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Sandra Jeff: double-dipper?

New Mexico politicos are close followers of the ballad of Sandra Jeff.  During the previous legislative session she famously lied to reporters about receiving a call from the Vice President then went MIA on a critical minimum wage vote he asked her to support.   1,461 more words

Elections 2014

Legislative Committee Report

By DEBRA L. RUNBECK

At the end of the legislative session, if you were like me, you breathed a sigh of relief that the Legislature couldn’t do any more damage! 651 more words

Bad Faith

The Cost of the Storks, on How the Younger Generations are Refusing to Have Children

This, would be precisely, WE, the YOUNGER generation REFUSE to have kids, from the Front Page Sections, translated…

The sanitations welfare department stated, that in order to deal with the crisis of people not having enough children, they’re given over billions of dollars to those who are in the lower end of the economic spectrum, so they can have more babies in vitro; they’d spend a billion dollars, hoping it could reproduce a total of four thousand infants. 520 more words

Values

Did you think that the SF104 debacle was over? Think again!

State Board of Education (SBOE) to Convene in Casper: 

The Wyoming State Board of Education will be meeting on September 4, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 198 more words

Common Core Standards (CCSS)

A&M jokes about 'War Games' OGB open enrollment; cash strapped state can't pay Bridge City Juvenile Center utility bills but somehow locates $18 million for private hospital

Remember the angst over the temporary shutdown of the Louisiana Department of Education’s (LDOE) web page a little over a week ago because the Division of Administration (D)A) had neglected to pay the $280 bill for the domain subscription? 1,551 more words

Governor's Office

Doing It Not Just To Be Nice, But Out Of Self-interest

It was very encouraging to see the members attending the Rotary Club of Columbus Wednesday luncheon give Jamie Vollmer a standing ovation after his talk about how vital it is for business leaders, as well as the rest of the community, to support public education. 173 more words

Education

Voters' groups appeal congressional redistricting ruling; want Florida Supreme Court to decide case

A coalition of voters’ groups Friday appealed a judge’s ruling upholding new congressional district boundaries drawn by the Republican-led Legislature earlier this month.

But the appeal also could reopen Leon County Circuit Judge Terry Lewis’ original order in July, which overturned the 2012 map approved by the Legislature. 267 more words

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