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- India says it will ease lockdown in India-run Kashmir in 'next few days'
India will lift restrictions on people's movements and communication links in Indian-administered Kashmir in the next few days, the federal government
told the Supreme Court on Friday.
CBC News. Friday, 16 Aug 2019.
- How To Fix The Ethanol Industry
The ethanol industry relies on the federal government
to keep it in business. But there is another way that could expand ethanol markets while placing the industry's fate into more reliable hands.
Forbes. Thursday, 15 Aug 2019.
- Federal appeals court limits hospitals' disproportionate-share funding
Hospitals that care for a large share of Medicaid and uninsured patients stand to receive less funding from the federal government
after the D.C. Circuit reconfigured Medicaid disproportionate-share hospital reimbursement.
Modern Healthcare. Wednesday, 14 Aug 2019.
- Sen. Cotton: Red Flag Laws Should Fall Under State, Local Rule
Red flag laws that have come under debate in the wake of the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton should be a state or local matter, rather than fall under the federal government, Sen. Tom Cotton said Wednesday.
Newsmax. Wednesday, 14 Aug 2019.
- DC officials oppose shelter for unaccompanied migrant kids
WASHINGTON (AP) - Washington, D.C., officials say they don't support the federal government's plan to house unaccompanied migrant children there. The Washington Post reports Mayor Muriel E. Bowser said Tuesday that D.C. ...
Washington Times. Wednesday, 14 Aug 2019.
- Refugee lawyers applaud federal funding after Ford's legal aid cuts; province questions timing
Refugee lawyers are applauding the federal government's decision to put $26 million toward Ontario refugee and immigration legal aid services after the province cut the program's budget in the spring.
CBC News. Monday, 12 Aug 2019.
- Trump administration overhauls protections for endangered species
The Trump administration wants the federal government
to count the cost in protecting struggling species
CBS News. Monday, 12 Aug 2019.
- What is the federal government doing on gun safety legislation?
Here's where things stand in Washington on the leading measures proposed to curb gun violence in America
CBS News. Monday, 5 Aug 2019.
- Environmentalists Seek to Protect Dunes Sagebrush Lizard
A small lizard native to southeast New Mexico is the latest animal to spark a debate between environmentalists, the federal government
and oil and gas operators. Photo Credit: glo.texas.gov.
NBC. Sunday, 4 Aug 2019.
- Senate Plans to Vote on Spending, Debt Limit Deal on Thursday
The U.S. Senate on Thursday aims to pass legislation backed by President Donald Trump that would suspend the federal government's borrowing limits for two years and set spending levels for numerous federal programs through September 2021
Newsmax. Wednesday, 31 Jul 2019.
- Abilene Recognized for Efforts to End Veteran Homelessness
The City of Abilene was recently recognized by the federal government
as having effectively ended veteran homelessness. Photo Credit: Nexstar.
NBC. Tuesday, 30 Jul 2019.
- Florida Man Terrorizes Town, Forcing Federal Government to Step In
As mayor of Cedar Key, Billy Cottrell reigned as a tyrant until U.S. forces chased him away
Smithsonian. Tuesday, 30 Jul 2019.
- Lethal Injection Drugs' Efficacy And Availability For Federal Executions
The Justice Department's announcement that the federal government
will resume its use of capital punishment has raised questions about the drugs it plans to use.
NPR. Friday, 26 Jul 2019.
- Supreme Court allows Trump to use disputed military funds for border wall
The fight over border wall funding sparked the longest federal government
shutdown in history.
CNBC. Friday, 26 Jul 2019.
- Capital punishment to be resumed by federal government
Attorney General William Barr announced that the federal government
is resuming capital punishment.
ABC News. Thursday, 25 Jul 2019.
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