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- T-Mobile & Sprint Strive to Achieve Pending Merger Approval
T-Mobile (TMUS) and Sprint (S) plan to announce commitments to the federal government, including asset sales and rural-service guarantees, to secure regulatory approval for their $26.5 billion merger.
Zacks. Monday, 20 May 2019.
- Maine to get more than $23M for clean water projects
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine's two U.S. senators say the state is receiving more than $23 million from the federal government for projects that help provide clean water. The money is from the U.S. ...
Washington Times. Sunday, 19 May 2019.
- Innovation is a value-based care investment, health system CEOs say
Health system CEOs say greater financial incentives from the federal government could help spur digital innovation at their organizations.
Modern Healthcare. Saturday, 18 May 2019.
- Trump making good on threat to send immigrants to "sanctuary cities"?
Leaders in South Florida demand more information and support from federal government after being told 1,000 immigrants will be flown their way
CBS News. Friday, 17 May 2019.
- Administration To Release Hundreds Of Migrants To South Florida, Local Officials Say
Florida officials say they were informed of the migrant release plan by the federal government. They are scrambling to prepare for an influx of asylum-seekers.
NPR. Friday, 17 May 2019.
- Florida prepares for influx of immigrants from Mexico border
A Florida mayor says he's been alerted by the federal government of plans to send hundreds of migrants to two major cities to help alleviate problems at the U.S. Mexico border
ABC News. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- Modi proclaims a cleaner India, but the reality may be more murky
Federal government records say Haryana - with its population of more than 25 million - is squeaky clean. ...
Yahoo. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- Trump Administration Cancels $1 Billion for California Bullet Train
The federal government said the state has failed to comply with its agreement to help fund high-speed rail. Gov. Gavin Newsom called it political retribution and vowed to sue.
New York Times. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- Trudeau warns of 'meaningful financial consequences' for social media giants that don't combat hate speech
The federal government says it will launch a new digital charter that will dictate how the country will combat hate speech, misinformation and online electoral interference in Canada.
CBC News. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- Senate committee recommends against proceeding with B.C. tanker ban bill
A Senate committee has recommended the federal government not proceed with Bill C-48, which would ban oil tankers from docking along B.C's north coast.
CBC News. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- New Mexico seeks federal reimbursement for immigrant care
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Local spending on humanitarian relief to asylum seekers in New Mexico would be reimbursed by the federal government under a proposal from the state's delegation to Washington, D.C. Democratic Sen. ...
Washington Times. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- Tribes across country push for better internet access
Native American tribes across the country are pushing the federal government to give them priority in issuing licenses that could expand internet coverage in their communities
ABC News. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- Allegations of widespread fraud raise questions about the safety of generic drugs made overseas
A new book raises questions about whether the federal government is doing enough to ensure the safety of generic drugs coming into the United States. Nine out of every 10 prescriptions filled are for generics. ...
CBS News. Saturday, 11 May 2019.
- Brazil's Bolsonaro fires 'militant' head of climate change action group
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro fired the head of a government-backed climate forum, after the group organized states to work around the right-wing federal government's ambiguous positions on climate change.
Reuters. Friday, 10 May 2019.
- Many Hospitals Charge Double or Even Triple What Medicare Would Pay
A study of 25 states provides a rare glimpse of the stark disparities between what private insurers and the federal government paid for inpatient and outpatient care.
New York Times. Thursday, 9 May 2019.
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