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Veterans education bill dies after state lawmakers disagree

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas House and Senate negotiators can’t agree — and therefore won’t change — a program offering free college tuition to veterans and their children, even amid concerns it’s too expensive to be sustainable. 97 more words


Malloy hails passage of immigrant in-state tuition bill

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is thanking Connecticut lawmakers for passing a bill that attempts to help students brought to the U.S. illegally as children with the cost of college tuition. 118 more words


Urban hospitals swing back at Scott, saying his plan will cost them $302 M

Gov. Rick Scott’s outline for drawing more dollars for health care providers would still force deep cuts to the state’s biggest urban hospitals and also drew more questions Friday from the Obama administration. 494 more words


State Budget: Tell Governor Malloy To Support Public Schools, Not Charters

Education Cost Sharing (ECS) funds have been kept flat since Governor Malloy took office, causing most districts to now be severely underfunded. In fact, resources for traditional neighborhood schools increased by less than 8% 109 more words

An Introduction to Governments: separation of powers

This morning I read a less than impressive post by one of the new socio-political pages that have popped up recently. To me, it showed a clear lack of understanding by the author ( 203 more words


Shimmy Mob 2015 - Final Totals

The Shimmy Mob Victoria team had a very successful day on May 9, 2015. 20 dancers took to 4 locations, to perform the official Shimmy Mob choreography 6 times! 65 more words


Lawmakers react to upcoming special session

KIMT News 3 – Minnesota lawmakers were not able to get the job done before the session ended, meaning a special session is coming up. 356 more words

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