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Chelsea Kiene

Homeless Teens Dealt New Blow

HuffingtonPost.com | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.19.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A longtime provider of runaway and homeless youth services for D.C. teens is calling out the District for falling short of its commitmen...

California Is Back!

Jack Jennings | Posted 04.17.2013 | Los Angeles
Jack Jennings

California shows that deep political and governance deadlocks can be broken, and progress made. This holds a lesson both for the national government but also for other states. Maybe, the rest of us outside the state ought to pay attention.

Is Cutting Federal Funding to PBS an Important Spending Cut?

Quora | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Nate Anderson, Co-founder at ClaritySpring and Director at Tangent Capital Absolutely YES.Not in s...

Shock For Nation's Largest Black Theater

Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 09.07.2012 | Arts

The Penumbra Theater Company in St. Paul, Minnesota, announced on Thursday that it was suspending all its programming due to a lack of overall funds. ...

Education Funding In Most States Below Pre-Recession Levels

The Huffington Post | Emmeline Zhao | Posted 08.08.2012 | Education

Most states have cut state funding for schools this year, and a majority of states are funding K-12 education at levels lower than before the recessio...

Elise Foley

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

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) briefed his conference on the broad strokes of a government funding bill, aides behind the scenes...

Elise Foley

Freshman Republicans To Protest At Senate Over Shutdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With nine days remaining until government funding expires, House Republican freshmen announced today they plan to rally on the steps of ...

Sam Stein

Government Funding Talks Descending Into Widespread Recriminations

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.28.2011 | Politics

Negotiations over a resolution to keep the government funded until the fall have devolved into recriminations, with Senate Democrats arguing that Hous...

Hell-Raising Artist Rallies Support For Protests Against UK Tuition Hikes

ARTINFO | Posted 05.27.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

For months, the United Kingdom has been roiled by student protests standing up to the coalition government's attempt to sharply raise annual tuition a...

Elise Foley

Senate Dems: GOP Cuts Would Cause Surge In Gas Prices

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With gas prices soaring, 45 Senate Democrats signed a letter on Tuesday urging GOP leaders to abandon their proposed cuts to the budget ...

Elise Foley

Eric Cantor Dismisses Report That GOP Plan Would Cause Job Loss

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two weeks after House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) dismissed a question about the possibility of the lower chamber's spending bill kill...

Elise Foley

Democrats Warm To GOP's Short-Term Budget Cuts

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans unveiled a stopgap spending bill on Friday afternoon that would avert a government shutdown for two weeks while making...

Library Stripped Completely Bare By Residents

newyorker.com | Rachel Hurn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Last week, the Stony Stratford library, in the district of Milton Keynes, England, experienced a run. As in "a run on the library," in which more than...