Welcome to The Well News!

September 9, 2018

There are an untold number of leaders across this country who are working hard to safeguard our future with a sensible and pragmatic approach.  Unfortunately, they struggle to communicate with Americans who are continuously bombarded by more extreme viewpoints.

The Well News was conceived to help break through the hostile rhetoric and focus on issues that are overlooked far too often.  We are excited to bring you coverage of issues, ideas and leaders that are the foundation of progress and stability in our country.

Who are the individuals at all levels of the public and private sector putting forward commonsense solutions to challenges facing our country every day?

Where can we find people defying partisan gridlock and putting in the hard work to get things done?

What vital stories are being ignored as a result of the revolving 24 hour news cycle?

These are a few of the challenges The Well News will strive to answer.  Our goal is to provide innovative and thought-provoking content that is informative and also serves as a trusted news clearinghouse for our readers.

Here at The Well News, we are excited about what the future holds and look forward to you joining us each day as we become a driving force in the world of news.

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Messy Issue of Gerrymandering About to Dominate High Court Docket Supreme Court
Messy Issue of Gerrymandering About to Dominate High Court Docket
March 15, 2019
by Dan McCue

Over the next two weeks, the docket of the U.S. Supreme Court will be dominated by issues it has recently preferred to punt back to lower courts: racial and partisan gerrymandering. On Monday, the justices will hear oral arguments in a case accusing the Virginia House... Read More

House Majority Leader Hoyer Proposes Restoring Earmarks Spotlight
House Majority Leader Hoyer Proposes Restoring Earmarks
March 13, 2019
by Dan McCue

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., told a select committee on Tuesday that he would restore the use of earmarks so that members of Congress have "a greater say in directing spending toward critical public projects in their communities." "Earmarks ... can be great instruments of... Read More

Watchdogs: Trump's Gimmicky $4.7 Trillion Budget Not Grounded In Reality Budget
Watchdogs: Trump's Gimmicky $4.7 Trillion Budget Not Grounded In Reality
March 11, 2019
by Dan McCue

The $4.7 trillion federal budget for 2020 proposed by President Donald Trump on Monday, misses the mark on achieving meaningful deficit reduction while relying on accounting "sleight-of-hand" to bring future spending into promised balance in 15 years, according to a prominent fiscal watchdog group. “Today’s proposal... Read More

Blue Dogs Played Key Role In Passing Sweeping Election Overhaul Package Elections
Blue Dogs Played Key Role In Passing Sweeping Election Overhaul Package
March 9, 2019
by Dan McCue

The House passed along party lines a sweeping ethics and election overhaul bill Friday morning, setting up a showdown with Senate Republicans that will likely loom large in the 2020 elections. “It’s about money in politics and how that destroys the confidence people have in the... Read More

Bipartisan Senate Bill Seeks to Promote Energy Efficiency, Tech in Manufacturing Manufacturing
Bipartisan Senate Bill Seeks to Promote Energy Efficiency, Tech in Manufacturing
March 8, 2019
by Dan McCue

Senators Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., and Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., introduced a bill this week to help small- and medium-sized manufacturers adopt technology to improve their business processes, increase their energy efficiency and curb the wasteful use of resources. The bill, titled the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Act, stems... Read More

Q&A with New Democrat Coalition Chair, Rep. Derek Kilmer Spotlight
Q&A with New Democrat Coalition Chair, Rep. Derek Kilmer
March 6, 2019
by TWN Staff

What is your primary objective for the New Democrat Coalition during the 116th Congress? What gets me psyched about the New Dems is that we look at old problems through a new lens – not just for the party but also for our country. The New... Read More

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