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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam defends bill allowing abortion during labor

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam defends bill allowing abortion during labor

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam on Wednesday defended a proposed bill that would allow abortion up until the moment of childbirth. Read full article: Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam defends bill...→

Gov. Walz Unveils Final Part Of $2 Billion Bonding Bill

Gov. Walz Unveils Final Part Of $2 Billion Bonding Bill

Republicans have made it very clear they want half as much spent on projects as the Governor - about one billion dollars, not two. Read full article: Gov. Walz Unveils Final Part Of $2 Billi...→

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Vetoes School Property Tax Bill

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Vetoes School Property Tax Bill

The bill would have allowed some school districts to raise property taxes more than the 2% that is currently allowed without voter approval. Read full article: New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Vetoes Schoo...→

Higher education board names CSU administrator as director

Higher education board names CSU administrator as director

A former Chicago State University chief financial officer has been named the new executive director of the Illinois Board of Higher Education Read full article: Higher education board names CSU adminis...→

House bill would add risks of sexting to sex education curriculum

House bill would add risks of sexting to sex education curriculum

Sex education in Illinois middle and high schools would be required to include a discussion on sexting if a bill introduced in the state House becomes law. Illinois would become only the second state to require teaching about sexting in sex education. Read full article: House bill would add risks of sexting to...→

Bill Gates Pushes for Higher Taxes on Rich as Wealth Soars

Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates started the last decade worth more than $50 billion and with a pledge to donate large parts of his fortune to charity. Read full article: Bill Gates Pushes for Higher Taxes on Ri...→

New Jersey Gov. Signs Bill Giving $9.5M to Family Planning Clinics

New Jersey Gov. Signs Bill Giving $9.5M to Family Planning Clinics

New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy on Thursday signed legislation setting aside $9.5 million for family planning services to counteract a Trump administration rule barring clinics from referring women for abortions. Murphy, a first-term self-styled progressive and former Obama administration ambassador to Germany, signed the bill alongside lawmakers, first lady Tammy Murphy and Planned Parenthood officials, among others. He said… Read full article: New Jersey Gov. Signs Bill Giving $9.5M ...→

New York governor vetoes bill legalizing electric bikes and scooters

New York governor vetoes bill legalizing electric bikes and scooters

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo vetoed a bill Thursday to legalize electric scooters and bikes across the state, citing the lack of a helmet requirement and other safety concerns. Read full article: New York governor vetoes bill legalizing...→

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Vetoes Bill To Legalize E-Scooters In New York

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Vetoes Bill To Legalize E-Scooters In New York

Governor Andrew Cuomo has hit the brakes on e-scooters in New York, vetoing legislation that would have legalized dockless e-scooters and electric bikes statewide. Read full article: Gov. Andrew Cuomo Vetoes Bill To Legaliz...→

Governor Cuomo vetoes e-bike and e-scooter legalization bill - amNewYork

Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday vetoed a bill that would have paved the way for the legalization of e-scooters and e-bikes in New York. The legislation, Read full article: Governor Cuomo vetoes e-bike and e-scoot...→

Cuomo Vetoes Bill That Would Train Public Transportation Workers To Spot Human Trafficking

Cuomo Vetoes Bill That Would Train Public Transportation Workers To Spot Human Trafficking

Victims' advocates argue that, however well-intended these trainings may be in theory, they may reinforce stereotyping and escalate racial profiling. Read full article: Cuomo Vetoes Bill That Would Train Publi...→

Cuomo vetoes bill requiring public transportation workers to learn signs of human trafficking

Cuomo vetoes bill requiring public transportation workers to learn signs of human trafficking

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has vetoed a bill that would have required public transportation employees to learn the signs of human trafficking. Read full article: Cuomo vetoes bill requiring public trans...→

Whitmer Vetoes Bill That Would Have Ended Deer Baiting Ban

As promised, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vetoed legislation Thursday that would have ended Michigan's ban on using bait to hunt deer or elk, saying the restriction is needed to curb the spread of animal diseases such as chronic wasting disease. Read full article: Whitmer Vetoes Bill That Would Have Ende...→

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Signs Bill to Restore Voting Rights

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Signs Bill to Restore Voting Rights

New Jersey Democratic Governor Phil Murphy on Wednesday signed legislation restoring voting rights to convicts who are out of prison on parole or probation. The measure will restore voting rights to roughly eighty thousand convicts and goes into effect in March of next year. Read full article: New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Signs Bill t...→

Gov. Wolf Puts House on Timetable to Pass Minimum Wage Bill

Gov. Wolf Puts House on Timetable to Pass Minimum Wage Bill

Gov. Tom Wolf is putting the state House of Representatives on a timeline to pass legislation he has long sought to raise Pennsylvania’s minimum wage, saying Friday that the Republican-controlled chamber has until the end of the month. If the House doesn’t pass the bill, Wolf’s office said the Democrat will let a rulemaking board proceed with a vote on… Read full article: Gov. Wolf Puts House on Timetable to Pas...→

Amsterdam to buy debts of young adults in order to help them get jobs and pursue higher education

Amsterdam to buy debts of young adults in order to help them get jobs and pursue higher education

A program is expected to start in February in Amsterdam which will purchase the debts of young people and help them obtain higher education and employment. Read full article: Amsterdam to buy debts of young adults i...→

