In November, Arizona voters will consider Proposition 122, a measure that would release the state from paying for federal programs.
A trio of Republican senators sent a letter to the EPA administrator asking her to withdraw the new wage garnishment rule.
After initially turning down the White House’s invitation to meet President Obama upon his arrival at the state capital of Austin, Texas Governor Rick Perry met with Obama on July 9 in Dallas. Perry had described an Austin meeting, which would have been little more than a photo-op, as “a quick handshake on the tarmac.”
On July 8, President Obama sent a letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner requesting emergency supplemental appropriations in the amount of $3.7 billion to “comprehensively address” the “urgent humanitarian situation” on “on both sides of the Southwest border.”
The National Organization for Women has put The Little Sisters of the Poor on a list of "Dirty 100" organizations waging legal battles against the federal mandate for contraceptive coverage in health insurance provided by employers.