Healthcare Reform May Leave Many Without Health Insurance As Senate Republicans continue to work on the American Health Care Act that passed through the House, aides have revealed that there are talks to reduce Medicaid even further than the bill originally proposed, leaving more people without coverage.
Trump Administration Claims That 2.7 Million Jobs Were at Risk White House officials and experts disagree on the number of jobs that the Paris Climate Agreement would have cost, with some claiming the withdrawal being a net negative for American jobs.
Public Sector Workers Risk Losing Retirement Benefits The largest pension funds in Ohio for public-sector employees have been found to be badly underfunded, casting a shadow of doubt over their futures.
Milwaukee Mayor Warns of Potential Layoffs Mayor Tom Barrett of Milwaukee has warned that the city may face layoffs in the public sector, due to budget cuts announced for fiscal-year 2018.
Bill Walker Urges Legislators to Compromise on State Budget Governor Bill Walker is urging Alaska’s legislators to compromise on their budget proposals in order to avoid a government shutdown. The state has warned thousands of its employees about potential layoffs if the legislature fails to finalize Alaska’s budget by July 1.
Baltimore Schools Reduce Staff in an Effort to Close the $130-Million Deficit Baltimore public schools are cutting 115 jobs in order to help close the $130.0-million budget deficit that the city’s school system is facing.
The 2018 Budget Is Being Criticized by Members of the Community The 2018 federal budget proposal is taking heat from a number of different concerned parties, with Native Americans now voicing their reservations when it comes to service cuts in their communities.
Federal Employees to Receive Lesser Payouts Under Trump Budget President Donald Trump’s first budget for fiscal-year 2018 proposes pension cuts for federal employees. Although the budget proposes a 1.9% salary increase for civilians and a 2.1% raise for military employees, the pay raise for federal employees is actually less than that, when all the proposed (more…)
Thousands Are at Risk of Losing Their Jobs As the price of oil has yet to recover, the Alaskan state government is struggling to address the deficit, which may result in thousands of workers being laid off if legislators cannot come to an agreement on a finalized budget.
The Proposed Federal Budget Will Feature Widespread Cuts The budget proposed by President Donald Trump has several provisions that go against promises he made on the campaign trail, specifically not targeting Medicaid and Social Security.