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Several members of Congress on a ‘civil rights pilgrimage’

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Several members of Congress are opening a three-day tour of sites connected to the civil rights era, starting with a visit to the National Civil Rights Museum in Tennessee. 128 more words


NSBA Federal Update: Congress agrees on spending deal

Source: National School Boards Association

Fiscal Year 2018 Appropriations: After heated debate on both the House and Senate floor overnight, Congressional leaders have finally reached a long-sought agreement on topline spending that will pave the way to complete the FY 2018 federal appropriations and budget process. 644 more words


Biocapitalism, Corporate Colonialism & Education Policy

Reposted with permission from Educationalchemy.

To learn more about how biocapitalism controls bodies and minds of children via public education policy read Clayton Pierce –

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Trump reverses course on emerging Senate health care deal

The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan Senate deal to curb the growth of health insurance premiums is reeling after President Donald Trump reversed course and opposed the agreement, and top congressional Republicans and conservatives gave it a frosty reception. 784 more words

Senators reach deal to fund Obamacare subsidies after Trump says he will cut them off

Mr Trump has said he will support the bipartisan agreement

By Alexandra Wilts Washington DC
The Independent

President Donald Trump AP

Senators have reached a bipartisan deal “in principle” to fund Obamacare insurance subsidies that  517 more words

'Breakthrough' Reached On Short Term Health Care Fix

By Shaun Boyd

DENVER (CBS4) – Two key senators say they’ve reached a breakthrough deal on a short term health care fix.

Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and Democratic Sen. 340 more words