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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Common Council will review Bucks arena plan in series of meetings beginning August 31stfrom the state and Milwaukee County, $47 million from the city and $200 million
Common Council will review Bucks arena plan in series of meetings beginning August 31st
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted an hour ago
from the state and Milwaukee County, $47 million from the city and $200 million from the Wisconsin Center District. The Office of the Comptroller will present its fiscal analysis of the proposal to the Steering and Rules Committee at a special... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The State and PilgrimagesI had the misfortune of having the final approving authority as a Muslim, whom
The State and Pilgrimages
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
I had the misfortune of having the final approving authority as a Muslim, whom I was told took some time off from office even before going on a Hajj exercise to Mecca. While the exercise normally takes about two or so weeks, this 'Big Man'... Read more
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Washington Post
Panel may look at how pretrial practices affect disparities in justicemen who commit similar crimes. Christopher B. Shank, the chairman of the counc
Panel may look at how pretrial practices affect disparities in justice
Washington Post / Posted 14 hours ago
men who commit similar crimes. Christopher B. Shank, the chairman of the council and executive director of the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention, called the figures “disturbing.” He said the council will take a “deeper dive” into... Read more
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Daily News
A process in progressup to May 19, 2009. It was empowered to inquire and report on the following: T
A process in progress
Daily News / Posted 17 hours ago
up to May 19, 2009. It was empowered to inquire and report on the following: The institutional, administrative and legislative measures which need to be taken in order to prevent any recurrence of such concerns in the future, and to promote... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV GOP brings new vibe to Business SummitThis year will likely see Republicans touting what the party was able to accomp
WV GOP brings new vibe to Business Summit
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 2 days ago
This year will likely see Republicans touting what the party was able to accomplish during the most recent regular legislative session. This marks the 79th year for the Business Summit. The GOP became the West Virginia Legislature’s... Read more
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The Evening Sun
State budget impasse prompts local schools, others to plan aheadCounty also run Pre-K Counts classrooms, but could not be reached for comment.
State budget impasse prompts local schools, others to plan ahead
The Evening Sun / Posted 2 days ago
County also run Pre-K Counts classrooms, but could not be reached for comment. The state education department said its Office of Child Development and Early Learning is looking into programs that will experience hardships due to the delay in... Read more
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The Morning Call
A lot like Virginia: Report predicts hotter temps in Pa.'s futureto Pennsylvania." The 2015 Climate Impacts Assessment report, released Thursda
A lot like Virginia: Report predicts hotter temps in Pa.'s future
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
to Pennsylvania." The 2015 Climate Impacts Assessment report, released Thursday, uses new scientific findings, data and analysis to predict Pennsylvania will be 5.4 degrees warmer in 2050 than it was in 2000. That means Pittsburgh's climate will... Read more
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York Daily Record
State budget impasse prompts local schools, others to plan aheadCounty also run Pre-K Counts classrooms, but could not be reached for comment.
State budget impasse prompts local schools, others to plan ahead
York Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
County also run Pre-K Counts classrooms, but could not be reached for comment. The state education department said its Office of Child Development and Early Learning is looking into programs that will experience hardships due to the delay in... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Political DigestThe state's July 2015 rate is also statistically significant compared to Wiscon
Political Digest
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
The state's July 2015 rate is also statistically significant compared to Wisconsin's 5.4 percent rate in July 2014. A new analysis by the Wisconsin Budget Project shows the state facing increased student-teacher ratios and having fewer experienced... Read more
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The Record-Journal
Area lawmakers meet with business leaders in North Havenwas hosted by the New Haven Manufacturers Association, Ulbrich, and the Connect
Area lawmakers meet with business leaders in North Haven
The Record-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
was hosted by the New Haven Manufacturers Association, Ulbrich, and the Connecticut Business and Industry Association. Legislative guests included Senate Majority Leader Martin Looney D-New Haven, Senate Minority Leader Leonard Fasano, R-North... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Reps. Klunk and Phillips-Hill fight Pennsylvania budget battle togetherEight months sharing the same Capitol office and fighting for the same issues h
Reps. Klunk and Phillips-Hill fight Pennsylvania budget battle together
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Eight months sharing the same Capitol office and fighting for the same issues have brought state Reps. Kristin Phillips-Hill, R-York Township, and Kate Klunk, R-Hanover, close enough to think of each other as sisters. The closeness of the working... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Reps. Klunk and Phillips-Hill fight Pennsylvania budget battle togetherEight months sharing the same Capitol office and fighting for the same issues h
Reps. Klunk and Phillips-Hill fight Pennsylvania budget battle together
The Evening Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Eight months sharing the same Capitol office and fighting for the same issues have brought state Reps. Kristin Phillips-Hill, R-York Township, and Kate Klunk, R-Hanover, close enough to think of each other as sisters. The closeness of the working... Read more
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Slate
Home Schooling Is Shockingly Underregulated. This Small but Fierce Lobbying Group Is Why.parents began following Weinberg around the capitol. The barrage of phone calls
Home Schooling Is Shockingly Underregulated. This Small but Fierce Lobbying Group Is Why.
