By LOIS BECKETT ProPublica The Securities and Exchange Commission, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Department of Health and Human Services could face partial shutdowns this fall, as a politically polarized Congress faces a Sept. 30 deadline to approve a new federal budget. During the contentious budget process, Congress typically passes “continuing resolutions” to fund [.
Environmental health groups are now looking to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to impose tougher standards on fluoride in drinking water, building on a decision Friday by the federal Department of Health and Human Services ... Read Post
Congress and President Obama are bracing for a showdown as a possible government shutdown looms larger with each passing day that the budget battle remains unresolved. Federal agencies are already reviewing shutdown plans in anticip... Read Post