Bernie Sanders has some big health plans — and it’s not just Medicare for everyone — HuffPost | NutSocia

This article is part of HuffPost’s biweekly politics newsletter. Click here to login. One of the more intriguing policy developments this year is a change at the top of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, where Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) takes the hammer. It’s kind of a milestone for American politics — … Read more

Teachers qualify for family leave. Why not bus drivers and canteen workers? – Huff Post | NutSocia

Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) gave birth to her first child in 2014 while serving in the House of Representatives. Four years later, she became the first incumbent Senator to give birth to a child while in office. “It wasn’t until I became a mom and was traveling back and forth to Illinois twice a week … Read more

Federal Student Finance Agency has work to do, but no new money for it – CNN | NutSocia

Washington CNN — Big headache for student loan borrowers could be on the horizon. Its monthly payments could resume as soon as this summer after a three-year hiatus. And the federal agency that oversees the student loan system is operating on the same budget as last year — which could complicate any efforts to ensure … Read more

Texas Supreme Court clears way for state board of education to… – The Texas Tribune | NutSocia

Sign up for The Brief, the Texas Tribune’s daily newsletter that keeps readers up-to-date with the most important news from Texas. The Texas Supreme Court on Friday cleared the way for the state to potentially take control of the Houston Independent School District, which state education officials said has been plagued by mismanagement and low … Read more

Feds propose ‘safety net for student loans’ alongside forgiveness – US News & World Report | NutSocia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is moving forward with a proposal that would lower student debt payments for millions of Americans now and in the future and provide a new way to pay off federal loans on far more generous terms. President Joe Biden announced the repayment plan in August but was overshadowed by … Read more


Smith successfully made the winning 15-yard throw, resulting in a donation of $500,000 from Eckrich to the College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation and its Extra Yard for Teachers initiative. Smith had 10 attempts to throw a football through three targets. A successful throw through the first and largest target would generate a $250,000 donation and … Read more

Kemp and lawmakers adopt plan for $6.6 billion in excess cash – US News & World Report | NutSocia

ATLANTA (AP) – Georgia’s mountain of cash looms over state lawmakers when the 2023 session begins next Monday. The state government ended fiscal 2022 in June with a cash surplus of $6.6 billion, even after filling its savings account to the legal limit. Gov. Brian Kemp has announced plans to spend more than $3 billion … Read more

Thursdays Daily Pulse – Florida Trend | NutSocia

Florida lawmakers agree to insurance changes without help for homeowners The Republican-led legislature passed a bill on Wednesday that lawmakers say will prop up Florida’s crumbling property insurance market but will not provide immediate relief for homeowners facing exorbitant premium hikes and canceled policies. The House of Representatives voted 84-33 party lines to approve the … Read more

Winter 2023 Atlanta Market Offers Education and Celebration – Furniture World | NutSocia

Furniture World News Desk on 12/07/2022 Atlanta Market kicks off 2023 with five days of thought leader and tastemaker presentations and market celebrations designed to entertain and enlighten at its winter 2023 shopping event (January 10-16, 2023 at AmericasMart Atlanta). The 20+ events will be spearheaded by new proprietary FIRST LOOK … Read more

Indiana General Assembly Plans to Focus on Workforce Education in Upcoming Legislature – WRTV Indianapolis | NutSocia

INDIANAPOLIS — Lawmakers have been tasked to house an education committee. “While Indiana continues to make historic investments in K-12 education and is the #1 state for school choice and parent empowerment, we still have work to do,” said Bob Behning, committee chair and state representative. “We need to do more to ensure our high … Read more