Republicans hope a tax bill will lift their fortunes in 2018. In crucial states like New Jersey, with high local taxes, it could do just the opposite.
Republicans claim that conservative-leaning states “subsidize” liberal-leaning states through deduction, while Democrats say repealing it will hurt middle-class families.
An advocacy group found excessive use of physical restraints and other abuses at Woods Center, a Pennsylvania facility where more than 100 New Yorkers are housed.
As he prepares for re-election next year, Senator Ted Cruz faces a challenge in helping millions of people — in his hometown, Houston, and beyond — rebuild after Hurricane Harvey.
Critics see Lynne Patton’s appointment to lead a regional housing office as nepotism, but she sees it as giving residents an advocate with unprecedented access to those in charge.
By THOMAS KAPLAN and ROBERT PEAR March 20, 2017 WASHINGTON — House Republican leaders, trying to lock down the votes of wavering upstate New York Republicans, inserted a last-minute special provision in their health care bill that would shift...