Tennessee is one of three states to win a $100,000 planning grant aimed at getting more people with disabilities into the workforce, the U.S. Labor Department announced today. The grant is part of the department’s Employment First Leadership Mentor Program. … Continue reading →
Former Democratic Party Chair Phil Johnston (MA), and Chairs Yvette Lewis (MD), Anita Bonds (DC) and Mike Tate (WI) discussed why Mitt Romney and his policies are wrong for seniors, women, the middle class and the country as a whole.
Today: Action on sustainability; Economic development through competitiveness; Those populist Pachyderms; We just don’t understand, they say; Colleges indoctrinate students; Job creation; Markets: exploitation or empowerment?
A newspaper editorial begins with “What is it, or why is it, that the name Koch, particularly here in Lawrence and Kansas, seems to trigger such angry, passionate and negative responses from a certain segment of the community, particularly among some at Kansas University?” It’s a good question.
It didn’t take long after former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney lost the Tennessee presidential primary for Gov. Bill Haslam and the rest of Romney’s state leadership team to pick itself up, dust itself off and start raising money for him … Continue reading →
Houston schools Superintendent Terry Grier says the district will implement reforms recommended by an independent audit that questioned the level of transparency in the way the district buys goods and services.
Auditors suggested a range of ref…
Kansas may be ready to restore some state funding for the arts. But for reasons economic, human, and artistic, we ought to keep Kansas government out of art. Kansas should allow people themselves to decide how to spend their own money on what they think is important to them. To implement government funding of art is to override the freedom of individual choice with political and bureaucratic decisions.