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Ryan blasts states that send billions to federal government

President Donald Trump's tax overhaul package is getting resistance from an unusual alliance of interests opposed to his plans to scrap the federal deduction for state and local taxes......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 12th, 2017

Tax package would ease hit to residents of high-tax states

The Republican tax plan will deliver a swift adrenaline shot to the economy that will send hundreds of billions pouring into federal tax coffers, the Trump administration asserts in a new analysis......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 12th, 2017

Medicaid plan would penalize some, reward others

The House Republicans' bill to repeal and replace Obamacare would change how the federal government allocates matching funds to state Medicaid programs -- and could cost some states billions of dollars a year in federal aid......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMar 16th, 2017

GOP Medicaid plan penalizes some, rewards others

The House Republicans' bill to repeal and replace Obamacare would change how the federal government allocates matching funds to state Medicaid programs -- and could cost some states billions of dollars a year in federal aid......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMar 15th, 2017

AK-47 Rifles, Claymore Mines, & Grenade Launchers Discovered On Mexico Border

According to Breitbart Texas, the federal government of Mexico recently deployed thousands of Mexican soldiers, Marines, and police officers to the Gulf region of the Mexico-United States border, as drug cartel violence spirals out.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 10th, 2018

Capitol Report: Senate passes budget deal as government remains shut down

The Senate on Friday morning passed a two-year budget deal that raises both defense and domestic spending by hundreds of billions of dollars, approving it after the federal government partially shut down for the second time this year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 9th, 2018

Cities to gov"t: Don"t tell us how to build our internet

For years, cities have struggled with states to maintain control over the internet's infrastructure in their jurisdictions. But only recently have cities faced a threat from the federal government......»»

Category: topSource: cnnFeb 7th, 2018

BLJ: Cuomo says SALT pre-empts state’s ability to govern

The states of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut partnered in an effort to sue the federal government over the tax bill that was passed at the end of last year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. The bill, which eliminates full state and local tax deducti.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 3rd, 2018

Federal Government Could Run Out of Money in Early March

As the administration and lawmakers play a game of chicken over the federal budget and how it should be funded, the Congressional Budget Office reports that the United States could run out of money........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstFeb 1st, 2018

States, including New York, band together to sue feds on new tax law

The states of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut have partnered together in an effort to sue the federal government over the tax bill that was passed into law at the end of last year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday.   The bill, which elimin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 26th, 2018

It"s Official: 2017 Was Mexico"s Most-Murderous Year Ever

Across the 31-Mexican states, there were 29,168 homicides in 2017, the federal government published in a brand new report on Sunday, making last year the mo.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 23rd, 2018

US government shutdown heads into third day

A U.S. government shutdown enters its third day after Senate negotiators fail to reach an agreement to restore federal spending authority. Ryan Brooks reports......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 22nd, 2018

Commentary: 3 Surprising Things About a Government Shutdown

Government agencies are in the midst of shutdown planning. Talk of an impending shutdown of the United States federal government sprea.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 19th, 2018

Ryan presses Dems to back bill keeping government open

House Speaker Paul Ryan tried pressuring Democrats on Wednesday to back legislation preventing a weekend federal shutdown......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 17th, 2018

Government Shutdown 2018: Will the Federal Government Shut Down Again?

Paul Ryan unveiled the Republicans’ plan to buy more time and prevent a government shutdown, extending government funding until February 16......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 17th, 2018

BLJ: Obama-era cannabis policy

The movement to legalize marijuana took a hit Jan. 4 when U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the rollback of an Obama-era policy that discouraged the federal government from cracking down on the drug in states where it is legal. Under th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 15th, 2018

States propose bills to preserve net neutrality

The next stage in the battle over regulating the internet could take the form of a legal showdown between states and the federal government......»»

Category: topSource: moneyJan 5th, 2018

Canadian marijuana producers end rally as U.S. set to tighten enforcement

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian cannabis stocks fell on Thursday after the U.S. government said it would resume enforcement of federal laws banning marijuana in states that had legalized pot, disrupting a seven-day rally that boosted shares to record highs......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 4th, 2018

The Justice Department is rescinding critical rules directing the federal government to keep its hands off of states" legal marijuana

Reuters/Aaron Bernstein Attorney General Jeff Sessions will rescind the Obama-era policy that directs the federal government to avoid prosecuting state-legalized marijuana. The policy, known as the Cole Memo, lays out enforcement priorit.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 4th, 2018

Using Billions in Government Cash, Mexico Controls News Media

Federal and state officials wield huge budgets for public advertising to dictate news coverage, routinely telling outlets what they should — and should not — report......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytDec 25th, 2017

Boeing-Bombardier dispute ramps up at U.S. trade hearing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Boeing Co and Bombardier Inc battled on Monday over the U.S. planemaker's claim that its Canadian rival used billions of dollars in illegal government subsidies and dumped its newest jetliner in the United States below cost......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 18th, 2017