June 9, 2017
The Senate passed a related bill on June 6, 73 years after the Allied invasion of Normandy, France during World War II.
June 5, 2017
The law exempts purchasers of financially distressed hospitals from onerous regulations.
April 28, 2017
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice (D) and the state’s legislature may have to cooperate on tax relief this summer to avoid a June 30 lapse in payments owed by the state government.
April 26, 2017
Lawmakers in Congress are considering prohibiting federal government agencies from using lawsuit settlements to promote political goals and enrich friendly outside groups.
April 25, 2017
Congress sent President Donald Trump a resolution blocking a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) regulation that prevents state governments from testing individuals for evidence of illegal drug use when applying for entitlements.
April 23, 2017
Various Republican proposals would cap Medicaid spending.
April 23, 2017
The VA continues to address inaccuracies in recording wait times for veterans at system hospitals.
April 10, 2017
The state's Obamacare exchange is no longer pursuing permission from the federal government to let undocumented immigrants use the exchange to buy health insurance..
March 7, 2017
South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard (R) is cutting back some of the state’s occupational licensing requirements, exempting hair braiders from government rules intended for traditional hair stylists.
March 2, 2017
President Donald Trump submitted a draft budget to federal government agencies in February proposing to increase military spending by $54 billion.
February 22, 2017
An Arizona lawmaker is calling for a ballot question asking voters to approve a 10-cent hike in the state government’s gasoline tax.
February 21, 2017
As a research firm warns of a pending economic recession in Decatur, Illinois, a local lawmaker is calling on the federal government to require businesses across the nation to collect and pay state sales taxes on purchases made from other states.
February 20, 2017
More than 30 Pennsylvania state lawmakers from the state’s House of Representatives and Senate are joining local business owners’ legal fight against the City of Philadelphia’s newly enacted sin tax on soda and other sweetened beverages.
January 27, 2017
Oakland, California lawmakers are hoping to talk the National Football League’s (NFL) Oakland Raiders out of plans to move to Las Vegas, offering a taxpayer-subsidized financing deal.
January 22, 2017
Characterizing a proposed financing deal for a St. Louis soccer stadium as “welfare for millionaires,” Missouri’s new governor ruled out in January the possibility of using taxpayers’ money or tax credits to entice stadium developers to Missouri.
January 16, 2017
The plan could motivate doctors to engineer their patient base to exclude those most in need of care, experts say.
January 10, 2017
The finding implies the federal government has been paying far more than its share under the Affordable Care Act.
December 27, 2016
Congressional Republicans are preparing a federal-regulatory-repeal wish list for President-elect Donald Trump.
December 21, 2016
The state's expansion of Medicaid is unrelated to the Affordable Care Act, but delays at the federal level will prevent it from going forward.
December 17, 2016
A federal agency tasked with enforcing financial industry restrictions is fighting a court order demanding it reorganize to comply with the Constitution.