Gov. Rick Perry and a number of Texas politicians are seeking help from the Obama administration to hold Mexico to its treaty obligations to release water from the Rio Grande to Texas cities along the border.
The guidelines, developed by 26 state governments, are the first broad national recommendations for science instruction since 1996. States are not required to adopt them, but 26 states have committed to seriously considering them.
Source: Newark Star-Ledger | New Jersey |
April 10, 2013
New Jersey State Senate President Stephen Sweeney sent Rutgers officials a letter asking for the resignation of board member Mark Hershhorn, who failed to notify other members after he viewed the video of basketball coach Mike Rice abusing his players in December.
The state’s top attorney is asking lawmakers to include $400,000 in his budget to fight any litigation resulting from passage of what some say are the most restrictive anti-abortion measures in the country.
The administration has asked Congress to fund better record keeping for background checks and scientific research related to gun violence. For full coverage of the president's proposed budget, click here.
Gov. Christie has proposed a $1.6 million budget for New Jersey's three-year-old medical marijuana program -- more than twice the current spending plan -- in anticipation that more dispensaries will open this year.
In this Mercer Report, you’ll learn how different organizations plan to tackle the new requirements of ACA and discover where most employer concerns are focused, who expects to be hardest hit, and how different health plans and Medicaid may impact overall costs.