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WASHINGTON | Education Dept. proposals on guns in schools sparks outcry

WASHINGTON  — The Education Department says it is weighing whether to allow states to use federal funds to purchase guns for schools, prompting a storm of criticism from Democratic lawmakers and educators. If approved, the plan would likely generate a lot of controversy at a time when a string of especially deadly school shootings earlier … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Education Dept. proposals on guns in schools sparks outcry

Missouri News: More Than $1 Million Headed to Missouri Drug Courts—McCaskill Announces

Federal funds will support district drug courts across Missouri, including Kansas City, Northern, and Eastern Missouri WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill, who created one of the first drug courts in the country while serving as Jackson County Prosecutor, announced that over $1 million in federal funds will head to drug courts across Missouri, including … Continue reading Missouri News: More Than $1 Million Headed to Missouri Drug Courts—McCaskill Announces

Groups to sue Ben Carson over delay of anti-segregation rule

WASHINGTON/May 8, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — A group of advocacy organizations plans to sue the Department of Housing and Urban Development and its secretary, Ben Carson, over his decision to delay an Obama-era rule intended to ensure that communities confront and address racial segregation. A draft of the lawsuit argues that Carson illegally suspended the Affirmatively … Continue reading Groups to sue Ben Carson over delay of anti-segregation rule