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The Advocate
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal should be able to support the no hard cap set for TOPS costsThe Legislature appears ready to make modest administrative changes to the popu
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal should be able to support the no hard cap set for TOPS costs
The Advocate / Posted 23 hours ago
The Legislature appears ready to make modest administrative changes to the popular TOPS tuition waivers at colleges. The changes do not attack the basic problems of low eligibility standards, because that is too tough a political battle for a... Read more
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The Advocate
TOPS deficit could mean cuts to higher ed fundingTOPS, Louisiana’s popular college scholarship program, is expected to cost abou
TOPS deficit could mean cuts to higher ed funding
The Advocate / Posted 23 hours ago
TOPS, Louisiana’s popular college scholarship program, is expected to cost about $19 million more this year than the state Legislature dedicated to spending on it. Leaders say they are working to resolve the issue — they promise students won’t be... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Low oil prices blamed for La.'s latest budget shortfall: $713 millionNews of a horizon filled with future budget gaps wasn't unexpected for the Join
Low oil prices blamed for La.'s latest budget shortfall: $713 million
The Houma Courier / Posted 13 days ago
News of a horizon filled with future budget gaps wasn't unexpected for the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget. The $25 billion budget for the fiscal year that began July 1 contains $542 million in patchwork financing that isn't expected to be... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Low oil prices blamed for La.'s latest budget shortfall: $713 millionNews of a horizon filled with future budget gaps wasn't unexpected for the Join
Low oil prices blamed for La.'s latest budget shortfall: $713 million
The Daily Comet / Posted 13 days ago
News of a horizon filled with future budget gaps wasn't unexpected for the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget. The $25 billion budget for the fiscal year that began July 1 contains $542 million in patchwork financing that isn't expected to be... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
College of DuPage to face big legal billsThe College of DuPage needs to set aside at least $2.85 million in the coming y
College of DuPage to face big legal bills
Chicago Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
The College of DuPage needs to set aside at least $2.85 million in the coming year to cover legal fees associated with various criminal and internal investigations at school, according to a new budget analysis. Even that might not be enough.... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Canadian hoopsters shock U.S., head to gold-medal gameIt took a decade, but Canada finally got its second-ever win over the United St
Canadian hoopsters shock U.S., head to gold-medal game
Calgary Sun / Posted 1 months ago
It took a decade, but Canada finally got its second-ever win over the United States in a senior men's basketball competition. As a result of Friday's thrilling 111-108 overtime win, Canada will play for its first ever Pan Am Games medal – and a gold... Read more

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