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Tough Week

Absent from classes for 7 days (weekends and holiday uncounted), like, hello my brain, can you think? 149 more words


PNoy told to show compassion towards PWDs by certifying HB 1039 which exempts them from VAT

HOUSE Independent Bloc leader Leyte (1st District) Rep. Ferdinand Martin Romualdez urged President Aquino to show genuine compassion toward persons with disabilities (PWDs) by exempting them from VAT on certain goods and services. 253 more words


Congress Passes Last-Minute Legislation Avoiding Shutdown, For Now

By Max Friedman

Yesterday, Congress passed a last minute short term bill, known as a Continuing Resolution, or CR, to avert a government shutdown which would have started today, the beginning of the new federal fiscal year. 352 more words


What Emergency Cuts Were Made in the CT Budget?

The state budget is again in the news, with Malloy’s recent emergency budget cuts coming in response to poor stock market performance. This has also led to a  162 more words


BBL is dead due to lack of material time – Cong. Martin Romualdez

HOUSE independent bloc leader and Leyte (1st District) Rep. Martin Romualdez said he is aiming for peace in Mindanao but maintained that there should be no pressure from Malacanang to pass the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). 403 more words


Windham Hospital Struggle: A Sign of Things to Come?

By Lynne Ide 

Last night, a few hundred people came out to a forum on the future of Windham Hospital hosted by area legislators.  People from all walks of life spoke out about the erosion of services at the small, community hospital since its 2009 affiliation with the large Hartford HealthCare network. 334 more words


AG urges restraint between judicial, legislative branches

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Justices who publicly criticized a 2014 law to strip the Kansas Supreme Court of its ability to appoint chief judges should not review the appeal in a lawsuit challenging the law’s constitutionality, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said Friday. 520 more words