Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion budget

But Andrew Feinberg, a reporter with Russia's Sputnik news outfit, pointed out that numerous children who would be cut off under Trump's proposal are US citizens. "It's not right when you look at it from the perspective of people who pay the taxes"... More..

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Latest CBO health care analysis to be released next week
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Latest CBO health care analysis to be released next week

So, but we just want to, out of an abundance of caution, wait to send the bill over to the Senate when we get the final score. Senate Bill 628 , where some sales tax exemptions were removed. Senate majority ...More..

Nearly all school budgets in NY state win voter approval
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Nearly all school budgets in NY state win voter approval

The budget passed 2,453 to 746. "My message has been that we've been reactive for too long, because of pressures of the tax cap and growing enrollment", she said. Kuehl Jr., who ran unopposed, and got 423 vot...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Trump signs $1 trillion spending bill, keeps government open

If the Senate does pass something, and assuming the House isn't willing to just rubber-stamp that version, then the two chambers would have to hammer things out in a conference committee. Illustrative of the de...More..

Republican senators: Don't let great be the enemy of good
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Republican senators: Don't let great be the enemy of good

The perversity of it all is that the legislation is properly understood as doing more to preserve the Obamacare regulation on pre-existing conditions than to undermine it. Participants said the group's ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

US House narrowly backs new Republican healthcare bill

McConnell dislikes surprises and drama. But while cutting funding for Planned Parenthood is overwhelmingly popular in the House, there are a handful of GOP senators, including Collins and Lisa Murkowski (R-Al...More..