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Law News and Media

SCOTUS to Decide Citizenship Question on 2020 Census

The 12 justices of the US Supreme Court have decided they will review the legality of incorporating a question about citizenship onto the upcoming 2020 census. The judges promise a quick decision, since the census forms need to be printed in time to distribute them before the census must begin. The results of the US […]

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News and Media Politics

Trump Might Divert Money to Wall from Other Emergency Projects

Michael Mulvaney, President Trump’s acting chief of staff, and other top White House officials are devising a plan to garner enough money to build Trump’s wall along the Mexican border. The plan will not need the administration to invoke a declaration of a national emergency. The plan involves the redirection of surplus federal dollars using […]

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Environment News and Media

Dems Begin to Find Their Collective Climate Change Voice

End of the year data is in, and it supports the ever-growing evidence that planet earth is warming in an alarming trend. According analysis conducted by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 2018 was the fourth warmest year in recorded history. The past year’s surface temperatures a line well with the data […]

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Economy

Fed’s Decide to Leave Interest Rates Alone for Now

After nine rate hikes since December 2015, including the last one made in December 2018, the Federal Reserve refrained from another increase in interest rates at the end of January. The decision sent stock prices up, and inspired President Trump to tweet his satisfaction: “Dow just broke 25,000. Tremendous news!” The president has been generally […]