One way to keep money and transit service moving is to rely more on local taxes and tolls and less on fares.
Intensive use can take a toll on green spaces, and parks need to be maintained to keep from deteriorating.
The Graham-Cassidy bill, the latest attempt by Senate Republicans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, would cause some states to win money and others to lose funds. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, by 2026, the effect of the bill’s repeal of ACA Medicare expansion and insurance subsidies in the individual marketplace would result […]
The White House has yet to name a director or board of advisers to oversee its initiative.
Government funding has been pretty reliable — up until now, the Los Alamos National Laboratory researcher says.
Vice President Mike Pence will be at the Johnson Space Center in Houston today to inaugurate the newest class of NASA astronauts. There was a record number of applicants this time around — more than 18,000 people applied to the space program. That’s triple the number of the last class in 2012. But the heightened […]
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was on the Hill today defending the president’s 2018 budget request before a House appropriations subcommittee. The White House has proposed cutting or shrinking more than 30 federal education programs, shaving more than 13 percent off the overall budget. That’s the biggest proposed cut to the department’s discretionary funding since the […]
President Trump calls for the USDA to be cut by 21 percent. Rural areas have a lot of federal employment and funding at stake.
The Trump administration’s budget proposal is coming under fire from economists and tax experts who say it uses some math that just doesn’t add up. In short, there’s a roving $2 trillion in it that nobody can really explain. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
The federal budget released today is pretty much a fantasy document that will be dead on arrival when it gets to Congress, economists say. But even scaled back, proposed budget cuts to Medicaid, food assistance and other programs for the poor are likely to tear a hole in the safety net the likes of which […]