Today’s Congressional consideration of and possible vote on the fiscal 2014 federal appropriations bill will be historic. For the first time in many years, the federal government will operate under something other than a continuing resolution.
Detroit’s Wright Museum houses the nation’s largest African-American historical collection. Will the Wright also be saved in the Detroit fiscal bailout, or will it be a museum “stepchild” overlooked in favor of rescuing the Detroit Institute of Arts?
In Florida we're running out of natural resources as it is, with development unchecked and regulations out the window thanks to "free market" Republicans and a governor who does the bidding of big corporate donors at Floridians' expense. So just when you think there's nothing left to squander, the Florida...
Well over a year late, the House of Representatives has passed a farm bill, which the Senate appears all but assured to accept. It cuts food stamps more than some Democrats wanted, but less than right-wing Republicans advocated.