TN Gov. Bill Lee to Sign Bill Protecting Religious Freedom of Adoption Agencies

TN Gov. Bill Lee to Sign Bill Protecting Religious Freedom of Adoption Agencies

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee said Tuesday he will sign into law a bill that would protect the religious freedom of faith-based adoption agencies. Read full article: TN Gov. Bill Lee to Sign Bill Protecting...→

Walz Unveils 3rd Pillar Of Bonding Bill With Focus On Investing In Higher Education

Walz Unveils 3rd Pillar Of Bonding Bill With Focus On Investing In Higher Education

Gov. Tim Walz revealed Monday the fourth pillar of his agenda for the bonding bill, announcing that he wants $488 million for investments in higher education. Read full article: Walz Unveils 3rd Pillar Of Bonding Bill ...→

GOP Leadership Call Gov. Walz's $2B Spending Bill 'Extreme'

GOP Leadership Call Gov. Walz's $2B Spending Bill 'Extreme'

Democratic Gov. Tim Walz is calling it his “Local Jobs and Projects” plan. Republicans are calling it expensive. Read full article: GOP Leadership Call Gov. Walz's $2B Spen...→

Bill O'Reilly guest spot on TV show not a part of Discovery

Bill O'Reilly guest spot on TV show not a part of Discovery

The Discovery Channel says a television show featuring Bill O’Reilly is not an official program on their network after receiving backlash for the former Fox News host's appearance on the show amid sexual harassment allegations against him Read full article: Bill O'Reilly guest spot on TV show not ...→

Bill Gates calls for higher taxes on the rich

Bill Gates calls for higher taxes on the rich

The Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist pointed to growing income inequality and mounting government red ink. Read full article: Bill Gates calls for higher taxes on the...→

Gov. Cuomo Vetoes Bill Allowing Electric Scooters in State, Cites Safety Concerns

Gov. Cuomo Vetoes Bill Allowing Electric Scooters in State, Cites Safety Concerns

New York’s governor has vetoed a bill to allow electric scooters and bikes statewide, his office said Thursday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s veto message said the bill overwhelmingly passed by lawmakers this year didn’t include enough safety measures, such as a helmet requirement. “Failure to include these basic measures renders this legislation fatally flawed,” he said. Lawmakers may try to pass… Read full article: Gov. Cuomo Vetoes Bill Allowing Electric...→

Gov. Cuomo vetoes bill legalizing e-bikes and e-scooters

Gov. Cuomo vetoes bill legalizing e-bikes and e-scooters

Gov. Andrew Cuomo put the kibosh on e-bike and e-scooter legalization on Thursday, vetoing a bill state reps passed overwhelmingly in June, his office said. The legislation would have lifted state … Read full article: Gov. Cuomo vetoes bill legalizing e-bike...→

Republicans Seethe After Cuomo Vetoes Bill That Would've Allowed All Federal Judges To Officiate Weddings

Republicans Seethe After Cuomo Vetoes Bill That Would've Allowed All Federal Judges To Officiate Weddings

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has vetoed a bill that would have allowed all federal judges to officiate weddings in New York state. Read full article: Republicans Seethe After Cuomo Vetoes Bi...→

Gov. Whitmer signs bill legalizing sports betting in Michigan

Gov. Whitmer signs bill legalizing sports betting in Michigan

Governor Whitmer signed legislation legalizing sports betting and internet gaming in Michigan. Read full article: Gov. Whitmer signs bill legalizing sport...→

GOP Gov. Bill Lee Approves More Refugee Resettlement in Tennessee

GOP Gov. Bill Lee Approves More Refugee Resettlement in Tennessee

Republican Gov. Bill Lee has approved resettlement of more refugees in Tennessee, putting in jeopardy a lawsuit to stop refugee resettlement. Read full article: GOP Gov. Bill Lee Approves More Refugee ...→

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Signs Bill to Restore Voting Rights

New Jersey Democratic Governor Phil Murphy on Wednesday signed legislation restoring voting rights to convicts who are out of prison on parole or probation. The measure will restore voting rights to roughly eighty thousand convicts and goes Read full article: New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Signs Bill t...→

Here’s Why Your Con Ed Bill Just Got Higher

Here’s Why Your Con Ed Bill Just Got Higher

The Cuomo-Controlled Public Service Commission just approved a $1.2 billion rate hike over the next three years. Read full article: Here’s Why Your Con Ed Bill Just Got Hig...→

New bill in Washington state legislature would intervene in Seattle’s plan for gifted education reform

New bill in Washington state legislature would intervene in Seattle’s plan for gifted education reform

The measure would require school districts to develop individual learning plans for every gifted student before phasing out separate classes for gifted learners.  Read full article: New bill in Washington state legislature...→

Gov. Newsom to Visit Board and Care Home as Part of Homelessness Tour

Gov. Newsom to Visit Board and Care Home as Part of Homelessness Tour

Gov. Gavin Newsom is scheduled to visit staff and residents at a board and care home in the Harvard Heights section of Los Angeles today on the second day of his weeklong homelessness tour. Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas is set to join Newsom on the visit. Ridley-Thomas is a co-chair of Newsom’s Council of Regional Homeless Advisors, whose… Read full article: Gov. Newsom to Visit Board and Care Home...→

