“He could have been in the shower. They could have broken the door down. He could have been shot. Over politics.”
Whatever else he did during the 84th session of the Texas Legislature, Byron Cook failed to keep a promise to Texas business leaders who aren’t about to let him forget it.
The chairman of the Tennessee Senate’s Transportation Committee says state fuel taxes won’t go up next near until lawmakers study how the move would affect the economy.
It’s been 10 years since Kirstin Rogers moved to Minnesota in hopes of continuing her 12-year teaching career, but state regulations forced her out of the classroom.
Now, new legislation requires the Minnesota Board of Teaching to overhaul the arbitrary licensing process that too often keeps qualified, out-of-state educators like Rogers out of the schoolroom.
“I asked them, explain to me how I could have this many credits and not be qualified to teach? And their response was, ‘It doesn’t work like that in Minnesota.’ I was angry,” said Rogers, who earned a master’s degree and held endorsements from Utah to teach history, English, geography and reading.
It’s the NANNY-ST8 for your license plate.
In addition to outright vulgarity and racism, some states prohibit messages viewed as being “anti-government” on vanity license plates.
Newsrooms struggle under tight budgets these days and sometimes have to find different ways to provide content to readers and followers.
We get it. Times are tough and the news business reshapes itself daily.
Hutton acknowledged core conservative lawmakers are disappointed in missing a golden opportunity for full repeal of prevailing wage.
Anyone reading about 2015 Oklahoma legislative session would think the top issues were the budget shortfall, criminal justice reform, school choice and health care — or even less weighty issues, such as the legalization of switchblades and regulating burial depths.
Service Employees International Union wants to take dues from fast-food workers, and the Obama administration wants to help.
In his new book, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, calls out “a new, particularly noxious species of yellow journalism that is beginning to infect what passes for modern political discourse. It’s called ‘PolitiFact.’”
The Mississippi Public Service Commission voted 3-0 to rescind an 18 percent rate increase for Mississippi Power that helped fund the Kemper Project.
we take a look at Lee Siegel’s insulting New York Times op-ed in which the writer congratulated himself for defaulting on his student loans and advised other college graduates to do the same (while acknowledging that if everyone followed his advice, the entire higher education system would come crashing down on itself).
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The West Rankin Utility Authority won a key battle Tuesday in its fight to build a new wastewater treatment plant and leave Jackson’s aging facility.