Government shutdown possible due to Congress' budget brawl
Facing the prospects of a government shutdown this Friday over a fight to fund President Donald Trump’s Mexican border wall, members of Congress are prepared to pass a short-term stopgap to give the White House and lawmakers additional time to resolve their differences.
Midwest universities, led by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Michigan State University and Purdue University in Indiana, once again ranked among the best institutions for agricultural sciences programs across the globe, one of the latest world evaluations shows.
Trump reportedly switching course on EXIM Bank future
President Donald Trump has gone back on his promise not to allow the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) to go forward, after a meeting with a lobbyist for and former executive of the top beneficiary of the publicly funded bank’s largesse, Boeing Corp.
As thousands of supporters participated in the nation’s “March for Science” rally last weekend, federal officials were meeting behind closed doors at U.S. EPA headquarters to cut more than 3,100 agency jobs, a third of which will be top government scientists.
Michigan establishes risk area for bovine TB in five counties
Michigan state officials have established an area in five Michigan counties as a Potential High Risk Area for Bovine tuberculosis (TB) earlier this month after several wild deer came up positive for TB.