Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon plans to propose a $50 million increase in basic school aid during Wednesday’s State of the State address, but some education groups already have concerns that it won’t be enough to avoid potential cuts.
The legislation would make it illegal for mental health specialists to try to change the sexual orientation of anyone under 18 in Illinois.
The bill would reduce the lifetime limit a person can be on TANF from five years to two. Sen. David Sater said that would encourage TANF members to hold a job and be able to be independent from the government sooner.
Obama unveiled Tuesday night an ambitious State of the Union agenda steeped in Democratic priorities, including tax increases on the wealthy, education and child care help for the middle class and a torrent of veto threats for the GOP’s own plans.
Filing deadline Tuesday evening saw eight candidates, but none were incumbents
The scheme, perpetrated by a retired Army sergeant and his wife, used a website to gather names of individuals interested in joining the Army. The couple then submitted those names to the Army, earning them a cash bonus for each recruit they “referred.”
Rauner says he doesn’t like to gamble, but he also recognizes the state is losing money to casinos in neighboring states.
Lower transportation costs from farm field to grocery store shelf means we’re paying less for food.
Members of Congress call the weekend session a productive one.
“Life has changed in the St. Louis region, and I think, throughout the entire country since Ferguson,” Slay says. “What’s happened here has been horrendous.”
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon implored lawmakers to embrace policies that “foster healing and hope” Wednesday as he delivered his first State of the State address since the unrest that erupted over the fatal police shooting of a black 18-year-old in Ferguson.