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April 25, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The head of the U.S. bishops' Committee on Migration announced support April 25 for a bipartisan bill that provides a pathway to citizenship for young adults brought into the country as minors without legal documentation. The proposed bill also calls for an increase in security at the border between Mexico and the U.S., an increase in immigration judges and ties U.S.

April 25, 2018 In The News

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is urging support for a bipartisan House bill that would protect Dreamers, undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as minors.

April 25, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON — One is a Democrat challenging a senator who may be the most popular Republican in Texas. The other is a Republican scrambling to keep a congressional seat in one of the nation's most narrowly divided districts, in a year of stiff anti-GOP headwinds.

November 29, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — Congress needs to boost funding to states to help them buy secure voting machines to prevent Russia and other hostile nations from hacking U.S. elections, election experts told a House panel Wednesday.

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November 27, 2017 In The News

The corporate philanthropic arm of AT&T Inc., the AT&T Foundation, donated $95,000 to San Antonio technology industry advocacy organization Tech Bloc to create a new matchmaker job to connect students with businesses, it announced Monday.

November 27, 2017 In The News

After two years of working across the aisle and navigating the channels of Congress, Will Hurd is on the verge of seeing his Modernizing Government Technology Act become law.

Now, he just has to work on an encore. The Texas Republican’s legislation is just one part of an effort to speed up digital transformation in the federal government.

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November 27, 2017 In The News

Representatives from Tech Bloc and AT&T on Monday announced the launch of a new mentorship program at CAST Tech High School. Come January, more than 200 local tech professionals will mentor students on their path toward educational and career opportunities.

November 27, 2017 In The News

The AT&T Foundation has given local advocacy group Tech Bloc a $95,000 grant to help launch a mentoring program at San Antonio’s new CAST Tech High School.

 

November 23, 2017 In The News

It has been a contentious year on Capitol Hill, with quite a bit of partisan bickering. But we asked lawmakers to put it all aside and tell us what they’re thankful for.

“What am I thankful for? For life, for strength, for health and for the opportunity to serve the people,” said Rep. Sanford Bishop, D-Ga.

November 16, 2017 In The News

The Modernizing Government Technology Act will likely become law soon, as the Senate passed the bill Thursday as part of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act.

The chamber passed the defense bill with a voice vote two days after the House approved it, clearing the way for the president’s anticipated signature to make it law.

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