02/04/14 09:02 AM
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Republican governors and lawmakers who now control a majority of state capitols have been pushing aggressively to cut spending and shrink government — with one glaring exception. Many are pumping new money into preschool programs at a rate equaling or even exceeding...
By Luke Rosiak | 02/04/14 05:28 AM
Democrats in Congress sponsored 618 bills in 2013 that would have spent at least $1.35 trillion, and Republicans sponsored 147 bills worth $635 billion, according to a Washington Examiner analysis.
By Susan Ferrechio | 02/03/14 07:39 PM
The Senate moved forward Monday on long-awaited legislation to authorize farm spending, voting to end debate on the measure so that the chamber can vote on final passage Tuesday. Two years in the making, the $1 trillion bill ends a decades-old policy of providing taxpayer subsidies directly to...
By Byron York | 02/03/14 06:23 PM
There's no doubt the Affordable Care Act will redistribute wealth in America. People at the top of the income ladder will pay more; people at the bottom will benefit. But how, exactly, will that work? A new study finds that Obamacare's redistribution will be stunningly lopsided. Scholars at...
By Washington Examiner | 02/03/14 04:36 PM
To understand why grassroots dissatisfaction with the Republican establishment in Washington is so intense, look no further than the Agriculture Act of 2014 produced by a Senate-House conference committee.
By Timothy P. Carney | 02/03/14 10:55 AM
When you hear politicians and media types crowing about bipartisan cooperation and compromise, the odds are good that bad laws are being made, ripping off regular people and enriching the special interests.
By Scott Smith | 02/03/14 10:27 AM
Amid California's driest year on record, the nation's leading agricultural region is locked in drought and bracing for unemployment to soar, sending farm workers to food lines in a place famous for its abundance.
By Gary D. Robertson | 02/03/14 10:22 AM
North Carolina state leaders are once again embarking on a top-to-bottom review of state government. And once again, there's bound to be resistance to carry out changes.
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