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The Advocate
Budget proposal includes drastic cuts to state servicesLegislative budget leaders received a grim overview Saturday of what would happ
Budget proposal includes drastic cuts to state services
The Advocate / Posted 5 hours ago
Legislative budget leaders received a grim overview Saturday of what would happen if lawmakers don’t find a way to fill the $2 billion projected shortfall in the state budget that begins July 1. Higher education funding would be reduced by nearly... Read more
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The Hill
GOP lawmaker: Obama ‘hollowed out our military’Rep. Michael Turner (R-Ohio) says President Obama has “hollowed out” the milita
GOP lawmaker: Obama ‘hollowed out our military’
The Hill / Posted 9 hours ago
Rep. Michael Turner (R-Ohio) says President Obama has “hollowed out” the military through budget cuts from sequestration. “President Obama, with his plan of sequestration, has really hollowed out our military,” Turner told radio host John... Read more
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Salem News
Johnson remarks on Obama’s fiscal year budget proposalJohnson released a statement last week after Obama unveiled his proposed budget
Johnson remarks on Obama’s fiscal year budget proposal
Salem News / Posted 14 hours ago
Johnson released a statement last week after Obama unveiled his proposed budget, which reportedly would increase spending by $2.5 trillion and raise taxes by $3.4 trillion over the next decade: "Eight years, eight budgets that don't come close to... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Lawmakers are presented next year's budget with deep cutsLouisiana lawmakers will start meeting Sunday in a special session aimed at tac
Lawmakers are presented next year's budget with deep cuts
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 14 hours ago
Louisiana lawmakers will start meeting Sunday in a special session aimed at tackling the state's massive budget deficit. On Saturday, members of Governor John Bel Edwards’ administration warned, drastic cuts will come to state agencies and other... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Lawmakers are presented next year's budget with deep cutsLouisiana lawmakers will start meeting Sunday in a special session aimed at tac
Lawmakers are presented next year's budget with deep cuts
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 15 hours ago
Louisiana lawmakers will start meeting Sunday in a special session aimed at tackling the state's massive budget deficit. On Saturday, members of Governor John Bel Edwards’ administration warned, drastic cuts will come to state agencies and other... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Lawmakers are presented next year's budget with deep cutsLouisiana lawmakers will start meeting Sunday in a special session aimed at tac
Lawmakers are presented next year's budget with deep cuts
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 15 hours ago
Louisiana lawmakers will start meeting Sunday in a special session aimed at tackling the state's massive budget deficit. On Saturday, members of Governor John Bel Edwards’ administration warned, drastic cuts will come to state agencies and other... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Emails show Kean’s $219,000 table was sent before it was OK’dKean University’s controversial $219,000 custom-made conference table was alrea
Emails show Kean’s $219,000 table was sent before it was OK’d
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 15 hours ago
Kean University’s controversial $219,000 custom-made conference table was already ordered, built and on a boat from China by the time a required public vote was taken to approve the purchase, internal emails show. The president of the university,... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Nashua school administration proposes 2017 education budget over spending capNASHUA - School officials are mulling over the administration's proposed 2017 b
Nashua school administration proposes 2017 education budget over spending cap
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 16 hours ago
NASHUA - School officials are mulling over the administration's proposed 2017 budget, which comes in above the anticipated city spending cap by about $1.5 million. City leaders are anticipating a spending cap of about 1.3 percent over this year's... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Local legislators weigh in on budget prior to special sessionSunday afternoon, legislators will meet in a special session in an attempt to c
Local legislators weigh in on budget prior to special session
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 17 hours ago
Sunday afternoon, legislators will meet in a special session in an attempt to correct the state's billion dollar deficit. After Governor John Bel Edwards addressed the state Thursday, everyone is on edge wondering what will happen over the next... Read more
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The Advocate
Budget proposal includes drastic cuts to state servicesLegislative budget leaders received a grim overview Saturday of what would happ
Budget proposal includes drastic cuts to state services
The Advocate / Posted 18 hours ago
Legislative budget leaders received a grim overview Saturday of what would happen if lawmakers don’t find a way to fill the $2 billion projected shortfall in the state budget that begins July 1. Higher education funding would be reduced by nearly... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