Slate / Posted 4 days ago
parents began following Weinberg around the capitol. The barrage of phone calls from home-schooling advocates so jammed her office phone lines that staffers had to use their private cellphones to conduct business. “You would have thought I’d... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Republic Act No. 10675members, a secretary to the Sangguniang Panlungsod, a city treasurer, a city as
Republic Act No. 10675
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 4 days ago
members, a secretary to the Sangguniang Panlungsod, a city treasurer, a city assessor, a city accountant, a city budget officer, a city planning and development officer, a city engineer, a city health officer, a city civil registrar, a city... Read more
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York Daily Record
Reps. Klunk and Phillips-Hill fight Pennsylvania budget battle togetherEight months sharing the same Capitol office and fighting for the same issues h
Reps. Klunk and Phillips-Hill fight Pennsylvania budget battle together
York Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
Eight months sharing the same Capitol office and fighting for the same issues have brought state Reps. Kristin Phillips-Hill, R-York Township, and Kate Klunk, R-Hanover, close enough to think of each other as sisters. The closeness of the working... Read more
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Washington Post
Md. lawmakers want tougher legislation for settlement purchasesPost detailed how companies often strike deals with victims of lead poisoning t
Md. lawmakers want tougher legislation for settlement purchases
Washington Post / Posted 4 days ago
Post detailed how companies often strike deals with victims of lead poisoning that deliver dimes on the dollar. “My office is going to be looking into this,” said Frosh, who also called on the General Assembly to strengthen legislation. “And... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Editorials from around PennsylvaniaConsider that the commonwealth has in recent weeks been drearily occupied by th
Editorials from around Pennsylvania
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
Consider that the commonwealth has in recent weeks been drearily occupied by the spectacle of not one but two prominent officeholders — Attorney General Kathleen Kane and longtime Congressman Chaka Fattah — facing grave charges while scrambling... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
Dave Low: Reed's state pension reform measure would be financial disastermembership rights, since they will be treated as new employees unless voters ap
Dave Low: Reed's state pension reform measure would be financial disaster
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
membership rights, since they will be treated as new employees unless voters approve an exception. The state's nonpartisan legislative analyst said the risky scheme would create "significant uncertainty" for the state's top two pension systems. As... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Editorials from around PennsylvaniaConsider that the commonwealth has in recent weeks been drearily occupied by th
Editorials from around Pennsylvania
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Consider that the commonwealth has in recent weeks been drearily occupied by the spectacle of not one but two prominent officeholders — Attorney General Kathleen Kane and longtime Congressman Chaka Fattah — facing grave charges while scrambling... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Editorials from around PennsylvaniaConsider that the commonwealth has in recent weeks been drearily occupied by th
Editorials from around Pennsylvania
New Jersey Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Consider that the commonwealth has in recent weeks been drearily occupied by the spectacle of not one but two prominent officeholders - Attorney General Kathleen Kane and longtime Congressman Chaka Fattah - facing grave charges while scrambling... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Budget pain hasn't hit schools yetkey issues dividing Wolf and the Republican-controlled Legislature. The govern
Budget pain hasn't hit schools yet
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
key issues dividing Wolf and the Republican-controlled Legislature. The governor is considering an offer from Republican legislative leaders to link several hundred million dollars in new education spending with a shift to a 401(k) style pension... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Budget pain hasn't hit schools yetissues dividing Mr. Wolf and the Republican-controlled Legislature. The govern
Budget pain hasn't hit schools yet
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
issues dividing Mr. Wolf and the Republican-controlled Legislature. The governor is considering an offer from Republican legislative leaders to link several hundred million dollars in new education spending with a shift to a 401(k) style pension... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas' new education commissioner: School is about preparing for success after graduationeducation department and state board also revamped science and history standard
Kansas' new education commissioner: School is about preparing for success after graduation
