Author archive: Christina Paulos

Trump Citizenship Question on 2020 Census Blocked by Court In The News
Trump Citizenship Question on 2020 Census Blocked by Court
January 16, 2019
by Christina Paulos

A federal judge blocked the Trump administration’s plan to put a question about citizenship on the 2020 census, which will help determine U.S. elections, congressional seats and federal funding decisions for a decade. Read More

Doctor Zero, How A Single Doctor Became His Own Opioid Crisis Spotlight
Doctor Zero, How A Single Doctor Became His Own Opioid Crisis
January 16, 2019
by Bill Myers

Most epidemics start with a patient zero. Here in northwest Illinois, the opioid epidemic features a doctor zero. About 10 miles west of Dixon, up Route 2 and following the Rock River, under the shadow cast by the husk... Read More

The Government Shutdown: Stories from the States In The States
The Government Shutdown: Stories from the States
January 16, 2019
by TWN Staff

If there is one thing that has become clear over the past few days, it’s that people across the United States are being impacted in real and painful ways by the protracted government shutdown. With no end in... Read More

Energy and Commerce Committee Elect Roster Congress
Energy and Commerce Committee Elect Roster
January 16, 2019
by TWN Staff

Below is the full Democratic majority roster for the six Energy and Commerce subcommittees in the 116th Congress. Republican minority subcommittee rosters will be announced at a later date.  Read More

The White House Meeting that Didn’t Happen Political News
The White House Meeting that Didn’t Happen
January 15, 2019
by TWN Staff

It was late on Monday when several members of the House Democratic Caucus received an email from the White House extending an invitation to a Tuesday afternoon lunch on behalf of President Trump. No topic. No... Read More

Ongoing Shutdown Ripples through Aviation Economy Transportation
Ongoing Shutdown Ripples through Aviation Economy
January 15, 2019
by TWN Staff

Last week, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) and federal employees including air traffic controllers and other aviation workforce personnel sent a letter to President Trump calling for an immediate... Read More

Laura Kelly Sworn In as Kansas Governor, Promising a New Chapter After Partisan Fights Kansas
Laura Kelly Sworn In as Kansas Governor, Promising a New Chapter After Partisan Fights
January 15, 2019
by Christina Paulos

Laura Jeanne Kelly became the 48th governor of Kansas on Monday, promising a new chapter for the state based on compromise. Kelly’s inauguration places the governor’s office back in the hands of Democrats after eight years... Read More

Barr Vows to Protect Mueller’s Russia Inquiry — As Trump Denies Being Russian Agent Justice Department
Barr Vows to Protect Mueller’s Russia Inquiry — As Trump Denies Being Russian Agent
January 15, 2019
by Christina Paulos

William Barr, President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general, promised Monday to permit special counsel Robert S. Mueller III to “complete his investigation” into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 campaign and... Read More

Amid Trade War That’s Hurting Their Bottom Line, Many Farmers Conflicted About Trump Trade
Amid Trade War That’s Hurting Their Bottom Line, Many Farmers Conflicted About Trump
January 15, 2019
by Christina Paulos

A year ago, President Donald Trump received a hero’s welcome at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 99th annual convention in Nashville, Tenn., cheered for rolling back regulations... Read More

Old, Young, Liberal, Centrist: Democrats Will Have No End of Choices for President in 2020 2020 Elections
Old, Young, Liberal, Centrist: Democrats Will Have No End of Choices for President in 2020
January 14, 2019
by Christina Paulos

There are fresh faces and old hands. Billionaires and at least one person still paying off student loans. A skateboarder, a brewery founder and a coffee magnate are all taking a look. Read More

McCarthy Promises ‘Action’ on Rep. Steve King After Latest Racist Remarks In The News
McCarthy Promises ‘Action’ on Rep. Steve King After Latest Racist Remarks
January 14, 2019
by Christina Paulos

Kevin McCarthy, the House Republican leader, promised “action” after the latest racist remarks by Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa. “Action will be taken,” McCarthy said Sunday of King on CBS’ “Face the Nation.” Read More

State Laws Slow Down High-Speed Internet for Rural America In The News
State Laws Slow Down High-Speed Internet for Rural America
January 14, 2019
by Christina Paulos

Electric cooperatives want to help bridge the digital divide between rural and urban America as more federal funding becomes available for rural broadband. Read More

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