Tag: Mick Mulvaney

Puerto Rico 'On Its Own' Financially, Budget Director Says

Puerto Rico will be left to its own devices to recover financially following the devastation left by the most powerful hurricane to hit the United States territory in about 90 years, according to Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney. Rejecting President Donald Trump’s assertion that the island’s debt…

Trump Administration to Weaken Workplace Discrimination Protections

A budget cut proposal from the Trump administration would significantly impact the government’s ability to protect America’s civil rights laws, according to more than 70 civil rights activist groups. The proposal would merge the Labor Department’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)…

Health Care Vote Postponed, Bill Still Hurts Low-Income Americans

After postponing Thursday’s scheduled vote, the House is now expected to vote onFriday on the Republican health care bill known as the American Health Care Act (AHCA). Republicans remain at odds with one another as conservatives push for a complete repeal of Obamacare while moderates worry about the number of…