Talking Points: Gov. Walz Discusses $2 Billion Bonding Bill Proposal

Talking Points: Gov. Walz Discusses $2 Billion Bonding Bill Proposal

We are a month away from the legislative session and Governor Tim Walz is in the midst of rolling out an ambitious agenda for projects and public works that Republicans are already saying is too expensive. Read full article: Talking Points: Gov. Walz Discusses $2 B...→

Is California saving higher education? | MinnPost

Is California saving higher education? | MinnPost

The state is spending money to find solutions to some of higher ed’s biggest problems. Read full article: Is California saving higher education? |...→

Student Musicians Perform At Kimmel Center As Part Of In-School Residency, Jazz Education Program

Student Musicians Perform At Kimmel Center As Part Of In-School Residency, Jazz Education Program

On Tuesday, musicians from a counterpart program on musical theater will perform acts from Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella. Read full article: Student Musicians Perform At Kimmel Cent...→

Bill O'Reilly guest spot on TV show not a part of Discovery

Bill O'Reilly guest spot on TV show not a part of Discovery

The Discovery Channel says a television show featuring Bill O'Reilly is not an official program on their network after receiving backlash for the former Fox News host's appearance on the show amid sexual harassment allegations against him Read full article: Bill O'Reilly guest spot on TV show not ...→

Telemundo 51 Hosts Senate Debate Between Sen. Bill Nelson and Gov. Rick Scott

Telemundo 51 Hosts Senate Debate Between Sen. Bill Nelson and Gov. Rick Scott

Sen. Bill Nelson and Gov. Rick Scott clashed on everything from gun control to the economy and even the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh during their first Senate debate hosted by Telemundo 51 Tuesday. Read full article: Telemundo 51 Hosts Senate Debate Between...→

Gov. Cuomo Vetoes Bill Allowing Electric Scooters in State, Cites Safety Concerns

New York’s governor has vetoed a bill to allow electric scooters and bikes statewide, his office said Thursday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s veto message said the bill overwhelmingly passed by lawmakers this year didn’t include enough safety measure Read full article: Gov. Cuomo Vetoes Bill Allowing Electric...→

Cuomo Vetoes E-Bike Bill, Calling It 'Fatally Flawed'

The bill would have legalized e-bikes often used by tens of thousands of immigrant delivery workers. Read full article: Cuomo Vetoes E-Bike Bill, Calling It 'Fa...→

Cuomo vetoes bill letting all judges officiate weddings – because some were Trump-appointed

Cuomo vetoes bill letting all judges officiate weddings – because some were Trump-appointed

Gov. Cuomo just vetoed a bill that would have allowed all federal judges to officiate at weddings in New York — saying he can’t stomach the idea that even some of the jurists might be President Trump appointees. Read full article: Cuomo vetoes bill letting all judges off...→

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam vetoes ban on sanctuary cities

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam vetoes ban on sanctuary cities

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has again vetoed a bill aimed at preventing so-called “sanctuary cities” in the state. Read full article: Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam vetoes ban o...→

Gov. Murphy Signs Bill Allowing Undocumented Residents In New Jersey To Obtain Driver's Licenses

Gov. Murphy Signs Bill Allowing Undocumented Residents In New Jersey To Obtain Driver's Licenses

New Jersey joins 13 other states in allowing residents to obtain driver's licenses regardless of immigration status. Read full article: Gov. Murphy Signs Bill Allowing Undocume...→

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam defends bill allowing abortion during labor

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam defends bill allowing abortion during labor

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam on Wednesday defended a proposed bill that would allow abortion up until the moment of childbirth. Read full article: Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam defends bill...→

Here’s Why Your Con Ed Bill Just Got Higher

Here’s Why Your Con Ed Bill Just Got Higher

The Cuomo-Controlled Public Service Commission just approved a $1.2 billion rate hike over the next three years. Read full article: Here’s Why Your Con Ed Bill Just Got Hig...→

TN Gov. Bill Lee to Sign Bill Protecting Religious Freedom of Adoption Agencies

TN Gov. Bill Lee to Sign Bill Protecting Religious Freedom of Adoption Agencies

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee said Tuesday he will sign into law a bill that would protect the religious freedom of faith-based adoption agencies. Read full article: TN Gov. Bill Lee to Sign Bill Protecting...→

Gov. Walz Unveils Final Part Of $2 Billion Bonding Bill

Gov. Walz Unveils Final Part Of $2 Billion Bonding Bill

Republicans have made it very clear they want half as much spent on projects as the Governor - about one billion dollars, not two. Read full article: Gov. Walz Unveils Final Part Of $2 Billi...→

Gov. Newsom to Visit Board and Care Home as Part of Homelessness Tour

Gov. Newsom to Visit Board and Care Home as Part of Homelessness Tour

Gov. Gavin Newsom is scheduled to visit staff and residents at a board and care home in the Harvard Heights section of Los Angeles today on the second day of his weeklong homelessness tour. Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas is set to join Newsom on the visit. Ridley-Thomas is a co-chair of Newsom’s Council of Regional Homeless Advisors, whose… Read full article: Gov. Newsom to Visit Board and Care Home...→

