Month: September 2017

Bills already circling capitol

Every few months, all the legislators and lobbyists come back to the Capitol and participate in what is called Legislative Days.We have committee hearings which mostly are informational—we hear from agencies on how they are...

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Can we avoid a health care horror?

By E.J. DIONNE JR. It is difficult to decide which is the worst aspect of the Republicans’ latest try at repealing Obamacare: the irresponsibility, the cruelty or the lies. There is only one reason the Senate is even considering...

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Tax cuts won’t create booming economy

By GENE H. McINTYRE Americans of modest financial means may want to withhold their cheers over President Trump’s latest declaration, the one where he wants to reduce the corporate tax rate from 35 to 15 percent.  It’s an urban...

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