Tagged: National Politics

How Trump tax plan would alter mortgage interest deduction

How Trump tax plan would alter mortgage interest deduction

Each year, taxpayers subsidize America’s homeowners by roughly $70 billion, with the benefits flowing disproportionately to coastal areas with high incomes and pricey homes, from New York and Washington to Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Fewer Americans buy insurance in coastal areas

Fewer Americans buy insurance in coastal areas

Far fewer Americans compared with five years ago are paying for flood insurance in coastal areas of the United States where hurricanes, storms and tidal surges pose a serious threat, according to an Associated Press analysis of government data.

Fewer Americans buy insurance in coastal areas

Fewer Americans buy insurance in coastal areas

Far fewer Americans compared with five years ago are paying for flood insurance in coastal areas of the United States where hurricanes, storms and tidal surges pose a serious threat, according to an Associated Press analysis of government data.

Trump’s “America First” version of the U.S. home comes at a cost

Trump’s “America First” version of the U.S. home comes at a cost

All to Trump’s tough talk about immigration and imports carry costs for the new U.S. home, a global melting pot of labor and parts. His policies could add tens of thousands of dollars to the cost of a house.

Trump’s “America First” version of the U.S. home comes at a cost

Trump’s “America First” version of the U.S. home comes at a cost

All to Trump’s tough talk about immigration and imports carry costs for the new U.S. home, a global melting pot of labor and parts. His policies could add tens of thousands of dollars to the cost of a house.

White House disbands another advisory council, this one on infrastructure

White House disbands another advisory council, this one on infrastructure

A White House advisory council on infrastructure Thursday became the latest casualty of the pique of business leaders over President Donald Trump’s response to the hate-fueled violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

White House disbands another advisory council, this one on infrastructure

White House disbands another advisory council, this one on infrastructure

A White House advisory council on infrastructure Thursday became the latest casualty of the pique of business leaders over President Donald Trump’s response to the hate-fueled violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Congress revamps housing program to benefit areas where HIV is spreading

Congress revamps housing program to benefit areas where HIV is spreading

In a bipartisan push, Congress has restructured a federal program that provides housing assistance for people living with HIV to funnel more money into areas struggling to control the outbreak.

Congress revamps housing program to benefit areas where HIV is spreading

Congress revamps housing program to benefit areas where HIV is spreading

In a bipartisan push, Congress has restructured a federal program that provides housing assistance for people living with HIV to funnel more money into areas struggling to control the outbreak.

Hunt for Preble’s jumping mouse at Rocky Flats comes up empty

Hunt for Preble’s jumping mouse at Rocky Flats comes up empty

The hunt is on for the Preble’s meadow jumping mouse — and so is a Trump-backed fight that holds it up as proof the Endangered Species Act needs to be changed.