Walz Unveils 3rd Pillar Of Bonding Bill With Focus On Investing In Higher Education

Walz Unveils 3rd Pillar Of Bonding Bill With Focus On Investing In Higher Education

Gov. Tim Walz revealed Monday the fourth pillar of his agenda for the bonding bill, announcing that he wants $488 million for investments in higher education. Read full article: Walz Unveils 3rd Pillar Of Bonding Bill ...→

Higher education board names CSU administrator as director

Higher education board names CSU administrator as director

A former Chicago State University chief financial officer has been named the new executive director of the Illinois Board of Higher Education Read full article: Higher education board names CSU adminis...→

Is California saving higher education? | MinnPost

Is California saving higher education? | MinnPost

The state is spending money to find solutions to some of higher ed’s biggest problems. Read full article: Is California saving higher education? |...→

Bill O'Reilly guest spot on TV show not a part of Discovery

Bill O'Reilly guest spot on TV show not a part of Discovery

The Discovery Channel says a television show featuring Bill O'Reilly is not an official program on their network after receiving backlash for the former Fox News host's appearance on the show amid sexual harassment allegations against him Read full article: Bill O'Reilly guest spot on TV show not ...→

New Jersey Gov. Signs Bill Giving $9.5M to Family Planning Clinics

New Jersey Gov. Signs Bill Giving $9.5M to Family Planning Clinics

New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy on Thursday signed legislation setting aside $9.5 million for family planning services to counteract a Trump administration rule barring clinics from referring women for abortions. Murphy, a first-term self-styled progressive and former Obama administration ambassador to Germany, signed the bill alongside lawmakers, first lady Tammy Murphy and Planned Parenthood officials, among others. He said… Read full article: New Jersey Gov. Signs Bill Giving $9.5M ...→

Telemundo 51 Hosts Senate Debate Between Sen. Bill Nelson and Gov. Rick Scott

Telemundo 51 Hosts Senate Debate Between Sen. Bill Nelson and Gov. Rick Scott

Sen. Bill Nelson and Gov. Rick Scott clashed on everything from gun control to the economy and even the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh during their first Senate debate hosted by Telemundo 51 Tuesday. Read full article: Telemundo 51 Hosts Senate Debate Between...→

Gov. Cuomo Vetoes Bill Allowing Electric Scooters in State, Cites Safety Concerns

Gov. Cuomo Vetoes Bill Allowing Electric Scooters in State, Cites Safety Concerns

New York’s governor has vetoed a bill to allow electric scooters and bikes statewide, his office said Thursday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s veto message said the bill overwhelmingly passed by lawmakers this year didn’t include enough safety measures, such as a helmet requirement. “Failure to include these basic measures renders this legislation fatally flawed,” he said. Lawmakers may try to pass… Read full article: Gov. Cuomo Vetoes Bill Allowing Electric...→

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Vetoes Bill To Legalize E-Scooters In New York

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Vetoes Bill To Legalize E-Scooters In New York

Governor Andrew Cuomo has hit the brakes on e-scooters in New York, vetoing legislation that would have legalized dockless e-scooters and electric bikes statewide. Read full article: Gov. Andrew Cuomo Vetoes Bill To Legaliz...→

Cuomo Vetoes E-Bike Bill, Calling It 'Fatally Flawed'

The bill would have legalized e-bikes often used by tens of thousands of immigrant delivery workers. Read full article: Cuomo Vetoes E-Bike Bill, Calling It 'Fa...→

Gov. Cuomo vetoes bill legalizing e-bikes and e-scooters

Gov. Cuomo vetoes bill legalizing e-bikes and e-scooters

Gov. Andrew Cuomo put the kibosh on e-bike and e-scooter legalization on Thursday, vetoing a bill state reps passed overwhelmingly in June, his office said. The legislation would have lifted state … Read full article: Gov. Cuomo vetoes bill legalizing e-bike...→

Cuomo Vetoes Bill That Would Train Public Transportation Workers To Spot Human Trafficking

Cuomo Vetoes Bill That Would Train Public Transportation Workers To Spot Human Trafficking

Victims' advocates argue that, however well-intended these trainings may be in theory, they may reinforce stereotyping and escalate racial profiling. Read full article: Cuomo Vetoes Bill That Would Train Publi...→

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam vetoes ban on sanctuary cities

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam vetoes ban on sanctuary cities

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has again vetoed a bill aimed at preventing so-called “sanctuary cities” in the state. Read full article: Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam vetoes ban o...→

Gov. Whitmer signs bill legalizing sports betting in Michigan

Gov. Whitmer signs bill legalizing sports betting in Michigan

Governor Whitmer signed legislation legalizing sports betting and internet gaming in Michigan. Read full article: Gov. Whitmer signs bill legalizing sport...→

Whitmer Vetoes Bill That Would Have Ended Deer Baiting Ban

As promised, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vetoed legislation Thursday that would have ended Michigan's ban on using bait to hunt deer or elk, saying the restriction is needed to curb the spread of animal diseases such as chronic wasting disease. Read full article: Whitmer Vetoes Bill That Would Have Ende...→

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Signs Bill to Restore Voting Rights

