(The Center Square) – After California voters overwhelmingly approved Farm Animal Confinement Proposition (Prop 12), which becomes effective next year, it’s likely that without intervention, Californians will no longer be able to buy pork products.
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(The Center Square) – Days after the bipartisan infrastructure bill passed a procedural vote in the Senate, the full text of the bill has been released as the bill heads to debate.
(The Center Square) – After two federal workers came forward as whistleblowers filing a complaint with Congress over how unaccompanied minors are being treated at a temporary facility at Fort Bliss, audio recordings of conversations have been released and published by NBC News.
(The Center Square) – As COVID cases surge around the nation, questions still remain around the origins of the virus, but one Republican study has put forth controversial answers.
(The Center Square) – A legal battle and war of words between Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and the federal government over COVID-positive migrants being released into Texas communities escalated over the weekend.
When Norma Zarlow read a recent Green Valley News account of a pen pal program pairing local teens and seniors at La Posada in Sahuarita, she wrote to share her nearly lifelong friendship forged halfway around the world.
(The Center Square) – A new Democratic proposal to increase the capital gains tax could cost 745,000 jobs, a study published by the Regional Economic Models Inc. (REMI) projects.
(The Center Square) – U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., are asking President Joe Biden to appoint former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson to a special executive position to manage the border crisis.
(The Center Square) – Governors in wildfire country had a message for President Joe Biden and Congress on Friday: it's time for the federal government to step in and manage its forests because their state resources are running on empty.
(The Center Square) – A taxpayer advocate critical of a proposed infrastructure bill in Washington D.C. said some items in the spending plan are duplicative and too expensive.
(The Center Square) – Flash flood watches and warnings are in effect for eight western states that have been battling wildfires over the last several months. After experiencing drought and needing rain, they are expecting monsoon type rains coming from the Southwest, which could turn into mudslides.
(The Center Square) – Up to 1.95 million households across America will owe a collective $15 billion in back rent when the eviction moratorium expires Saturday, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia estimates.
(The Center Square) – A new federal inflation report shows a continued trend of consumer price increases, raising concerns as Congress considers trillions of dollars more in federal spending.