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New Mexico State Speaker of the House Brian Egolf Discusses Education and Economic Priorities Spotlight
New Mexico State Speaker of the House Brian Egolf Discusses Education and Economic Priorities
2018-12-21 21:52:26
by TWN Staff

Looking ahead to a new legislative term, The Well News had the opportunity to speak with New Mexico Speaker of the House Brian Egolf about his priorities and goals. Read More

Blue Dogs Move to End 'Rigged' Redistricting Process Voting
Blue Dogs Move to End 'Rigged' Redistricting Process
2018-12-18 23:42:12
by TWN Staff

On Tuesday, incoming Blue Dog Co-Chairs—Reps. Stephanie Murphy (FL-07), Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), Lou Correa (CA-46), and Rep.-elect Anthony Brindisi (NY-22)—sent a letter to House Speaker-Designate Nancy Pelosi and Democratic Leader-Designate Steny Hoyer... Read More

Families of 17 Victims in Parkland Shooting Respond to Administration's School Safety Report National Security
Families of 17 Victims in Parkland Shooting Respond to Administration's School Safety Report
2018-12-18 23:42:03
by TWN Staff

Stand with Parkland President Tony Montalto on Tuesday sent a letter to President Trump in response to the long awaited report issued by the Administration's Federal Commission on School Safety. Stand with Parkland, which represents all 17 families of the shooting ... Read More

Senators Send Bipartisan Letter Calling on Administration to Respond to Allegations of Chinese Government Election Interference Foreign Affairs
Senators Send Bipartisan Letter Calling on Administration to Respond to Allegations of Chinese Government Election Interference
2018-12-18 23:42:00
by TWN Staff

Led by Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.), a bipartisan group of Senators sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other national security leaders in the Trump Administration expressing concern about ongoing Chinese Communist Party (CCP) attempts to ... Read More

CMS Breaks Down Key Drivers of Health Care Costs in the US Spotlight
CMS Breaks Down Key Drivers of Health Care Costs in the US
2018-12-18 22:40:11
by TWN Staff

Rx Drug Spending Slowest Growing Component of 2017 Health Care Expenses. Recently, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2017 National Health Expenditure (NHE) data, detailing the official estimates of total health care spending in the United States... Read More

The Rise of Digital Advertising and the Future of Campaigns Spotlight
The Rise of Digital Advertising and the Future of Campaigns
2018-12-15 01:15:43
by TWN Staff

New technology is rapidly changing the ways in which campaigns and candidates interact with voters. For decades, direct mail and other forms of traditional media have been the gold standard in voter communication and... Read More

Government Shut Down Looms Spotlight
Government Shut Down Looms
2018-12-15 01:13:30
by TWN Staff

With no resolution in sight on the border security question, Democrats and President Trump are locked in a bitter dispute with less than two weeks before a spending bill must be passed to keep the government open. Read More

New Dems Elect Leadership Slate for the 116th Congress Congress
New Dems Elect Leadership Slate for the 116th Congress
2018-12-12 14:03:33
by TWN Staff

“Now at more than 90-strong, the New Democrat Coalition will push Congress to look at old problems through a new lens. We are laser-focused on growing the pie, creating jobs in every part of the country, and building an... Read More

Senate Democratic Ranking Members Announced 116th Congress Congress
Senate Democratic Ranking Members Announced 116th Congress
2018-12-12 14:02:28
by TWN Staff

On Tuesday, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer announced the slate of Senate Democratic Ranking Members for the 116th Congress. Ratified by the Senate Democratic Caucus, they include:  Aging: Senator Bob... Read More

Senators Hail Passage of 2018 Farm Bill Spotlight
Senators Hail Passage of 2018 Farm Bill
2018-12-12 01:41:16
by TWN Staff

In a Congress marked by gridlock, the 2018 Farm Bill passed yesterday with overwhelming bipartisan support. By a margin 87-13, Senators on both sides of the aisle hailed the bill as success and touted achievements in securing funding for farmers, ranchers, ... Read More

Cortez Masto, Flake Move to Eliminate Wasteful Government Spending Spotlight
Cortez Masto, Flake Move to Eliminate Wasteful Government Spending
2018-12-07 23:34:40
by TWN Staff

On the Chopping Block: Paying Federal Loans in Peanuts, Federal Grants for Robot Bartenders, Agricultural Subsidies for Bug-Based Foods. On Wednesday, just weeks before the 115th Congress comes to a close... Read More

Repay Veterans Benefits – With Interest, Duckworth Says Veterans
Repay Veterans Benefits – With Interest, Duckworth Says

Secretary Robert Wilkie and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has come under fire in recent weeks for the delinquent payments of benefits due to as many as 82,000 student veterans.  The backlog of “Forever GI Bill” benefits, which escalated in ... Read More

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