Government Reform

This Terrible Chart Shows the Change in Food Stamp Participation Over the Last 10 Years Ago
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The Senate Budget Committee Republican staff under Ranking Member Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) on Thursday released this depressing chart: “Food stamps are only 1 of 80 means-tested public assistance programs,” the senator’s office explained. “If all spending on federal welfare and public add was converted into cash one could send a check for $60,000 to each […]

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Immigration reform bill clears key Senate hurdle
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The Senate Judiciary Committee approved the bipartisan “Gang of Eight” immigration reform bill on Tuesday, sending the measure to the Senate floor for further consideration and giving the bill’s backers their first major legislative victory.

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With high-tech visa compromise, immigration reform proponents win GOP ally
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With a final committee vote on a comprehensive immigration reform bill finally in sight, proponents of immigration reform won the support of a key Republican panel member after hammering out a bipartisan compromise dealing with visas for high-skilled foreign workers.Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah, long considered a Republican swing vote on the 18-member Senate Judiciary […]

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SC Gov. Haley Faces Two-Party Opposition to Ethics Reform
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South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is facing a bumpy political ride as she continues her push for a sweeping overhaul of the Palmetto State’s ethics laws.

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Apple CEO Calls for Corporate Tax Reform
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Apple CEO Tim Cook defended the iPhone maker’s tax practices as proper, challenging Senate investigators who reported Apple paid no corporate income tax on tens of billions of dollars in overseas income over the past four years and urging a simplification of tax laws.

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Immigration report may be right
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The Heritage report on the costs of immigration holds reprehensible views, but reform will be very costly Frum says.

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Jeb Bush Met With Tea Party Groups on Immigration
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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush met with tea party groups in April over immigration reform while the Senate’s Gang of Eight was hashing out its bill on the issue. Bush and his son, Jeb Bush Jr., met with representatives of TheTeaParty.Net, Tea Party Express, The Tea Party News…

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