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NASCIO’s advocacy priorities cite duplicative and conflicting security regulations and audits as a waste of time and money.
But there appears to be a limited appetite for such a proposal among Republicans in Congress.
A windfall from the new federal tax law gives many states the flexibility to comprehensively rewrite their own tax codes, something not seen for decades.
By The Pew Charitable Trusts
January 18, 2018
But the data and the on-the-ground experience of local health officials beg to differ.
"I don't think we've come together around one particular legislative proposal," according to Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado.
The debate over reinstating earmarking on Capitol Hill may come down to who’s best at allocating federal funds: elected officials or bureaucrats.
New research highlights a lack of "systematic evaluation."
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has gone silent after excluding Florida from a draft lease sales plan, but letters criticizing that decision’s “arbitrary” nature keep coming in.
"I feel that a majority of the House would support this," said U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, a Colorado Democrat. Nearly 70 lawmakers have signed a letter in favor of the provision.
The president denied on Twitter Friday that he had called Haiti, El Salvador and African nations “shithole countries,” after attacking a bipartisan deal offering ex-DACA recipients a pathway to citizenship.
The state’s waiver would also impose monthly premiums on beneficiaries, and threatens six-month program lockouts on individuals who do not comply with Medicaid rules.
The new guidelines would allow states to force some able-bodied childless adults to work as a condition for eligibility for the federal program.
Sen. Cory Gardner met with Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday to discuss his concerns.
Experts speculate that Kentucky could be the first state to see its work requirement waiver approved—a move that could mean 95,000 fewer enrollees in that state over the next five years.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s new exemption for the Sunshine State will likely lead to lawsuits over its arbitrary nature.
Administration officials told the lawmakers to expect more details about the proposal around the time of the president's State of the Union address, Sen. John Barrasso said Wednesday.
Judges said redistricting designed to elect Republicans violated the Constitution, the first time a federal court has come to that conclusion.
, The Atlantic
January 10, 2018
Native American tribes are opposed to GOP legislation that would change the size and management of the Obama-era national monument, which President Trump has sought to shrink.
The president promised Farm Bureau members that “you're going to have great, great broadband.” But the new White House actions don’t appear to come with additional federal funding.
That means hard conversations like when and how to freeze enrollment or terminate coverage altogether will be back on the table in some states.
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