The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau dropped a lawsuit in Kansas against four payday lending operations. Consumer advocates worry that it’s a signal that the agency is relaxing its scrunity of the industry under the Trump administration.
Kentucky is one of the poorest states in America, and its residents are among the sickest. Yet the governor's decision to force Medicaid recipients to meet a work requirement — something that could take health coverage away from 100,000 people — is unlikely to carry any political repercussions for the GOP in this deeply red state.
Regulated utilities stand to save billions of dollars each year from the recently enacted tax law, yet it is not yet clear the degree these electric, gas and water companies will return those savings to ratepayers. Much will depend on regulators in each state.
Ever since President Donald Trump came into office blasting China for what he says are unfair trade practices, U.S. businesses have worried that his rhetoric could ignite a trade war that would damage America.
Hurricane Maria laid bare the issue of affordability and flood insurance policies. A tiny fraction of the island’s households have these policies -- most can’t afford to -- and the rate is low across the US too. Will Trump proposals change that?
Amanda Meyer, originally from Strawberry Point, Iowa, filmed herself destroying a gun in response to the mass shooting that happened at a Florida high school. Meyer said she grew up around guns and that her parents always emphasized gun safety. She said the only way she could be sure that her Sig Sauer P229 won’t hurt anyone was by destroying it.
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