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- Federal government allocating billions of dollars to close digital divide in U.S.
Millions of Americans are living without access to high-speed broadband internet at home, impacting their school and work. ...
CBS News. Thursday, 8 Jun 2023.
- Merck (MRK) Sues US Government to Halt Drug Price Negotiations
Merck (MRK) files a lawsuit against claiming that the federal government
is violating the Constitution by forcing drugmakers to negotiate prices at below market rates.
Zacks. Wednesday, 7 Jun 2023.
- Rich Township Food Pantry expects families in need to double after end of pandemic-era program
According to the Illinois Department of Human Services, some 2 million people in the state have been impacted following the recent ending of the federal government's pandemic emergency food benefit program.
ABC News. Wednesday, 7 Jun 2023.
- G.M. and Stellantis Paid $364 Million in Fuel Economy Fines
The automakers paid the federal government
for falling short of efficiency standards for cars and trucks in recent years.
New York Times. Friday, 2 Jun 2023.
- Federal government orders desegregation in 32 Mississippi school districts
Federal courts have issued desegregation orders for 32 school districts in Mississippi, the U.S. Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division's assistant attorney general said Thursday.
Washington Times. Thursday, 1 Jun 2023.
- How a medical recoding may limit breast cancer patients' options
The federal government
is reconsidering a decision that critics say would limit women's options for reconstructive surgery.
CBS News. Wednesday, 31 May 2023.
- Biden, McCarthy Reach Tentative Deal, Raising US Debt Limit for 2 years
U.S. President Joe Biden and top congressional Republican Kevin McCarthy have reached a tentative deal to raise the federal government's $31.4 trillion debt ceiling, ending a monthslong stalemate. ...
Voice of America. Saturday, 27 May 2023.
- Now the Treasury Secretary says the US could run out of money by JUNE 5
Treasury Sec. Janet Yellen now says the federal government
could run out of money to pay its bills by June 5, pushing back the date of potential default by four days.
Daily Mail. Friday, 26 May 2023.
- Labor Department Gives $653 Million To States For Unemployment Fixes, Following Widespread Fraudulent Covid Claims
Fraudulent Covid-era unemployment insurance claims likely topped $60 billion, according to the federal Government Accountability Office.
Forbes. Friday, 26 May 2023.
- Supreme Court limits EPA power to police water pollution
The ruling curtails the federal government's authority to protect its wetlands from pollution.
BBC News. Friday, 26 May 2023.
- Supreme Court limits federal power over wetlands, enhances property rights over clean water
The Supreme Court on Thursday made it harder for the federal government
to police water pollution in a decision that strips protections from wetlands that are isolated from larger bodies of water.
Washington Times. Thursday, 25 May 2023.
- Thought Leaders From US Federal Government Share Thoughts On Unleashing The Power Of Advanced Analytics
While data analytics are providing clear benefits, issues of how to gain increasing data while maintaining privacy remains a critical consideration in the public sector.
Forbes. Wednesday, 24 May 2023.
- States Propose Landmark Deal to Conserve the Colorado River
The water cuts suggested by California, Arizona and Nevada are not as ambitious as those proposed by the federal government, but they will buy time
Smithsonian. Wednesday, 24 May 2023.
- What to know about the new $14 trillion reparation bill
A new bill introduced by Rep. Cori Bush is urging the federal government
to issue $14 trillion in Reparations.
ABC News. Friday, 19 May 2023.
- When Will the U.S. Run Out of Cash? The Answer Is Complicated.
The federal government
is essentially living paycheck to paycheck, making the X-date hard to pin down.
New York Times. Thursday, 18 May 2023.
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