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Boston Globe
Wellesley College taps Harvard doctor Paula Johnson as first African-American presidentWellesley College announced Thursday that it had appointed Dr. Paula A. Johnson
Wellesley College taps Harvard doctor Paula Johnson as first African-American president
Boston Globe / Posted 25 minutes ago
Wellesley College announced Thursday that it had appointed Dr. Paula A. Johnson, a Harvard Medical School professor and vocal advocate for women’s health, as its first African-American president. Johnson will become the 14th president of the women’s... Read more
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Boston Globe
Wellesley College taps Harvard doctor Paula Johnson as first African-American presidentWellesley College announced Thursday that it had appointed Dr. Paula A. Johnson
Wellesley College taps Harvard doctor Paula Johnson as first African-American president
Boston Globe / Posted 2 hours ago
Wellesley College announced Thursday that it had appointed Dr. Paula A. Johnson, a Harvard Medical School professor and vocal advocate for women’s health, as its first African-American president. Johnson will become the 14th president of the women’s... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Breaking the Silence: Texas colleges face scrutiny for under-reporting sex assaultsA growing number of colleges and universities are being investigated to see if
Breaking the Silence: Texas colleges face scrutiny for under-reporting sex assaults
KXXV Waco / Posted 2 hours ago
A growing number of colleges and universities are being investigated to see if acts of sexual violence were mishandled on their campus. Five of those colleges are in Texas: Cisco Junior College, Texas A&M at College Station, University of Texas -... Read more
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The Mercury News
Drummond: UC Berkeley students feel the BernIsabel Song was steadily monitoring the results of the New Hampshire Democratic
Drummond: UC Berkeley students feel the Bern
The Mercury News / Posted 2 hours ago
Isabel Song was steadily monitoring the results of the New Hampshire Democratic primary on her iPad. Nearby, other campaign volunteers with UC Berkeley Students for Bernie used their cellphones to reach out to voters in Nevada to drum up support for... Read more
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MLive.com
Snyder's proposed 4.8 % cap on tuition hikes 'has got to come down,' says one House RepublicanReaction Wednesday to Gov. Rick Snyder's proposal to pump an additional $61.2 m
Snyder's proposed 4.8 % cap on tuition hikes 'has got to come down,' says one House Republican
MLive.com / Posted 2 hours ago
Reaction Wednesday to Gov. Rick Snyder's proposal to pump an additional $61.2 million into Michigan's public universities was met with praise by many, but two House Republicans questioned one aspect of the plan: a 4.8 percent cap on tuition... Read more
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Slate
Governments Need to Be Transparent About the Algorithms They Use to Change People’s LivesThe citizen’s guide to the future. In 2015 more than 59 million Americans rece
Governments Need to Be Transparent About the Algorithms They Use to Change People’s Lives
Slate / Posted 3 hours ago
The citizen’s guide to the future. In 2015 more than 59 million Americans received some form of benefit from the Social Security Administration, not just for retirement but also for disability or as a survivor of a deceased worker. It’s a behemoth... Read more
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The Irish Times
Sinn Féin’s uncommon aspirationignores the 20-Year Strategy for the Irish language, you could argue that it is
Sinn Féin’s uncommon aspiration
The Irish Times / Posted 4 hours ago
ignores the 20-Year Strategy for the Irish language, you could argue that it is broadly in line with current Government policy. That would, however, be an unfair summation of the many imaginative proposals for the language contained in For a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pat Utomi At 60 - Celebration of Service, ExcellenceSometimes, it is a daunting task to present a tribute to a man who has covered
Pat Utomi At 60 - Celebration of Service, Excellence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
Sometimes, it is a daunting task to present a tribute to a man who has covered extensive areas of human endeavour, spanning several decades; difficult because he has provided service in the most honest and dedicated manner, in an environment filled... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Saint Louis University research finds that China's smoking rates may start to declineteenage boys are less likely to start smoking than those born longer ago, accor
Saint Louis University research finds that China's smoking rates may start to decline
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 hours ago
teenage boys are less likely to start smoking than those born longer ago, according to research from Saint Louis University and Chongqing University. The trend is significant because nearly one third of the world's smokers live in China. Two-thirds... Read more
