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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

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

States ask US court to keep up health subsidies cut by Trump

Top government lawyers representing 19 U.S. states on Wednesday asked a federal judge in California to force the administration of President Donald Trump to make health care subsidy payments that Trump abruptly cut off last week......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 18th, 2017

6 people from around the world share what it"s like to have nationally mandated work vacation

Kaspars Grinvalds/ShutterstockAmong 21 wealthy, developed nations, the United States is the only country with a federal government that doesn't guarantee workers paid-time off. Instead, it's up to emp.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 15th, 2017

Ryan blames high-tax states as GOP lawmakers balk on plan

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

Mnuchin: We can"t have federal government keep subsidizing the states

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday the removal of the tax deduction for state and local taxes remains an important part of the administration's reform plan......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 12th, 2017

Las Vegas shooting: 4 essential reads on when gun control makes a difference

To clamp down on guns, the federal government worked with Australia's states to ban semiautomatic rifles.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 3rd, 2017

US prez elections: Federal government notifies 21 states of hacking

Being targeted does not mean that sensitive voter data was manipulated or results were changed.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 23rd, 2017

The story behind America’s new $20 trillion debt

Late yesterday afternoon the federal government of the United States announced that the n.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkSep 12th, 2017

Federal auditors say US nuclear dump running out of room

A government watchdog agency says the only underground nuclear waste repository in the United States doesn't have enough space for radioactive debris left over from decades of bomb-making and research, much less tons of surplus weapons-grade plutonium......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 7th, 2017

S&P sees U.S. keeping AA+ rating if it avoids default

Standard & Poor's said on Tuesday the United States would maintain its AA+ credit rating, its second highest, as long as the federal government avoids a default even if it does not increase the debt ceiling in a timely manner......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 29th, 2017

S&P sees U.S. keeping AA+ rating if it avoids default

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Standard & Poor's said on Tuesday the United States would maintain its AA+ credit rating, its second highest, as long as the federal government avoids a default even if it does not increase the debt ceiling in a timely manner......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 29th, 2017

Homeowners (and Taxpayers) Face Billions in Losses From Harvey Flooding

Most insurance claims will fall on the federal government, where there is coverage at all. Even where required, it often goes unpurchased......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytAug 28th, 2017

Commercial properties address state carbon-reduction policies

Though the federal government may be retreating from carbon-reduction policies, states and cities are moving .....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkAug 28th, 2017

Drilling down: Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Charlotte and San Diego are among the places that send Erie County the most new residents

We posted a story yesterday about the states that supply the most newcomers to Erie County in a given year. But we can do better than that. The same federal report also contains a county-by-county breakdown of new residents. Click on the View Slide.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 18th, 2017

Feds to give states more flexibility in protecting wild bird

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says a new federal plan to protect the threatened sage grouse will grant more flexibility to the 11 Western states where the bird lives......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 7th, 2017

Nine lessons on criminal justice the federal government can learn from states

Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesAdapted fr.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 6th, 2017

Palm Harbor oncologist gets prison time for billing for unapproved cancer drugs

A Palm Harbor-based oncologist was sentenced Friday to 70 months in federal prison and ordered to pay restitution for smuggling misbranded and non-government approved drugs into the United States and then filing claims seeking reimbursement from Me.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 4th, 2017

The federal government may inadvertantly be helping MS-13 to recruit

Guilty until proven innocentON THE evening of April 11th, two women associated with MS-13, a criminal gang with a large presence in the United States and Central America, lured five teenage boys to a wooded park in Suffolk .....»»

Category: useconomySource: economistAug 3rd, 2017

Here"s how much Covered California will hike rates in 2018 — and what it means for you

State-sponsored health insurance plans will see a rate increase of more than 10 percent due to unclear commitment from the federal government. California remains a competitive marketplace compared to some other states, but insurers are getting nervous......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 2nd, 2017