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Republicans want to repeal the Elementary and Secondary education Act of 1965 enacted under LBJ and replace it with HR610, Choices in Education Act.
Lopez points to Lynn Nottage's "Sweat,'' a drama currently on Broadway about blue-collar workers in a fading Pennsylvania factory town, and "Miss You Like Hell,'' a musical (with a book by Quiara Alegria Hudes, author of the Pulitzer-winning "Water by ...

According to the charges, the Chon family failed to report millions of dollars in revenues collected by Spa Castle from 2010 through 2013, and failed to pay New York state over $621,000 in sales taxes, $207,000 in withholding taxes, $610,000 in ...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to replace guards in watchtowers with closed-circuit cameras at nearly two dozen lower-security Illinois prisons, an effort to cut expenses for a cash-strapped state that has gone two years without a ...
Family detention centers are just one way current immigration policies hurt children. The Karnes County center is managed by ICE but owned and operated by the GEO Group, a $2 billion for-profit private prison company that seeks to double the number of ...

When is a public records request legitimate and when is it a nuisance? That's one question that led House lawmakers to unanimously approve a new study to analyze how much Pennsylvania's Right-to-Know Law costs state agencies and local governments.
PA: Yeah. Well, let me elaborate more about the fear, the strategy of fear. Because it's important that Americans understand what this is about.
YEADON >> A convicted felon and controversial ex-borough councilman, who has been employed in recent years as a school crossing guard, was arrested Friday on indecent exposure, unlawful contact with a minor, stalking and corruption of minors offenses ...
Some of those gifts featured prominently in Tuesday's indictment, including a $3,000 trip Williams took in 2012 with his then-girlfriend to the Dominican Republic, where they stayed in a presidential suite complete with access to a private beach and ...
University professors are being marched in chains to prison. ... Since a July 15 failed coup attempt, Erdogan has launched waves of purges, claiming that the self-exiled cleric Fethullah Gulen, who lives in Pennsylvania, was behind the overthrow effort ...
Atlas Merchant capital, the private equity firm owned by former Barclays chief executive Bob Diamond, and QInvest have teamed up to take London-based stockbroker Panmure Gordon private, according to the Telegraph. QInvest already owned a 43% stake ...
In 2014, in the first ever case of its kind, a federal grand jury in Pennsylvania charged five Chinese military officers with directing cyberattacks at American entities in the nuclear power, metals, and solar products industries.
After a 20-minute private meeting McGuinness said: "I am an unapologetic Irish republican and I value very much the contribution Queen Elizabeth has made to the peace process and to reconciliation.
Two of the private companies that provide 50% of probation services in England and Wales have confirmed to MPs they will have to consider quitting if a Ministry of Justice review fails to deliver improvements.
Tom Wolf has gotten the ball rolling with a series of consolidations and mergers of state government operations. He's closing a state prison. And asking the Legislature to slap a fee on townships that rely on state police as opposed to using their own ...
This has a serious effect: Kids who serve time in juvenile detention centers are considerably less likely to finish high school and considerably more likely to end up in prison as adults; similarly, kids who have less positive exposure to police more ...

