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Stories with subject: Appropriations
  • Washington budget writer leaving House to run Early Learning 
    Updated: Aug-31-15 6:29 pm

    SEATTLE - Gov. Jay Inslee announced Monday he has appointed Rep. Ross Hunter, the House budget writer, to be the new director of the Department of Early Learning.

  • Longtime Ohio Congressman Louis Stokes dies at 90 story has photos
    Updated: Aug-19-15 2:20 pm

    CLEVELAND - Former U.S. Rep. Louis Stokes, a 15-term congressman from Ohio who took on tough assignments looking into assassinations and scandals, has died at the age of 90, his family said Wednesday.

  • Michigan schools on hook for Native American tuition program 
    Updated: Aug-12-15 11:18 am

    LANSING, Michigan - Michigan's public colleges and universities are on the hook for millions of dollars each year because a program that provides free tuition to Native American students isn't fully funded.

  • Connecticut brain injury advocates seek more services 
    Updated: Aug-10-15 5:23 pm

    HARTFORD, Connecticut - Advocates for people with brain injuries plan to urge Connecticut lawmakers this week to add more slots to the state's community-based services program, saying it's difficult for families to wait two years or more for help.