The proposed new rules could insulate the state from President Donald Trump’s executive order to roll back the reach of the Clean Water Act.
Federal programs that have assisted communities with cleaner water, safer sidewalks and sewage treatment are on the chopping block in Washington.
Government auditors also report the insurance fund for taxpayer-backed mortgages lost $14.2 billion.
California Rep. Ted Lieu is demanding answers from the FBI for dismantling a special unit that investigates war crimes.
Separated families won a second chance to seek asylum under an agreement in federal court, but lawyers say the government has backed off its pledge.
The temporary holding facilities often come as a surprise to the unsuspecting civilians who work or live nearby.
“The answer is: If it hasn’t been proven, it’s not something the VA should endorse,” says one agency official.
A judge has OK’d a plan to reunite 366 children with their deported parents. But questions linger about whether reunifications will occur in the U.S.
A Florida shipyard worker died earlier this year on the job. While OSHA investigated, the Navy and Coast Guard gave the company lucrative contracts.
OSHA doesn’t want companies to submit their employee injury records. A new lawsuit says that violates federal law.