April 12, 2024

Baltimore Harbor Disaster Bill Could Drain Entire Federal Highway Emergency Fund

Maryland is expected to seek $1 billion ‘up front’ for Key Bridge rebuild from a $900 million DOT account with $2.1 billion in pending requests.’ Maryland’s congressional delegation’s proposed bill authorizing the federal government to waive emergency cost-share statutes to fully fund rebuilding Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge is raising concerns about increasing demands on […]

April 12, 2024

Biden Administration Lowers Fees for Solar, Wind Projects on Public Lands

The Biden administration has finalized a rule that will facilitate wind and solar energy development in ‘identified priority areas’ on public lands. Wind and solar project developers on public lands will see an 80 percent drop in acreage rents and capacity fees under the Biden administration’s final Renewable Energy Rule, according to the U.S. Department […]

April 11, 2024

Trump Campaign Wants Presidential Debates to Start Earlier

Former President Donald Trump’s campaign is calling for additional 2024 presidential debates and for them to take place “much earlier” than initially proposed by the debate commission. The Trump campaign asserted that the candidate is willing to debate President Joe Biden “anytime, anyplace, and anywhere.” The Epoch Times received a copy of an April 11 […]

April 11, 2024

Judge Rules Miami ‘Unconstitutionally’ Gerrymandered Voting Maps

United States District Court Judge K. Michael Moore ruled city commissioners ‘unconstitutionally’ drew district lines in both 2022 and 2023 based on race. A federal judge has struck down Miami’s current city commission maps, ruling that the city “unconstitutionally” drew district lines based on race. Originally filed in 2022, when the city redistricted the five […]

April 10, 2024

House Committee Advances Spying Legislation Reauthorization

The Rules Committee left the most contentious piece of Section 702, whether or not queries of Americans’ data should require a warrant, to be decided later. The House Rules Committee, in a late night vote, advanced a bill that would reauthorize a controversial spying authority but left a key aspect of the debate to be […]

April 8, 2024

US Will Not Accept Another ‘China Shock:’ Yellen Says

Years after Bejing’s ascent into the World Trade Organization, the massive low-priced Chinese products killed about 2 American million jobs, Yellen says. China commonly floods global markets with cheap products and the United States will not allow this to threaten American jobs, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Monday as she concluded a return visit to […]