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Brownback signs Kansas school funding bill; court review next

Brownback signs Kansas school funding bill; court review next

He predicted the court could handle the matter in a matter of weeks. The new law is created to meet a court mandate and would phase in a $293 million increase in aid to the state's 286 school districts over two years. "That's a pretty short timeline, but hopefully that's enough time for them to consider the bill and issue a ruling", he said. Meanwhile, Brownback vetoed House Bill 2313, which would have allowed the Kansas Lottery to install about 300 lottery ticket vending machines in ...


Illinois Native Who Shot Top GOP Congressman Had History of Arrests

Illinois Native Who Shot Top GOP Congressman Had History of Arrests

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders condemned an attack targeting a congressional Republicans' baseball practice Wednesday that was allegedly carried out by an IL man who volunteered on his 2016 presidential campaign. According to Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-South Carolina), Hodgkinson approached him prior to the shooting and asked if the congressman playing were Democrats or Republicans .



Trump changes tune on House healthcare bill, calls it 'mean'

Senate Republican Conference Chairman John Thune, R-S.D., said that Trump expressed his hopes that the bill would include protections for people with pre-existing conditions, and that the president discussed ways to include a tax credit that would protect elderly and lower-income people.


Trump to Announce Plan to Stop Cash Flow to Cuban Military

Trump to Announce Plan to Stop Cash Flow to Cuban Military

Mr Trump will seek a partial rollback of Obama's policies, limiting trade with businesses associated with the Cuban military-which is involved in large parts of the economy. It is anticipated that Trump will also urge the Cuban government to improve its respect for human rights , according to information provided by Tillerson.


'Vicious' inmates found in Tennessee after escaping from Georgia prison

'Vicious' inmates found in Tennessee after escaping from Georgia prison

Police in search of Georgia inmates Donnie Rowe , 43, and Ricky Dubose , 24, cordon off Interstate 24 on Thursday outside Murfreesboro, Tennessee . David LeValley, FBI special agent in charge of the Atlanta office, said the manhunt had been expanded. Authorities say the men overpowered two guards on a prison transport bus Tuesday and grabbed their guns.


Attack on United States lawmakers: what we know

Attack on United States lawmakers: what we know

In a news conference regarding the shooting , President Donald Trump said Hodgkinson died after getting into a shootout with first responders. A number of anti-Trump Facebook posts , taken down Wednesday by the social media giant, were published to the page that appears to be Hodgkinson's just two days before the shooting .