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States Will Be Slammed by Default

A federal default could cascade through state governments, forcing tax increases and budget cuts on local taxpayers. Medicaid budgets could be slashed. Federal money for unemployment benefits could halt. State colleges could lose federal grants. The Pew Center on the States reports that …

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Written by Nicole Glass on Wednesday July 27, 2011

GOP Must Make School Vouchers a Civil Rights Issue

Students in Prince George's County in the D.C. area arrived on the first day of school to find that administrators still had not scheduled classes for them. This failure will certainly have an adverse impact on black students in the county with the largest black middle class in the country. …

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Written by Henry Clay on Wednesday September 2, 2009