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
education department and state board also revamped science and history standards to emphasize critical thinking, contextual analysis and problem-solving over rote memorization, and pushed the goals of career awareness and the idea that... Read more
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The Border Mail
'Policy paralysis': Tony Abbott's government the slowest for nearly five decadesThe Abbott government has had fewer bills finalised in its first 700 days in of
'Policy paralysis': Tony Abbott's government the slowest for nearly five decades
The Border Mail / Posted 7 days ago
The Abbott government has had fewer bills finalised in its first 700 days in office than any other federal government over the same time period since the late 1960s. The Abbott government is stuck in a "policy paralysis" that has seen fewer bills... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
'Policy paralysis': Tony Abbott's government the slowest for nearly five decadesThe Abbott government has had fewer bills finalised in its first 700 days in of
'Policy paralysis': Tony Abbott's government the slowest for nearly five decades
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
The Abbott government has had fewer bills finalised in its first 700 days in office than any other federal government over the same time period since the late 1960s. The Abbott government is stuck in a "policy paralysis" that has seen fewer bills... Read more
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The Courier
'Policy paralysis': Tony Abbott's government the slowest for nearly five decadesThe Abbott government has had fewer bills finalised in its first 700 days in of
'Policy paralysis': Tony Abbott's government the slowest for nearly five decades
The Courier / Posted 7 days ago
The Abbott government has had fewer bills finalised in its first 700 days in office than any other federal government over the same time period since the late 1960s. The Abbott government is stuck in a "policy paralysis" that has seen fewer bills... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
'Policy paralysis': Tony Abbott's government the slowest for nearly five decadesThe Abbott government has had fewer bills finalised in its first 700 days in of
'Policy paralysis': Tony Abbott's government the slowest for nearly five decades
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 7 days ago
The Abbott government has had fewer bills finalised in its first 700 days in office than any other federal government over the same time period since the late 1960s. The Abbott government is stuck in a "policy paralysis" that has seen fewer bills... Read more
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The Young Witness
'Policy paralysis': Tony Abbott's government the slowest for nearly five decadesThe Abbott government has had fewer bills finalised in its first 700 days in of
'Policy paralysis': Tony Abbott's government the slowest for nearly five decades
The Young Witness / Posted 7 days ago
The Abbott government has had fewer bills finalised in its first 700 days in office than any other federal government over the same time period since the late 1960s. The Abbott government is stuck in a "policy paralysis" that has seen fewer bills... Read more
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Western Advocate
'Policy paralysis': Tony Abbott's government the slowest for nearly five decadesThe Abbott government has had fewer bills finalised in its first 700 days in of
'Policy paralysis': Tony Abbott's government the slowest for nearly five decades
Western Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
The Abbott government has had fewer bills finalised in its first 700 days in office than any other federal government over the same time period since the late 1960s. The Abbott government is stuck in a "policy paralysis" that has seen fewer bills... Read more
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Kiama Independent
'Policy paralysis': Tony Abbott's government the slowest for nearly five decadesThe Abbott government has had fewer bills finalised in its first 700 days in of
'Policy paralysis': Tony Abbott's government the slowest for nearly five decades
Kiama Independent / Posted 7 days ago
The Abbott government has had fewer bills finalised in its first 700 days in office than any other federal government over the same time period since the late 1960s. The Abbott government is stuck in a "policy paralysis" that has seen fewer bills... Read more
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Manning River Times
'Policy paralysis': Tony Abbott's government the slowest for nearly five decadesThe Abbott government has had fewer bills finalised in its first 700 days in of
'Policy paralysis': Tony Abbott's government the slowest for nearly five decades
Manning River Times / Posted 7 days ago
The Abbott government has had fewer bills finalised in its first 700 days in office than any other federal government over the same time period since the late 1960s. The Abbott government is stuck in a "policy paralysis" that has seen fewer bills... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
'Policy paralysis': Tony Abbott's government the slowest for nearly five decadesThe Abbott government has had fewer bills finalised in its first 700 days in of
