Four States Led By Washington AG Ferguson Sue Trump Administration Over Coal Leases

Four States Led By Washington AG Ferguson Sue Trump Administration Over Coal Leases

Olympia, WA…Attorney General Bob Ferguson today filed a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Land Management over a program to lease coal mining rights on public land, which contributes to significant coal-train traffic through the state of Washington. The lawsuit challenges Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s decision to restart […]

Sickness Unto Death: An American Dilemma. Part One ~ By John MacWillie, Ph.D.

Sickness Unto Death:  An American Dilemma.  Part One  ~ By John MacWillie, Ph.D.

Murphys, CA…Introduction: The United States is alone among industrialized nations in using wealth as a gatekeeper for access to health care. The wealthier you are, the more and better health care you get. The national debate that is now taking place focuses on whether every individual, irrespective of their income, should have access to great […]

Trump Administration Pushes Out FBI Director Comey

Trump Administration Pushes Out FBI Director Comey

Washington, DC…In a developing story the Trump Administration has forced out FBI Director James Comey. This comes on recommendations from the Attorney General & Deputy Attorney General. A brief statement from the White House has been released… Today, President Donald J. Trump informed FBI Director James Comey that he has been terminated and removed from […]

Caltrans 27th Annual Workers Memorial Remembered

Caltrans 27th Annual Workers Memorial Remembered

SACRAMENTO — In this Caltrans News Flash, you’ll see how the department honors its 187 highway workers who have paid the ultimate price while on the job. This year, Caltrans paid special tribute to Jorge Lopez, Randy Whisenhunt and Annette Brooks, who all lost their lives since last year’s memorial. Mr. Lopez was an electrician […]

Salk Research Points to “Exercise-in-a-pill” Boosting Athletic Endurance by 70 Percent

Salk Research Points to “Exercise-in-a-pill” Boosting Athletic Endurance by 70 Percent

La Jolla, CA…Every week, there seems to be another story about the health benefits of running. That’s great—but what if you can’t run? For the elderly, obese or otherwise mobility-limited, the rewards of aerobic exercise have long been out of reach. Salk Institute scientists, building on earlier work that identified a gene pathway triggered by […]

Nonfarm Payrolls Jump 211,000 In April, Unemployment Rate At 4.4%

Nonfarm Payrolls Jump 211,000 In April, Unemployment Rate At 4.4%

Washington, DC…Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 211,000 in April, and the unemployment rate, at 4.4 percent, was little changed. Thus far this year, monthly job gains have averaged 185,000, in line with average monthly job growth in 2016. In April, job gains occurred in leisure and hospitality, health care and social assistance, financial activities, and […]

President Trump Tells Incredible Story of an American War Hero

President Trump Tells Incredible Story of an American War Hero

Washington, DC…Seventy-five years ago this week, naval and air forces from the United States and Australia waged a fierce battle with the Imperial Japanese Navy for four days, halting a major Japanese advance for the first time in World War II. The Battle of the Coral Sea, as it is now known, was an important […]

President Trump on Healthcare Vote in the House of Representatives

President Trump on Healthcare Vote in the House of Representatives

Washington, DC…THE VICE PRESIDENT: Speaker Ryan, Majority Leader McCarthy, Majority Whip Scalise, Chairwoman McMorris Rodgers, Chairman Brady, Chairman Walden, Chairwoman Black, Congressman McArthur, Congressman Meadows, and all the principled members of Congress who are standing with us here today, on behalf of President Donald Trump and the first family, welcome to the White House. (Applause.) […]

House Republicans Pass “American Healthcare Act”, Now It Moves To Senate.

House Republicans Pass “American Healthcare Act”, Now It Moves To Senate.

Washington, DC…The House Republicans narrowly advanced the “American Healthcare Act” on to the Senate. Many of the Obamacare mandates have been stripped in this bill including individual and employer mandates. The full text of the bill in its’ current form is below. Union Calendar No. 30 115th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 1628 [Report No. […]