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Pilipino Star
Cynthia Villar top UP alumna/Lilia de Lima 2017 RM Awardeeeven better to know that you are making a difference in people’s lives,” she ad
Pilipino Star / Posted an hour ago
even better to know that you are making a difference in people’s lives,” she added. As the current chairperson of the committee on agriculture and food, Villar is pursuing poverty reduction as her legislative priority. Together with her... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
PCGG gets authority to probe Andyzero budget for 2018 if Bautista, accused of amassing ill-gotten wealth, would
Manila Standard Today / Posted 3 hours ago
zero budget for 2018 if Bautista, accused of amassing ill-gotten wealth, would not resign from his office. The House Committee on Appropriations was scheduled to hold a briefing for the Comelec’s proposed P16-billion budget for 2018 on... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
Federal commission finally approves sale of VEA’s 230-kilovolt transmission systemallowing it to take a vote on the proposed sale. Commissioners Neil Chatterjee
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted 3 hours ago
allowing it to take a vote on the proposed sale. Commissioners Neil Chatterjee and Robert Powelson were confirmed by the Senate on Aug. 4, 2017. Commissioner Chatterjee was sworn in Aug. 8, 2017 and was named chairman by the White House on Aug.... Read more
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Roll Call
Democrats Hope for ‘Perfect Storm’ in Alabama Senate RaceAs Republicans gear up for a grueling primary runoff in the Alabama special ele
Roll Call / Posted 7 hours ago
As Republicans gear up for a grueling primary runoff in the Alabama special election Senate race, Democratic candidate Doug Jones has the race to himself. And Democrats see Jones as their best hope for victory in a ruby-red state. But that’s a tall... Read more
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Mumbrella
'Loosen' constraints on domestic media instead of holding back Google and Facebook, Ritson tells Senatorshold back Google and Facebook as last century’s advertising models come to end,
Mumbrella / Posted 20 hours ago
hold back Google and Facebook as last century’s advertising models come to end, the Future of Public Interest Journalism Senate Inquiry heard in Sydney yesterday. Speaking before the committee Melbourne Business School adjunct professor Mark... Read more
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The Hill
7 Senate seats most likely to flip in 2018Next year’s midterm elections will provide Republicans with a major opportunity
The Hill / Posted 23 hours ago
Next year’s midterm elections will provide Republicans with a major opportunity to build their majority in the Senate — if they can overcome President Trump’s dismal approval rating and internal party rancor. The 2018 Senate map heavily favors... Read more
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New York Post
Taliban tells Trump to bring it onthat Presidents Obama or George W. Bush, a new report said Tuesday. “If we cou
New York Post / Posted yesterday
that Presidents Obama or George W. Bush, a new report said Tuesday. “If we could fight this war for 16 years with limited resources against the world’s well-equipped armies, we are happy to continue this fight against the enemy.” The Taliban had... Read more
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FOX News
McCain, Graham champion Trump’s Afghanistan plan but say Congress has rolenew Afghanistan strategy but also say the plan should run through Congress. Mc
FOX News / Posted yesterday
new Afghanistan strategy but also say the plan should run through Congress. McCain, a Navy war veteran and chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said after Trump’s announcement Monday night that the president’s strategy was “long... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Support, skepticism color Maine reaction to Afghanistan policyPoliquin, is well-aware of the toll that war takes on those who serve in harm's
WLBZ Bangor / Posted yesterday
Poliquin, is well-aware of the toll that war takes on those who serve in harm's way through his membership on the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs. His statement criticized previous troop withdrawals by Pres. Barack Obama for giving ISIS the... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Support, skepticism color Maine reaction to Afghanistan policyPoliquin, is well-aware of the toll that war takes on those who serve in harm's
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted yesterday
Poliquin, is well-aware of the toll that war takes on those who serve in harm's way through his membership on the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs. His statement criticized previous troop withdrawals by Pres. Barack Obama for giving ISIS the... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Lawmakers praise and condemn Trump's Afghanistan planin Afghanistan, with the House speaker lauding “a new Trump strategy,” for inst
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted yesterday
in Afghanistan, with the House speaker lauding “a new Trump strategy,” for instance, while a fellow Republican in the Senate called it a “terrible idea.” Trump’s announcement tonight was a reversal of the position he held prior to his bid for... Read more
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FOX News
DNC cash crunch fuels Dem frustration, questions about Perez leadershipThe Democratic National Committee just posted its worst July fundraising number
FOX News / Posted yesterday
The Democratic National Committee just posted its worst July fundraising numbers in a decade, raising questions about why the party machine cannot capitalize on President Trump’s low approval ratings and whether new Chairman Tom Perez is up to the... Read more
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NBC News
Trump vows to continue Afghan War. Taliban say they're fine with thatwho, like many of the militants, spoke on condition of anonymity. "If we could
NBC News / Posted yesterday
