Publius / January 19, 2017

Thursday Top Headlines

Federal workers quitting? Also, Trump nominees grilled.

  • Great news: One-third of feds won’t commit to staying during Trump administration. (Government Executive)

  • Report: 300,000 small business jobs lost due to ObamaCare. (Washington Free Beacon)

  • HHS nominee Price sees “access” to coverage as health reform goal. (The Washington Post)

  • Betsy DeVos hearing highlights the need for less government control in education. (The Daily Signal)

  • Trump EPA nominee Scott Pruitt grilled on climate change at Senate hearing. (Reason)

  • Army plans Dakota Access oil pipeline environmental study. (Associated Press)

  • Donald Trump taps Sonny Perdue as his agriculture chief. (Atlanta Journal Constitution)

  • U.S. military moves to clear “ghost soldiers” from Afghan payroll. (The Wall Street Journal)

  • Congress looks to punish “sanctuary campus” colleges that protect illegal immigrants. (The Washington Times)

  • CIA unveils new rules for collecting information on Americans. (Reuters)

  • Policy: The injustice of commuting Manning’s sentence. (National Review)

  • Policy: When it comes to health care, the answer is supply. (The Gazette)

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