By Lisa Ruhl | 07/01/14 03:51 PM
President Obama has turned his sights to the looming deadline to replenish the Highway Trust Fund. He's laying out the issues that lie ahead should congress not act to stabilize a fund that is projected to run dry by the end of August.
By Lisa Ruhl | 07/01/14 11:04 AM
The deadline for the federal government to replenish the Highway Trust Fund is swiftly approaching, along with looming cuts to states' transportation budgets. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx is taking matters into his own hands. He sent a letter to individual states Tuesday morning...
By Lisa Ruhl | 06/30/14 01:40 PM
The Supreme Court ruled Monday in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby that employers with religious objections can opt out of providing certain contraceptive coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
By Lisa Ruhl | 06/26/14 12:18 PM
The problems for the embattled Veterans Affairs Department seem never-ending lately. Today's House Committee on Science, Space and Technology hearing shined light on even more problems.
By Lisa Ruhl | 06/25/14 03:06 PM
With the news Wednesday morning that the economy shrank by 2.9 percent in the first three months of 2014, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., tackled issues he believes will help turn those numbers around.
06/24/14 01:57 PM
Senate Democrats on Tuesday reintroduced transparency legislation that failed to pass in 2010 and again in 2012.
By Lisa Ruhl | 06/23/14 03:19 PM
President Obama on Monday announced plans to sign a presidential memorandum aimed at easing workplace struggles for working families.
By Lisa Ruhl | 06/23/14 11:06 AM
"It's about creating policies to allow your worker to balance family and work," the vice president said. "And it's never going to be an absolute balance, but in a way that's better for them.
06/19/14 02:32 PM
Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Mike Lee, R-Utah, and Marco Rubio, R-Fla., came out to support the conservative movement Thursday at the Road to Majority Conference.
By Lisa Ruhl | 06/18/14 01:12 PM
U.S. Sens. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Chris Murphy, D-Conn., introduced legislation Wednesday to raise the country's gas tax as a plan to save the Highway Trust Fund from drying up.
By Lisa Ruhl | 06/17/14 01:52 PM
The future of the federal budget is very much in flux. Bipartisan budget experts forsee a grim future if nothing is done to stifle the budget deficit. It currently stands at about $500 billion and is expected to top $1 trillion in the next 10 years.
By Lisa Ruhl | 06/16/14 12:46 PM
As gun violence continues to grow in the United States, more and more people are hoping to change that. Since the tragic Sandy Hook school shooting in December 2012, where 26 people were killed, including 20 children, there have been a documented 41 deaths in incidents at U.S. schools....
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