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Several Amarilloans - supporters, and detractors alike - Amarillo are attending Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration ceremony in Washington today.

As the Amarillo Globe-News reports, a number of Amarilloans are in Washington D.C. for Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration – some to celebrate, others merely to speculate.

Tom Mechler, state chair for the Republican Party of Texas, arrived in the nation’s capital on Tuesday.

According to a recent study, Obamacare’s expansion of Medicaid coverage to people living just above the poverty line may be responsible for more disabled people getting jobs.

As Reuters Health reports, prior to passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), Obamacare, in 2010, people with disabilities and low income jobs were often unable to afford their expensive medical care. Many opted for unemployment in order to qualify for Medicaid coverage.

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Colorado could take center stage on the topic of climate change under a Donald Trump Environmental Protection Agency.

Federal Government Squanders Food Safety Bill

Aug 31, 2015
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We all remember the Blue Bell ice cream recall from earlier this year. But most don’t know that congress passed a White House bill in 2010 that would have prevented the deadly Listeriosis outbreak. However, according to a POLITICO investigation, congress and the Obama administration have yet to put the law into effect 5 years later.

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From Kaiser Health News:

Even in Kentucky, which championed the 2010 health care law by expanding Medicaid and running its own insurance marketplace, about half of poor people say they have heard little about the Affordable Care Act, according to a Harvard University study published Monday in Health Affairs.

State of the Union: Tuesday at 8pm

Jan 19, 2015
Pete Souza

Tune to HPPR to hear NPR's coverage of President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday. Coverage begins at 8pm CT.

The special will include the President's full address followed by the Republican response from Senator Joni Ernst of Iowa. Hear analysis from NPR’s Washington reporting team.

Pete Souza

Listen to HPPR tonight at 8pm CT as President Obama addresses the nation from the White House. He will outline his administration's strategy for fighting the militant group, ISIS.

State of the Union tonight 8pm

Jan 28, 2014
Pete Souza

Tune to HPPR to hear NPR's coverage of President Obama's State of the Union address tonight. Coverage begins at 8pm CT.

The special will include the President's full address followed by the Republican response, and analysis from NPR’s Washington reporting team.