A new book shows the historical roots behind the concentration of left-leaning Democrats in large cities and metro areas.
“This is taxation without representation, in practice, in the capital of the free world,” Mayor Muriel Bowser said.
Tapping into a federal program, more school districts are providing free lunches for all students. Atlanta is among those opting in this school year.
The bureau plans to send out thousands of workers to verify addresses in the weeks ahead.
An FCC order allows cable companies to deduct the value of services they provide to states and localities from the fees they pay, which local government officials say could jeopardize public access channels.
The bipartisan House proposal emerged out of a special intergovernmental affairs task force that met over the past two years.
The decision follows a Supreme Court ruling that rejected the administration’s justification for adding a question about citizenship status to the once-a-decade survey.
GOP House members say Democrats’ claim that eliminating the deduction has hurt ordinary taxpayers is a “false narrative.”
HUD chief Ben Carson says waitlists are too long to house undocumented immigrants.
They're slated to convene again in three weeks to discuss funding options.
The Federal Aviation Administration gave its first OK to drone company to deliver commercial goods.
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“If you simply try to impose something on a community, you do so at your own peril,” says one mayor. This and other themes emerged this week at a summit focused on the program.
The president's fiscal 2020 spending plan also renews calls for cutting popular grant programs.
The localities use CanaRx to connect their workers with pharmacies in Canada and other places to fill prescriptions.
Deployment remains in the early stages in many places.
Lawmakers in several states are moving ahead on bills to help federal workers in future shutdowns. But others caution that cities and states can't prop up federal programs that residents depend upon.
Widespread digital access and comprehensive infrastructure inventories will be the keys to regional success, according to Brookings policy experts.
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