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WTF - $1.1 Trillion CRomnibus?

Late last night the House of Representatives passed a spending bill to avoid another government shutdown. The Senate and the president are expected to follow suit to pass and sign the bill in the next two days. The bill, dubbed the “CRomnibus,” is a combination of a longer-term omnibus spending......(Read More)

The Future Doesn't Care About Your Apathy

According to a Harvard University Institute of Politics poll, fewer than 1 in 4 millennials under 30 “definitely” plan to vote in this year’s midterm elections. That’s astonishing considering all the important issues facing our generation. From the economy to climate change to marriage equality, there is a lot of work that......(Read More)

Infrastructure Investment Hits Another Pothole in Congress

Updated on August 4th Last week, Americans breathed a sigh of relief after it appeared that Congress came to an agreement on the future of the Highway Trust Fund. The Senate announced that it would accept the basic concept of a short-term fix endorsed by the House Ways and Means......(Read More)

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