Congress may take up legislation this week to cut food stamps. The Senate passed a bill in June mandating $4 billion in cuts over 10 years; the House version, passed in September, imposes nearly $40 billion in reductions.
Janis came into my office, sniffling. "I have no idea what to do," she said.
"Here," I said, shutting the door. "Let me see it."
"She keeps yelling at me, the woman," Janis sobbed. "I tell her, GO AWAY, but she doesn't understand.
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes has ruled that Detroit, Mich., may seek to protect itself from its creditors under Chapter 9 municipal bankruptcy protection, thus making this once proud city the largest municipality in American history to go bust.
The other day I saw some statistic's that showed the disparity in grades and achievement between white children and children of other races in our schools. Although I have known for some time that this existed, I never realized how significant it was.
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