who, like many of the militants, spoke on condition of anonymity. "If we could fight this war for 16 years with limited resources against the world's well-equipped armies, we are happy to continue this fight against the enemy." The senior... Read more
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Sun Star
Senate to probe frequent Palawan brownoutsSENATOR Sherwin Gatchalian wants the Senate to look into the frequent brownouts
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
SENATOR Sherwin Gatchalian wants the Senate to look into the frequent brownouts that continue to plague the province of Palawan. Unsatisfied by the "shallow" probe conducted by the National Electrification Administration (NEA), Gatchalian cited the... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
UI professor becomes fifth Democrat to run for Davis' seatsupport of a Obamacare replacement plan that barely passed the Republican-contr
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
support of a Obamacare replacement plan that barely passed the Republican-controlled House and never gained traction in the Senate. "You don't go around saying you want to get rid of this policy without a sense of what is coming next. That's... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Corker, Perdue Back Trump Plan On AfghanistanSenator Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said he
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
Senator Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said he supports President Donald J. Trump’s stance on the way forward in Afghanistan. Senator Corker said, “I had the opportunity to talk with Secretary Tillerson in advance of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Senate panel approves proposed OVP budgetMANILA, Philippines — The Senate Committee on Finance on Tuesday approved the b
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
MANILA, Philippines — The Senate Committee on Finance on Tuesday approved the budget of the office of Vice President Leni Robredo in less than an hour. The approval of the Office of the Vice President’s P443.9-million budget comes a week after the... Read more
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Roll Call
Trump Costs Prompt Secret Service Plea to Congressthe Administration, and the Congress over the past several months to find a leg
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
the Administration, and the Congress over the past several months to find a legislative solution.” According to the Senate Appropriations Committee, for fiscal 2017, Congress funded the Secret Service at $23.6 million above the White House... Read more
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Swissinfo
Enshrining food security, from the farm to the forkconditions for achieving this goal. Applying the amendment will not require any
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
conditions for achieving this goal. Applying the amendment will not require any changes in legislation, the preparatory committees have assured parliament. But, argue the opponents, surely this just goes to prove that the new constitutional... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Trillanes questions lack of budget listing of 6 offices under OPComplaint Center. “They didn’t allocate specific budget for these offices,” Tr
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Complaint Center. “They didn’t allocate specific budget for these offices,” Trillanes said during the hearing of the Senate committee on finance. ADVERTISEMENT “Without those resources we won’t be able to expect those offices to perform... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kachikwu, NNPC Disagree On Cost of Crude Oil ProductionThe Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu has disagreed w
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu has disagreed with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on the actual cost of producing a barrel of crude oil in Nigeria. Speaking at the recent conference of the... Read more
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Swissinfo
Reversing course, Trump commits to open-ended Afghan warand in the interim the Taliban has made dangerous inroads," said senior Republi
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
and in the interim the Taliban has made dangerous inroads," said senior Republican Senator John McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Senator Jack Reed, senior Democrat on the committee, criticized what he called a speech... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Trump commits to more troops in Afghanistan, vows 'fight to win'and in the interim the Taliban has made dangerous inroads," said senior Republi
Bdnews24.com / Posted yesterday
and in the interim the Taliban has made dangerous inroads," said senior Republican Senator John McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee. The Republican president overcame his own scepticism about the war that began in October... Read more
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ABC News
Lawmakers praise and condemn Trump's Afghanistan planin Afghanistan, with the House speaker lauding “a new Trump strategy,” for inst
ABC News / Posted yesterday
in Afghanistan, with the House speaker lauding “a new Trump strategy,” for instance, while a fellow Republican in the Senate called it a “terrible idea.” Trump’s announcement tonight was a reversal of the position he held prior to his bid for... Read more
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Swissinfo
Trump commits to more troops in Afghanistan, vows 'fight to win'and in the interim the Taliban has made dangerous inroads," said senior Republi
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
and in the interim the Taliban has made dangerous inroads," said senior Republican Senator John McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee. The Republican president overcame his own scepticism about the war that began in October... Read more
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dna
Trump commits to more troops in Afghanistan, vows 'fight to win'and in the interim the Taliban has made dangerous inroads," said senior Republi
dna / Posted yesterday
