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.
President-elect Donald Trump once called the county’s drug enforcement efforts “a joke.” He once said legalizing drugs was a better tactic. But as the dust settles after a contentious election – and after another eight states legalized some form of weed – the future of marijuana under Trump isn’t quite clear.
Voters went to the polls in a divisive presidential election roiled by anxieties over race, class and the fundamental integrity of the American electoral system itself.
Climate change has barely registered as a 2016 campaign issue, but in Florida, the state which usually decides the presidential election, the waters are lapping at the doors of Donald Trump’s real estate empire.
Despite Donald Trump’s hard-line stance against illegal immigration, his development company acknowledged that it tried to get permanent work certifications for Ecuadorean stonemasons who entered the U.S. illegally.
Donald Trump has made it clear: He’s very rich. He doesn’t need – or want – his supporters’ money. But that hasn’t stopped thousands of people from all 50 states from donating to the Republican’s presidential campaign.