A new Gallup poll finds that Americans’ trust in the federal government to handle international problems has fallen to a record-low of 43 percent, with only 40 percent expressing confidence in Washington’s ability to handle domestic problems.
The government said Monday it will soon close three emergency shelters it established at U.S. military bases to temporarily house children caught crossing the Mexican border alone. It said fewer children were being caught and other shelters will be adequate.
GOP House measure also cuts healthy food initiative championed by Michelle Obama.
Officials apologized to residents of Lawrenceville for keeping them in the dark about plans to shelter hundreds of Central American children.
ASBC’s Guy Timberlake says when the place of performance was Maryland, the District of Columbia and Virginia, the combined total accounted for nearly $4 billion in FY13 Simplified Acquisition obligations.
Kentucky’s Agriculture Department sued the federal government Wednesday, seeking the release of imported hemp seeds that have been held up by customs officials.
Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration’s conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help combat climate change.
Over the past few years, industry watchers have seen a trend in government contracting.
Companies that want to do business with the federal government are facing challenges that weren’t around just a few years ago.
The White House says President Barack Obama will propose a 1 percent pay raise next year for federal workers.