New Jersey Democratic Governor Phil Murphy on Wednesday signed legislation restoring voting rights to convicts who are out of prison on parole or probation. The measure will restore voting rights to roughly eighty thousand convicts and goes Read full article: New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Signs Bill t...→

Gov. Wolf Puts House on Timetable to Pass Minimum Wage Bill

Gov. Wolf Puts House on Timetable to Pass Minimum Wage Bill

Gov. Tom Wolf is putting the state House of Representatives on a timeline to pass legislation he has long sought to raise Pennsylvania’s minimum wage, saying Friday that the Republican-controlled chamber has until the end of the month. If the House doesn’t pass the bill, Wolf’s office said the Democrat will let a rulemaking board proceed with a vote on… Read full article: Gov. Wolf Puts House on Timetable to Pas...→

Amsterdam to buy debts of young adults in order to help them get jobs and pursue higher education

Amsterdam to buy debts of young adults in order to help them get jobs and pursue higher education

A program is expected to start in February in Amsterdam which will purchase the debts of young people and help them obtain higher education and employment. Read full article: Amsterdam to buy debts of young adults i...→

New bill in Washington state legislature would intervene in Seattle’s plan for gifted education reform

New bill in Washington state legislature would intervene in Seattle’s plan for gifted education reform

The measure would require school districts to develop individual learning plans for every gifted student before phasing out separate classes for gifted learners.  Read full article: New bill in Washington state legislature...→

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Vetoes School Property Tax Bill

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Vetoes School Property Tax Bill

The bill would have allowed some school districts to raise property taxes more than the 2% that is currently allowed without voter approval. Read full article: New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Vetoes Schoo...→

Talking Points: Gov. Walz Discusses $2 Billion Bonding Bill Proposal

Talking Points: Gov. Walz Discusses $2 Billion Bonding Bill Proposal

We are a month away from the legislative session and Governor Tim Walz is in the midst of rolling out an ambitious agenda for projects and public works that Republicans are already saying is too expensive. Read full article: Talking Points: Gov. Walz Discusses $2 B...→

GOP Leadership Call Gov. Walz's $2B Spending Bill 'Extreme'

GOP Leadership Call Gov. Walz's $2B Spending Bill 'Extreme'

Democratic Gov. Tim Walz is calling it his “Local Jobs and Projects” plan. Republicans are calling it expensive. Read full article: GOP Leadership Call Gov. Walz's $2B Spen...→

House bill would add risks of sexting to sex education curriculum

House bill would add risks of sexting to sex education curriculum

Sex education in Illinois middle and high schools would be required to include a discussion on sexting if a bill introduced in the state House becomes law. Illinois would become only the second state to require teaching about sexting in sex education. Read full article: House bill would add risks of sexting to...→

Student Musicians Perform At Kimmel Center As Part Of In-School Residency, Jazz Education Program

Student Musicians Perform At Kimmel Center As Part Of In-School Residency, Jazz Education Program

On Tuesday, musicians from a counterpart program on musical theater will perform acts from Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella. Read full article: Student Musicians Perform At Kimmel Cent...→

Bill O'Reilly guest spot on TV show not a part of Discovery

Bill O'Reilly guest spot on TV show not a part of Discovery

The Discovery Channel says a television show featuring Bill O’Reilly is not an official program on their network after receiving backlash for the former Fox News host's appearance on the show amid sexual harassment allegations against him Read full article: Bill O'Reilly guest spot on TV show not ...→

Bill Gates Pushes for Higher Taxes on Rich as Wealth Soars

Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates started the last decade worth more than $50 billion and with a pledge to donate large parts of his fortune to charity. Read full article: Bill Gates Pushes for Higher Taxes on Ri...→

Bill Gates calls for higher taxes on the rich

Bill Gates calls for higher taxes on the rich

The Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist pointed to growing income inequality and mounting government red ink. Read full article: Bill Gates calls for higher taxes on the...→

New York governor vetoes bill legalizing electric bikes and scooters

New York governor vetoes bill legalizing electric bikes and scooters

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo vetoed a bill Thursday to legalize electric scooters and bikes across the state, citing the lack of a helmet requirement and other safety concerns. Read full article: New York governor vetoes bill legalizing...→

Gov. Cuomo Vetoes Bill Allowing Electric Scooters in State, Cites Safety Concerns

New York’s governor has vetoed a bill to allow electric scooters and bikes statewide, his office said Thursday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s veto message said the bill overwhelmingly passed by lawmakers this year didn’t include enough safety measure Read full article: Gov. Cuomo Vetoes Bill Allowing Electric...→

Governor Cuomo vetoes e-bike and e-scooter legalization bill - amNewYork

Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday vetoed a bill that would have paved the way for the legalization of e-scooters and e-bikes in New York. The legislation, Read full article: Governor Cuomo vetoes e-bike and e-scoot...→

Cuomo vetoes bill letting all judges officiate weddings – because some were Trump-appointed

Cuomo vetoes bill letting all judges officiate weddings – because some were Trump-appointed

Gov. Cuomo just vetoed a bill that would have allowed all federal judges to officiate at weddings in New York — saying he can’t stomach the idea that even some of the jurists might be President Trump appointees. Read full article: Cuomo vetoes bill letting all judges off...→

Republicans Seethe After Cuomo Vetoes Bill That Would've Allowed All Federal Judges To Officiate Weddings