'Policy paralysis': Tony Abbott's government the slowest for nearly five decades
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 7 days ago
The Abbott government has had fewer bills finalised in its first 700 days in office than any other federal government over the same time period since the late 1960s. The Abbott government is stuck in a "policy paralysis" that has seen fewer bills... Read more
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The North West Star
'Policy paralysis': Tony Abbott's government the slowest for nearly five decadesThe Abbott government has had fewer bills finalised in its first 700 days in of
'Policy paralysis': Tony Abbott's government the slowest for nearly five decades
The North West Star / Posted 7 days ago
The Abbott government has had fewer bills finalised in its first 700 days in office than any other federal government over the same time period since the late 1960s. The Abbott government is stuck in a "policy paralysis" that has seen fewer bills... Read more
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Daily Liberal
'Policy paralysis': Tony Abbott's government the slowest for nearly five decadesThe Abbott government has had fewer bills finalised in its first 700 days in of
'Policy paralysis': Tony Abbott's government the slowest for nearly five decades
Daily Liberal / Posted 7 days ago
The Abbott government has had fewer bills finalised in its first 700 days in office than any other federal government over the same time period since the late 1960s. The Abbott government is stuck in a "policy paralysis" that has seen fewer bills... Read more
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The Farmington Daily Times
Shiprock Home for Women and Children incomplete despite more than $1M in state fundingshelter. When that money wasn't spent, it reauthorized it 12 times between 2007
Shiprock Home for Women and Children incomplete despite more than $1M in state funding
The Farmington Daily Times / Posted 8 days ago
shelter. When that money wasn't spent, it reauthorized it 12 times between 2007 and 2012, according to a Daily Times data analysis of New Mexico Department of Finance and Administration records. A locked gate encircles the Shiprock Home for Women... Read more
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The Farmington Daily Times
Shiprock Home for Women and Children incomplete despite more than $1M in state fundingshelter. When that money wasn't spent, it reauthorized it 12 times between 2007
Shiprock Home for Women and Children incomplete despite more than $1M in state funding
The Farmington Daily Times / Posted 8 days ago
shelter. When that money wasn't spent, it reauthorized it 12 times between 2007 and 2012, according to a Daily Times data analysis of New Mexico Department of Finance and Administration records. But according to those DFA records, the shelter... Read more
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Providence Business News
Credits reported, more data neededfrom the state. In addition to the just-the-facts nature of the report on ince
Credits reported, more data needed
Providence Business News / Posted 9 days ago
from the state. In addition to the just-the-facts nature of the report on incentives, however, there should have been an analysis of the effectiveness of the incentives, says Kate Brewster, executive director of the Economic Policy Institute,... Read more
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Providence Business News
When fixes aren't good enough anymoreratings will worsen. In 10 years, 47 percent of the state's bridges will be def
When fixes aren't good enough anymore
Providence Business News / Posted 9 days ago
ratings will worsen. In 10 years, 47 percent of the state's bridges will be deficient, Alviti said, based on a state analysis. "We have a crisis on bridges," he said. One byproduct of Rhode Island spending most of its available resources on... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Senators’ consultants paid as high as P94,000 a monththe sudden increase of expenses for consultancy services” and the hiring of pri
Senators’ consultants paid as high as P94,000 a month
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
the sudden increase of expenses for consultancy services” and the hiring of pricey consultants. “Several Senators’ Offices incurred consultancy services expenses for CY 2014 beyond the agency’s itemized senator’s monthly budgetary... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Political funding and transparency: an Islamic perspective – Maszlee Malik and Musa Mohd Nordinand civil society, disclosure enables them to see the origins of political mone
Political funding and transparency: an Islamic perspective – Maszlee Malik and Musa Mohd Nordin
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 10 days ago
and civil society, disclosure enables them to see the origins of political money, how it flows and how it may influence legislative behaviour. To the politician or political parties, disclosure means giving up some modicum of privacy to gain... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
State Election Commission to decide how much info to provide voters on initiativeto enhance the state’s commitment to public education. State law mandates that
State Election Commission to decide how much info to provide voters on initiative