LA governor releases budget proposal without taxes, only cutsBy MELINDA DESLATTE Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana Gov. J
LA governor releases budget proposal without taxes, only cuts
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 19 hours ago
By MELINDA DESLATTE Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration has presented its doomsday budget to lawmakers. Edwards' chief financial adviser Jay Dardenne unveiled Saturday what next year's budget... Read more
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The Advocate
Budget proposal includes drastic cuts to state services to close $2.2B shortfallLegislative budget leaders received a grim overview Saturday of what would happ
Budget proposal includes drastic cuts to state services to close $2.2B shortfall
The Advocate / Posted 19 hours ago
Legislative budget leaders received a grim overview Saturday of what would happen if lawmakers don’t find a way to fill the $2 billion projected shortfall in the state budget that begins July 1. Higher education funding would be reduced by nearly... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Grimes: Clinton stumbled in New Hampshire, but moves onThe New Hampshire primary was a good day for democracy in the United States, as
Grimes: Clinton stumbled in New Hampshire, but moves on
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 19 hours ago
The New Hampshire primary was a good day for democracy in the United States, as a record 538,094 went to the polls in the aftermath of a blizzard. But what did they vote for? What message did they offer the rest of the nation? Perhaps most... Read more
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The Advocate
Budget proposal includes drastic cuts to state services to close $2.2B shortfallCommissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne presented a budget proposal to the
Budget proposal includes drastic cuts to state services to close $2.2B shortfall
The Advocate / Posted 20 hours ago
Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne presented a budget proposal to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee this afternoon that shows drastic cuts to state services that will be necessary if the Louisiana Legislature doesn’t find new revenue... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Edwards presents budget showing what severe cuts would look likeEdwards' chief financial adviser Jay Dardenne unveiled Saturday what next year'
Edwards presents budget showing what severe cuts would look like
The Houma Courier / Posted 20 hours ago
Edwards' chief financial adviser Jay Dardenne unveiled Saturday what next year's budget looks like if Louisiana cuts more than $2 billion in state financing to close a budget gap, rather than raise taxes. He called it "disastrous." The public school... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Edwards presents budget showing what severe cuts would look likeEdwards' chief financial adviser Jay Dardenne unveiled Saturday what next year'
Edwards presents budget showing what severe cuts would look like
The Daily Comet / Posted 20 hours ago
Edwards' chief financial adviser Jay Dardenne unveiled Saturday what next year's budget looks like if Louisiana cuts more than $2 billion in state financing to close a budget gap, rather than raise taxes. He called it "disastrous." The public school... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Edwards' 'doomsday scenario' budget being unveiledBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration is pres
Edwards' 'doomsday scenario' budget being unveiled
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 21 hours ago
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration is presenting its "doomsday scenario" to lawmakers. Jay Dardenne, the governor's chief financial adviser, is testifying before the joint House and Senate budget committee about... Read more
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Op-Ed News
John Kasich and the Clintons Collaborated on Law That Helped Double Extreme PovertyRepublican presidential candidate John Kasich has promoted himself both as a fr
John Kasich and the Clintons Collaborated on Law That Helped Double Extreme Poverty
Op-Ed News / Posted 21 hours ago
Republican presidential candidate John Kasich has promoted himself both as a friend of the working poor and as a foe of Hillary Clinton, but as House Budget Committee chairman in the 1990s, he worked with the Clintons to roll back welfare programs,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Meet the understated governor shaking up the presidential raceIf nothing else, Republican presidential candidate and Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R
Meet the understated governor shaking up the presidential race
Stamford Advocate / Posted 23 hours ago
If nothing else, Republican presidential candidate and Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) is persistent. He managed to parlay a meeting with the president of Ohio State University into a meeting with the president — of the United States — in the Oval Office,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Meet the understated governor shaking up the presidential raceIf nothing else, Republican presidential candidate and Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R
Meet the understated governor shaking up the presidential race
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
