New White House Merger Proposal Combines the Education and Labor Departments.

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppOn Thursday, the White House proposed to combine the Education and Labor departments into one Cabinet. The new Department of Education and the Workforce; overseeing both educational and work-related issues. The merger came about because the administration wanted a more efficient agency, and focus more on adapting skills and career technical education for students.  Within that, there will be four sub-agencies. One of the agencies is called the American Workforce and higher Education Administration— which would “bring together current [Department of Labor] workforce development programs…

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Steel manufacturer invests in new factory following Trump tariffs

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppIn March, President Trump imposed a 25% tariff on imported steel, hoping to bolster US manufacturing. JSW Steel USA may finally be the saving grace to his policy, as it invests $500 million in a new US manufacturing plant. The Indian-owned company will not only invest half a billion dollars in the new factory, but it will also allocate another $500 million to revamp one of its old US factories in Baytown, Texas. The new factory will be an Acero Junction factory in Mingo Junction,…

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Supreme Court Rules a Warrant is Needed for Cell Phone Location Tracking Data

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppThis Friday the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the government generally needs a warrant if it wants to use cell phone data to track someone’s location. This ruling is a win for privacy advocates. In this situation, the government is obtaining information about you from a third party, your cell phone company. The Department of Justice, the losers of this ruling, argue that a person’s privacy rights are lessened when information is voluntarily shared with someone else (a third party). To some, in this case,…

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Trump Administration Separated 2,300 Immigrant Children From Families Under “Zero-Tolerance” Policy

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppOn Wednesday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order to end his controversial and immoral policy of separating immigrant families at the U.S. border. However, the way in which affected children are being identified and taken care of by the government has been quite flawed, following his rushed and sudden decision. Finding the exact amount of children who have been separated from their families sent to different cities and sent to different states has proven to be an extremely difficult task for government officials. The…

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Will Families Be Reunited?

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppWednesday, Trump signed an executive order that will help keep families together at the border. Trump made this move after backlash from his administration policy that separated children from their parents. Parents will still be prosecuted for illegally crossing the United States border but now families will be detained together. Also, the Department of Homeland Security, not the Justice Department will handle these cases. There are several key components to this executive order. However, one of the most noticeable ones is that the order doesn’t…

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