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Monday, Feb 27, 2017

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Report warns of gaps if federal health care dollars are cut

Report warns of gaps if federal health care dollars are cut

A report is warning that the changes under consideration by the GOP-led House would reduce significantly federal dollars for Medicaid and subsidized private insurance
Updated: 1 hour ago

Economists say federal hiring freeze may hurt region

Two economists say a hiring freeze on federal workers may negatively impact the Hampton Roads region
Updated: 3 hours ago
Downturn in farm economy complicating new Farm Bill efforts

Downturn in farm economy complicating new Farm Bill efforts

Work is beginning to draft new legislation amid daunting challenges confronting farmers in the era of President Donald Trump
Published: 02/26/17
Report warns of state money fallout from health law repeal

Report warns of state money fallout from health law repeal

A report about the potential consequences of repealing the nation's health care law warns federal spending cuts probably would threaten many people with coverage loss.
Published: 02/26/17
Saudi king visits Malaysia as he begins Asia tour

Saudi king visits Malaysia as he begins Asia tour

Saudi King Salman has arrived in Malaysia to kick off a multi-nation tour aimed at boosting economic ties with Asia
Published: 02/26/17
Regulator: China needs to rein in risky stock behavior

Regulator: China needs to rein in risky stock behavior

A Chinese regulator says Beijing needs to rein in risky behavior by financial industries following market turmoil in 2015 that battered investors
Published: 02/26/17

Foreclosure filings by state-chartered banks decline

Foreclosure filings launched by state-chartered banks have continued to drop below recession-era levels
Published: 02/25/17

Pink slips may await some Pennsylvania public universities

Some of the schools in Pennsylvania's 14-university system of higher education may get pink slips
Published: 02/25/17
Conservative free market group opposes NY nuclear bailout

Conservative free market group opposes NY nuclear bailout

A conservative free market group is joining some liberal environmental groups in criticizing New York state's plan to invest as much as $7.6 billion in three aging nuclear plants
Published: 02/24/17

Puerto Rico governor meets with top US officials amid crisis

Puerto Rico's governor has met with the U.S. treasury and health secretaries to seek support in pulling the island out of a deep economic crisis
Published: 02/24/17