If nothing else, Republican presidential candidate and Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) is persistent. He managed to parlay a meeting with the president of Ohio State University into a meeting with the president — of the United States — in the Oval Office,... Read more
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The Advocate
Budget proposal includes drastic cuts to state services to close $2.2B shortfallCommissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne will present a budget proposal to t
Budget proposal includes drastic cuts to state services to close $2.2B shortfall
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne will present a budget proposal to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee this afternoon that shows drastic cuts to state services that will be necessary if the Louisiana Legislature doesn’t find new revenue... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Meet the understated governor shaking up the presidential raceIf nothing else, Republican presidential candidate and Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R
Meet the understated governor shaking up the presidential race
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
If nothing else, Republican presidential candidate and Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) is persistent. He managed to parlay a meeting with the president of Ohio State University into a meeting with the president — of the United States — in the Oval Office,... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Edwards' 'doomsday scenario' budget to be unveiled SaturdayBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration is presenting its
Edwards' 'doomsday scenario' budget to be unveiled Saturday
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration is presenting its "doomsday scenario" to lawmakers. On Saturday, the governor's chief financial adviser Jay Dardenne unveils what next year's budget would look like if Louisiana has to... Read more
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The Washington Times
JENNY BETH MARTIN: The Penny Plan: a simple solution to Washington’s spending problemWhat do $500,000 worth of melting walls in Afghanistan, a $600,000 public-speak
JENNY BETH MARTIN: The Penny Plan: a simple solution to Washington’s spending problem
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
What do $500,000 worth of melting walls in Afghanistan, a $600,000 public-speaking training course for teenagers in Morocco, and a series of Star Trek-themed spoof videos for IRS employees all have in common? They’re all examples of absurd projects... Read more
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Newsmax
Newt Gingrich: Pro-Bush Super PAC's Claims on Kasich 'Simply False'Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says a new ad released by a pro-Jeb Bush's s
Newt Gingrich: Pro-Bush Super PAC's Claims on Kasich 'Simply False'
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says a new ad released by a pro-Jeb Bush's super PAC that claims rival presidential candidate John Kasich of endangering national security should be taken down. "Any suggestion that John Kasich is anti-defense is... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Georgiana Vines: John Kasich to address Knox GOP for Lincoln DayKnox County Republicans are psyched that they secured Ohio Gov. John Kasich, wh
Georgiana Vines: John Kasich to address Knox GOP for Lincoln Day
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Knox County Republicans are psyched that they secured Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who ran No. 2 in the New Hampshire Republican presidential primary on Tuesday, as the speaker for the annual Lincoln Day dinner at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 27 at Rothchild... Read more
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Business Insider
Paul Ryan is facing a Republican revoltOne week after the Republican-controlled Congress broke with over 40 years of t
Paul Ryan is facing a Republican revolt
Business Insider / Posted yesterday
One week after the Republican-controlled Congress broke with over 40 years of tradition by denying the White House budget director a chance to explain the administration’s annual budget request, the GOP is coming precariously close to not being able... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
French to challenge Flexer again for 29th State Senate seat Posted Feb. 12, 2016 at 6:39 PM Posted Feb. 12, 2016 at 6:39 PM WINDHAM — V
French to challenge Flexer again for 29th State Senate seat
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Posted Feb. 12, 2016 at 6:39 PM Posted Feb. 12, 2016 at 6:39 PM WINDHAM — Voters in the 29th Senate District will likely have the same ballot choices in the November election as they did... Read more
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Roll Call
Budget Divide Threatens to Kill Short-Lived GOP Unity - NewsBudget Divide Threatens to Kill Short-Lived GOP Unity Will the budget divide s
Budget Divide Threatens to Kill Short-Lived GOP Unity - News
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
Budget Divide Threatens to Kill Short-Lived GOP Unity Will the budget divide scuttle Ryan’s drive for unity? (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) Speaker Paul D. Ryan was supposed to be the one person who could unite a fractured House Republican... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Anderson mayor campaigns against fiscal management changeCLINTON — Anderson County Mayor Terry Frank is stepping up her campaign to keep
Anderson mayor campaigns against fiscal management change
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
