Must Read- June 25, 2013: Climate Change, Snowden, Illegals
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Missouri Republicans met for their quarterly meeting and discussed the best ways to reach out to Latinos.
President Obama will introduce new regulations to limit carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plans to help reduce climate change.
- Obama will reportedly introduce new carbon emissions rules in climate change speech. (Fox News)
- Obama unveils climate change plan that goes around Congress. (The Hill)
- White House climate adviser: "A war on coal is exactly what we need." (The Weekly Standard)
After a $700,000 legal settlement due to a lawsuit, the two McDonald's that sold halal food will stop doing so.
Edward Snowden/ NSA Leak:
Edward Snowden is still on the run from the American government. Reports are coming out of Russia that he never showed up there and that Hong Kong may have aided him out of the country.
- Edward Snowden never crossed border into Russia, says foreign minister. (The Guardian)
- Details of Snowden's Hong Kong stay emerge. (The Washington Post)
- Offering Snowden aid. (New York Times)
The gang of eight immigration bill would allow illegals who committed up to three misdemeanors (including, but not limited to: assault, battery, identity or document fraud, and tax evasion) to remain eligible.
- CHART: Illegal immigrants who commit crimes face lesser punishment than US citizens. (Washington Examiner)
- Drunk on Amnesty. (Human Events)
There will be a meeting today in Springfield with the Federal Government regarding the cities traffic system.
- Feds want to hear about Springfield's transportation. (Ozkars First)
- FLASHBACK: City prepares new traffic management system. (Ozarks First)
- FLASHBACK: New traffic signs alert motorists in Springfield. (KSPR)
- FLASHBACK: New traffic cameras may help drivers avoid backups, gridlock in Springfield. (KY3)
Kids and Sex:
A 13-year-old special needs student's family is suing after the boy was allegedly sexually assaulted by an 8th grader.
- Boy accused of sexually assaulting special needs student. (LAist)
- Barack Obama Global Preparation Academy.
The Health & Human Services Department has revealed who will have access to your health care records under Obamacare and for how long.
- Think NSA spying is bad? Here comes Obamacare hub. (Investors)