ADMINISTRATION - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ADMINISTRATION News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Lowry: Congress should vote on action against ISIS http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58420102-82/congress-president-war-isis.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58420102-82/congress-president-war-isis.html.csp">Lowry: Congress should vote on action against ISIS</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Rich Lowry</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The National Review</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T10:35:17.846-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 10:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">We have as close to a national consensus as possible in the war against ISIS. Polls show the public wants strong measures. Practically everyone on the political spectrum says the terror group should be destroyed, even Elizabeth Warren and Rand Paul. President Barack Obama has given a prime-time speech committing the country to a yearslong war. And yet Congress can’t bring itself to vote to authorize military action. President Obama doesn’t want to ask for an authorization, and Congress doesn’t w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58420102@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:35:17 MDT House Republicans move ahead on training and arming Syrian rebels http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58417485-68/iraq-administration-congress-forces.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58417485-68/iraq-administration-congress-forces.html.csp">House Republicans move ahead on training and arming Syrian rebels</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRADLEY KLAPPER </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and DONNA CASSATA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T21:30:01.868-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 09:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Lawmakers raced Monday to authorize an expanded mission to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels before heading back to the campaign trail, with House Republicans preparing legislation backing a central plank of President Barack Obama’s strategy against the Islamic State group. The Obama administration says the training operation is needed to establish credible, local ground forces to accompany U.S. air strikes against the militants who have conquered large parts of Iraq and Syria, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584174852014-09-15T21:30:01.868-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-15T21:30:01.868-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58417485@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:30:01 MDT Lawyers for migrants? Administration says yes, no http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58409601-68/legal-counsel-proceedings-administration.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58409601-68/legal-counsel-proceedings-administration.html.csp">Lawyers for migrants? Administration says yes, no</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERICA WERNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T11:55:02.284-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 11:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Attorney General Eric Holder is arguing publicly in favor of legal representation for migrant children arriving unaccompanied at the border — even as his department takes the opposite position in court. Holder said Friday in a speech to the Hispanic National Bar Association that, “Though these children may not have a constitutional right to a lawyer, we have policy reasons and a moral obligation to insure the presence of counsel.” Yet last week, Deputy Assistant Attorney General Leo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58409601@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 11:55:02 MDT As Venezuela economy worsens, fears of default http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58403691-79/default-venezuela-economy-maduro.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58403691-79/default-venezuela-economy-maduro.html.csp">As Venezuela economy worsens, fears of default</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HANNAH DREIER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T15:34:02.273-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 03:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Caracas, Venezuela • President Nicolas Maduro is reassuring foreign creditors that Venezuela’s government will make good on a $4.5 billion foreign debt payment due next month. But economists are uttering the D-word for the first time, noting the inflation-ravaged economy is stumbling with basic goods in short supply and the currency eroding in value. Maduro has repeatedly said default is not an option. On Wednesday, he reiterated his administration’s commitment to pay “down to the last dollar.” ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584036912014-09-11T15:34:02.273-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-11T15:34:02.273-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58403691@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:34:02 MDT Treasury to limit profitability of overseas shifts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58388437-79/companies-inversions-congress-tax.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58388437-79/companies-inversions-congress-tax.html.csp">Treasury to limit profitability of overseas shifts</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T08:47:02.289-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 08:47AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Monday the Obama administration will decide “in the very near future” what actions it can take to make it less profitable for U.S. companies to shift their legal addresses to other countries. A growing number of U.S. companies are shifting their addresses abroad in an effort to reduce their U.S. taxes. The maneuver is known as a corporate inversion. In a speech Monday morning, Lew said these companies are eroding the U.S. tax base and shifting the b...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583884372014-09-08T08:47:02.289-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-08T08:47:02.289-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58388437@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 08:47:02 MDT Washington Post: Jindal puts politics ahead of students http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58358955-82/jindal-common-core-standards.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58358955-82/jindal-common-core-standards.html.csp">Washington Post: Jindal puts politics ahead of students</a></h4>