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PHOENIX  | Arizona teachers say strike still on despite budget deal

PHOENIX — Thousands of Arizona teachers gathered for the third day at the Capitol on Monday to protest low pay and school funding, and many schools around the state remained closed, while the Legislature prepared to introduce a budget package that gives them raises but falls short of other demands. The budget package negotiated between … Continue reading PHOENIX  | Arizona teachers say strike still on despite budget deal

Democrats, GOP try to dodge blame for shuttered government

WASHINGTON/January 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Hours after shuttering much of the federal government, feuding Democrats and Republicans in Congress spent Saturday dodging blame for a paralyzing standoff over immigration and showed few signs of progress on negotiations needed to end it. The finger-pointing played out in rare weekend proceedings in both the House and Senate, … Continue reading Democrats, GOP try to dodge blame for shuttered government

The Latest: Trump invites Dem leader to seek budget deal

WASHINGTON/January 19, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The Latest on the budget battle in Congress (all times local): 12:45 a.m. President Donald Trump has invited Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer to the White House to try to reach a deal to avoid a government shutdown. That’s according to a person familiar with Trump’s outreach who spoke on condition of … Continue reading The Latest: Trump invites Dem leader to seek budget deal

The Latest: White House says Trump supports budget deal

WASHINGTON/January 18, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The Latest on the debate over immigration and the budget (all times local): 12:12 p.m. The White House says President Donald Trump supports the House effort to avert a government shutdown and fund a popular children’s health insurance program for six years. “The President supports the continuing resolution introduced in the House,” … Continue reading The Latest: White House says Trump supports budget deal

The Latest: Trump not want CHIP in short-term budget deal

WASHINGTON/January 18, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The Latest on the debate over immigration and the budget (all times local): 9:45 a.m. President Donald Trump says a children’s health insurance program shouldn’t be part of a short-term budget deal. Trump favors making the program part of “a long term solution, not a 30 Day, or short term, extension!” Trump … Continue reading The Latest: Trump not want CHIP in short-term budget deal