CLINTON — Anderson County Mayor Terry Frank is stepping up her campaign to keep the county's current financial management system. She's sent guest columns to some media outlets, announced a forum on the issue and forged ahead with appointing members... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
John Kasich slams Republicans for budget problems during 2000sIn an apparent swipe at former President George W. Bush, Republican presidentia
John Kasich slams Republicans for budget problems during 2000s
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 2 days ago
In an apparent swipe at former President George W. Bush, Republican presidential candidate John Kasich today blamed Republicans in 2001 for transforming years of projected budget surpluses into crushing annual deficits. Speaking before the South... Read more
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The Hill
Ryan floats skipping budgetSpeaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Friday raised the possibility that House Republic
Ryan floats skipping budget
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Friday raised the possibility that House Republicans could decide not to lay out a budget blueprint this year if the party cannot unite behind a proposal. Ryan told members at a closed-door conference meeting that they... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
John Kasich takes swipe at George W. Bush, other Republicans in South Carolina The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackl
John Kasich takes swipe at George W. Bush, other Republicans in South Carolina
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to... Read more
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TheStreet.com
How to profit from European banking's 'black hole'Scientists on Thursday announced the recording of two black holes colliding in
How to profit from European banking's 'black hole'
TheStreet.com / Posted 2 days ago
Scientists on Thursday announced the recording of two black holes colliding in space, an event that confirmed Albert Einstein's General Theory of Relativity. At the same time, a financial black hole known as "negative interest rates" has been forming... Read more
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Boston Herald
Ryan outlines budget options, says members will decideWASHINGTON — House Speaker Paul D. Ryan laid out three budget options for House
Ryan outlines budget options, says members will decide
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — House Speaker Paul D. Ryan laid out three budget options for House Republicans on Friday, but told members that the best chance for getting appropriations bills through the Senate would be to stick to the funding levels approved in last... Read more
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Roll Call
Ryan Outlines Budget Options, Says Members Will Decide - NewsRyan Outlines Budget Options, Says Members Will Decide Ryan lays out budget op
Ryan Outlines Budget Options, Says Members Will Decide - News
Roll Call / Posted 2 days ago
Ryan Outlines Budget Options, Says Members Will Decide Ryan lays out budget options. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) House Speaker Paul D. Ryan laid out three budget options for House Republicans on Friday, but told members that the best chance... Read more
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The Hill
GOP pushes back budget decisionHouse Republicans on Friday debated what their election-year budget should look
GOP pushes back budget decision
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
House Republicans on Friday debated what their election-year budget should look like but punted any decision until after the weeklong Presidents Day recess. At the heart of the discussion was whether to stick to higher spending levels negotiated... Read more
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Newsmax
Blow to Rubio: Top Christie Donor Backs KasichOn the day that his early favorite, Chris Christie, dropped out of the presiden
Blow to Rubio: Top Christie Donor Backs Kasich
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
On the day that his early favorite, Chris Christie, dropped out of the presidential race, the donor and fundraiser Kenneth Langone declared he was taking a "well- deserved vacation" from politics and heading out for a round at the Seminole Golf Club... Read more
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Garden City News
THE VIEW FROM HERE | February 12, 2016As this is written, voters in the New Hampshire primary are casting their votes
THE VIEW FROM HERE | February 12, 2016
Garden City News / Posted 2 days ago
As this is written, voters in the New Hampshire primary are casting their votes. My best guess is that Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders will finish first in their respective races, but beyond that virtually anything can happen. Polling in New... Read more
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Garden City News
View From Here | February 12, 2016As this is written, voters in the New Hampshire primary are casting their votes
View From Here | February 12, 2016
Garden City News / Posted 2 days ago
As this is written, voters in the New Hampshire primary are casting their votes. My best guess is that Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders will finish first in their respective races, but beyond that virtually anything can happen. Polling in New... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Former Westminster AD named to SLIAC Hall of FameFULTON - Former Westminster College Athletic Director Terry Logue has been indu
