First allow me to apologize sincerely that these innocent people got caught up in my chaotic self destructive downward spiral. Not only the families but the entire city of Tulsa lost these innocent lives. … To all of Tulsa and the African American community I am dearly sorry.
-Jacob England, who pled guilty to first-degree murder and hate crimes charges for a series of random shootings in north Tulsa. He was sentenced to life without parole. (Source: http://bit.ly/1cyAV2p)
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The number of Oklahomans who have so far enrolled in a private health insurance plan through the Affordable Care Act exchange online
Source: HHS via NewsOK
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Universal Health Care Foundation of Connecticut is pleased to announce it is once again pairing with the Connecticut Health Foundation in the effort to help good journalists from Connecticut learn more about the health care system and the health issues … Continue reading →
On Thursday, we held our second annual policy conference, Budget Matters 2013. More than 300 people joined us at the Washington State Convention Center to hear from Heather McGhee, Jared Bernstein, Governor Inslee, and dozens of interesting and relevant panelists.
Thanks to TVW, we have video clips of each plenary speaker. Click here for Heather McGhee's remarks in the morning.
Reforming a variety of federal tax credits and benefits is an important step toward making post-secondary education more affordable and accessible for low- and moderate-income individuals. That is the conclusion of a recent report from The Consortium for Higher Education Tax Reform.
Members of the consortium include the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), Young Invincibles, The New America Foundation and The Education Trust.
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As part of our recent video collaboration with Macklemore, people from around the country entered a sweepstakes to meet the Seattle rap and hip hop artist at one of his sold-out shows! Last week the ACLU flew the lucky winner and her guest to Seattle for a concert and a stay at the trendy Ace Hotel.
A court hearing was pushed off again last week for a former Kinston lawmaker, and lawyers in the case indicated that they’re having discussions about “resolving the case,” a sign of plea deal discussions.
“The additional request for continuance is … Read More...