By Rick Brundrett | The Nerve
South Carolina Rep. Stephen Goldfinch says he doesn’t believe he’ll face any disciplinary action from his House colleagues over his pending federal criminal case in connection with the harvesting of stem cells that later were sold to a Texas man posing as a U.S. doctor.
In an interview Tuesday with The Nerve, [...]
By Len Lazarick | Maryland Reporter
Maryland and Virginia are among the top five states in the nation in the dubious competition for most government-financed employment, according to a new economic study.
It turns out Virginia, Maryland’s closest fierce competitor for business, edges out Maryland in most categories for taxpayer-funded jobs, according to a study conducted by Keith [...]
By Adam O’Neal | Cal Watchdog
In the wake of the disastrous healthcare.gov rollout, Americans began to wonder when the federal exchange website would be fixed. Inevitably, it was assumed, the website would have to start working. But when?
The White House announced in October that the website would “work smoothly” by Nov. 30. (It was a shrewd [...]
By David M. Drucker | Washington Examiner
House Republicans this week will continue their aggressive dissection of Obamacare, with four planned committee oversight hearings that will probe far beyond the troubled healthcare.gov website that the Obama administration says is on the mend.
The Republicans’ strategy of digging deeper in the ongoing implementation of the Affordable Care Act and its impact [...]
By Jarrett Skorup and Anne Schieber | Michigan Capitol Confidential
Land banks are supposed to help eliminate blight, revitalize neighborhoods and contribute tax dollars to local economies. But increasingly, they are acting like development companies competing with the private sector.
In some cases in Michigan, land banks have scooped up property for the price of back taxes owed [...]