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Salon.com
“They think the system’s rigged”: Why millennials love Bernie Sanders (and hate Donald Trump)This isn’t true in the Republican Party, where the median voter’s age is 82 (no
“They think the system’s rigged”: Why millennials love Bernie Sanders (and hate Donald Trump)
Salon.com / Posted 5 hours ago
This isn’t true in the Republican Party, where the median voter’s age is 82 (not really), but in the Democratic Party’s presidential primary right now, young voters — “millennials,” to use As you can tell, this conversation has not been overly... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Teacher Education - Was It Wrong to Have Scrapped Teacher Training Colleges?By Dayo Adesulu, Ebele Orakpo, Tare Youdeowei and Elizabeth Uwandu Bothered by
Teacher Education - Was It Wrong to Have Scrapped Teacher Training Colleges?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
By Dayo Adesulu, Ebele Orakpo, Tare Youdeowei and Elizabeth Uwandu Bothered by the shortage of quality teachers in our schools, concerned stakeholders are suggesting a restoration of teacher training colleges (TTCs), noting that asking graduates of... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
Admins share love of Brown, civic dutyPresident Christina Paxson P’19 originally expected to remain a professor but e
Admins share love of Brown, civic duty
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
President Christina Paxson P’19 originally expected to remain a professor but enjoyed her administrative work at Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School. Why be an administrator in higher education? Those at the helm of the school work long hours — often... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Gains seen, but more work needed for charter authorizersCharter school authorizers are making better decisions about the opening and cl
Gains seen, but more work needed for charter authorizers
Detroit Free Press / Posted 11 hours ago
Charter school authorizers are making better decisions about the opening and closing of schools in Michigan, but it's not enough, according to a report out today that analyzes and grades the performance of charter authorizers. "Overall, the sector... Read more
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TribLIVE
Newsmaker: Charlene Newkirk | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Charlene Newkirk, president of Community College of
Newsmaker: Charlene Newkirk
TribLIVE / Posted 11 hours ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods Charlene Newkirk, president of Community College of Allegheny County’s South Campus and Washington County Center, secured a $25,000 Jefferson Regional Foundation grant to fund a food pantry... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Breaking the Silence: Texas colleges face scrutiny for under-reporting sex assaultsA growing number of colleges and universities are being investigated to see if
Breaking the Silence: Texas colleges face scrutiny for under-reporting sex assaults
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 12 hours ago
A growing number of colleges and universities are being investigated to see if acts of sexual violence were mishandled on their campus. Five of those colleges are in Texas: Cisco Junior College, Texas A&M at College Station, University of Texas -... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Out-of-state enrollment grows out of North Carolina Danielle Chemtob | Published 48 minutes ago Feeling budgetary constraints, ma
Out-of-state enrollment grows out of North Carolina
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 12 hours ago
Danielle Chemtob | Published 48 minutes ago Feeling budgetary constraints, many public flagship universities are increasing the number of out-of-state students, according to a recent analysis by... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
3 Brainerd superintendent candidates to interview FridayLaine Larson, Tamara Berg-Beniak and Tim Mitchell were presented to the board M
3 Brainerd superintendent candidates to interview Friday
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 13 hours ago
Laine Larson, Tamara Berg-Beniak and Tim Mitchell were presented to the board Monday night by School Exec Connect, a consultant company conducting the superintendent search for the district. One-hour interviews with the three other candidates, Deb... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
3 superintendent candidates to interview FridayLaine Larson, Tamara Berg-Beniak and Tim Mitchell were presented to the board M
3 superintendent candidates to interview Friday
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 14 hours ago
Laine Larson, Tamara Berg-Beniak and Tim Mitchell were presented to the board Monday night by School Exec Connect, a consultant company conducting the superintendent search for the district. One-hour interviews with the three other candidates, Deb... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Encinal teen reflects on lessons learnedALAMEDA -- Perhaps the most valuable thing Alameda teen Sara Anderson got from
