GOP Lawmakers Introduce Republican Alternative to DACA

By: Zack Duvall   On Monday, a trio of GOP Senators have introduced the first version of the party’s plan to provide a pathway to citizenship for the nation’s roughly 800,000 illegal immigrants impacted by the DACA legislation, also known as the ‘Dreamers ACT’. Throm Tillis (R-NC), James Lankford (R-OK) and Orrin G. Hatch (R-UT) introduced the proposal during an extensive news conference held to … Continue reading GOP Lawmakers Introduce Republican Alternative to DACA

Workers’ Rights Cases Set to be Heard in Supreme Court

By: Zack Duvall   Several major hearings about laws dealing with workers’ rights and arbitration contracts and policies in the workplace are expected to get underway as the Supreme Court returns from its recess in October. Many leftist groups are claiming that with the new administration there are growing concerns that new laws and policies will be aimed at protecting employers rather than the individual … Continue reading Workers’ Rights Cases Set to be Heard in Supreme Court

‘Graham-Cassidy’ Bill in Trouble, GOP Lawmakers Scramble to Avoid Filibuster Deadline

By: Zack Duvall   The latest measure by Senate Republicans to repeal and replace the failing Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, is set to be introduced for a formal vote by lawmakers sometime this week. However, news of the potential vote comes ahead of mounting criticism from even some Republicans who are unsure about the bill’s ability to provide coverage for the millions of Americans … Continue reading ‘Graham-Cassidy’ Bill in Trouble, GOP Lawmakers Scramble to Avoid Filibuster Deadline

Trump Administration Announces New Set of Travel Restrictions

By: Zack Duvall   The Trump administration has unveiled a new set of travel restrictions for several nations around the world either labeled as terrorism incubators, or nations the U.S. government says have failed to provide sufficient security precautions in country to combat the issue of global terror and unrest. The new round of restrictions impacts an additional 3 countries, bringing the total number of … Continue reading Trump Administration Announces New Set of Travel Restrictions

New Travel Order Expected to be Announced

By: Zack Duvall   According to several sources with direct knowledge on the subject, the Trump administration is planning to roll-out a new and modified version of its travel restriction implemented earlier in the year. The Wall Street Journal was the first to report the news on Friday morning and cited several White House sources who said the the new order was set to be … Continue reading New Travel Order Expected to be Announced

New Executive Order on Infrastructure Expected to be Announced

By: Zack Duvall   President Donald Trump is expected to sign a new executive order on Tuesday that will look to streamline and ease the permitting and approval process that many analysts, along with administration officials, say greatly impedes the progress of many infrastructure projects across the country. The White House said in a statement, regarding the new order released on Monday, that it is … Continue reading New Executive Order on Infrastructure Expected to be Announced

Chicago Mayor Sues Trump Administration Over Federal Funds

By: Zack Duvall   The mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel, along with other high- ranking city officials filed a federal lawsuit in a Illinois U.S. District Court that looks to stop the White House from implementing new guidelines aimed at withholding federal funds from municipalities that fail to enforce federal immigration laws. Chicago, a city where elected officials have long claimed to be a “sanctuary” … Continue reading Chicago Mayor Sues Trump Administration Over Federal Funds

Trump Administration Slashes Regulation, Continues Push for “Reform”

By: Zack Duvall   The White House announced on Thursday that President Donald Trump has cut over 800 regulations, proposed during the last few months of the Obama administration, from active consideration as the administration continues its push to reduce regulation and grow the economy through business-friendly policies. Of the 800 slashed regulations, 469 planned regulatory actions had been part of the Obama administration’s regulatory … Continue reading Trump Administration Slashes Regulation, Continues Push for “Reform”

House GOP Leadership Releases 2018 Fiscal Budget

By: Zack Duvall   House Republican leaders have formerly introduced their spending plan for fiscal year 2018, that they say is a needed balance between spending cuts and their plan for the start of the tax reform legislation promised to Americans throughout the 2016 election. The budget proposal would allow for a complete overhaul of the U.S. tax code, and would allow for a partial … Continue reading House GOP Leadership Releases 2018 Fiscal Budget

Supreme Court Orders Hawaii to Respond to White House’s Motion to Block Latest Order, Gives Tuesday Deadline

By: Zack Duvall   A motion by the Trump administration, filed on Friday, in an effort to block a U.S. district judge’s ruling, siding with the state of Hawaii, and issuing an order to limit the scope of the White House’s travel order pertaining to six middle eastern countries, has been granted by the Supreme Court. The justices have given Hawaii until noon on Tuesday … Continue reading Supreme Court Orders Hawaii to Respond to White House’s Motion to Block Latest Order, Gives Tuesday Deadline