Republicans Seethe After Cuomo Vetoes Bill That Would've Allowed All Federal Judges To Officiate Weddings

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has vetoed a bill that would have allowed all federal judges to officiate weddings in New York state. Read full article: Republicans Seethe After Cuomo Vetoes Bi...→

Cuomo vetoes bill requiring public transportation workers to learn signs of human trafficking

Cuomo vetoes bill requiring public transportation workers to learn signs of human trafficking

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has vetoed a bill that would have required public transportation employees to learn the signs of human trafficking. Read full article: Cuomo vetoes bill requiring public trans...→

Gov. Murphy Signs Bill Allowing Undocumented Residents In New Jersey To Obtain Driver's Licenses

Gov. Murphy Signs Bill Allowing Undocumented Residents In New Jersey To Obtain Driver's Licenses

New Jersey joins 13 other states in allowing residents to obtain driver's licenses regardless of immigration status. Read full article: Gov. Murphy Signs Bill Allowing Undocume...→

GOP Gov. Bill Lee Approves More Refugee Resettlement in Tennessee

GOP Gov. Bill Lee Approves More Refugee Resettlement in Tennessee

Republican Gov. Bill Lee has approved resettlement of more refugees in Tennessee, putting in jeopardy a lawsuit to stop refugee resettlement. Read full article: GOP Gov. Bill Lee Approves More Refugee ...→

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Signs Bill to Restore Voting Rights

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Signs Bill to Restore Voting Rights

New Jersey Democratic Governor Phil Murphy on Wednesday signed legislation restoring voting rights to convicts who are out of prison on parole or probation. The measure will restore voting rights to roughly eighty thousand convicts and goes into effect in March of next year. Read full article: New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Signs Bill t...→

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam defends bill allowing abortion during labor

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam defends bill allowing abortion during labor

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam on Wednesday defended a proposed bill that would allow abortion up until the moment of childbirth. Read full article: Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam defends bill...→

Amsterdam to buy debts of young adults in order to help them get jobs and pursue higher education

Amsterdam to buy debts of young adults in order to help them get jobs and pursue higher education

A program is expected to start in February in Amsterdam which will purchase the debts of young people and help them obtain higher education and employment. Read full article: Amsterdam to buy debts of young adults i...→

Here’s Why Your Con Ed Bill Just Got Higher

Here’s Why Your Con Ed Bill Just Got Higher

The Cuomo-Controlled Public Service Commission just approved a $1.2 billion rate hike over the next three years. Read full article: Here’s Why Your Con Ed Bill Just Got Hig...→

TN Gov. Bill Lee to Sign Bill Protecting Religious Freedom of Adoption Agencies

TN Gov. Bill Lee to Sign Bill Protecting Religious Freedom of Adoption Agencies

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee said Tuesday he will sign into law a bill that would protect the religious freedom of faith-based adoption agencies. Read full article: TN Gov. Bill Lee to Sign Bill Protecting...→

New bill in Washington state legislature would intervene in Seattle’s plan for gifted education reform

New bill in Washington state legislature would intervene in Seattle’s plan for gifted education reform

The measure would require school districts to develop individual learning plans for every gifted student before phasing out separate classes for gifted learners.  Read full article: New bill in Washington state legislature...→

Gov. Walz Unveils Final Part Of $2 Billion Bonding Bill

Gov. Walz Unveils Final Part Of $2 Billion Bonding Bill

Republicans have made it very clear they want half as much spent on projects as the Governor - about one billion dollars, not two. Read full article: Gov. Walz Unveils Final Part Of $2 Billi...→

Gov. Newsom to Visit Board and Care Home as Part of Homelessness Tour

Gov. Newsom to Visit Board and Care Home as Part of Homelessness Tour

Gov. Gavin Newsom is scheduled to visit staff and residents at a board and care home in the Harvard Heights section of Los Angeles today on the second day of his weeklong homelessness tour. Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas is set to join Newsom on the visit. Ridley-Thomas is a co-chair of Newsom’s Council of Regional Homeless Advisors, whose… Read full article: Gov. Newsom to Visit Board and Care Home...→

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Vetoes School Property Tax Bill

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Vetoes School Property Tax Bill

The bill would have allowed some school districts to raise property taxes more than the 2% that is currently allowed without voter approval. Read full article: New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Vetoes Schoo...→

Walz Unveils 3rd Pillar Of Bonding Bill With Focus On Investing In Higher Education

Walz Unveils 3rd Pillar Of Bonding Bill With Focus On Investing In Higher Education

Gov. Tim Walz revealed Monday the fourth pillar of his agenda for the bonding bill, announcing that he wants $488 million for investments in higher education. Read full article: Walz Unveils 3rd Pillar Of Bonding Bill ...→

Talking Points: Gov. Walz Discusses $2 Billion Bonding Bill Proposal

Talking Points: Gov. Walz Discusses $2 Billion Bonding Bill Proposal

We are a month away from the legislative session and Governor Tim Walz is in the midst of rolling out an ambitious agenda for projects and public works that Republicans are already saying is too expensive. Read full article: Talking Points: Gov. Walz Discusses $2 B...→

