State and Federal Relations
State and Federal Relations
Rep. Dan Kildee, of Michigan, believes his efforts could gain new traction in a Democratic controlled House.
COMMENTARY | Instituting work requirements does not mean that people get jobs, keep jobs, or advance in jobs. The focus needs to be kept on the end game—economic stability and mobility—not administrative indicators.
“They’ve been very aggressive, banding together across state lines to challenge a variety of policies,” one expert said about Democratic responses to the Trump administration.
Ballot initiatives in Idaho, Montana, Nebraska and Utah are steaming toward Election Day, fueling perceptions that narratives on public-option health care have shifted.
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There are now about 38,000 homeless veterans, according to federal agencies.
A report from the Kaiser Family Foundation outlined a .6 percent drop in Medicaid enrollment in 2018, the first since 2007.
The tightness of an election is just one factor to guide where the Homeland Security Department will field its Election Day cybersecurity teams.
The new system will need to handle up to 750,000 cases at the same time to ensure survivors get what they need while fraudsters get shut out.
A consumer advocacy group said regulators are also to blame for the delay in getting service back up. Wireless carriers countered that they’ve restored service as quickly as possible.
Most efforts aimed at increasing spending, streamlining regulations.
These types of robocall scams “cannot be tolerated,” 35 state attorneys general wrote the Federal Communications Commission.
There's widespread confusion over which programs are reimbursable, according to the federal Government Accountability Office.
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It’s the latest effort by lawmakers to overhaul the “Windfall Elimination Provision," which affects benefits for thousands of state and local government employees around the U.S.
“Cutting [Universal Service Fund] support cuts the legs out of the business case for rural broadband in many places,” said one telecom CEO.
Environmentalists and tribes won an early legal advantage in their battle to protect Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments this week in Knick v. Township of Scott, which has implications for how challenges over governmental "taking" make it to federal court.
The NFL is throwing its weight behind a federal framework, while the gaming industry blamed “burdensome” taxes and laws for the allure of illegal sports books.
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