County News

Capital Loop - Oct. 30. 2017

Senate approves 2018 budget blueprint

On Oct. 19, the Senate approved a budget blueprint for FY 2018 allowing lawmakers to pursue a tax code overhaul through the budget reconciliation process. Learn more

 

VA sends bill to Congress to overhaul the Choice Program

The Veterans Coordinated Access and Rewarding Experiences (CARE) Act submitted to the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees Oct. 16, would replace the current 30-day/40-mile rule with more personalized and flexible decision-making, according to the VA. Learn more

 

EPA “Sue and Settle” directive issued by Administrator Pruitt

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt issued a directive designed to end the agency’s practice of “sue and settle,” and improve transparency and public participation in EPA consent decrees and settlement agreements. Learn more

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Bev Schlotterbeck
Executive Editor
(202) 942-4249
bschlott@naco.org