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Criminal justice bills derailed by Louisiana budget feud

Criminal justice bills derailed by Louisiana budget feud

The Senate took that bill, reduced the funding to $530 million, and added what many public education advocates have called a "poison pill": a "private school choice" program that would subsidize private school tuition and homeschooling for kids with disabilities.


Trump son-in-law under spotlight in Russia investigation

Trump son-in-law under spotlight in Russia investigation

NBC News , citing unnamed U.S. officials, also reported that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking at Kushner but emphasized that although investigators believe he has "significant information relevant to their inquiry", it does not mean they suspect him of a crime.


10 inmates escape from Minnesota prison; 1 still on the lam

10 inmates escape from Minnesota prison; 1 still on the lam

Mitchell was last seen wearing jeans, a white T-shirt and white tennis shoes. The escape vehicle is described as a 2011 White Ford van with Minnesota license plate 937-EPJ. The escaped inmates have been identified as James Douglass Mitchell, Kevin Ladell Mitchell , Dylan Cantrell Bathke , Paul Jerome Thunder and Mitchell Dale Saltzman .



Gianforte wins: Montana House candidate facing assault charge wins special election

After hours of silence, others in the party began weighing in as well. The Democratic candidate in that race leads according to the most recent polling and took the plurality of votes in the first round. "Democrats who have won statewide in Montana tend to be moderate, and Quist is no moderate". No Democrat had come within ten points of winning the seat since the 2000 election.



Lawmakers advance bill to increase funding for public schools

He offered to take a few questions after he finished and reporters were quick to ask about the elephant in the room; will there be a special session. The Senate's original bill was similar to North Carolina's and Patrick has rejected the House's weakened version, though compromise is still possible in conference committee.


Trumpies descend on Capitol to defend budget

Trumpies descend on Capitol to defend budget

The budget claims it balances the budget over a decade without touching Social Security and Medicare , while spending more on national security, the border, infrastructure and more. The budget proposal drives another nail in the coffin for Medicaid expansion, which was on the chopping block in the AHCA and would be phased out in 2020 as the program was augmented.