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 11 days ago
to enhance the state’s commitment to public education. State law mandates that a 20-word ballot title and a fiscal analysis be on the ballot for citizen-sponsored initiatives. Pamela Weaver, a spokeswoman for Secretary of State Delbert... Read more
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Zawya
UAE denies giving 100% foreign ownership to AppleRetailtheir business in the UAE according to relevant legislations including the Comm
UAE denies giving 100% foreign ownership to AppleRetail
Zawya / Posted 11 days ago
their business in the UAE according to relevant legislations including the Commercial Companies Law, which serves as a legislative umbrella for such overseas companies. It is not clear whether Apple needs a new licence to open a store as the... Read more
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express
Britain's five years of defeat over EU's meddlinggovernment votes failed to block a single European Union measure during David C
Britain's five years of defeat over EU's meddling
express / Posted 11 days ago
government votes failed to block a single European Union measure during David Cameron's first five years in office, new research showed yesterday. British government votes failed to block European Union measures It also suggests... Read more
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Tucson Weekly
What's the Future of Downtown's Citizens Warehouse?information call (520) 624-7370 or email the gallery at info@ethertongallery.co
What's the Future of Downtown's Citizens Warehouse?
Tucson Weekly / Posted 11 days ago
information call (520) 624-7370 or email the gallery at info@ethertongallery.com. Serving his fifth term in elected office, Arizona State Senator, Steve Farley represents Tucson's District 9 in the Arizona State Senate. He was first elected... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
States seek solutions to national transportation funding shortfallhigher fuel taxes, vehicle fees and bonds to repair old bridges and roads and r
States seek solutions to national transportation funding shortfall
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 11 days ago
higher fuel taxes, vehicle fees and bonds to repair old bridges and roads and relieve traffic congestion, according to an analysis by the Associated Press. The surge of activity means at least half of the states -- from coast to coast, in both... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Doña Ana County seeks $30.4M in projectsDoña Ana County Flood Commission Director Paul Dugie. But the cost of the proje
Doña Ana County seeks $30.4M in projects
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 12 days ago
Doña Ana County Flood Commission Director Paul Dugie. But the cost of the projects are so high they get overlooked in the legislative funding process. "It's very difficult to build a portion of a flood control project," Dugie said. "With other... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Ministry reports examine care at LTC homesduring the Aug. 14, 2014 crucial incident inspection. Streamway Villa spokespe
Ministry reports examine care at LTC homes
Northumberland Today / Posted 12 days ago
during the Aug. 14, 2014 crucial incident inspection. Streamway Villa spokesperson Kylie Szcebonski was away from the office this month and unavailable to comment at press time about the incident. In a March 25, 2015 critical incident report... Read more
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Washington Post
This is what will make it harder for Congress to pass a budget this fallthat sent some money to a specific project. Congressional leaders dangled those
This is what will make it harder for Congress to pass a budget this fall
Washington Post / Posted 13 days ago
that sent some money to a specific project. Congressional leaders dangled those as carrots when trying to get bipartisan legislative support. Earmarks let members of Congress go home to their constituents and claim credit and garner publicity for... Read more
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Orange County Register
Watchdog: California pension reform measure means savings, potential labor upheavalbargaining, gut public pensions and obliterate guaranteed retirements across th
Watchdog: California pension reform measure means savings, potential labor upheaval
Orange County Register / Posted 13 days ago
bargaining, gut public pensions and obliterate guaranteed retirements across the board. To steady ourselves, we turn to an analysis by the nonpartisan Legislative Analyst’s Office. It concluded that the measure would, indeed, make significant... Read more
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Roll Call
GOP Cries Foul on Obama's Commutations of Drug Offenses - POTUS Operandito “benefit an entire class of offenders” and said it amounted to “a blatant us
GOP Cries Foul on Obama's Commutations of Drug Offenses - POTUS Operandi
Roll Call / Posted 13 days ago
to “benefit an entire class of offenders” and said it amounted to “a blatant usurpation of the lawmaking authority of the Legislative branch.” “The fact that the Department’s clemency initiative is focused solely on federal drug offenders... Read more
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