Officials in Maine have hired a consulting firm — one with Republican ties and a history of suggesting cost cuts — to study the state’s Medicaid system, to include evaluating the cost of expanding the program under President Obama’s Affordable Care ...
Phil Schiliro, the president’s former chief congressional lobbyist, will be returning to the White House for a brief stint to help protect the law from legislative attacks and quiet dissent.
Americans for Prosperity is targeting three of the most vulnerable Senate Democrats who are up for re-election next year, as well as three House Democrats.
President Jacob Zuma said that the former president’s body would lie in state from Dec. 11 to 13, with a state funeral in his childhood village, Qunu, in the Eastern Cape region on Dec. 15.
More families are migrating to the cannabis-friendly state because of the promise of a marijuana-based oil known as Charlotte’s Web to treat their children’s seizures.
Mr. Allain, a Democrat who served from 1984 to 1988, increased the number of women and members of minorities in government jobs and strengthened the executive branch.
Around the nation, officials wrestling with rising pension costs and underfinanced systems will be watching closely to see if Illinois is willing to challenge labor.
Wolfgang Schäuble, the German finance minister, took aim at the co-chairman of Deutsche Bank, one of several banks fined for rigging interest rates.
Two senators are warning that dealings by Huawei, the Chinese telecommunications firm, in South Korea could allow the Chinese government access to the networks of an American ally.
The hard-fought deal, which includes higher state contributions to the system, addresses a $100 billion shortfall.