and in the interim the Taliban has made dangerous inroads," said senior Republican Senator John McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee. The Republican president overcame his own skepticism about the war that began in October... Read more
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Daily Mail
Trump says no Afghan nation-building, no timetable; heat on Pakistanefforts to focus U.S. energy on Afghanistan's neighbors. U.S. commanders have
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
efforts to focus U.S. energy on Afghanistan's neighbors. U.S. commanders have long planned for a possible shift in resources from Iraq to Afghanistan as the fight against ISIS comes off its peak, following gains made in the Iraqi city of... Read more
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Canberra Times
After USS John McCain collision, US navy 'pauses' worldwide operationsto be a systemic failure of some kind," he said. Mac Thornberry, the Republica
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
to be a systemic failure of some kind," he said. Mac Thornberry, the Republican chairman of the US House Armed Services Committee, said the collision involving the John S. McCain was the fourth major accident within the US Pacific Fleet this... Read more
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dna
U.S. Navy announces fleet-wide probe after new warship collision; 10 sailors missingto be a systemic failure of some kind," he said. Mac Thornberry, the Republica
dna / Posted yesterday
to be a systemic failure of some kind," he said. Mac Thornberry, the Republican chairman of the U.S. House Armed Services Committee, said the latest collision was the fourth major accident within the U.S. Pacific Fleet this year and highlighted... Read more
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Brisbane Times
After USS John McCain collision, US navy 'pauses' worldwide operationsto be a systemic failure of some kind," he said. Mac Thornberry, the Republica
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
to be a systemic failure of some kind," he said. Mac Thornberry, the Republican chairman of the US House Armed Services Committee, said the collision involving the John S. McCain was the fourth major accident within the US Pacific Fleet this... Read more
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dna
Donald Trump to announce his Afghanistan policy, likely to approve modest troop increasea breeding ground for things that can come back and hurt us or our allies," Sen
dna / Posted yesterday
a breeding ground for things that can come back and hurt us or our allies," Senator Tim Kaine, a Democrat and member of the Senate Armed Forces Committee, told MSNBC. CONFLICTING OPINIONS U.S. commanders have long planned for a possible shift in... Read more
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WA Today
After USS John McCain collision, US navy 'pauses' worldwide operationsto be a systemic failure of some kind," he said. Mac Thornberry, the Republica
WA Today / Posted yesterday
to be a systemic failure of some kind," he said. Mac Thornberry, the Republican chairman of the US House Armed Services Committee, said the collision involving the John S. McCain was the fourth major accident within the US Pacific Fleet this... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
After USS John McCain collision, US navy 'pauses' worldwide operationsto be a systemic failure of some kind," he said. Mac Thornberry, the Republica
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
to be a systemic failure of some kind," he said. Mac Thornberry, the Republican chairman of the US House Armed Services Committee, said the collision involving the John S. McCain was the fourth major accident within the US Pacific Fleet this... Read more
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The Age
After USS John McCain collision, US navy 'pauses' worldwide operationsto be a systemic failure of some kind," he said. Mac Thornberry, the Republica
The Age / Posted yesterday
to be a systemic failure of some kind," he said. Mac Thornberry, the Republican chairman of the US House Armed Services Committee, said the collision involving the John S. McCain was the fourth major accident within the US Pacific Fleet this... Read more
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Newsmax
Trump Likely to Approve Modest Troop Increase for Afghanistana breeding ground for things that can come back and hurt us or our allies," Sen
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
a breeding ground for things that can come back and hurt us or our allies," Senator Tim Kaine, a Democrat and member of the Senate Armed Forces Committee, told MSNBC. CONFLICTING OPINIONS U.S. commanders have long planned for a possible shift in... Read more
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Daily Mail
Trump set to announce increase of 4,000 troops for Afghanistanfor America's longest military conflict, U.S. officials said. U.S. commanders
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
for America's longest military conflict, U.S. officials said. U.S. commanders have long planned for a possible shift in resources from Iraq to Afghanistan as the fight against ISIS comes off its peak, following gains made in the Iraqi city of... Read more
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The Hill
We’re not prepared for the next public health emergencyhas faced brutal cuts over the past decade, which has made Americans less healt
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
has faced brutal cuts over the past decade, which has made Americans less healthy and safe. The House Appropriations Committee recently approved its Labor, Health and Education appropriations bill for fiscal year 2018 in a party line vote.... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Secret Service depletes funds to pay agents because of Trump's frequent travel, large familyfor Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings. Cummings, the ranking Democrat on the House
KING5 Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
for Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings. Cummings, the ranking Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee who was the first lawmaker to sound the alarm after last year's disclosure that hundreds of agents had maxed out on... Read more
