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Greitens cuts $146 million from state budget; colleges take hit

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is cutting $146 million of spending from the budget, including tens of millions of dollars to public colleges and universities. 129 more words

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Piggies at the Trough: ACA Repeal Delivers Billions in Tax Cuts to the Top.

So it begins. If you are among America’s wealthiest, the first wave of Republican tax cuts is about to come your way, but at a terrible cost: You will receive an immediate, billion dollar windfall tax cut when millions lose their ACA health insurance – and for some, their health and their lives! 621 more words

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The National Health Service In Turmoil- Again

In Britain we have the National Health Service (NHS) that is supposed to cater for illnesses among the public. For years there have been problems and last year it got worse. 359 more words

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Oil Slump Socks Texas Budget, Making Spending Cuts Likely

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AUSTIN (AP) — A prolonged oil slump is leaving Texas with a grim spending forecast, and one top Republican lawmaker says budget cuts are now certain. 122 more words

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Seattle Public Schools Should Shelter High Poverty Schools from Budget Cuts

by Rebecca Chase-Chen

One afternoon in late November, as I was cleaning my classroom and preparing materials for the next day’s lessons, an email arrived. Unlike the colorful advertisements for classroom products and brief reminders about upcoming meetings, I immediately saw this email was different.  1,280 more words

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Seven-day NHS plan puts weekday surgeries at risk, warns top GP : Welfare Weekly.

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61chrissterry reblogged this on 61chrissterry and commented:

Of course this 7-Day NHS is unrealistic especially for GPs, as because of reduced funding my own GP practice, although open for 5 weekdays it is in effect only open for 4 days in total, as on Tuesdays and Thursday the practice closes at 12 noon. There are already insufficient GPs throughout the country and some areas are worse than others. So, in effect, it is both lack of funding and insufficient trained GPs, while some are taking early retirement due to the pressures they are already experiencing.