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By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
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Bernie Sanders details ‘free college plan,’ to spend trillions to payoff student loans

To maintain his status as the true “Democratic socialist” among the 2020 Democratic presidential contenders, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) announced Monday morning that he plans to introduce legislation More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, March 22nd, 2019
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Barbara Lee, Rosa DeLauro advance End Diaper Need Act, a $100 million ‘free diaper’ program

Congresswoman Barbara Lee and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro introduced the End Diaper Need Act of 2019. This legislation would create a $100 million demonstration program for distributing free diapers and diapering More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
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Trump sued over border emergency as his owns words may haunt him in court

In suits brought by the Center for Biological Diversity, Public Citizen and 16 U.S. states, President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the southern border will now be challenged, as the President More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
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California: Gov Gavin Newsom halts high speed rail connection between LA and San Fran, but wants to keep the federal funds

Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom abandoned a high-speed rail project Tuesday that would have been a connect between Los Angeles and San Francisco due to cost and time. photo TaxRebate.org.uk “Let’s level More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, December 2nd, 2018
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Michael Bloomberg, Tom Steyer funded groups behind latest global warming, climate change report

earth fireball destruction photo/ Bela Geletneky aka photoshopper24 via pixabay.com The federal government released the second volume of the National Climate Assessment, or NCA, on Friday. The federal report issued More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 29th, 2018
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President Trump approved disaster relief for Hawaii, recovering from Hurricane Lane

The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Hawaii to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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FEMA sending $56 million to Puerto Rico in Hurricane Maria relief

FEMA has awarded nearly $56 million in grants to cover Hurricane María-related expenses. The funds cover costs for emergency protective measures and debris removal. Emergency protective measures are actions taken More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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FEMA authorizes funds to help battle Utah mountain fires

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Bald Mountain Fire in Utah County, Utah. FEMA More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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Barbara Lee attacks Trump’s cuts to SNAP, WIC, CHIP for illegals as ‘another blatant attack on poor people’

Congresswoman Lee released the following statement after Trump Administration announcement of proposed changes to the Public Charge rule: “This proposed rule is yet another blatant attack from the Trump Administration More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
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Texas: El Paso border wall project beginning, ‘will be far more durable and far more effective’

As part of the President’s Executive Order 13767, and at the direction of the Secretary of Homeland Security, construction for replacement of existing pedestrian fencing in El Paso with new steel bollard More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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Senate passes massive $854 billion spending bill with no funding for Trump’s ‘wall’

There will be no government shutdown, or even talk of one headed into the midterm elections. The Senate, by a 93-7 vote, passed an $854 billion spending bill, the bulk of the funding going to the departments of More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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FEMA announces $2 million grant to Utah to ‘retrofit homes against earthquake’

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced a federal grant for the State of Utah that will make $1,916,396 available to Salt Lake City to help retrofit 100 homes in a community built along the More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 15th, 2018
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Pro-lifers urge HHS to end taxpayer funds for aborted fetal tissue research

National and state pro-life leaders sent a letter this week to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar urging the government to end the taxpayer-funded use of aborted fetal tissue for More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 14th, 2018
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Fake News: NY Times lies about Nikki Haley spending $56K on curtains, but they were bought during the Obama administration

Some journalists and lawmakers called out the New York Times Friday after the newspaper published a false story which targeted Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley over the purchase of $52,701 curtains More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
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Florida’s governor race: Andrew Gillum on universal health care, tax hikes to pay for it

CNN’s Dana Bash pressed Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum on Sunday over his support for a $33 trillion government-run health care system, a “medicare for all” plan, and More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 31st, 2018
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Trump to freeze non-military federal raises

President Trump repeated his call for lawmakers to freeze the salaries of 2 million federal employees in 2019 Thursday, even threatening to use his executive powers to do so. Trump’s pay freeze doesn’t apply More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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CBO predicts continued growth for the US economy until next year

A new report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projects continue growth in the economy for remainder of this year before slowing some time next year. photo/Gerd Altmann The updated economic outlook states More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, July 28th, 2018
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US economy soars as GDP climbs 4.1%, CNN won’t give Trump is due

The U.S. economy exhibited amazing growth in the second quarter of 2018, with the gross domestic product (GDP) climbing 4.1%, nearly doubling the first quarter, which was revised up to 2.2%. The booming rate is More...

By Grandpa Ernie On Saturday, February 10th, 2018
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Republicans are the OTHER big government party: Shame on John Cornyn, John Thune

When the vast majority of the US Senate, including “fiscal hawk” Republicans, was wanting to vote for a bipartisan budget bill that would put annual deficits in the ballpark of $1.2 trillion and get More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 8th, 2018
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Senate passes massive spending bill to avoid government shutdown

Senate leaders rolled out a massive two-year budget deal Wednesday, pleasing both parties and preventing a government shutdown, but increases the federal government’s spending. The plan heads to the House. Majority More...


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