Tags » Appropriations Committee

State Budget Writers Consider $570M In Reduced Spending

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The Connecticut General Assembly’s budget-writing committee plans to vote on a revised budget that reduces the spending plan by nearly $570 million in the new fiscal year. 113 more words


Pa. Police Academy Cheating Scandal Forces Out 29 Cadets

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – An investigation into cheating at the Pennsylvania State Police academy has effectively forced out 29 cadets, the force’s commander said Wednesday, just three weeks before the class is scheduled to graduate. 284 more words


Maine gov threatens to call in National Guard to fight heroin epidemic

Maine’s governor is threatening to call up the National Guard to fight an epidemic of heroin and other drugs if lawmakers don’t hire more agents. Thursday, Gov. 349 more words

Current Events

Congress Takes Another Stab At Undercutting Gainful Employment Rules Two Weeks Before Implementation

The Department of Education’s long-awaited gainful employment rules – aimed at reining in the for-profit college industry – go into effect on July 1. But just because there are only 14 days before implementation, doesn’t mean those opposed to the regulations are giving up their fight. 736 more words