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How Much Border Wall Does $5 Billion Buy? In The News
How Much Border Wall Does $5 Billion Buy?

Homeland Security officials laid out the stakes in the budget brinkmanship that threatens a partial government shutdown late Friday: the $5 billion the House has approved for a border wall would be enough for about 215 miles of barrier. Read More

Supreme Court Turns Back Trump Plea to Immediately Impose New Asylum Policy Immigration
Supreme Court Turns Back Trump Plea to Immediately Impose New Asylum Policy

A closely divided Supreme Court on Friday rejected President Donald Trump’s plan to immediately bar asylum claims from immigrants who crossed the border illegally. Read More

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

Third County Is Caught Up in NC Elections Board’s Ballot Investigation Voting
Third County Is Caught Up in NC Elections Board’s Ballot Investigation

North Carolina’s state elections board has extended its investigation into allegations of illegal absentee-ballot gathering to Columbus County, with a focus on a sheriff’s race that has yet to be certified. Read More

AG Hawley Helped Strike Down Obamacare. Can Sen. Hawley Pick Up the Pieces? Health
AG Hawley Helped Strike Down Obamacare. Can Sen. Hawley Pick Up the Pieces?

Josh Hawley is in a bind as he enters the U.S. Senate and has to deal with fixing the nation’s health care system. The Missouri Republican was one of the state attorneys general to sign on to a ... Read More

Trump Vets Candidates for Interior Secretary Who Have Backed Transferring Federal Lands Public Lands
Trump Vets Candidates for Interior Secretary Who Have Backed Transferring Federal Lands

President Donald Trump, who campaigned on a pledge to keep federal lands in federal hands, is now considering candidates for interior secretary who have advocated transferring vast swaths of federal property to states... 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

NC GOP Slams State Elections Board, Calls On It to Certify Disputed Election Voting
NC GOP Slams State Elections Board, Calls On It to Certify Disputed Election

North Carolina’s Republican Party rallied behind Mark Harris on Monday with a resolution asking state elections officials to certify his election to Congress unless an investigation finds that alleged fraud would have changed... Read More

Travel Ban Could Keep Yemeni Woman From Saying Goodbye to Sick 2-Year-Old Son in US In The News
Travel Ban Could Keep Yemeni Woman From Saying Goodbye to Sick 2-Year-Old Son in US

The mother of a 2-year-old boy on life support in an Oakland, Calif., hospital may not receive a travel ban waiver in time to say goodbye to her son, the Council on American-Islamic Relations said Monday. At a news conference... Read More

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