STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Rural America Target of Federal Health Care Discussion
The battleground for new federal health insurance legislation may be in the same place as last year's presidential election was decided: rural America.
Democrats are telling rural Donald Trump voters... Posted on 5/8/17 at 11:14 AM
STAFF BLOG OIL PATCH DISPATCH WITH AMY DALRYMPLE Pipeline Opponents Vow Fight as Trump Approves Keystone XL
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump issued a presidential permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline, but environmental groups and Native American tribes vowed Friday, March 24, to fight the project in the co... Posted on 3/24/17 at 8:43 AM
SOCIAL SECURITY: INFORMATION & UPDATES Why Does the Government Pension Offset Reduce Spouses Benefits?
If you worked in a federal, state or local government job where you did not contribute to Social Security and will receive a pension or have an employer sponsored 401K based on that work, your Social ... Posted on 1/9/17 at 10:22 AM
WASHINGTON - Republicans stepped up their attacks on the Obama administration over a deepening Veterans Affairs healthcare delay scandal on Thursday, but House Speaker John Boehner again declined to join a growing list of lawmakers calling for VA Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign.
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Industrial Commission awarded 17 grants totaling $2.5 million Tuesday from the state’s Outdoor Heritage Fund, less than half the amount doled out during the first grant round in January.
Mike Nowatzki, Forum News Service
May 27, 2014
Minnesota on Tuesday became the first state to ensure that dogs and cats used in laboratory testing be offered for adoption. Gov. Mark Dayton signed the Omnibus Supplemental Budget Bill containing the Beagle Freedom Law.
BAGRAM AIR BASE, Afghanistan - President Barack Obama made a surprise trip to Afghanistan on Sunday to visit U.S. forces who are wrapping up a 13-year mission and signaled that he intends to keep a small number of troops in the country for training and counter-terrorism operations.
FARGO – City officials are shelving plans to change some on-street parking rules downtown.
Earlier this year, city planners were working on a concept to change most 90-minute zones downtown east of Fifth Street to four-hour restrictions.
FARGO – A downtown corridor could lose a lane of traffic this summer.
Any changes would be temporary, but the city wants to experiment with ways to make NP Avenue more pedestrian-friendly because it carries half of the daily traffic that its neighbor, First Avenue, does.
MOORHEAD – For diversion advocates, Friday was a day for celebration. A federal water projects bill authorizing the proposed $1.8 billion flood channel around Fargo-Moorhead passed the U.S. Senate on Thursday and now awaits an expected signature from President Barack Obama.
BOSTON - eBay Inc came under pressure on Thursday over a massive cyber attack that compromised the personal data of its 145 million users, as at least three U.S. states began investigating the e-commerce company's security practices.
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