Medicaid expansion is one of 70 non-fiscal items Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin have vowed to remove from Democratic Gov. Tony Evers’ budget when the Joint Finance Committee begins voting next week.
Minnesota Personal Care Attendants (PCAs) are speaking out about the Trump administration’s decision to prevent unions from taking hundreds of millions of dollars from their paychecks.
Increasing the minimum wage to $15 per hour could cost Wisconsin at least 350,000 jobs, according to a new report published by the conservative think tank, the Badger Institute.
Included in the Omnibus Transportation Finance Bill (HF1555) approved Monday night by the Minnesota House is more than $1 billion in gas tax increases, sales taxes and licensing fees to pay for infrastructure improvements. The 74-58 in favor was mostly along party lines.
While some of the first federal prison reform measures in decades were enacted under President Donald Trump early this year, the White House declared April 2019 as the “Second Chance Month,” highlighting several prison reform initiatives.
The Center for Union Facts has launched a new website, www.PublicUnionFacts.com, to track more than $1.5 billion in public sector union political spending over the past two decades. It found that these unions give 90 percent of political funding to Democrats.
The federal government’s overall financial condition worsened by $4.5 trillion in 2018, according to an analysis from government financial watchdog Truth In Accounting (TIA).
Ongoing strife between Nevada state officials and the Trump administration over the transfer of a half metric ton (1,102 pounds) of weapons-grade plutonium to the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) exposes a century-long struggle over land rights in a state where 84.9 percent of the land is owned by the federal government.
A Texas Senate-approved bill that would end taxpayer funding of abortion providers is on its way to the Republican-controlled House, where it is expected to pass and be signed by Gov. Greg Abbott.
Minimum wage hikes are unlikely to reduce crime rates and instead could increase them, according to a new study produced by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).