Encinal teen reflects on lessons learned
Oakland Tribune / Posted 15 hours ago
ALAMEDA -- Perhaps the most valuable thing Alameda teen Sara Anderson got from her San Francisco AIDS Foundation student internship is a deeper empathy and better knowledge of the struggles many face every day. "It really opened up my eyes," the... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Bill proposes allowing schools to opt in or out of Common Core standardsIn Alabama, public schools follow the state's college and career readiness stan
Bill proposes allowing schools to opt in or out of Common Core standards
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 15 hours ago
In Alabama, public schools follow the state's college and career readiness standards, which is Alabama's version of common core. Now senate bill 60, sponsored by Sent. Rusty Glover, has been introduced to the education policy committee to repeal... Read more
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Salon.com
“He” or “she” doesn’t work for everyone: Why “misgendering” mattersThis article originally appeared on Perhaps the best lesson I’ve ever gotten o
“He” or “she” doesn’t work for everyone: Why “misgendering” matters
Salon.com / Posted 16 hours ago
This article originally appeared on Perhaps the best lesson I’ve ever gotten on the importance of gender identity came from a trans woman who explained, in perhaps the most understandable terms I’ve ever heard, why “misgendering” (that is, among... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Pragmatism v principle: What can Australia learn from the US presidential race? The battle of principles versus pragmatism we are witnessing between Bernie S
Pragmatism v principle: What can Australia learn from the US presidential race?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 16 hours ago
The battle of principles versus pragmatism we are witnessing between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton has direct relevance to how Australia's parties operate, and... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Affirms Orlando, FL's Non-Ad Valorem Revs at 'AA+'; Outlook StableNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the ratings on the follow
Fitch Affirms Orlando, FL's Non-Ad Valorem Revs at 'AA+'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 17 hours ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the ratings on the following Orlando, Florida bonds: --$222.3 million capital improvement revenue bonds, at 'AA+'; --$236.3 million contract tourist development tax (TDT) payments revenue bonds,... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
President Barack Obama's remarks today to Illinois legislators(AP) — President Barack Obama's speech to Illinois legislators, including some
President Barack Obama's remarks today to Illinois legislators
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 17 hours ago
(AP) — President Barack Obama's speech to Illinois legislators, including some former colleagues, left them starry-eyed and receptive to his message Wednesday about changing the rancorous tone of politics to one that's more collaborative and less... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Drummond: UC Berkeley students feel the BernIsabel Song was steadily monitoring the results of the New Hampshire Democratic
Drummond: UC Berkeley students feel the Bern
The Fremont Argus / Posted 18 hours ago
Isabel Song was steadily monitoring the results of the New Hampshire Democratic primary on her iPad. Nearby, other campaign volunteers with UC Berkeley Students for Bernie used their cell phones to reach out to voters in Nevada to drum up support for... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California Editorial RoundupSan Jose Mercury News on reforming the Public Utilities Commission: The Califo
California Editorial Roundup
The Record Searchlight / Posted 18 hours ago
San Jose Mercury News on reforming the Public Utilities Commission: The California Public Utilities Commission has failed utterly to carry out its basic mission for the past 10 years. It still cozies up to the utilities it regulates at the expense... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Author's Page for Brett MandelUntil recently, I was the Executive Director of the National Education Technolo
Author's Page for Brett Mandel
Op-Ed News / Posted 19 hours ago
Until recently, I was the Executive Director of the National Education Technology Funding Corporation (Eddie Tech), a private, non-profit organization working to help local public school districts utilize federal mechanisms to access more... Read more
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Market Watch
How much is the government to blame for skyrocketing college tuition?It’s pretty clear that college tuition has been going up over the past several
How much is the government to blame for skyrocketing college tuition?
