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.
Trump’s interior secretary nominee, David Bernhardt, has pushed to weaken long-standing protections for migratory birds, alarming scientists.
Behind Miller’s growing lobbying portfolio lies one of the biggest unexamined shifts in Washington’s influence game.
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.