Czech Military Spends on Helicopter Servicing
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 20:11:00 -0400
Prague (praguemonitor.com) - The Czech military will pay about one billion crowns without VAT for the service of its ten W-3A Sokol rescue helicopters in 2015-2021.
Senate Blinks, Vote Coming on 3-Month House Patch
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 19:40:00 -0400
The U.S. House of Representatives will vote on a three-month transportation patch on Wednesday, July 29, to keep highway programs running until October 29.
Giving U.S. Congress Power to Nix Regulations
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 19:23:00 -0400
The U.S. House of Representatives was set on Tuesday, July 28, to again pass a perennial Republican bill — The REINS Act — aimed at increasing Congress’s oversight on regulations across the board.
Hikers Rescued at Hug Point
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 19:15:00 -0400
Hug Point, Ore. (thenewsguard.com) - On Monday, July 27, a U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Astoria aircrew assisted Clatsop County Sheriff Department personnel with the rescue of two hikers stranded by incoming tide near Hug Point.
Debate over Lifting Crude Oil Export Ban
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 19:02:00 -0400
U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) was set to give a statement at a Senate Banking Committee hearing on lifting the U.S. crude oil export ban on Tuesday, July 28, as the House of Representatives gauges export support.
Missing Russian Helicopter Pilot "Alive and Well"
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:50:00 -0400
Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada (globalnews.ca) – A Russian helicopter pilot survived a crash of his small helicopter into frigid Arctic waters by scrambling into a life-raft and then spending over 30 hours awaiting rescue on an ice floe.
Highway Countdown Continues, House Ups Ante
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:39:00 -0400
The U.S. House of Representatives has raised the stakes in the Highway Bill stalemate, announcing an early departure for their month-long summer recess at 5 pm on Wednesday, July 29.