Market Watch / Posted 22 hours ago
It’s pretty clear that college tuition has been going up over the past several decades, and there are many theories as to why. A new study offers more evidence to an already-heated debate. Increased availability of financial aid accounted for 40% of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Letdownthe room: reforming the constitutional order that predisposes us to failure. A
Letdown
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
the room: reforming the constitutional order that predisposes us to failure. All the contenders held their colorful kick-off rallies last Tuesday. All of them delivered speeches promising the nation a better future. All of them professed empathy... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Texarkana Chamber of Commerce hires new president/CEOMichael Malone has been named president and chief executive officer of the Texa
Texarkana Chamber of Commerce hires new president/CEO
KTBS Shreveport / Posted yesterday
Michael Malone has been named president and chief executive officer of the Texarkana U.S.A. Chamber of Commerce, according to board chair Cory Floyd. Malone previously served as chamber president in Winchester, Virginia. Malone will be responsible... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Making French Compulsory in SchoolsThe federal government has directed that students at all levels of the country'
Making French Compulsory in Schools
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The federal government has directed that students at all levels of the country's education system, from primary to tertiary, must henceforth offer courses in French language. This was disclosed recently by the Minister of State for Education, Prof... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
The AEI and Brookings Sell Marriage as the Solution for PovertyFirst, it shows how a bend-owver-backwards effort to sell conservative values i
The AEI and Brookings Sell Marriage as the Solution for Poverty
Naked Capitalism / Posted yesterday
First, it shows how a bend-owver-backwards effort to sell conservative values is depicted both as having “progressive” and right wing input, when it doesn’t. Second, it shows the strained effort to tell an updated story of the “undeserving... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Stockbridge police chief gets offer for Townsend job TOWNSEND -- If all goes well in contract negotiations, Robert Eaton will be t
Stockbridge police chief gets offer for Townsend job
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
TOWNSEND -- If all goes well in contract negotiations, Robert Eaton will be the town's next police chief. The Board of Selectmen met in public session for only 18 minutes Tuesday night before... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Competition of Successful Student Initiatives for Countering Violent Extremism Previewed At State Department Showcase - Jean R. Abinaderthat empowering student "experts" in reaching their peers was a critical strate
A Competition of Successful Student Initiatives for Countering Violent Extremism Previewed At State Department Showcase - Jean R. Abinader
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
that empowering student "experts" in reaching their peers was a critical strategy in efforts to combat extremist propaganda. The idea was simple - create a competition in which "Teams were tasked with developing campaigns and social media... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Trump and Sanders win New HampshireICY New Hampshire on February 9th was supposed to be where America’s convoluted
Trump and Sanders win New Hampshire
Namibia Economist / Posted yesterday
ICY New Hampshire on February 9th was supposed to be where America’s convoluted primary contest got simpler. On the Republican side, Donald Trump was expected to win in a state where he has led in over 70 straight opinion polls. But in Marco Rubio,... Read more
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Yahoo News
Bernie Sanders wins N.H. handily, as Democrats settle in for a long race 58 minutes ago Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.,
Bernie Sanders wins N.H. handily, as Democrats settle in for a long race
Yahoo News / Posted yesterday
58 minutes ago Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., acknowledges the cheering crowd at his primary night rally Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Manchester,... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
What Common Core is and why it's hated [in 5 steps]Since implementing the Common Core educational standards in 2012, New York has
What Common Core is and why it's hated [in 5 steps]
Crain's New York Business / Posted yesterday
Since implementing the Common Core educational standards in 2012, New York has emerged as a battleground in the debate over the benchmarks, which are meant to ensure that U.S. students are prepared for the global economy. Opposition to the higher... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
UMass community grieves for beloved friend and mentor James Tilley The University of Massachusetts lost a valued member of its community on Frid
UMass community grieves for beloved friend and mentor James Tilley
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted yesterday
The University of Massachusetts lost a valued member of its community on Friday, Feb. 5 with the unexpected death of 21-year-old student James Andrew Tilley, a senior physics major... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
My generation may be ‘Feeling the Bern’, but I’m still with Clinton On this campus, and on many college campuses around the country, young people
My generation may be ‘Feeling the Bern’, but I’m still with Clinton
