally buy crumbling 120-year-old mansion after auction mix-up

Cal didn’t realise the property he ended up with was being sold in three lots instead of one – so put his bid in too early by mistake.(iStock) A young couple tried to buy a two-bedroom flat for $39,733 – but ended up with a derelict mansion by accident after a mix-up with the auction number. … Read moreCouple accidentally buy crumbling 120-year-old mansion after auction mix-up

Im-Politic: Why White Supremacist Terrorism has Become a Top Priority Threat

The great 20th century economist John Maynard Keynes is widely thought to have said in response to a challenge to his consistency, “When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do?…” I’ve always thought that’s great advice in life generally, and in particular for anyone who spends much time commenting on public … Read moreIm-Politic: Why White Supremacist Terrorism has Become a Top Priority Threat

H1B Visa 2020 Lottery Predictions – Data Analysis, Dates, Results, FAQs

Many of the international students and professionals aspiring to work in US are waiting for the start of the upcoming H1B Visa 2020 season to file their petitions with USCIS and check out their luck. We had H1B lottery for the past 6 consecutive years, that’s the state of demand for H1B Visas. In the … Read moreH1B Visa 2020 Lottery Predictions – Data Analysis, Dates, Results, FAQs

Lyft’s IPO Warns About Misclassification Risks And Local Regulations

Lyft recently filed for an initial public offering with the hopes of raising as much as $2.1 billion. As part of its registration statement for its IPO, Lyft acknowledged the company could be negatively impacted by several potential business risks. The filing acknowledged not only increased and intense competition from competitors, but also the specter … Read moreLyft’s IPO Warns About Misclassification Risks And Local Regulations