The US Fish and Wildlife Service plans to allow people to import trophies from elephants killed in Zimbabwe and Zambia into the US, according to an unpublicized memo released March 1. The move was first announced in November, but the...Show More Summary
The damage to our National Park Service will be catastrophic if Trump gets his way -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
A love of learning and a motivation to grow her career were behind Canberra-based public service professional Grace Huang’s decision to undertake an Evidence-Based Management Master of Business Administration (MBA) at the Australian National University (ANU). Graduating in December 2017, Grace says the MBA equipped her with a wide set of transferable skills, as well […]
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services erased 300 years of American dreaming this week when it revised its stated purpose from securing “America’s promise as a nation of immigrants” to securing “the homeland” — and, of course, “honoring our values.” The shift is hard to miss: No longer will the country focus on letting people in. […]
Following the Trump administration’s decision to repeal net neutrality rules, the FCC has today announced that the free-for-all begins on April 23. As of that date, it will be legal for Internet Service Providers to implement a two-speed Internet, with the fastest speeds reserved for companies able to pay for the privilege … more…
The Department of Health and Human Services debuted a new rule expanding the use of short-term health insurance plans. The rule would allow people to use short-term plans that do no comply with Obamacare regulations for up to 12 months. People...Show More Summary
TAX REFORM AND IRS RESISTANCE. It’s a little-known fact that for 35 years the Internal Revenue Service has exempted itself from the most basic regulatory oversight. When the Labor Department or the Small Business Administration create “major” or “significant” rules or guidance, they are required to submit them for centralized review. That ensures regulations are […]
The de Blasio administration awarded a $369 million contract Friday to a Queens-based organization that will provide supplies and social services to homeless families living in hotels, according to a... To view the full story, click the title link.
The Trump administration and the US Department of Agriculture proposed a grocery delivery program called the Harvest Box as part of the fiscal year 2019 budget. The program would replace part of the Supplemental Nutrition AssistanceShow More Summary
A provision in the new GOP tax law would allow hedge fund managers to dodge a longer waiting period to claim the carried interest provision. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that the Internal Revenue Service will attempt...Show More Summary
On January 26, after serving as a scientific advisor to the Environmental Protection Agency for about two years, Robyn Wilson received her first note from EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt thanking her for her service—which was officially over. She had one year left in her term. This message from Pruitt came after months of turmoil, starting in October of last […]
Categories: I’ve sent off my submission to the Parliamentary Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs committee, which is running an inquiry into “Sourcing public services: lessons learned […] (Read more...)
Commentary: The Trump administration wants to turn half of SNAP benefits into a "Blue Apron-type program." But this proposal is no meal-kit delivery service -- it's a smack in the face of people who need the most help.
“Dismantling services that keep millions of Americans healthy reveals this administration’s shameful priorities,” Dr. Willie Parker, an abortion provider and board chair of Physicians for Reproductive Health, said in response to the budget proposal. The post Trump Budget Proposal’s ‘Shameful Priorities’ Devalue Marginalized Lives appeared first on Rewire.
The administration's proposal would fold DOJ's Community Relations Service office into the Civil Rights Division.
Under Trump's proposed budget, all 54 staff roles within the Community Relations Service will be slashed.
The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration is celebrating the launch of the new LocalLink 63 service to Tradepoint Atlantic in Sparrows Point.
Same old, same old. That's the message the Internal Revenue Service got today when the Trump Administration released its fiscal year 2019 budget. The IRS' base budget amount is about the same as prior years and some old tax enforcement ideas are proposed again. Show More Summary
Under the Administration's proposal, 355 staff positions at the agency would be slashed.
The Trump administration is violating federal law and circumventing the advice-and-consent role of the Senate by relying on temporary directors to head agencies such as the National Park Service, an … Click to Continue »