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Trump July 4 Flyover to Show Off Experimental New Marine One Helicopter In The News
Trump July 4 Flyover to Show Off Experimental New Marine One Helicopter

WASHINGTON — The next generation “Marine One” presidential helicopter will make its first public flight at President Donald Trump’s July 4 event, two U.S. officials confirmed to McClatchy. The helicopter is not in official use yet. It is being produced... Read More

Health Care Issues Pivotal in Kentucky Governor’s Race Health
Health Care Issues Pivotal in Kentucky Governor’s Race

WASHINGTON — Health care is emerging as a prime contrast between candidates in the Kentucky gubernatorial race this fall, where Republican incumbent Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic state Attorney General Andy Beshear are locked in a heated battle. A number... Read More

House Democrats Call for Revival of Meat Labeling Law Trade
House Democrats Call for Revival of Meat Labeling Law

WASHINGTON — A meat labeling law repealed three years ago may be making a comeback as some lawmakers call for it to be added to the proposed trade pact designed to replace the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement. The... Read More

Lee Iacocca, Father of the Ford Mustang Who Later Rescued Chrysler, Dies at 94 Obituary
Lee Iacocca, Father of the Ford Mustang Who Later Rescued Chrysler, Dies at 94

Lee A. Iacocca, an ambitious immigrant’s son and salesman extraordinaire whose blunt and swaggering persona dominated the automobile industry like nobody since Henry Ford, died Tuesday. He was 94. Iacocca, who spent his last years living in Los Angeles, hacked... Read More

White House Says Census Will Be Printed Without Citizenship Question Census
White House Says Census Will Be Printed Without Citizenship Question
2019-07-02 22:41:25
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration announced Tuesday evening that it will print the 2020 census without a question about citizenship. The announcement comes five days after the U.S. Supreme Court effectively blocked the addition of the question on the last... Read More

New Senate Bill Aims To Increase Investment In Small Businesses Business
New Senate Bill Aims To Increase Investment In Small Businesses
2019-07-02 21:35:28
by Sean Trambley

Last week, U.S. Senators Todd Young, R-Ind., Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., and Jim Risch, R-Idaho, introduced the Investing in Main Street Act to increase investment in small businesses by permitting banks to invest up to 15 percent of their capital in... Read More

Harris Gets Big Debate Bounce in New Poll, While Biden Sinks 2020 Elections
Harris Gets Big Debate Bounce in New Poll, While Biden Sinks
2019-07-02 21:28:40
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Senator Kamala Harris, D-Calif., has jumped into a virtual tie with former Vice President Joe Biden in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination following her widely praised debate performance last week, a national poll released Tuesday showed.... Read More

New Legislation Will Make It Easier For Veterans In Crisis To Get Help Veterans
New Legislation Will Make It Easier For Veterans In Crisis To Get Help
2019-07-02 20:12:16
by Sean Trambley

According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, more than 20 veterans and military members die by suicide every day across the United States, and suicide rates are nearly two times higher for veterans than for non-veteran adults.  These tragic statistics... Read More

Alaska’s New Governor Slashes $444 Million From State Budget State News
Alaska’s New Governor Slashes $444 Million From State Budget
2019-07-02 19:57:12
by Elin Johnson

Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy cut $444 million from the state’s operating budget  last week, a move he said was critical to moving closer to a balanced budget without raising taxes or reducing the annual Permanent Fund dividend paid to every... Read More

Study: 2018 Proved Company Voter Engagement Initiatives Effective Elections
Study: 2018 Proved Company Voter Engagement Initiatives Effective
2019-07-02 19:50:55
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Companies that engaged in voter engagement initiatives prior to the 2018 midterms not only help get voters to the polls, but also created additional value for the businesses themselves, a new Harvard Kennedy School study said. During the... Read More

House Democrats Sue Treasury Department Over Trump Tax Returns Litigation
House Democrats Sue Treasury Department Over Trump Tax Returns
2019-07-02 19:41:57
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON -  House Democrats sued the Trump administration in federal court Tuesday for access to President Donald Trump's tax returns, setting up a legal showdown over the records. In a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the District... Read More

Texas Extends Tax Break That Helped Make It a Renewable Energy Powerhouse State News
Texas Extends Tax Break That Helped Make It a Renewable Energy Powerhouse
2019-07-02 19:36:11
by Dan McCue

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has signed a pair of bills extending a property tax abatement that helped make the state a wind and solar energy powerhouse while also providing greater transparency for the program. The extension of the tax abatement,... Read More

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