Higher education board names CSU administrator as director

Higher education board names CSU administrator as director

A former Chicago State University chief financial officer has been named the new executive director of the Illinois Board of Higher Education Read full article: Higher education board names CSU adminis...→

GOP Leadership Call Gov. Walz's $2B Spending Bill 'Extreme'

GOP Leadership Call Gov. Walz's $2B Spending Bill 'Extreme'

Democratic Gov. Tim Walz is calling it his “Local Jobs and Projects” plan. Republicans are calling it expensive. Read full article: GOP Leadership Call Gov. Walz's $2B Spen...→

Is California saving higher education? | MinnPost

Is California saving higher education? | MinnPost

The state is spending money to find solutions to some of higher ed’s biggest problems. Read full article: Is California saving higher education? |...→

House bill would add risks of sexting to sex education curriculum

House bill would add risks of sexting to sex education curriculum

Sex education in Illinois middle and high schools would be required to include a discussion on sexting if a bill introduced in the state House becomes law. Illinois would become only the second state to require teaching about sexting in sex education. Read full article: House bill would add risks of sexting to...→

Student Musicians Perform At Kimmel Center As Part Of In-School Residency, Jazz Education Program

Student Musicians Perform At Kimmel Center As Part Of In-School Residency, Jazz Education Program

On Tuesday, musicians from a counterpart program on musical theater will perform acts from Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella. Read full article: Student Musicians Perform At Kimmel Cent...→

Bill O'Reilly guest spot on TV show not a part of Discovery

Bill O'Reilly guest spot on TV show not a part of Discovery

The Discovery Channel says a television show featuring Bill O’Reilly is not an official program on their network after receiving backlash for the former Fox News host's appearance on the show amid sexual harassment allegations against him Read full article: Bill O'Reilly guest spot on TV show not ...→

Bill O'Reilly guest spot on TV show not a part of Discovery

Bill O'Reilly guest spot on TV show not a part of Discovery

The Discovery Channel says a television show featuring Bill O'Reilly is not an official program on their network after receiving backlash for the former Fox News host's appearance on the show amid sexual harassment allegations against him Read full article: Bill O'Reilly guest spot on TV show not ...→

Bill Gates Pushes for Higher Taxes on Rich as Wealth Soars

Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates started the last decade worth more than $50 billion and with a pledge to donate large parts of his fortune to charity. Read full article: Bill Gates Pushes for Higher Taxes on Ri...→

New Jersey Gov. Signs Bill Giving $9.5M to Family Planning Clinics

New Jersey Gov. Signs Bill Giving $9.5M to Family Planning Clinics

New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy on Thursday signed legislation setting aside $9.5 million for family planning services to counteract a Trump administration rule barring clinics from referring women for abortions. Murphy, a first-term self-styled progressive and former Obama administration ambassador to Germany, signed the bill alongside lawmakers, first lady Tammy Murphy and Planned Parenthood officials, among others. He said… Read full article: New Jersey Gov. Signs Bill Giving $9.5M ...→

Bill Gates calls for higher taxes on the rich

Bill Gates calls for higher taxes on the rich

The Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist pointed to growing income inequality and mounting government red ink. Read full article: Bill Gates calls for higher taxes on the...→

Telemundo 51 Hosts Senate Debate Between Sen. Bill Nelson and Gov. Rick Scott

Telemundo 51 Hosts Senate Debate Between Sen. Bill Nelson and Gov. Rick Scott

Sen. Bill Nelson and Gov. Rick Scott clashed on everything from gun control to the economy and even the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh during their first Senate debate hosted by Telemundo 51 Tuesday. Read full article: Telemundo 51 Hosts Senate Debate Between...→

New York governor vetoes bill legalizing electric bikes and scooters

New York governor vetoes bill legalizing electric bikes and scooters

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo vetoed a bill Thursday to legalize electric scooters and bikes across the state, citing the lack of a helmet requirement and other safety concerns. Read full article: New York governor vetoes bill legalizing...→

Gov. Cuomo Vetoes Bill Allowing Electric Scooters in State, Cites Safety Concerns

Gov. Cuomo Vetoes Bill Allowing Electric Scooters in State, Cites Safety Concerns

New York’s governor has vetoed a bill to allow electric scooters and bikes statewide, his office said Thursday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s veto message said the bill overwhelmingly passed by lawmakers this year didn’t include enough safety measures, such as a helmet requirement. “Failure to include these basic measures renders this legislation fatally flawed,” he said. Lawmakers may try to pass… Read full article: Gov. Cuomo Vetoes Bill Allowing Electric...→

Gov. Cuomo Vetoes Bill Allowing Electric Scooters in State, Cites Safety Concerns

New York’s governor has vetoed a bill to allow electric scooters and bikes statewide, his office said Thursday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s veto message said the bill overwhelmingly passed by lawmakers this year didn’t include enough safety measure Read full article: Gov. Cuomo Vetoes Bill Allowing Electric...→

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Vetoes Bill To Legalize E-Scooters In New York

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Vetoes Bill To Legalize E-Scooters In New York

Governor Andrew Cuomo has hit the brakes on e-scooters in New York, vetoing legislation that would have legalized dockless e-scooters and electric bikes statewide. Read full article: Gov. Andrew Cuomo Vetoes Bill To Legaliz...→

