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Overhaul of Dodd-Frank headed to U.S. House

By   /  May 10, 2017  /  Arizona, Colorado, District of Columbia, Federal government, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, News, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Wisconsin  /  1 Comment

A financial reform bill is heading for a vote in the U.S. House after clearing the Financial Services Committee. The CHOICE Act is an overhaul of the Dodd-Frank legislation signed into law by President Barack Obama in 2010. Illinois Congressman Randy Hultgren, R-Plano, supports the measure. He pointed out a key provision would prohibit taxpayer […]

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Obamacare repeal-and-replace efforts revived

By   /  April 20, 2017  /  Colorado, Federal government, Florida, Health Care, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare are gaining new momentum in Washington D.C. weeks after House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., pulled a replacement bill from the floor after it failed to gain enough Republican support. U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, said he has been asked by the White House to revive plans to change the nation’s health […]

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Probes into troubled Social Security offices crawling along

By   /  April 13, 2017  /  Federal government, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Meanwhile, investigators were at the Milwaukee ODAR office last month looking into an alleged breach of an employee’s private records.

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Iraq war veteran burned by ‘very frustrating process’ at VA

By   /  April 12, 2017  /  Accountability, Federal government, Health Care, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Kris Ottman’s job came with the kind of stress that few ever experience. Now he can’t get the care he needs.

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Despite Trump’s proposed cuts, Essential Air Service is not going anywhere

By   /  April 10, 2017  /  Budget and Spending, Crony Capitalism, Economy, Federal government, Mississippi, News, Transportation  /  No Comments

Despite an effort by the Trump administration to ground the Essential Air Service subsidy program, Congress will likely try to keep it in place.

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E-cigarette critics get research dollars from industry competitors

By   /  April 10, 2017  /  Federal Government, Federal government, Health Care, Minnesota, National, News, Regulations  /  No Comments

As the full-court regulatory press on e-cigarettes demonstrates, even the perception of bias can skew outcomes for smokers.

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