Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 8:11am
Eight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health insurance, according to a government report out Tuesday that has implications for the presidential campaign.
Andrew Taylor and Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 7:21am
President Barack Obama is unveiling his eighth and final budget, a $4 trillion-plus proposal that's freighted with liberal policy initiatives and new and familiar tax hikes — all sent to a dismissive Republican-controlled Congress that simply wants to move on from his presidency.
Marc Levy, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 8:30am
Pennsylvania government will set a modern state record for budget gridlock on Tuesday when Gov. Tom Wolf sends lawmakers a spending proposal for the coming fiscal year with no full plan in place for the current fiscal year that began back in July.
Tami Abdollah, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 8:30am
The Obama administration is creating a new high-level federal official to coordinate cybersecurity across civilian agencies and to work with military and intelligence counterparts, as part of its 2017 budget proposal announced Tuesday.
State officials are seeking public comment on a proposed gold mining project just north of Yellowstone National Park. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports that the Montana officials are accepting public input on an application from Crevice Mining Group. The company based out of Spokane, Washington says the exploration project would cost about $1.1 million and disturb 7 acres of surface.