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Los Angeles Child Protection Checkup

Daniel Heimpel | Posted 11.12.2014 | Impact
Daniel Heimpel

Today, we at Fostering Media Connections released our second quarterly "Checkup" on the developmental health of Los Angeles County's child protection reform effort.

Elise Foley

Immigrants Release Ambitious Plan To Halt Deportations

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of undocumented and formerly undocumented immigrants released a set of ambitious demands for the president on Thursday: reduce d...

48 Philadelphia Catholic Schools To Close, Reorganize

AP | KATHY MATHESON | Posted 03.07.2012 | Education

PHILADELPHIA — The Archdiocese of Philadelphia plans to shutter about a quarter of its Roman Catholic high schools and close or combine nearly 3...

Another Debt Commission? Really?

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.24.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Forgive me if I'm not impressed, Speaker Boehner. Because I've seen this movie before, and I know how it's going to turn out. Republicans will refuse to raise one thin dime of revenue, and Democrats will refuse to cut one thin dime from the social safety net.

Obama Small Business Forum Was A Slap In The Face To Small Businesses

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

I attended the Obama Administration's small business forum in Washington D.C. on Monday, June 28. Virtually every aspect of the event clearly demonstr...

Boulder Budget Panel Says City Government

Boulder Daily Camera | Heath Urie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Boulder needs to take a tough look at itself and make fundamental changes in the way it does business, according to a panel of experts who have just c...

Our Responsibility

Rep. John Conyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. John Conyers

If we move on now without fully documenting and acknowledging the betrayal of our values under the Bush administration, we cannot help but validate all that has gone on before.

Support John Conyers' Truth Commission

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Are you frustrated by all the "we need to look forward, not backward" language from Barack Obama and other Democratic leaders? Well, now you can do something about it.

Friday Talking Points [48] -- Throwing Out The Rulebook

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Back in Volume 36 of this Friday Talking Points column, I pointed out what seemed to me to be an obvious observation -- that the media was going a lot...