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  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Five days and counting.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Felllow Seekers. It's Tuesday, June 26, 2012. And there are a mere five days to go before the start of the new fiscal year. In 1948, the U.S. began its famed Berlin Airlift. In 1956, Congress approved......
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: Three days and counting.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The state House convenes at 9:30 a.m. this morning to finally begin consideration of the 2012-13 state budget. The chamber broke for the night last night without beginning an expected debate on the $27,66 billion.......
  • Early Evening Budget Update: The Details Emerge.

     
    Pennsylvania’s four state-related universities and the 14 state-owned universities would likely receive the same amount of money as they did last year; public schools and public libraries would also be level-funded, but a program that provides...
  • L.A. Chamber doles out college scholarships

     
    Wilson High School graduate Audrey Lopez has long dreamed of working for NASA as an electrical engineer. But she figured she would never be able to afford college on the salary of her mother, a county social services worker and the family breadwinner....
  • Friday Morning Coffee: The weekend warm-up.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Welcome to the penultimate weekend of August 2012. This month's been another quick one in a summer that -- as they all do -- just seems to have flown by. But don't worry, there are......
  • FEMA snub surprised Palm Beach County

     
    Palm Beach County and the rest of Florida getting turned down for federal aid in the wake of Tropical Storm Isaac came as a surprising snub ??? especially given who signed the letter. The Federal Emergency Management Agency last week......
  • Gov Scott’s teacher training grant program

     
    Gov. Rick Scott has proposed a $2 million teacher training grant program — one that would be partially funded by matching dollars from private donations. We mentioned the grant in this story¬†about Scott seeking to remake his image by focusing on...
  • Report lays out a bleak scenario under Medicaid cuts

     
    With the nation on a fiscally unsustainable path, the federal government has these choices: Cut spending, raise taxes, or do both. Health care spending, a huge part of the government's budget, stands as a huge target. A new report lays out the impact of...
  • Merced teachers union backs controversial federal grant proposal

     
    A Merced teachers union has voted to back a controversial federal grant program, but only after extracting district guarantees that student test scores would not be used to evaluate individual instructors. Sheila Whitley, president of the Merced Union...
  • Fresno teachers union backs controversial federal grant

     
    After a marathon debate, the Fresno teachers union agreed to endorse its school district's application for a federal grant that will require controversial changes in instructor evaluations....
  • Solar and wind power industry urges renewal of multi-billion dollar federal Treasury grant program

     
    The end of the year -- and the expiration date for a Treasury grant program that buoyed the renewable energy industry during the economic slowdown -- is just around the corner, and solar and wind power leaders are bracing for......