Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., together with other Republican leaders speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021. AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta McConnell and Senate Republicans repeatedly blocked attempts to raise the debt ceiling. On Wednesday, McConnell reversed course and conceded a 2-month liftContinue Reading

Marianne Ayala/Insider Insider and other media have identified numerous US lawmakers not complying with the federal STOCK Act. Their excuses range from oversights, to clerical errors, to inattentive accountants. Ethics watchdogs – and even some in Congress – want to ban lawmakers from trading individual stocks. See more stories onContinue Reading

If you have had issues with alcohol that are on record with either your health, driving or legal records, your insurance rates and options may be affected. Questions on your life insurance question specifically cover alcohol use because alcohol abuse can cause health issues. What should you know about theContinue Reading

Attorney General Merrick Garland departs after speaking at the Justice Department in Washington, on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. Win McNamee/Pool via AP The National School Board Association wrote a letter to Biden asking for help with threats. The Department of Justice will create a task force to address threats againstContinue Reading

The National Flood Insurance Program’s newest changes started on October 1. The changes made to the rating system for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) went into effect as of October 1, as the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) implemented its Risk Rate 2.0. At the start of this month,Continue Reading