• A red traffic light stands in front of the U.S. Capitol building in Washington

    Budget Deficit Growing Ahead of Tax Cuts

    The federal budget deficit is expected to grow as the $1.5 trillion tax cut begins to kick in this year, but it got a running start this past fall, before the tax bill had taken effect. According to...

  • FILE PHOTO: Hospital emergency sign in La Jolla, California

    Kentucky Gets the Go-Ahead on Medicaid Work Requirements

    Just a day after the Trump administration issued new rules allowing states to enforce work requirements for Medicaid recipients, Kentucky received permission to begin doing so Friday. The approval is...