Posts Tagged ‘Governments’

A Marathon Day in Congress: Vote-a-Rama, Explained in 90 Seconds

Written on March 26th, 2015 by kalelno shouts
Budget season is officially in full swing, and as the U.S. Senate prepares to debate the budget resolution, it can only mean one thing: it’s time for vote-a-rama. Today, senators […]

Can EPA Ignore Costs of This Very Expensive Regulation? Supreme Court to Decide.

Written on March 25th, 2015 by kalelno shouts
In 2012, the Environmental Protection Agency published its final Mercury and Air Toxics Standards that regulate the emissions of hazardous air pollutants from power plants. There was one “slight” problem. […]

Md. Lawmaker Wants Lesbians To Have In Vitro Fertilization Benefits

Written on March 24th, 2015 by kalelno shouts
Maryland State Delegate Terri Hill, a Democrat, has introduced a bill that is working its way through the General Assembly that would require state-regulated health insurance plans that cover pregnancy-related […]

How Republicans Could Use Budget Maneuver to Repeal Obamacare

Written on March 24th, 2015 by kalelno shouts
As the budget season heats up, congressional Republicans are focused on two key issues: how much defense spending should be and whether to use a budget maneuver to repeal Obamacare. […]

How Ted Cruz Plans to Win the Presidency in 2016

Written on March 23rd, 2015 by kalelno shouts
During an interview last month at CPAC, Sen. Ted Cruz holds nothing back when explaining what it will take to win the presidency in 2016. With his decision Monday to […]

Happy Birthday, Obamacare: 5 Years Later, Fact Checking the Law’s Promises

Written on March 23rd, 2015 by kalelno shouts
Five years ago on March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law. Many of the health care law’s provision took effect in 2013, and Americans have since […]

McCain: Obama Needs to ‘Get Over’ His ‘Temper Tantrum’ About Netanyahu’s Reelection

Written on March 22nd, 2015 by kalelone shout
This morning on CNN’s State of the Union, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., blasted the president’s priorities when it comes to U.S.-Israeli relations. McCain said that Israel had a “free and […]

World Down Syndrome Day Observed with Kindness, ‘Lots of Socks’

Written on March 21st, 2015 by kalelno shouts
You might see lots of colorful socks this weekend, wherever you are. This year’s World Down Syndrome Day will be honored through its “Lots of Socks” campaign, an initiative encouraging […]

The $7.2 Trillion Difference Between Obama’s Budget and House GOP Budget

Written on March 20th, 2015 by kalelno shouts
Sometimes in Washington it seems as George Wallace used to grouse: “There ain’t a dime’s worth of difference between the two parties.” Well when it comes to the latest budgets […]

Federal Spending Per Household Has More Than Doubled Since 1962

Written on March 19th, 2015 by kalelno shouts
Just how large has government grown over the past couple decades? To answer that, take a look at the increase in the amount the government spends per household in Heritage’s […]
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