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... form in Pennsylvania. More recently in 2010, Williams introduced a bill in the Pennsylvania legislature that mandated vouchers for poor students in underperforming schools. Three Republicans...
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2015/01/29 06:07
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Mark Dayton advanced a $42 billion, 2016-17 biennial budget that invites a politically divided Legislature to put more state money where those hearts are. More than half of a forecast $1 billion...
2015/01/29 06:06
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... expanded work for Council committees – a structure derived from Adler's experience at the Legislature, where he spent years as a chief aide to former El Paso Democratic Sen. Eliot Shapleigh....
2015/01/29 05:44
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... low-income and Hispanic students, 2.3 points for Pacific Islanders, 2.4 points for African-American students and 3.3 points for English language learners. Only Native American students didn't...
2015/01/29 05:18
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The crumbling of the once-mighty American middle class has two unstoppable causes, globalization and automation, and one stoppable one, a poorly educated workforce. A high-school diploma no longer...
2015/01/29 03:43
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... Education. The average student-to-counselor ratio nationally is about 450 to 1, while the American School Counselor Association recommends a 250-to-1 ratio. Families can help pick up some...
2015/01/29 02:38
2015/01/29 02:38
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... the state backed the retirement proposal by majorities ranging from 75 to 85 percent. The 2013 Legislature voted to set up a task force to study ways of boosting retirement savings, but only...
2015/01/29 00:45
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Harriett Elizabeth "Liz" Byrd, the first African-American woman to serve in the Wyoming Legislature, has died at age 88. Her son, Rep. Jim Byrd of Cheyenne, said Harriett Byrd...
2015/01/29 00:45
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It's a measure of the potential peril awaiting criminal defendants in American courtrooms that every person arrested in this country is supposed to have some version of the following statement read to...
2015/01/28 22:23
2015/01/28 22:23
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Neb. -- A bill to allow smoking in designated cigar shops will be debated by the full Nebraska Legislature. The General Affairs committee voted 7-0 Wednesday to advance the measure, with one...
2015/01/28 21:19
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... a crowd hosted by the Family Foundation, a Christian advocacy group that lobbies the Virginia legislature. “What I want to do is see, what can we do to put that person in a position where they...
2015/01/28 21:05
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It remains to be seen whether that acceptance will survive the Legislature's vetting process, as conservative activists across the state strenuously point out that passage of the bills as written...
2015/01/28 20:51
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... process that is likely to take several years,” the Statesman reports. The Republican-controlled legislature had refused to hear such a bill for nine years, but massive protests held last year...
2015/01/28 20:40
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... and ramp up enforcement against selling them to minors under a bill introduced in the state legislature this week. There is growing concern about the health risks from e-cigarettes, also...
2015/01/28 20:09
2015/01/28 20:09
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Untitled Document By car, plane but likely not on mass transit, members of the Utah State Legislature have found their way back to the capital city, filtering in from all corners of the Beehive State...
2015/01/28 19:50
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... over her body, but the right to kill the baby is not hers. If Rutherford runs for the Legislature, I will be there to help both physically and financially. And any other politician who...
2015/01/28 19:36
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... wants to secure funding for the construction of the $75 million International African American Museum on the site of Gadsden’s Wharf on East Bay, where more than 100,000 Africans landed...
2015/01/28 19:19
2015/01/28 19:19
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... million. He also contributed about another $300,000 to candidates running for the Illinois legislature. Rauner isn’t the only governor who funded his own campaign. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf...
2015/01/28 17:22
2015/01/28 17:22
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... rounds in early primary states and on Tuesday evening launched a political committee, Our American Revival 'America stands on the brink,' narrator says in ad for Walker's group before...
2015/01/28 16:39
2015/01/28 16:39
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... Congress during the video chats. It’s a new way of doing things.”Students in Travis Curtis’ American government class were able to ask Smith, one of the youngest members in the U.S. House of...
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