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Trump takes aim at blue states in infrastructure plan

Major transportation projects in blue states may be in jeopardy in President Donald Trump’s 10-year infrastructure plan, which critics say favors little-populated rural areas to the detriment of urban America. The White House isn’t being [...]
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Trump paves the way for states to impose Medicaid work requirements

Democrats and liberal advocacy groups argue that adding work requirements may undermine Medicaid. That’s not how President Donald Trump’s administration sees [...]
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Why states may get away with creative income tax maneuvers

1 month ago | 0 comment
Payroll please Let’s say your employer pays you $ 100,000 a year and you pay $ 5,000 in state personal income taxes, leaving $ 95,000 before federal taxes and other charges. What if instead your employer paid you $ 95,000 in wages [...]
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Blue states eye ‘political gift’ in tax workaround fight with Trump

1 month ago | 0 comment
ALBANY, N.Y. — The new tax law’s limit on the state and local tax deduction may pose a fiscal threat to high-tax states and their affluent taxpayers. But it’s also a political gift to Democratic officials in those states [...]
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How blue states might save Obamacare’s markets

2 months ago | 0 comment
The looming demise of Obamacare’s individual mandate is spurring talks in a handful of blue states about enacting their own coverage requirements, as state officials and health care advocates fear repeal will roil their insurance markets. [...]
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FCC’s next step on net neutrality: Blocking the states

3 months ago | 0 comment
The Obama administration’s net neutrality rules met their all-but-certain demise Tuesday as Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai outlined a plan to repeal them — while making sure states can’t impose their own regulations [...]
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US States Declare Emergency Ahead of Tropical Storm Nate

5 months ago | 0 comment
The storm was located about 80 miles (125 kilometers) east of the Mexican resort island of Cozumel and had accelerated its north-northwest movement to 21 mph (33 kph). In Nicaragua, Nate’s arrival followed two weeks of near-constant rain [...]
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Memo to GOP: Red states also among losers in health bill

5 months ago | 0 comment
WASHINGTON (AP) – Memo to Republican senators: Many of the states President Donald Trump won last year would lose significant federal financing under the last-ditch Republican health care bill headed for a possible showdown in the Senate [...]
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States accuse Trump of bias in immigration decision

6 months ago | 0 comment
Fifteen states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit to block President Donald Trump’s plan to end a program protecting hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation. Here’s a look at the legal arguments and prospects [...]
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States sue Trump to restore DACA, say he’s discriminating against Mexico

6 months ago | 0 comment
A coalition of 15 states and the District of Columbia Wednesday sued Wednesday to stop the Trump administration from revoking the 2012 deportation amnesty for Dreamers, saying the move was arbitrary and amounted to discrimination against Mexicans. Led [...]