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By Brandon Jones On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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Trump budget cuts funds for EPA to fund border wall

President Donald Trump’s fiscal year 2020 budget calls for huge reductions in Environmental Protection Agency and Energy Department spending in order to pay for wall construction on the U.S.-Mexico border. The More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, April 21st, 2018
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CBO credits tax cuts for more job growth over the coming decade, but will add nearly $2 trillion to deficit

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) gave more good news that resulted from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that the Trump Administration and Congress passed last December: the CBO projects there will be 156.8 million More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, March 14th, 2018
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The Easy Guide to Adjusting to Adulthood

The transition from childhood to adulthood is often difficult. Not only are you thrust into adult society with new rules, regulations, and responsibilities, you are also somehow expected to figure it all out on More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 26th, 2018
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Susan Collins recounts the use of the African Talking Stick in the Senate, Lamar Alexander ‘tossed it’

Sen. Susan Collins used her Tuesday morning appearance on CNN to show off her “talking stick” which ignited conversation and some debate across the Internet. screenshot/ CNN “I can show it to you,” More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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Trump angers GOP over CHIP tweet, David Drucker explains the stakes involved

President Trump blew up Republican strategies to keep the government open past Friday when on Thursday morning he said a long-term extension of the popular Children’s Health Insurance Program should not be part More...

By Alexander Snitker On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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What to expect in November for the 2018 Florida Legislative Session

There will be two “interim committee weeks” in November, the week of November 6th and the week of November 13th. Interim Committee weeks are held in advance of the 60-day regular session beginning on January More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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The CHAMPION Act would cut funds for CDC, public health programs: IDSA

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) and Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) are urging Representatives to vote against the bill, The CHAMPION Act, as it More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Chuck Schumer attacks Trump for calling out Diversity Via Lottery program, ignoring the Gang of Eight efforts

In the wake of the Manhattan terrorist attack comes questions of how the Islamic State Muslim was able to get and stay in America. Today, President Trump and some of his allies (called “the far right” More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, June 16th, 2017
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How to Start Planning Your Personal Finances for a Beginner

As much as it is important to have a plan for your personal finances – most people have little or no idea where to start. The good news is that it isn’t nearly as complicated as it may appear at first, and in More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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CDC budget cut proposal generates tons of hyperbole

It seems like every Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) budget, regardless of who is in power in Washington, there are complaints that there is never enough money. Image/bykst via pixabay During the More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
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Trump’s budget unsurprisingly increases military spending, cuts into some domestic programs

The White House said Monday that President Trump’s upcoming budget will propose a $54 billion increase in defense spending and impose corresponding cuts to domestic programs and foreign aid. The 10 percent More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016
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Supreme Court orders California to release convicts to afford health care for those remaining prisoners

Five years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled to cut the prison population, California holds 136,000 inmates as of 2014 per CDCR report. Of the 2013-2014 budget, 7% was spent on corrections and was set to rise More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 10th, 2016
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GOP rejects Obama’s $4.1 trillion budget, secret ‘Black Budget’ requests as debt rises

As the New Hampshire primaries steal the headlines, President Obama submitted his final budget Tuesday, a $4.1 trillion annual budget plan — deemed “dead on arrival” to the Republican-controlled More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, December 20th, 2015
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Marco Rubio skips Senate vote on $1.8 trillion spending bill

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio missed Friday’s Senate vote approving a $1.8 trillion end-of-the-year spending bill and tax package after telling supporters on the presidential campaign that he may try to slow the legislation More...

By Guest Author On Friday, October 16th, 2015
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5 Ways To Stay On a Business Budget

Whether you’re starting a new small business or trying to maintain one you’ve already got going, budgeting is going to be a central aspect in your eventually determination of success or failure. But More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, October 11th, 2015
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Big Data Drives Big Success

Companies which know how to manage the multitude of data regularly are most successful – it’s not only common knowledge but also a fact now corroborated by a study by Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). According More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 17th, 2015
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NJ.com fact checks Chris Christie on GOP debate claims

During Wednesday’s GOP President debate on CNN New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie plugged his record on national security, tax cuts, drug treatment and planned parenthood funding. Now NJ.com responded to clarify More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 27th, 2015
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Ben Carson says VA can fold into DOD to reduce size of government

2016 GOP Presidential candidate Ben Carson appeared on the Dave Ramsey Show today and talked about reducing the size of government and one example was that “We don’t need a Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans More...

By Guest Author On Sunday, August 9th, 2015
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5 winning steps to eliminate your debt burden

Being knee-deep in debt can be very stressful. Whenever you take out a loan, you have to pay it off even if you have a life changing experience like getting into an accident or losing your job or increasing expenses More...

By Zach Jones On Thursday, June 18th, 2015
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Obama administration calls on Congress leave net neutrality out of budget battle

The White House told Republicans in Congress that the nation’s budget should not be used to enact “unrelated ideological provisions,” including a proposal to prevent the Federal Communications More...


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