On November 17, 2011, the Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics, and Environmental Health of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee held a hearing on the Safe Chemicals Act of 2011, a bill d
As states begin to estimate the price of implementing President Barack Obama’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), one costly component of the law has yet to receive much-needed att
In just a few short years, shale gas extraction using hydraulic fracturing has transformed the domestic energy landscape, providing billions of cubic feet per day to the nation’s energy supply and
The U.S. Senate is considering an 860-page bill and 868-page amendment by Sens. Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Mike Enzi (R-WY) to reauthorize No Child Left Behind.
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The U.S. agriculture industry receives billions of dollars ($6.5 billion in 2010) in federal insurance subsidies each year.
Workers’ compensation insurance provides money for medical care for employees injured in the course of their work.
Several state legislatures are declining to create the health insurance exchanges mandated by President Barack Obama’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).
Transportation access is an important part of modern life, but purchasing a vehicle is an expensive proposition many people cannot afford.
President Barack Obama announced in October 2011 he will issue an executive order changing the federal student loan system.