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KUARLawmakers Question Education Commissioner About Subtracted Funds In '19 Budget ProposalKUARPublic Education funds in Arkansas are meeting bare minimums set under law and not getting any extra money in the governor's proposed budget for next year. Education Commissioner Johnny Key fielded lawmakers' questions and concerns about the proposed ...and more » ... read article

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Capital Public Radio NewsGov. Brown Boosts Education, Rainy Day FundsCapital Public Radio NewsThe plan includes a $132 billion general fund budget, which pays for the state's day-to-day operations. It's up from the $125 billion general fund budget Brown signed last year. It calls for raising the voter-mandated Rainy Day fund by more than $5 ...Gov. Jerry Brown proposes topping off California's rainy-day fund in his new state budgetLos Angeles Timesall 102 news articles » ... read article

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Plattsburgh Press RepublicanState funds arm coalition in substance abuse fightPlattsburgh Press RepublicanPLATTSBURGH — With $20,000 delivered by Assemblyman Billy Jones, the Substance Abuse Prevention and Recovery of Clinton County now has a budget. “For the past few years, the SPARCC coalition has operated with zero funding,” said Connie Wille ... ... read article

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Farmers can nominate schools for fundsThe Decatur DailyAmerica's Farmers Grow Rural Education Program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, allows farmers to nominate local public schools for the chance to win $10,000 and $25,000 grants to enhance their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs ... ... read article

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The TennesseanHendersonville to appropriate funds for stormwater drainage expendituresThe TennesseanThe City of Hendersonville will appropriate funds for stormwater drainage expenditures as they move forward with plans to set up a stormwater utility district. At its meeting Jan. 9, the Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted to transfer $131,525 from the ... ... read article

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UN News CentreUN agencies call for funds to reverse food ration cuts for refugees in RwandaUN News Centre11 January 2018 – United Nations humanitarian agencies on Thursday called for more donor funding to reverse a 25 per cent reduction in food or cash assistance for more than 100,000 refugees in Rwanda. “We thank donors for their continued generosity and ...and more » ... read article

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CBS NewsPension funds in NYC taking steps to divest fossil fuelsCBS NewsNew York City sued five major oil companies, claiming they have contributed to global warming, on the same day officials announced they will sell off billions in fossil fuel investments from the city's pension funds. Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city ...New York Sues Big Polluters and Divests Pension Funds From Fossil FuelsFuturismNew York sues fossil fuel majors, plans divestment from pension fundsReutersNew York City plans to divest $5bn from fossil fuels and sue oil companiesThe Guardiannyc.gov -AP Newsall 17 ... read article

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BloombergBritain's $2.9 Trillion Pension Industry Yanks Money From Equities ...BloombergIf the basic tenet of investing is knowing when to buy and sell, the stock market boom has taken that decision out of the hands of some money managers.and more » ... read article