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NBC News
Secret Service: Trump's not our only problemTrump's fault, the agency's director said Monday, in response to a report that
NBC News / Posted 2 days ago
Trump's fault, the agency's director said Monday, in response to a report that the First Family was straining protective resources. Secret Service Director Randolph "Tex" Alles said funding for roughly 1,100 agents working overtime in 2017 is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senate Concurs With House On Us$25m Renewable Energy Financing AgreementThe Liberian Senate, on Wednesday, August 15, voted unanimously to concur with
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Liberian Senate, on Wednesday, August 15, voted unanimously to concur with the House of Representatives in ratifying the financing agreement (Liberia renewable Energy Access Project) between the Republic of Liberia and International Development... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
How potential 2020 Democrats are honing their foreign policy chopsRelated content (CNN) - It wasn't hard for generals to prepare for Sen. Elizab
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 2 days ago
Related content (CNN) - It wasn't hard for generals to prepare for Sen. Elizabeth Warren's first question at the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing. "Gen. (David) Goldfein, would a significant reduction in funding to the State Department and... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Secret Service depletes funds to pay agents for President Trumpfor Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings. Cummings, the ranking Democrat on the House
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 2 days ago
for Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings. Cummings, the ranking Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee who was the first lawmaker to sound the alarm after last year's disclosure that hundreds of agents had maxed out on... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Trump’s national monument review to test key land protection lawareas. Molly Block, a spokeswoman for Utah Republican Rep. Rob Bishop, chair o
Bangor Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
areas. Molly Block, a spokeswoman for Utah Republican Rep. Rob Bishop, chair of the House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee, said while the House may be able to pass legislation regarding monuments, enactment of a measure would... Read more
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Al.com
It's not too late to fund the fight against prison sexual assaultassault, underline our national belief in the dignity of every human being. But
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
assault, underline our national belief in the dignity of every human being. But PREA's funding stream is now in peril. The Senate's Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations Subcommittee, chaired by Alabama's Sen. Richard Shelby, did not... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
How potential 2020 Democrats honing foreign policy chopsWarrenRelated content (CNN) - It wasn't hard for generals to prepare for Sen.
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
WarrenRelated content (CNN) - It wasn't hard for generals to prepare for Sen. Elizabeth Warren's first question at the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing. "Gen. (David) Goldfein, would a significant reduction in funding to the State... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Exclusive: Secret Service depletes funds to pay agents because of Trump's frequent travel, large familyfor Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings. Cummings, the ranking Democrat on the House
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
for Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings. Cummings, the ranking Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee who was the first lawmaker to sound the alarm after last year's disclosure that hundreds of agents had maxed out on... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
How potential 2020 Democrats honing foreign policy chopsWarrenRelated content (CNN) - It wasn't hard for generals to prepare for Sen.
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
WarrenRelated content (CNN) - It wasn't hard for generals to prepare for Sen. Elizabeth Warren's first question at the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing. "Gen. (David) Goldfein, would a significant reduction in funding to the State... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
How potential 2020 Democrats honing foreign policy chopsWarrenRelated content (CNN) - It wasn't hard for generals to prepare for Sen.
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 2 days ago
WarrenRelated content (CNN) - It wasn't hard for generals to prepare for Sen. Elizabeth Warren's first question at the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing. "Gen. (David) Goldfein, would a significant reduction in funding to the State... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
How potential 2020 Democrats honing foreign policy chopsWarrenRelated content (CNN) - It wasn't hard for generals to prepare for Sen.
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 2 days ago
WarrenRelated content (CNN) - It wasn't hard for generals to prepare for Sen. Elizabeth Warren's first question at the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing. "Gen. (David) Goldfein, would a significant reduction in funding to the State... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
How potential 2020 Democrats honing foreign policy chopsWarrenRelated content (CNN) - It wasn't hard for generals to prepare for Sen.
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 2 days ago
WarrenRelated content (CNN) - It wasn't hard for generals to prepare for Sen. Elizabeth Warren's first question at the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing. "Gen. (David) Goldfein, would a significant reduction in funding to the State... Read more
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