Border crossings likely to get infrastructure money, but benefits for migrants still up in air

Border crossings likely to get infrastructure money, but benefits for migrants still up in air

EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) – Southern ports of entry likely will get upgrades to speed up vehicle traffic with money from the recently-passed $1 trillion federal infrastructure act, a Texas congresswoman says. “There hasn’t been a whole lot of investment over the decades. Most ports of entry haven’t seen any investment aside from minor … Read more

China condemns ‘money worship’, corruption of reform era in key document

China condemns 'money worship', corruption of reform era in key document

BEIJING, Nov 16 (Reuters) – China’s ruling Communist Party slammed the “money worship”, “extreme individualism” and corruption that emerged in the four decades since the country opened up, calling for stronger party leadership and moral discipline in a key resolution released on Tuesday.The document strengthens President Xi Jinping’s dominance of the party ahead of what … Read more

Analysis: Drug pricing reform opponents win most pharma lobbying money

Analysis: Drug pricing reform opponents win most pharma lobbying money

Pharmaceutical tablets and capsules are arranged in the shape of a U.S. dollar sign on a table in this picture illustration taken in Ljubljana August 20, 2014. REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic/File PhotoOct 25 (Reuters) – Democratic Party lawmakers holding up proposed drug pricing reforms are among the largest beneficiaries of the pharmaceutical industry’s push to stave off … Read more