Former Westminster AD named to SLIAC Hall of Fame
KOMU Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
FULTON - Former Westminster College Athletic Director Terry Logue has been inducted into the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Hall of Fame. Logue, who entered the Westminster College Hall of Fame last fall, will be the college's sixth... Read more
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Maneater
House committee votes to deny UM System a budget increaseState lawmakers voted Wednesday to deny the UM System a $26.8 million increase
House committee votes to deny UM System a budget increase
Maneater / Posted 2 days ago
State lawmakers voted Wednesday to deny the UM System a $26.8 million increase in funds proposed by Gov. Jay Nixon. In his budget proposal for fiscal year 2017, Nixon proposed a 6 percent increase in funding for all public Missouri colleges and... Read more
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The Hill
Divided GOP to powwow on budgetSpeaker Paul Ryan is expected to use charts and graphs in his pitch to House Re
Divided GOP to powwow on budget
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
Speaker Paul Ryan is expected to use charts and graphs in his pitch to House Republicans on Friday morning. But his message will be simple: There will be severe consequences if we don’t pass a budget this year. That scenario is a real possibility as... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Shelby County to save millions in debt refinancingShelby County will shave $48 million off its debt through a refinancing plan th
Shelby County to save millions in debt refinancing
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
Shelby County will shave $48 million off its debt through a refinancing plan that lowers the county's interest rate and reduces the length of the loan. It will save the county money, but officials say as budget season approaches, how those savings... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Measure would deny University of Missouri system funds boostJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The University of Missouri system would be nixed from a h
Measure would deny University of Missouri system funds boost
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 3 days ago
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The University of Missouri system would be nixed from a higher education funding boost under action taken by a House committee, and the system’s handling of race-related protests is being blamed. Republican State Rep. Donna... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Obama budget includes millions to fight drought, wildfiresWASHINGTON — President Obama’s 2017 budget proposal released Tuesday includes a
Obama budget includes millions to fight drought, wildfires
The Arizona Republic / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON — President Obama’s 2017 budget proposal released Tuesday includes an impressive array of initiatives of particular importance to the West, from preventing and fighting wildfires to battling the drought to restoring national parks. The... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
Measure would deny University of Missouri system funds boostThe University of Missouri system would be nixed from a higher education fundin
Measure would deny University of Missouri system funds boost
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted 3 days ago
The University of Missouri system would be nixed from a higher education funding boost under action taken by a House committee, and the system's handling of race-related protests is being blamed. The Columbia Tribune reported that she steered a... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Failure to fire teacher could cut state funds to University of Missouri systemThe University of Missouri system would be nixed from a higher education fundin
Failure to fire teacher could cut state funds to University of Missouri system
KY3 Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
The University of Missouri system would be nixed from a higher education funding boost under action taken by a House committee. A legislator blamed the system's handling of race-related protests for her vote. Rep. Donna Lichtenegger, R - Jackson,... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Failure to fire teacher could cut state funds to University of Missouri systemThe University of Missouri system would be nixed from a higher education fundin
Failure to fire teacher could cut state funds to University of Missouri system
KSPR Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
The University of Missouri system would be nixed from a higher education funding boost under action taken by a House committee. A legislator blamed the system's handling of race-related protests for her vote. Rep. Donna Lichtenegger, R - Jackson,... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
House committee moves to compress length of legislative sessionsThe House Appropriations Committee passed a bill Thursday designed to force a r
House committee moves to compress length of legislative sessions
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
The House Appropriations Committee passed a bill Thursday designed to force a reduction in the traditional 90-day annual sessions of the Legislature to 75 days in odd-numbered years and 60-days in even-numbered years. A majority on the committee... Read more
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