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Kentucky Governor Signs Charter Schools Bill Into Law

Kentucky Governor Signs Charter Schools Bill Into Law

Applicants will be able to appeal denials to the state board of education. The governor of Kentucky recently signed legislation that could give religious students free rein to discriminate in public schools. The final version of the charter bill and a related funding bill were rushed through both chambers in a single day last week. Opponents worry that the law will sap students and funding from traditional public schools.


Republicans rebelling against health care risk Trump's wrath

Republicans rebelling against health care risk Trump's wrath

A Freedom Caucus spokeswoman said there are more than 25 members of that strongly conservative group who plan to vote "no" on the American Health Care Act . "I think it's more important that we get it right for the American people. I know you don't like it, but you have to vote for this", according to several representatives present.


Ways Women Could Be Affected by Repeal of the Affordable Care Act

Ways Women Could Be Affected by Repeal of the Affordable Care Act

The House Republican health care bill, created to repeal and replace Obamacare, will go to Congress for a vote this Thursday. Speaking on NBC's Meet the Press , Republican Senator Susan Collins of ME said she was concerned about a report from the Congressional Budget Office that said 14 million people would lose health coverage under the House bill over the next year and 24 million over the next decade.


Guardian of Rockefeller fortune, philanthropy dies at 101

Guardian of Rockefeller fortune, philanthropy dies at 101

Rockefeller's fortune at $3 billion. The tower came online in 1961, its 60 floors and five basements making it the 19th-tallest building in New York City and the 51st-tallest in the USA 28 Liberty was bought by Chinese real estate investment firm Fosun International in 2013.


Trucks Restricted from Interstate 84

Trucks Restricted from Interstate 84

A 23-month-old boy was transferred by a convoy of a regional ambulance, two PennDOT plow trucks, and vehicles from the Pennsylvania State Police and National Guard. Governor Tom Wolf has signed a Proclamation of Disaster Emergency in anticipation of a significant winter snowstorm expected to start late Monday and go into Tuesday.