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Interior Department’s FOIA efficiency proposal panned as less transparent

Interior Department’s FOIA efficiency proposal panned as less transparent

A Trump administration proposal that would limit the public’s access to Interior Department records is drawing the ire of open-government and environmental groups, who are preparing to challenge it with a lawsuit. The proposal says it is designed to address “exponential increases in requests and litigation” under the Freedom of Information Act in the Trump…MORE

Majority favor ‘Medicare-for-all,’ but with a catch

Majority favor ‘Medicare-for-all,’ but with a catch

Most Americans want a version of Medicare for everyone, which is good news for presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris and other Democrats who support “Medicare-for-all,” a national health care proposal in which people would get their insurance from a single government plan. But there is an enormous catch: Not all Medicare expansion plans are the…MORE

OMB: Most furloughed government workers will receive pay by Thursday

OMB: Most furloughed government workers will receive pay by Thursday

Most government workers who were furloughed during the partial shutdown will receive their pay by Thursday, the Office of Management and Budget announced on Tuesday. “Thanks to the hard work of talented employees at @USOPM @OMBPress @DeptofDefense #DFAS @usda #NFC @USGSA @Interior furloughed employees are getting paid in record time. Some employees will receive pay…MORE