Cuomo Vetoes E-Bike Bill, Calling It 'Fatally Flawed'

The bill would have legalized e-bikes often used by tens of thousands of immigrant delivery workers. Read full article: Cuomo Vetoes E-Bike Bill, Calling It 'Fa...→

Governor Cuomo vetoes e-bike and e-scooter legalization bill - amNewYork

Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday vetoed a bill that would have paved the way for the legalization of e-scooters and e-bikes in New York. The legislation, Read full article: Governor Cuomo vetoes e-bike and e-scoot...→

Gov. Cuomo vetoes bill legalizing e-bikes and e-scooters

Gov. Cuomo vetoes bill legalizing e-bikes and e-scooters

Gov. Andrew Cuomo put the kibosh on e-bike and e-scooter legalization on Thursday, vetoing a bill state reps passed overwhelmingly in June, his office said. The legislation would have lifted state … Read full article: Gov. Cuomo vetoes bill legalizing e-bike...→

Cuomo vetoes bill letting all judges officiate weddings – because some were Trump-appointed

Cuomo vetoes bill letting all judges officiate weddings – because some were Trump-appointed

Gov. Cuomo just vetoed a bill that would have allowed all federal judges to officiate at weddings in New York — saying he can’t stomach the idea that even some of the jurists might be President Trump appointees. Read full article: Cuomo vetoes bill letting all judges off...→

Cuomo Vetoes Bill That Would Train Public Transportation Workers To Spot Human Trafficking

Cuomo Vetoes Bill That Would Train Public Transportation Workers To Spot Human Trafficking

Victims' advocates argue that, however well-intended these trainings may be in theory, they may reinforce stereotyping and escalate racial profiling. Read full article: Cuomo Vetoes Bill That Would Train Publi...→

Republicans Seethe After Cuomo Vetoes Bill That Would've Allowed All Federal Judges To Officiate Weddings

Republicans Seethe After Cuomo Vetoes Bill That Would've Allowed All Federal Judges To Officiate Weddings

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has vetoed a bill that would have allowed all federal judges to officiate weddings in New York state. Read full article: Republicans Seethe After Cuomo Vetoes Bi...→

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam vetoes ban on sanctuary cities

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam vetoes ban on sanctuary cities

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has again vetoed a bill aimed at preventing so-called “sanctuary cities” in the state. Read full article: Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam vetoes ban o...→

Cuomo vetoes bill requiring public transportation workers to learn signs of human trafficking

Cuomo vetoes bill requiring public transportation workers to learn signs of human trafficking

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has vetoed a bill that would have required public transportation employees to learn the signs of human trafficking. Read full article: Cuomo vetoes bill requiring public trans...→

Gov. Whitmer signs bill legalizing sports betting in Michigan

Gov. Whitmer signs bill legalizing sports betting in Michigan

Governor Whitmer signed legislation legalizing sports betting and internet gaming in Michigan. Read full article: Gov. Whitmer signs bill legalizing sport...→

Gov. Murphy Signs Bill Allowing Undocumented Residents In New Jersey To Obtain Driver's Licenses

Gov. Murphy Signs Bill Allowing Undocumented Residents In New Jersey To Obtain Driver's Licenses

New Jersey joins 13 other states in allowing residents to obtain driver's licenses regardless of immigration status. Read full article: Gov. Murphy Signs Bill Allowing Undocume...→

Whitmer Vetoes Bill That Would Have Ended Deer Baiting Ban

As promised, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vetoed legislation Thursday that would have ended Michigan's ban on using bait to hunt deer or elk, saying the restriction is needed to curb the spread of animal diseases such as chronic wasting disease. Read full article: Whitmer Vetoes Bill That Would Have Ende...→

GOP Gov. Bill Lee Approves More Refugee Resettlement in Tennessee

GOP Gov. Bill Lee Approves More Refugee Resettlement in Tennessee

Republican Gov. Bill Lee has approved resettlement of more refugees in Tennessee, putting in jeopardy a lawsuit to stop refugee resettlement. Read full article: GOP Gov. Bill Lee Approves More Refugee ...→

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Signs Bill to Restore Voting Rights

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Signs Bill to Restore Voting Rights

New Jersey Democratic Governor Phil Murphy on Wednesday signed legislation restoring voting rights to convicts who are out of prison on parole or probation. The measure will restore voting rights to roughly eighty thousand convicts and goes into effect in March of next year. Read full article: New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Signs Bill t...→

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Signs Bill to Restore Voting Rights

New Jersey Democratic Governor Phil Murphy on Wednesday signed legislation restoring voting rights to convicts who are out of prison on parole or probation. The measure will restore voting rights to roughly eighty thousand convicts and goes Read full article: New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Signs Bill t...→

Gov. Wolf Puts House on Timetable to Pass Minimum Wage Bill

Gov. Wolf Puts House on Timetable to Pass Minimum Wage Bill

Gov. Tom Wolf is putting the state House of Representatives on a timeline to pass legislation he has long sought to raise Pennsylvania’s minimum wage, saying Friday that the Republican-controlled chamber has until the end of the month. If the House doesn’t pass the bill, Wolf’s office said the Democrat will let a rulemaking board proceed with a vote on… Read full article: Gov. Wolf Puts House on Timetable to Pas...→