The IRS suspended a $7.25 million contract with the credit reporting company Equifax Friday after members of Congress complained the tax agency had awarded a no-bid contract to a company that recently had a...
Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 06:40 AM CDT
Financial Aftermath of Irma, Maria Could Cost Fla. Billions
The Florida Legislature finds itself dealing with not only the aftermath of Hurricane Irma but also the impact of Hurricane Maria.
State economist Amy Baker told the Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday...
Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 11:39 AM CDT
Maine's Susan Collins Says She's Staying in US Senate
In a much-anticipated announcement regarding her home state's governor race, Maine Sen. Susan Collins said she's staying in the U.S. Senate.
The 64-year-old Collins announced her decision on Friday at an event...
Saturday, Oct 14, 2017 at 01:57 AM CDT
Trump's 'Obamacare' Move Shakes Up Health Care and Politics
President Donald Trump's abrupt move to cut off federal payments to insurers jolted America's health care and political worlds alike on Friday, threatening to boost premiums for millions, disrupt insurance...
Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 at 08:38 PM CDT
Texas to Receive Billions More in Harvey Relief Money
A Democratic senator from suburban St. Louis who was censured by the Missouri Legislature for a Facebook post that hoped for President Donald Trump's assassination said Thursday that she stands by her new tweet...
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos put forth a new set of priorities Thursday for states, schools and universities competing for federal grant money.
The priorities include school choice, science and technology...
Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 at 03:20 PM CDT
Facebook's Sandberg Favors Release of Russia-Linked Ads
A top Facebook executive says ads linked to Russia trying to influence the U.S. presidential election should "absolutely" be released to the public, along with information on whom the ads were targeting.