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The Posse Must Ride: Call to Action to Protect Wild Horses and Burros in Senate Appropriations Committees

Source: Wild Horse Freedom Federation

The Senate Interior Appropriations Subcommittee takes up the BLM’s Wild Horse & Burro Program budget this Tuesday (TOMORROW) morning at 9:30 am, and the full Senate Appropriations Committee will mark up the BLM’s Fiscal Year 2019 spending legislation this Thursday starting at 10:30 am.  540 more words

Horse News

Betsy DeVos Wants School Safety on Her Terms (Which Might Include Utilizing Vacant Museums)

US ed sec Betsy DeVos garners much press for her inability/unwillingness to forego her plastic smile and school choice infomercialistic speech and instead actually engage in true conversation with those who approach her with real-life situations affecting public education in America. 1,632 more words

Public School Funding

Action Alert: Call your U.S. Senators to save wild horses & burros!

Horses from the upcoming Checkerboard roundup could be killed.  (photo: Carol Walker)

The wild horses & burros need YOUR voice.  Now.

Language in the 2018 Budget would allow 46,000 wild horses in BLM holding facilities and tens of thousands more on public lands to be killed.  389 more words

Wild Horses/Mustangs

Senate Appropriations Committee Ensures Continued Funding to Artaskh

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Appropriations Committee adopted the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs (SFOPS) appropriations bill, which ensures continued funding to Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh), reported the Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly). 503 more words

Senate Committee Votes to Fund Amtrak Long-Distance Trains, Save TIGER Funding in FY2018

A Senate committee voted this week to provide $1.6 billion in funding for Amtrak and to provide funding for some grant programs that the Trump administration wanted to cut. 204 more words

Railroad News

Fort Gordon signals all clear after lock down on post

(WJBF) – There were a few scary moments at Fort Gordon, Ga. today.

According to the Twitter and Facebook page of Fort Gordon, there was a lockdown issued Thursday morning. 55 more words


Three Fort Gordon soldiers in custody after firing gun in air on post

FORT GORDON (WJBF) – Three soldiers are in custody after an incident involving a firearm on post at Fort Gordon.

On Wednesday night around 10:30 p.m., Fort Gordon law enforcement detained the three soldiers after reports that a personally owned firearm was being fired into the air from a moving vehicle. 34 more words