Government

National Press Foundation link: Unraveling the Federal-State Fiscal Relationship September 11, 2017

Unraveling the Federal-State Fiscal Relationship

Uncle Sam Doles Out $3.4 Trillion to the States

National Press Foundation link: Overhauling the Tax System September 11, 2017

Overhauling the Tax System

If GOP Changes the Tax System, What Would it Look Like?

National Press Foundation link: How the U.S. Debt Ceiling Works September 11, 2017

How the U.S. Debt Ceiling Works

How – and Why – Congress Regularly Plays Fiscal Chicken

National Press Foundation link: Understanding How the Federal Budget is Made September 11, 2017

Understanding How the Federal Budget is Made

How to Cover a Process That’s Been Broken for Years

National Press Foundation link: Covering Complicated Fiscal Issues September 11, 2017

Covering Complicated Fiscal Issues

Taking Washington Budgets and Debt Out of the Beltway

National Press Foundation link: Keeping Tabs on a Hostile Administration April 19, 2017

Keeping Tabs on a Hostile Administration

As White House Ups Antagonism Toward the Press, Journalists Decide How to Repond

National Press Foundation link: Is American Military Readiness at Risk? April 06, 2017

Is American Military Readiness at Risk?

While Politicians Talk About a ‘Broken’ Military, an Expert Says Things Are Not So Dire

National Press Foundation link: Deciphering the Pentagon’s Budget April 06, 2017

Deciphering the Pentagon’s Budget

With Defense Spending Likely to Rise, A Primer on How to Read the Numbers

National Press Foundation link: Clamping Down on Unfair Trade March 16, 2017

Clamping Down on Unfair Trade

New Administration Vows to Get Tough on Cheap Imports

National Press Foundation link: The Politics of Trade March 08, 2017

The Politics of Trade

Trump’s Anti-Trade Message Could be Hard to Implement

National Press Foundation link: Debunking Myths on Immigration February 09, 2017

Debunking Myths on Immigration

As New Administration Seeks to Tighten Borders, A History of Immigration in the U.S.

National Press Foundation link: Understanding the Immigration Beat February 09, 2017

Understanding the Immigration Beat

Veterans on the Beat Counsel Caution as Reporters Dig into Immigration Changes

National Press Foundation link: Using FOIA to Crack Government Secrets February 07, 2017

Using FOIA to Crack Government Secrets

An Updated Freedom of Information Law Could Add to Reporters’ Toolbox

National Press Foundation link: Tips for Reporting on Immigration February 07, 2017

Tips for Reporting on Immigration

5 Immigration Issues Beyond the Ban and the Wall

National Press Foundation link: White House Beat: High Profile, Low Access January 11, 2017

White House Beat: High Profile, Low Access

Working White House Beat Can be Demanding, Frustrating – and Exciting.

National Press Foundation link: A $1 Trillion Pothole? January 11, 2017

A $1 Trillion Pothole?

Finding Money to Fix America’s Broken Infrastructure

National Press Foundation link: Understanding Tax Breaks and Incentives January 11, 2017

Understanding Tax Breaks and Incentives

Tax Breaks for Businesses and Sports Teams – Boon or Boondogle?

National Press Foundation link: Covering the Repeal of Obamacare January 10, 2017

Covering the Repeal of Obamacare

Republicans Can Undo the Affordable Care Act – and Reporters Should be Prepared

National Press Foundation link: Undoing 8 Years of Environmental Rules January 10, 2017

Undoing 8 Years of Environmental Rules

Administration of Donald Trump Promises Major Changes to Clean Air, Water Rules.

National Press Foundation link: Covering the Halls of Congress December 08, 2016

Covering the Halls of Congress

Congress Offers Unusual Openness for Reporters

National Press Foundation link: What One-Party Control Means December 06, 2016

What One-Party Control Means

GOP Controls Both Congress and White House

National Press Foundation link: Covering Executive Power December 06, 2016

Covering Executive Power

A New President Enters the Oval Office with Vast Powers

National Press Foundation link: Protecting the Press Pool December 06, 2016

Protecting the Press Pool

Will Constant Tension be the New Normal in White House-Media Relations?

National Press Foundation link: The Revolving Door Between Public and Private Service October 18, 2016

The Revolving Door Between Public and Private Service

When One Administration Ends, Where Do All Those Top Officials Go?

National Press Foundation link: Covering a Presidential Transition October 18, 2016

Covering a Presidential Transition

Finding Sources and Stories When Congress and the White House Change Over

National Press Foundation link: Formalizing the Presidential Transition Process October 18, 2016

Formalizing the Presidential Transition Process

Presidential Transition Like An “Epic Corporate Takeover”

National Press Foundation link: How Federal Spending Affects States October 19, 2016

How Federal Spending Affects States

Spending From Washington Can Have Major Impact on State Finances

National Press Foundation link: Getting a Handle on the National Debt, Deficit October 19, 2016

Getting a Handle on the National Debt, Deficit

Understanding the Complexities of the U.S. Budget as the National Debt Increases

National Press Foundation link: Making Abstract Budget Stories Come Alive October 19, 2016

Making Abstract Budget Stories Come Alive

How to Cover Big Debt, Deficit Numbers in a Way that Helps Readers

National Press Foundation link: Judiciary Beat Offers Insight to Other Beats September 13, 2016

Judiciary Beat Offers Insight to Other Beats

Reporters Can Find Stories in All Federal Courts – Not Just the Supreme One

National Press Foundation link: Public Pensions Falling Short June 16, 2016

Public Pensions Falling Short

In State Capitals, a Wide Variation in Pension Performance

National Press Foundation link: Covering the Courts May 10, 2016

Covering the Courts

Supremes Take the Spotlight, but Stories Abound in Other Courts

National Press Foundation link: White House Beat High on Aggravation December 15, 2015

White House Beat High on Aggravation

Reporters Devise Strategies to Work Around Limited Flow of Information

National Press Foundation link: Covering Congress November 02, 2015

Covering Congress

National Press Foundation link: Checking in with the Fact-Checkers October 05, 2015

Checking in with the Fact-Checkers

Real-Time Fact-Checking of Politicians Important in Election Coverage

National Press Foundation link: Covering Campaigns October 05, 2015

Covering Campaigns

National Press Foundation link: Federal Budget September 21, 2015

Federal Budget

Making Sense of the Federal Budget

National Press Foundation link: The CBO Story September 21, 2015

The CBO Story

National Press Foundation link: Defense Reporting April 13, 2015

Defense Reporting

National Press Foundation link: The Supreme Court February 02, 2015

The Supreme Court

National Press Foundation link: Cabinet Agencies January 12, 2015

Cabinet Agencies

National Press Foundation link: Q&A with Lee Hamilton January 27, 2015

Q&A with Lee Hamilton