(Citizen Star/NEWS) - 2944-04-08 - UEE Senate authorized the formation of a Senate Committee under Senator Rachel Lester (T-Vann-Croshaw Sys) to review "Imperial outsourcing practices" with an eye towards rooting out any corruption the like the recent scandals we've suffered here in the Citizen Star HQ system, Goss. Senator Lester called for open hearings but this was opposed by Senator Tracey Glenn (U-Saisei-Centauri Sys). Senator Lester was given the choice of open or closed hearings, but the final determination has not yet been announced.

(Citizen Star/News) - 2944-03-06 - Editors Note: The following is a guest editorial that does not represent the views of the Citizen Star/NEWS or it's staff. It does however bring up salient issues that do deserve to be addressed, and so we present here in the pursuance of an informed populous and intellectual debate.

Salvete. I’m UltraMaud, Grand Alcator of the Moose Legion, and your lecturer for this evening. I’m going to try and discuss some of the various issues that we face in such a diverse verse, and what that means for the broader community of sentient folk out there. This is a fascinating, almost overwhelming time to live in, and sometimes it helps to take a step back and look at the broader context. I hope I can help you do that.

Tonight we’ll discuss the opening of CTR, a franchise store owned and run by Xi'An from the Jysho Corporation, and whether it’s a step forward or backward for the UEE.

(New United News/ Max Griggs) - 2944-02-12


(Citizen Star/NEWS) 2944-01-21 - Commerce & Trade Committee chair Erol Gans (C- Locke - Idris Sys), had a few choice words for fellow Senator Yori Co (C - Green - Ellis Sys) following an outburst that disrupted a hearing concerning Xi'An's Jysho Corporation business Certification. Certification proposed by Senator Kelos Albervar (T - Terra - Terra Sys) came under fire for not limiting the alien corporation's ability to set up refueling and repair services. When reached for comment, Senator Co's representative flatly denied xenophobia was the motivating factor but instead cited a "need to protect the livelihood of our constituents."

Update 2944-02-16 - Citizen Star/NEWS was able to obtain transcripts of subcommittee records.