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Trump Targets Farm Subsidies in Budget Cuts

May 24, 2017 | New Castle News | Agriculture

WASHINGTON — In proposing to slash domestic spending, President Donald Trump is taking aim at the $8 billion subsidy program that insures... Read More

Double-Counting Growth

May 24, 2017 | Fact-Check.Org | Budget & Tax

How does President Donald Trump’s proposed budget reach a balance in 10 years, as the administration says it will? With 3 percent economic... Read More

Taxpayers Need Clarity on How Trump’s Budget Will Be Implemented

May 23, 2017 | U.S. News & World Report | Budget & Tax

How will President Trump use your money?... Read More

Don’t Expect Congress to Pass Trump’s Controversial Budget Plan

May 23, 2017 | USA Today | Budget & Tax

After taking a break next week for Memorial Day, the Republican-controlled Congress will start to craft federal spending plans for next year —... Read More

Big Companies’ Share of Federal Taxes May Be Less, Post-Reform

May 18, 2017 | Bloomberg BNA | Budget & Tax

The share of federal tax revenues provided by major U.S. businesses—already slated to be in the single digits as a percentage of overall... Read More

Tough Choices on Tax Reform

May 17, 2017 | U.S. News & World Report | Budget & Tax

Both parties agree the tax code needs changing, but how to do it will require hard work.... Read More

Lawmakers’ Safety Exemption for Old Steamboat Alarms Coast Guard

May 17, 2017 | Roll Call |

Fire risk to passengers high, according to document.... Read More

Heitkamp: Why I Voted to Help Stop Wasting North Dakota’s Energy Resources

May 17, 2017 | Williston Herald | Energy , Natural Resources

When North Dakota is blessed with natural resources like oil, gas, coal and wind, the last thing we want to do is waste them. That’s why I... Read More

Interior Department Vows to Amend Methane Rule After Setback

May 14, 2017 | Salon | Energy , Natural Resources

The Department of Interior plans to try to roll back rules limiting methane pollution and waste from fossil fuel drilling on federal lands,... Read More

Environmentalists Celebrate Surprise Victory as Senate Upholds Obama-era Methane Rule

May 12, 2017 | Registrar Journal | Energy , Natural Resources

Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., said Republican senators were caught off-guard by the final vote. Senators John McCain of Arizona, Lindsey... Read More

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May 26, 2017

The President’s Budget, Explained

There was plenty of coffee and donuts at the office this week—both necessary to TCS’s mission to be a reality... Read More