(The Center Square) – A series of red states around the country are turning away federal supplemental funding for unemployment benefits, saying it is hurting their state economies and encouraging potential workers to stay home rather than return to the workforce.
(The Center Square) – The zero hour is near on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s orders to shut down Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline beneath the Straits of Mackinac.
(The Center Square) – New information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that prices for consumer goods have risen significantly in the past year, putting extra strain on Americans’ budgets and worrying experts.
(The Center Square) – A group of 20 Republican governors sent a letter Tuesday to President Joe Biden urging him to secure the southern border and stem the influx of migrants illegally entering the country.
(The Center Square) – As the Biden administration continues to wrestle with an influx of people illegally crossing the southern border, new polling shows Americans are unhappy with the president's handling of the issue.
Harrisburg, PA - Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and State Veterinarian Dr. Kevin Brightbill recently discussed a variety of dangerous transmissible animal diseases that threaten Pennsylvania’s $34.6 billion animal agriculture industry. Should these diseases – which are currently present in other countries – arise anywhere in the United States, Pennsylvania would need to immediately declare a state of emergency to support the industry.
(The Center Square) – Gas stations in multiple U.S. states began to run out of gas after Georgia-based Colonial Pipeline, the nation’s largest pipeline, fell victim to a cyberattack over the weekend.
West Virginia is leading the way on tackling the growing problem of rising prescription drug costs. In April, state lawmakers passed and the governor signed into law legislation that regulates the middlemen of the drug supply chain, which are a core reason behind inflated pharmaceutical prices. West Virginia is the first state to adopt the monumental policy – a move that will save patients big time at the pharmacy counter.
(The Center Square) – President Joe Biden unveiled a series of new measures Monday in an attempt to boost hiring after economic data from the month of April showed a spike in unemployment filings.
(The Center Square) – After being hacked over the weekend and taken offline, Colonial Pipeline, the nation’s largest fuel pipeline system, said it is hoping to “substantially” restore its operational service by the end of the week.
(The Center Square) – A gas shortage is expected this summer not because there won’t be enough fuel but because there aren’t enough highly trained and licensed tanker drivers to transport it.
(The Center Square) – Republicans developed a new line of attack against President Joe Biden’s infrastructure bill that could become the rallying point for the opposition to his major spending plans.
(The College Fix) – The Biden administration has chosen a close ally of U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., to oversee the nation’s expansive federal student loan program.
(The Center Square) - Many Republicans in Congress have reignited their calls to break up the big tech companies after Facebook announced last week they would maintain the suspension of former President Donald Trump’s account.