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Minnesota Sen. Scott Newman: Cut Off Grants For Nonprofits

Minnesota Sen. Scott Newman: Cut Off Grants For Nonprofits

As nonprofits everywhere face cuts in funding and declines in donations, Minnesota nonprofits could lose their main wellspring of money.Republican State Sen. Scott Newman from Minnesota has proposed legislation that would likely stop almost …

Senate Democratic Aide: Deal To Avert Shutdown Reached 1.5 Hours Before Deadline

Senate Democratic Aide: Deal To Avert Shutdown Reached 1.5 Hours Before Deadline

WASHINGTON — As House Speaker John Boehner briefed his conference on the broad strokes of a government funding bill, aides behind the scenes were still hammering out actual language and details, reaching a deal at about 10:30 p.m., a senior…

Kevin Spacey Calls For Arts Funding In Congress

Kevin Spacey Calls For Arts Funding In Congress

WASHINGTON — Kevin Spacey performed some impromptu “street theater” Tuesday to ask Congress for continued funding of the National Endowment for the Arts amid calls for deep budget cuts.Spacey was supposed to testify in the House during a he…

GOP Leadership: White House Has Rejected Emergency One-Week Funding Measure

GOP Leadership: White House Has Rejected Emergency One-Week Funding Measure

With Reporting By Elise FoleyWASHINGTON — Congressional GOP leaders said on Tuesday that the Obama administration has informed them that it will oppose a last-ditch stopgap funding measure proposed by House Republicans to keep the governmen…

Obama To Meet With Boehner, Reid On Budget

Obama To Meet With Boehner, Reid On Budget

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will meet with congressional leaders on Tuesday to discuss funding for the remainder of the fiscal year, with only four days left until current government funding runs out. House Speaker John Boehner (R-O…

GOP-Controlled House Moving To Restrict Funding Of Abortions

GOP-Controlled House Moving To Restrict Funding Of Abortions

The battle over abortion takes center stage in Congress this week as two House subcommittees hold hearings on separate bills that would expand restrictions on federal funding of abortions.Read More…
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Senate Dems Prepare For Financial Regulatory Funding Battles With House

Senate Dems Prepare For Financial Regulatory Funding Battles With House

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats are steeling themselves against an assault from the House GOP, which currently aims to starve financial-oversight agencies and effectively kill central tenets of the regulatory legislation signed by President B…

Colorado K-12 Funding Face Bleak Prospects

Colorado K-12 Funding Face Bleak Prospects

There was no good news about the future of state support for K-12 schools at the Joint Budget Committee’s Friday briefing on the Department of Education’s 2011-12 budget.Committee staff analyst Carolyn Kampman told the panel and several othe…