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My Position on the ESEA Reauthorization

I just sent the following email to Senator Lamar Alexander of the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee regarding the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), the most recent version of which is No Child Left Behind (NCLB): 308 more words

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An Analysis of H.B. 1295

More than two years have passed since the introduction of H.B. 1556 in the Oklahoma legislature.  H.B. 1556 failed to make it to the floor for a House vote and died in the 2014 session.  4,713 more words


Making Student Loan Debt Dischargeable in Bankruptcy

Speaking of student loan debt, there is actual constructive legislation underway. The following press release is copied from Rep. John Delaney’s (D-MD) website.

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Groups: Iowa school bullying bill could use improvements

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa groups monitoring Governor Terry Branstad’s latest attempt to reduce school bullying say there are improvements in his new legislation, but there remains room for improvement. 122 more words


"State Senator Sandoval Calls For Lowering Tax Rate On Diapers"

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This January 28, 2015  CBS: Chicago article talks about how Illinois State Senator Sandoval is pushing to decrease the taxation of baby diapers in his state.  36 more words


Liquor (Amendment) Act 1954 (NSW)

ON THIS DAY IN 1955, the “six o’clock swill” was abolished by the NSW Liquor (Amendment) Act 1954.


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