GOP and Democratic governors were at odds as they convened for their winter meeting over possible changes to the health care entitlement program.
Experts debate raising money from repatriation of offshore profits, tout importance of municipal bonds.
The state legislature nearly reversed Governor Sam Brownback’s signature policy after a voter rebellion. His economic legacy, one GOP lawmaker says, “is going down in flames.”
Some say snacks and soda don’t belong in the federal Food Stamp Program. They’re counting on the new administration to let them test new rules.
The drugs that are killing people have evolved—from pills to heroin to fentanyl.
“I do believe that you’ll see greater enforcement,” press secretary Sean Spicer said Thursday.
“You’re going to hear from mayors loudly and clearly on these issues because we’re the ones that are going to have to deal with the people.”
Some Republicans on Capitol Hill want to end the tax-exempt status of muni bonds as part of broader changes to the federal tax code. And that has many state and local officials worried.
And the states that lead in each contracting area.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Arizona proposal on protesters decried by free speech advocates; whooping cough outbreak in Kentucky; activists shut down Portland City Council meeting.
Also 52% of registered voters feel that the Keystone State is on the wrong track.