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February 16, 2018

Congresswoman wants Nassar probe extended to FBI, NCAA, Education Dept.

Source: Detroit Free Press

By Todd Spangler

WASHINGTON – A Democratic congresswoman on Wednesday asked the chairman of a committee investigating the case surrounding disgraced sports medicine doctor Larry Nassar to expand the probe to include the actions of the FBI, the U.S. Department of Education and the NCAA.

U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., made the request in a letter to House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., who last week sent requests for documents from the U.S. Olympic Committee, USA Gymnastics, Michigan State University and others regarding Nassar in advance of a formal investigation.

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February 16, 2018

Maloney & Bilirakis Introduce Resolution on Turkey to Respect Ecumenical Patriarchate

Source: The National Herald

By TNH Staff

WASHINGTON, DC – Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12)- co-founder and co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues, and co-chair Gus M. Bilirakis (FL-12)- co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues, on February 7 reintroduced a resolution in the House of Representatives calling on Turkey to cease its violations of the rights and religious freedoms of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.

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February 12, 2018

House Oversight Committee launches investigation after Larry Nassar sentencing for sexual abuse

Source: Washington Examiner

By Melissa Quinn

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has opened an investigation into sexual abuse within USA Gymnastics after former team doctor Larry Nassar was convicted and sentenced for sexually abusing young gymnasts for more than a decade.

The committee sent letters to the U.S. Olympic Committee, USA Gymnastics, Michigan State University, Twistars USA Gymnastics Club, and Karolyi Ranch on Thursday asking for information related to the sexual abuse scandal.

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