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

Despite Delay in August Recess, GOP Healthcare Bill Still in Trouble

By: Zack Duvall   Confidence in GOP circles on Capitol Hill about the prospect of passing a Republican drafted healthcare bill, criticized by members of both parties, is at an all time low. The effort to repeal and replace Obamacare has stalled in not only the Senate, but the House as well. Major Republican caucuses, such has the Freedom Caucus, as well as nationally renowned … Continue reading Despite Delay in August Recess, GOP Healthcare Bill Still in Trouble

Major Investment in Nation’s Infrastructure a Top Priority of Administration

By: Zack Duvall Looking to make good on campaign promises and pledges to completely overhaul and revamp America’s decaying infrastructure, President Donald Trump plans to meet with leaders of companies from a range of industry including real estate, management consulting, and the private equity field later today. The meeting comes after comments made by the President and White House officials, proposing a $1 trillion spending … Continue reading Major Investment in Nation’s Infrastructure a Top Priority of Administration

Congressional Republicans Introduce Legislation to Replace ACA

By: Zack Duvall Republican lawmakers took the first steps in replacing The Affordable Care Act, also known as ‘Obamacare’ Monday, by releasing their first proposal replacement healthcare plan. “Today marks an important step towards restoring healthcare choices and affordability back to the American people.” A White House statement released Monday said. The plan put forward by Republicans would immediately repeal the mandates associated with the … Continue reading Congressional Republicans Introduce Legislation to Replace ACA

Revised Executive Order Regarding Travel Restrictions Expected This Week

By: Zack Duvall According to Fox News, a senior White House official confirmed on Saturday that the Trump administration plans to roll out a revised executive order regarding travel restrictions it plans to introduce affecting, and potentially ceasing, travel from certain Middle Eastern and African countries possibly as soon as later today or tomorrow. The administration’s first attempt at implementing travel restrictions towards countries, identified … Continue reading Revised Executive Order Regarding Travel Restrictions Expected This Week