States Join Coalition To Stop California From Setting U.S. Automotive Standards

A Coalition Of 16 States Is Urging The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency To Not Reinstate A Waiver Allowing California To Implement Its Own Carbon Emissions Standards That Essentially Regulate The Automotive Industry For The Rest Of The U.S.

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May Jobs Report Falls Short Of Projections

Total Nonfarm Payroll Employment Increased By 559,000 In The U.S. In May, Short Of 650,000 Predicted By Economists, According To Data From The U.S. Department Of Labor.

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Price Tag To Clean Up Tennessee Mines $126M

The Federal Government’s Abandoned Mine Land Fee Is Set To Expire In September, And The National Mining Association Contends $12 Billion Already Paid Into The Fund By Mining Companies To Address Issues At Abandoned Mine Sites Has Been Misused. In Tennessee…

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At Least 7 States Amend Mask Requirements To Align With Updated CDC Guidance

At Least 7 States Amended Their Existing Mask Orders To Align With CDC Guidance And Exempt Fully Vaccinated Individuals From Most Indoor Mask Requirements, As Of May 14.

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Surveys Show Largest Expansion Of School Choice In U.S. History

More Children Are Likely To Have Increased Access To Educational Options After State Legislators Across The U.S. Advanced A Slew Of Bills This Year Expanding School Choice, According To Several State-By-State Surveys.

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House Republicans Question Whether White House Interfered In 2020 Census Data

After The U.S. Census Results Last Week Did Not Come Out As Many Experts Predicted, A Handful Of Republicans Are Questioning Whether Foul Play Was Involved.

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21 Attorneys General Fear American Rescue Plan Could Hijack State Tax Policy

The Attorneys General Sent A Letter This Week To Treasury Secretary To Confirm That Provisions In The American Rescue Plan Do Not Attempt To Strip States Of Their Sovereign Authority. They Argue Language In The Act Is Too Broad And Could Be Interpreted As A Blanket Policy.

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11 States File Motion To Intervene In Immigrant Public Charge Rule

Eleven States Have Filed A Motion To Intervene In A Ninth Circuit Court Of Appeals Case Over Challenges To A 2018 Public Charge Rule Change That Required Immigrants Coming To The U.S. To Prove They Could Financially Support Themselves.

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20 Republican Attorneys General Argue ‘For The People Act’ Is Unconstitutional

Twenty Republican Attorneys General Argue That HR1, The “For The People Act,” Which Passed The U.S. House Late In The Night On Wednesday, Is Unconstitutional.

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Ohio Valley Economists Weigh In On Biden’s Recovery Plan For Region

The COVID-19 Pandemic Is Continuing To Cripple The Economy In The Ohio Valley And President Joe Biden And Congressional Democrats Are Pursuing His Plan For Economic Recovery.

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