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    Health Care

    Congress repealed, effective December 31, 2018, the ACA/Obamacare individual mandate that many argued was unconstitutional.
    Labor / Jobs / Pensions

    Jobs and Trade

    President Trump has laid out his seven steps to “bring back our jobs.” Two of those include an immediate withdrawl from the TPP and a renegotiation of NAFTA.

    No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act

    President Trump supports a call to ban almost all federal taxpayer funding of abortions by nominating pro-life justices to the U.S. Supreme Court.
    Regulation / Regulatory

    Regulatory Reform

    Congress rolled back 14 rules, including three major rules President Obama issued at the end of his administration, for a savings of $3.7 billion and 4.2 million hours of paperwork.




    After recent shootings, Congress is considering several measures. One of them encourages states to enter all applicable disqualifying records and requires federal agencies to properly report relevant records.
    Agriculture / Food


    Congress is considering the Farm Bill. Our nation’s food security depends on strong agricultural policy that provides stability for America’s farmers and ranchers.

    Rebuilding the U.S. Military

    President Trump unveiled his plan for boosting defense spending and rebuilding the military, while calling for a new strategy to defeat the Islamic State, as part of a renewed focus on national security.


    A Supreme Court decision gave DACA enrollees a temporary reprieve from deportation and Congress more time to craft a permanent solution.
    Public Works / Infrastructure


    The administration is pledging to spend up to $1 trillion on transportation and infrastructure over the next decade.