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Senator Sheldon Whitehouse: Republican Budget Unfair and Unreal

From the Whitehouse press office:

Washington, DC – Early this morning, the U.S. Senate voted to approve the Republican budget resolution by a vote of 52-46.

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RI Senators Join Bipartisan Fight Against Breast Cancer

On Tuesday, Senators Sheldon Whitehouse and Jack Reed (D-RI) announced their co-sponsorship of bipartisan legislation aimed at eradicating breast cancer by 2020.

Sponsored by Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), the… 1,154 more words

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A Community Foundation Playing a Big Role in the Next Health Care Battle: Payment Reform - Inside Philanthropy: Fundraising Intelligence

Back in December, we wrote about the Rhode Island Foundation blazing a trail for health care reform by convening Rhode Island health care stakeholders and getting everyone to sign on to a reform agenda. 102 more words

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Whitehouse and Cornyn Meet with Obama on Criminal Justice

From the Whitehouse Press office:

Washington, DC – Today President Obama and Vice President Biden convened a meeting at the White House to discuss criminal justice reform efforts with key members of Congress, including U.S.

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Arnold's Latest Big Play: Corralling Unusual Bedfellows to Reform Criminal Justice - Inside Philanthropy: Fundraising Intelligence

We’ll say it again: We love watching the Laura and John Arnold Foundation do business. Why? Because whatever you may think of LJAF’s ideas, this funder is always angling for the big play. 140 more words

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This Funder is Supporting the Data to Make Big Juvenile Justice Policy Changes - Inside Philanthropy

Youth advocates and their funders are hoping that 2015 is going to be a very good year for juvenile justice reform. The year is starting with bipartisan legislation submitted to congress by senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-Rhode Island) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) which would overhaul outdated juvenile justice laws nationally, with a particular focus on ending imprisonment for status offenses, such as children who are truant, runaway, or violate curfew, alcohol, and tobacco laws. 47 more words

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As the Odds Improve, MacArthur and Other Funders Step Up Fight for Criminal Justice Reform - Inside Philanthropy

Criminal justice is one of those areas where funders have been banging their head against a wall for years—working against harsh practices that defy social science research, not to mention common sense. 72 more words

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