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Continue Reading... Inside the Trump Administration’s Chaotic Dismantling of the Federal Land Agency
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Inside the Trump Administration’s Chaotic Dismantling of the Federal Land Agency

With a vague plan that keeps changing as officials describe it — and no guarantees that Congress would fully fund their relocations — the employees were being detailed to distant locations in the West like Grand Junction, Colorado, and Reno, Nevada. Many career staff saw the move as part of a wider Trump administration effort to drive federal employees out of their jobs.

Continue Reading... The Trump Administration Cracked Down on Medicaid. Kids Lost Insurance.
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The Trump Administration Cracked Down on Medicaid. Kids Lost Insurance.

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Continue Reading... Trump’s Trillion-Dollar Hit to Homeowners
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Trump’s Trillion-Dollar Hit to Homeowners

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Continue Reading... Prosecutors Investigating the Trump Organization Zero In on Trump CFO Allen Weisselberg
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Prosecutors Investigating the Trump Organization Zero In on Trump CFO Allen Weisselberg

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Continue Reading... Driver-less and Electric, or Car-Free? The Cities Cutting Out Cars, and Why
Posted in Autonomous Vehicles Future Government Science Technology

Driver-less and Electric, or Car-Free? The Cities Cutting Out Cars, and Why

It’s common consensus in the tech industry that the days of cars as we know them—powered by gas, driven by humans, and individually owned by all who want and can afford one—are numbered. Imminent is the age of autonomous, electric, and shared transportation, and we’re continuously taking small steps towards making it a reality.

Continue Reading... Over 200 Allegations of Abuse of Migrant Children; 1 Case of Homeland Security Disciplining Someone
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Over 200 Allegations of Abuse of Migrant Children; 1 Case of Homeland Security Disciplining Someone

From 2009 to 2014, at least 214 complaints were filed against federal agents for abusing or mistreating migrant children. According…

Continue Reading... It’s Getting Worse: The IRS Now Audits Poor Americans at About the Same Rate as the Top 1%
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It’s Getting Worse: The IRS Now Audits Poor Americans at About the Same Rate as the Top 1%

Every year, the IRS, starved of funds after years of budget cuts, loses hundreds more agents to retirement. And every…

Continue Reading... Former Trump Officials Are Supposed to Avoid Lobbying. Except 33 Haven’t.
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Former Trump Officials Are Supposed to Avoid Lobbying. Except 33 Haven’t.

It’s been more than two years since President Donald Trump, who rallied campaign supporters with calls to “drain the swamp”…

Continue Reading... Federal Authorities Raided Trump Fundraiser’s Office in Money Laundering Probe
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Federal Authorities Raided Trump Fundraiser’s Office in Money Laundering Probe

Federal authorities raided the office of Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy last summer, seeking records related to his dealings with foreign…