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May 22, 2015 In The News
If you could direct your federal tax dollars to one of three expenditures below, which one would you choose?
May 22, 2015 In The News
An Arkansas congressman has set his sights on the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion to shore up an insolvent federal Highway Trust Fund that has required nearly 30 short-term extensions since 2009.
May 22, 2015 In The News
Here’s a look at how Maine’s members of Congress voted over the previous week.
May 22, 2015 In The News
If you could direct your federal tax dollars to one of three expenditures below, which one would you choose?
May 21, 2015 In The News
Are Republicans willing to increase taxes or cut infrastructure spending to keep federal taxpayers on the hook for Obamacare expansion?
May 21, 2015 In The News
A measure filed Thursday by Arkansas's Fourth District Representative would direct expanded Medicaid funds to the ailing Federal Highway Trust Fund. Republican Bruce Westerman's bill would direct expanded medicaid funds to the Fund. The bill would lower the amount the federal government contributes to state Medicaid programs, expanded under the Affordable Care Act, by returning the federal matching rates to pre-expansion levels.
May 21, 2015 In The News
Are Republicans willing to increase taxes or cut infrastructure spending to keep federal taxpayers on the hook for Obamacare expansion?
May 20, 2015 In The News
Representative Bruce Westerman, an Arkansas Republican, spoke for many Americans this week when he conceded during a House hearing that he had never laid eyes on a sage grouse. Had he seen one, he surmised, he would have thought “a bobwhite quail got friendly with a Dominecker hen.”
May 20, 2015 In The News
The House passed legislation on Wednesday to reauthorize $33 billion for federal scientific research programs.
May 19, 2015 In The News
Faced with the expiration of the federal highway funding law and the impending insolvency of the federal Highway Trust Fund, the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday passed the stopgap Highway Transportation Funding Act to continue highway funding authority through July.

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