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Congress & the Myth of Big Endowments

BY BRIAN C. MITCHELL

On September 13, a House subcommittee holds a hearing that, according to Janet Lorin in Bloomberg , “is set to look at how colleges, through their tax exempt endowments, are trying to reduce tuition.” The subcommittee hearing features testimony from policy experts and college officials. 690 more words

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Michigan—Like Ohio, But Somewhat Worse

POSTED BY MARTIN KICH

The Michigan League for Public Policy has issued a report on the funding of public higher education in the state. The full report is available here: … 916 more words

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Request a Legislative Audit of your statewide college system

BY CAPRICE LAWLESS

NOTE: When you send your request to your legislature, include links to larger documents (see below). By including hypertext links, later readers of the request (other lawmakers, Facebook readers, e-mail recipients, coalition members, reporters and blog readers) can then quickly verify your facts (if they are inclined to do so) without inclusion of detail slowing the narrative.  1,136 more words

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“Saving Jobs” in Indiana while Losing Twice as Many Jobs

POSTED BY MARTIN KICH

This is from CNN’s Politics Nightcap newsletter of August 29, written by Eric Bradner:

 

“Indiana’s Business Tax Breaks under Pence Scrutinized… 149 more words

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Donald Trump Warns Family Farmers of Taxes, Regulations

Trump painted Clinton as anti-agriculture at the annual “Roast and Ride” fundraiser in Iowa.

Donald Trump said rival Hillary Clinton will push regulations and high taxes that will hurt family farmers as he campaigned in Iowa, an agricultural state that remains a presidential election battleground. 26 more words

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Thank you to everyone who supported the PA Ag Republican event at Ag Progress days!

We opened with the Pledge of Allegiance to the the Flag of the United States of America.

We thank Congressman Glenn (GT) Thompson, who serves on the House Agricultural Committee and supports agricultural. 60 more words

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