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted yesterday
On this campus, and on many college campuses around the country, young people are “Feeling the Bern.” Bernie Sanders has risen from practical obscurity to beating Hillary Clinton in... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Stockbridge police chief may already be on his way out of townTOWNSEND >> If all goes well in contract negotiations, Robert Eaton will
Stockbridge police chief may already be on his way out of town
Berkshire Eagle / Posted yesterday
TOWNSEND >> If all goes well in contract negotiations, Robert Eaton will be the town's next police chief. The Board of Selectmen met in public session for only 18 minutes Tuesday night before entering an executive session to negotiate with... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Indiana's Pence changes running mate before electionsaid Tuesday she is stepping aside as Gov. Mike Pence's running mate in an unus
Indiana's Pence changes running mate before election
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
said Tuesday she is stepping aside as Gov. Mike Pence's running mate in an unusual move that allows a former state Republican Party chairman to join the ticket with the governor for a tough re-election campaign. The result is that for the... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Presumptive Townsend police chief introducedTOWNSEND -- If all goes well in contract negotiations, Robert Eaton will be the
Presumptive Townsend police chief introduced
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
TOWNSEND -- If all goes well in contract negotiations, Robert Eaton will be the town's next police chief. The Board of Selectmen met in public session for only 18 minutes Tuesday night before entering an executive session to negotiate with Eaton, who... Read more
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Breitbart
China Recruits Male Teachers To ‘Salvage Masculinity in Schools’Chinese education officials are aggressively recruiting male teachers to serve
China Recruits Male Teachers To ‘Salvage Masculinity in Schools’
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
Chinese education officials are aggressively recruiting male teachers to serve as assertive and “manly” role models to young boys as a means to counter the trend of increasing numbers of timid and effeminate young males. Prompted by reports from... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Text of Gov. Wolf's prepared remarks on 2016-17 budgetagenda for the year ahead. Under ordinary circumstances, I would outline my 20
Text of Gov. Wolf's prepared remarks on 2016-17 budget
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted yesterday
agenda for the year ahead. Under ordinary circumstances, I would outline my 2016-17 budget proposal, a proposal full of ideas to move our Commonwealth forward. I would talk about new measures I'm proposing to ensure that every child in... Read more
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MLive.com
State superintendent unveils strategies to make Michigan a top 10 education stateAdministrators at the Michigan Department of Education outlined strategies Tues
State superintendent unveils strategies to make Michigan a top 10 education state
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
Administrators at the Michigan Department of Education outlined strategies Tuesday that will guide the department's effort to make Michigan a top 10 education state in 10 years. The strategies, discussed at a meeting of the State Board of Education,... Read more
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Morningstar
Obama Proposes $4.1 Trillion Fiscal 2017 Budgetfiscal 2017 proposal, which also calls for more than $2.6 trillion in revenues
Obama Proposes $4.1 Trillion Fiscal 2017 Budget
Morningstar / Posted yesterday
fiscal 2017 proposal, which also calls for more than $2.6 trillion in revenues over a decade, primarily from top earners and businesses, provoked partisan sniping even before he formally sent it to Congress on Tuesday. It isn't unusual for such... Read more
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York Daily Record
Read full text of Gov. Wolf's budget addressGovernor Stack, Speaker Turzai, President Scarnati. . . Leader Corman, Leader
Read full text of Gov. Wolf's budget address
York Daily Record / Posted yesterday
Governor Stack, Speaker Turzai, President Scarnati. . . Leader Corman, Leader Costa, Leader Reed, Leader Dermody, members of the General Assembly… Members of the judiciary, members of the cabinet, the auditor general, the attorney general, the... Read more
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Examiner
Sen. Bernie Sanders’ tuition plan makes sense | February 11, 2016Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders has proposed a plan to ma
Sen. Bernie Sanders’ tuition plan makes sense | February 11, 2016
Examiner / Posted yesterday
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders has proposed a plan to make all public universities tuition-free. If this plan were to be instated, it would benefit the United States tremendously. College graduates all carry a major burden of... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
Text of Gov. Wolf's prepared remarks on 2016-17 budgetagenda for the year ahead. Under ordinary circumstances, I would outline my 20
Text of Gov. Wolf's prepared remarks on 2016-17 budget
WTRF Wheeling / Posted yesterday
agenda for the year ahead. Under ordinary circumstances, I would outline my 2016-17 budget proposal, a proposal full of ideas to move our Commonwealth forward. I would talk about new measures I'm proposing to ensure that every child in... Read more
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