Florida in focus: State budget boosts Brevard tourism and arts, hits lagoon and colleges

By   /  July 10, 2017  /  Florida, News, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

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Florida Today: State budget boosts Brevard tourism and arts, hits lagoon and colleges Brevard County residents soon will see the effects of the state’s $82 billion budget everywhere —  including Port Canaveral, the Indian River Lagoon, local colleges, theaters, the Brevard Zoo and more. Money for space and trade will bring upgrades and needed renovations to Cape Canaveral Air […]

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Colorado in focus: Meet the faces of Medicaid in Colorado, where one in five people receives government health benefits

By   /  July 10, 2017  /  Colorado, News, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

The Denver Post: Meet the faces of Medicaid in Colorado, where one in five people receives government health benefits One is a little girl whose eyes twinkle when it’s time for music class at school. One is a mom whose Alzheimer’s disease grew so severe she forgot how to use a spoon. One is a man […]

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Krug: Trump hunt begs question: What is the media’s business?

By   /  July 3, 2017  /  Colorado, Commentary, District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, Ohio, Opinion, Pennsylvania, Uncategorized, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Supporters said all along that President Donald Trump would be good for American business. But many didn’t anticipate that the American media business stood to benefit from his presidency. Currently the greatest love-hate relationship in U.S. politics, the mainstream and legacy media revels in Trump’s “fake news” claims. While they denounce his behavior publicly, reporters […]

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Wisconsin in focus: Wisconsin election commission to Trump panel: You want voter data? Pay for it.

By   /  July 3, 2017  /  News, Uncategorized, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Wisconsin election commission to Trump panel: You want voter data? Pay for it. Wisconsin’s elections agency said Friday it can’t legally share all of the detailed voter data being sought by President Donald Trump’s Election Integrity Commission. Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, the vice chairman of the president’s commission, is seeking information about voters and […]

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Florida in focus: Charter schools will get $96M in capital aid from Florida school districts next year

By   /  June 30, 2017  /  Florida, News, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

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Miami Herald: Charter schools will get $96M in capital aid from Florida school districts next year Florida’s 650 charter schools will see an extra $96.3 million coming their way in 2017-18, thanks to a controversial provision in a sweeping education bill Gov. Rick Scott signed into law earlier this month that forces school districts to hand over some […]

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Pennsylvania in focus: Bill allowing school employees to possess guns in schools teed up for Pa. Senate vote

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  News, Pennsylvania, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

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The Patriot News: Bill allowing school employees to possess guns in schools teed up for Pa. Senate vote Schools would no longer be weapon-free zones under legislation that the state Senate is likely to vote on Wednesday. Senate Bill 383 would allow school personnel who have the proper training and pass the same psychiatric evaluation that municipal police officers […]

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