(The Center Square) – The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed legislation to avert a nationwide railroad workers' strike, but an Illinois congressman says the government should not be negotiating private sector labor deals.
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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Wednesday said he is poised to designate Avi Kwa Ame, a sacred site for Native American tribes in southern Nevada, as a national monument that would ensure the preservation of ancestral lands for those 12 tribes. “I’m committed to protecting this sacred place that is central to the creation […]
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President Biden has requested more than $37 billion for disaster relief on top of a $9 billion COVID-19 funding request and an additional $38 billion in aid to Ukraine.
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Oregonians share broad agreement about what kinds of social services need expanding in the state, but questions remain about who should provid…
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WHITE SALMON — For the first time in the history of the Columbia River Gorge Commission, a member of a federally recognized tribe will lead th…
WASHINGTON — The Department of Education announced on Tuesday it is extending the pandemic-era pause on federal student loan repayments until June 30 while legal challenges to the administration’s student debt relief program are fought over in the courts. The agency said if the student debt relief program has not been put in place by […]
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(The Center Square) – President Joe Biden signed a G20 Bali Leaders’ Declaration agreeing to adopt vaccine passports to “facilitate” all international travel.
(The Center Square) – The Texas Public Policy Foundation filed lawsuits against three federal agencies accusing them of failing to respond to Freedom of Information Act requests about their involvement with implementing the Biden administration's climate policies in accordance with the Paris Agreement.