(She also runs her own private practice.) At CCRC, Love has turned her attention to raising awareness around state-level forms of relief.
During phone calls from his prison in Pennsylvania, Mark admitted his obsession with adult porn led him to the darkest corners of the Internet and right into an FBI sting.
Under Pennsylvania law, a sentence of less than two years is served at a county jail. Lewis was sent out of Crawford County to serve his sentence because he was the Crawford County jail's former warden.
According to police reports, Wesley Massey, 36, of Meadville, Pennsylvania, reportedly escaped while traveling with a man who works with a private prison transportation company. Massey was wanted on at least one bench warrant after Conneaut Lake ...
With Trump in the White House, privately owned prison companies rightly presumed that they had a staunch ally of their business model and motives in 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. As a candidate, Trump publically praised and supported private prisons.
The Chinese government's investigation into GSK ended in 2014 with the company paying $490 million, China's biggest ever corporate penalty, for bribing doctors and hospitals to promote its products. The authorities also went after Humphrey and Yu, who ...
Tens of thousands of immigrants detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) were forced to work for $1.00 a day, or for nothing at all, ...
His administration is closing a prison, eyeing the closure of community health centers, looking for better deals from pharmaceutical companies, proposing a reduction in school busing aid and eliminating a grant for the University of Pennsylvania's ...
State regulations do not prohibit employees of private or public child welfare agencies it licenses and oversees from providing foster care services.
HARRISBURG - With former Pennsylvania treasurer Rob McCord lined up as the star prosecution witness, a Federal Prosecutor Friday kicked off the trial of a Chester County businessman for alleged pay-to-play corruption, saying the man used "layers of ...
insurance taxes are Pennsylvania's fastest-growing source of income, according to the state's official budget. The 2 percent premium tax raised $465 million for the state's General Fund last year.
At their meeting this week, supervisors agreed to lease the center to Latrobe-based Adelphoi Village, a private, nonprofit agency that caters to "at risk" teens.
ICE runs its own detention centers in some parts of the country, but mostly it contracts out to private prison companies and local jails.
Twenty-four hours after the election of Donald Trump as this nation's 45th president, the stock prices of privately run prisons in this country soared. And this reversal of fortune came as no surprise to private prison operators - or criminal justice ...
This came as no surprise to private prison operators or to criminal justice reform advocates. In Trump, privately-owned prison companies rightly presumed that they had a staunch ally of their business model and motives in 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Researchers have found that the prison population increased by 500 percent over the last 40 years and have linked the surge to harsh drug policies, mandatory sentencing, the private prison industry, and high rates of recidivism among former offenders ...
This came as no surprise to private prison operators or to criminal justice reform advocates. In Trump, privately-owned prison companies rightly presumed that they had a staunch ally of their business model and motives in 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
ICE runs its own detention centers in some parts of the country, but mostly it contracts out to private prison companies and local jails.
With Trump in the White House, privately owned prison companies rightly presumed that they had a staunch ally of their business model and motives in 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. As a candidate, Trump publically praised and ... Only six months ago, private ...
To obtain the money, he entered into contracts with Nevada-based mail forwarding services that sent the income from the foreign trusts and corporate entities to Schlosser in Pennsylvania, and to others he convinced to act as trustees for one or more of ...
An alternative school for sixth- through 12th-graders with behavioral or academic problems, Paramount occupied a low-slung, brick-and-concrete building on a dead-end road in hard-luck Reading, Pennsylvania, a city whose streets are littered with signs ...
With Trump in the White House, privately owned prison companies rightly presumed that they had a staunch ally of their business model and motives in 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. As a candidate, Trump publically praised and ... Only six months ago, private ...
In the public conversation about the mass incarceration crisis in the US, there's a widely accepted diagnosis for why the country's prisons and jails are bursting at the seams. ... journalists, Oscar-nominated documentaries, and civic-minded ...
Six of those Democrats up for re-election are in states that Trump carried. So there's a lot of pressure. And so you found people like Senator Casey from Pennsylvania, Senator Brown from Ohio voting in favor of Ross. Senator Feinstein from California ...
Although the new attorney general's shift in policy only affects a little more than 21,000 inmates out of 126,300 inmates housed in state and federally contracted private prison facilities across the country, it points to the Trump administration's ...
Thanks to Attorney General Jeff Sessions revoking "an Obama administration directive to phase out contracts with for-profit prison operators" last week, stocks of private-prison companies continued the rally that began after Trump was elected. Shares ...
The Justice Department will return to using private prisons, reversing an Obama administration decision to stop using them because studies showed they were less safe and effective than federally run prisons. .... But we've seen some positive results in ...
(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE- In this Dec. 13, 2016, file photo, Bill Cosby departs after a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. Cosby is set to return to a Pennsylvania courtroom Mond.
She earned a juris doctor degree from Pennsylvania State University, the Dickinson school of Law in 2013. While in law school, she was a senior editor on Penn State Law Review, president of the Public Interest Law Fund and president of the law school's ...
In 1984 there were actually fewer people in New York state prison for drugs than '73, so you have this huge rhetorical war on drugs being declared and local prosecutors just don't do anything with it.
The defendant, of Plumstead, south-east London, had admitted manslaughter and was cleared of murder on Wednesday after a trial at the Old Bailey in London.
A federal jury says private prison company CoreCivic had a longstanding custom of understaffing an Idaho prison, and that the company was deliberately indifferent to the risk of serious harm that posed to inmates.
A federal jury says private prison company CoreCivic had a longstanding custom of understaffing an Idaho prison, and that the company was deliberately indifferent to the risk of serious harm that posed to inmates.


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