A decade-old interstate carbon tax concept may be as good as dead now as governors from Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island withdrew, leaving no states fully committed.
The U.S. Postal Service is expanding into paycheck cashing services at four East Coast locations in a pilot program that resembles a policy pushed in the "Biden-Sanders Unity Task Force Recommendations" from the 2020 presidential campaign.
Gasoline prices are at the highest level since 2014, but House Democrats are focusing on what oil executives said decades ago about global warming.
Republican state attorneys general appear poised to challenge the constitutionality of a proposal allowing the federal government to collect data on bank accounts, regardless of how many accounts are privy to the snooping.
After pediatrician Stanley Weber was convicted for sex crimes against children on Native American reservations, he still went on to collect $180,000 from taxpayers until late last year when the federal government finally revoked his pension after a lengthy review process.
A government watchdog group asked the Office of Congressional Ethics this week to investigate Assistant Speaker of the House Katherine Clark, D-Mass., for apparently failing to timely disclose up to $285,000 in financial transactions.
Improper payments by Medicaid – a federal-state health insurance program for the poor – surpass the number of improper payments for all other federal programs, and a group of lawmakers is pushing for more information.
A recent audit found the Internal Revenue Service misreported information about more than $726 million and potentially overpaid almost $900,000 for government contracts.
Expanded federal unemployment benefits, put in place as an emergency measure during the COVID-19 pandemic, are on course to become another long-term “welfare trap,” a government fiscal watchdog group warns in a new report.