FROM David Yale
Budget Woes Could Stop Transportation Projects in Their Tracks Two major construction projects under way in Los Angeles could be stopped in their tracks, according to today's Daily News . Bus riders in the San Fernando Valley are well aware that the Orange Line busway is being extended . Commuters on the 405 know that it's being widened to include a so-called high occupancy lane. David Yale is Deputy executive officer for countywide regional planning and development at LA Metro .
House Republicans release their Obamacare replacement As two House committees take up "repeal and replacement" of "Obamacare," there may be life left in the Affordable Care Act after all. Even Republicans are divided, and proposed changes won't make good on President Trump's promise to provide "health insurance for everybody."
Political appointments and the reshaping of the judiciary President Trump has the chance for a long-term impact -- not just on the US Supreme Court, but on the entire federal court system. And his nominees are likely to get the support of a massive spending campaign by donors who don't have to reveal their names. Can President Trump "pack" the federal court system?
Further revelations into Russian involvement in 2016 election Last week's failure to "repeal and replace" Obamacare was an early setback for the Trump Administration. There may be long-term danger of a different kind in multiple investigations into ties with Russia among campaign workers, the White House staff and the Chief Executive himself. We look as some of the threads they're following.