HUD is failing to manage experimental public housing program, government watchdog finds

Over the past 20 years, dozens of housing authorities across the country have been allowed to skirt federal regulations and were given extra discretion in how they spend millions in federal funds through an experimental low-income housing program.  Under the watchful eye of the Department…

‘Parody marriages,’ South Carolina’s bizarre scheme to circumvent marriage equality

A group of South Carolina state lawmakers have proposed a new bill to try to circumvent marriage equality and allow discrimination against gay, lesbian, and bi people. It would dub same-sex couples’ marriages “parody marriages,” and its reasoning is incomprehensibly bizarre. According to H. 4949,…

The far-right smear campaign against students who survived the Parkland massacre

Students who survived the gun massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have emerged as powerful advocates of gun control and fierce critics of the NRA. Now they are being targeted by a right-wing smear campaign. David Hogg, a senior at the school, was one of…

South Dakota shelves novel bill targeting transgender kids

South Dakota lawmakers have shelved a first-of-its-kind bill that would have censored discussion of transgender issues in schools. According to the Associated Press, state Sen. Phil Jensen (R) realized “there were issues he hadn’t thought of” when he first proposed S.B. 160. “It wasn’t a hoax,”…

Ballot box battle over clean energy is brewing in three states

Clean energy advocates have their eyes on three states — Michigan, Nevada, and Arizona — where they hope to strengthen renewable energy policies by getting voters to pass citizen-led ballot initiatives. As with previous battles at the ballot box over clean energy, the campaigners are…

John Kelly is headed down a dangerous road

White House staffers have become increasingly frustrated with chief of staff John Kelly for his role in the ongoing Rob Porter scandal, the Washington Post reported Tuesday evening. The report, which cites people with knowledge of the situation, indicates that a “growing number of aides”…

RELEASE: New CAP Report Shows How Trump’s Financial Practices Made Him The Perfect Target For Russia’s Influence Campaign

Washington, D.C. — Donald Trump’s business practices could have provided the Kremlin and those working on its behalf with both the leverage and the means necessary to penetrate his 2016 presidential campaign, says a recently released CAP report. Given the Kremlin’s preference—determined by the U.S….

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