Government Press Release en Debugging Watergate: interpreting official responses <p>The Australia Institute has today released analysis of official responses to the Watergate scandal surrounding Murray Darling water purchases, covered by The Project, Guardian and other outlets.  </p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Law Politics Public Policy Think Tank Canberra Cayman Islands Murray–Darling basin Royal Commission Watergate complex Watergate scandal Sun, 21 Apr 2019 08:30:08 +0000 The Australia Institute 1502837 at UK aid budget fuelling profits of corporate education providers <p>A new report from UK civil society organisation Global Justice Now and the National Education Union, the largest education union in Europe, has been published. The report, titled In Whose Interest? The UK’s role in privatising education around the world, lays out the UK Department for International Development’s policies and programmes that are contributing to a privatisation agenda.</p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Politics International development Monopoly Public Policy Schools Think Tank London Academy Department for International Development Economics of regulation Education in the United Kingdom Educational institutions Privatization Sun, 21 Apr 2019 07:52:42 +0000 Ekklesia 1502833 at Report finds HMYOI Cookham Wood making progress but needs to tackle culture of fighting <p>HMYOI Cookham Wood, near Rochester, holding 165 boys aged between 15 and 18, was found to be a “largely settled” establishment but one that also struggled to prevent the boys fighting.</p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Counties of England Public Policy Think Tank London Rochester Berkshire British society Her Majesty's Young Offender Institution HM Prison Rochester Sun, 21 Apr 2019 06:04:29 +0000 Ekklesia 1502834 at B-Roll & Photos: Governor Cuomo Attends New York International Auto Show <p>You are leaving the official State of New York website. The State of New York does not imply approval of the listed destinations, warrant the accuracy of any information set out in those destinations, or endorse any opinions expressed therein. External web sites operate at the direction of their respective owners who should be contacted directly with questions regarding the content of these sites.</p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government New York Andrew Cuomo Cuomo Cuomo family Governor Cuomo Italian people Kennedy family Mario Cuomo New York state) Politicians Sat, 20 Apr 2019 19:10:22 +0000 New York Governor 1502794 at Governor Cuomo Announces Creation of Task Force to Train Technicians for Jobs in the Auto Industry <p>Excelsior Automotive Technician Task Force Will Develop Educational Programs to Train Workers for Specific Car Manufacturers.</p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Finance Labor Apprenticeship Economy Government Manufacturing New York City Andrew Cuomo Auto mechanic Cuomo family Human activities Kathy Hochul Kennedy family Workforce development Sat, 20 Apr 2019 18:35:52 +0000 New York Governor 1502793 at Easter Sunday 2019: Who gets rain, who stays dry in the US? <p>While dry, warm and tranquil conditions are in store for a large part of the nation on Easter Sunday, there will be some areas that have to deal with showers and cool weather.</p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weather Earth Day Easter Meteorology Television Washington, D.C. White House California Colorado Idaho Kansas Michigan Montana Nebraska Nevada New Mexico New York Oregon Pennsylvania Texas Utah Washington West Virginia Wyoming Atmospheric electricity Cold front Meteorological phenomena Microscale meteorology Rain Shower Storm Thunderstorm Weather hazards Sat, 20 Apr 2019 18:32:50 +0000 AccuWeather 1502797 at Government urged to end use of pain-inducing restraint and solitary confinement of children <p>The use of pain inducing techniques and solitary confinement of children in detention must be banned, says a new report by the UK Parliament’s Human Rights Committee. These cause physical distress and psychological harm in both the short and longer term, and are clearly not compliant with human rights standards.</p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Social Issues Criminal law Penology Public Policy Think Tank Torture London Forensic psychology Immigration detention in the United States Mental health in the United Kingdom Physical restraint Punishments Solitary confinement Youth detention center Sat, 20 Apr 2019 09:04:01 +0000 Ekklesia 1502755 at Sutton Trust finds two-thirds of school heads have cut teachers to save money <p>Over two-thirds (69 per cent) of secondary school heads have had to cut teaching staff to save money, according to new polling published by the Sutton Trust.</p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Finance Education Education Public Policy Teacher Think Tank London Education Endowment Foundation Education in the United Kingdom Pupil premium Sutton Trust Sat, 20 Apr 2019 08:19:35 +0000 Ekklesia 1502756 at ProPublica Wins John Bartlow Martin Award for MS-13 Coverage <p>ProPublica reporter Hannah Dreier is the winner of the 2019 John Bartlow Martin Award for Public Interest Magazine Journalism for her series “Trapped in Gangland” on MS-13. The series was co-published with New York magazine, Newsday and the New York Times. Sponsored by Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, the award recognizes work that illuminates the causes, consequences and remedies of problems in American society.</p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Social Issues Congress Crime Federal Bureau of Investigation Internal Revenue Service Journalism Navy Illinois New York City Gangs Investigative journalism MS-13 ProPublica TurboTax Sat, 20 Apr 2019 02:28:54 +0000 ProPublica 1502707 at Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Miami Area Creates More Than 25,000 New Jobs <p>Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the Miami area added 25,400 new private-sector jobs in the last year, creating the third-highest number of jobs among all Florida metro areas. The Miami area’s unemployment rate was 3.4 percent, down 0.9 percentage point from one year ago.</p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Finance Labor Government Unemployment Miami Tallahassee Social justice Workforce Fri, 19 Apr 2019 23:52:15 +0000 Florida Governor 1502666 at Lighting up the cannabis tax facts <p>And it’s a fair one, given the proliferation of pot dispensaries since recreational use became legal.</p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Finance Social Issues Cannabis Health sciences Medicinal plants Medicine Medicine Public Policy Tax Tax Think Tank Oregon Cannabis in Washington Cannabis smoking Entheogens Herbalism Medical cannabis Property tax Fri, 19 Apr 2019 23:38:44 +0000 OCPP 1502696 at TxDOT to Share Design Changes for Loop 360 at Westlake Drive Project <p>AUSTIN — TxDOT will host a public workshop to discuss the proposed improvements to Loop 360 at Westlake Drive on Tuesday, April 23, from 4 p.m.</p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Austin Austin, Texas Interstate 35 in Texas Texas Department of Transportation Texas State Highway Loop 1 Texas State Highway Loop 360 Geography of Texas Fri, 19 Apr 2019 23:34:50 +0000 Texas Department of Transportation 1502664 at Mulroney: US-Canada relationship based on shared fundamental values <p>One of the United States’ most faithful and strategic allies of the 1980s and early ’90s, former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, gave an impassioned speech on the importance of the two countries’ relationship April 17 at Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.</p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Politics Congress International relations University White House Europe Houston Quebec Mexico South Africa President Baker Barrick Gold Brian Mulroney Canadian lobbyists Canadian people Hushang Ansary Mulroney family North American Free Trade Agreement U.S.–Canada Air Quality Agreement Fri, 19 Apr 2019 22:53:00 +0000 RiceUniv 1502660 at Human Rights Attorneys Seek Information on Border Deaths <p>April 19, 2019, New York, NY – Today, human rights attorneys at the Center for Constitutional Rights filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request on behalf of the humanitarian organization No More Deaths seeking documents regarding Border Patrol’s (BP) role in responding to requests for emergency assistance along the U.</p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics Social Issues Borders of the United States Customs services Food Government Legal Mexico–United States border PDF U.S. Customs and Border Protection United States Border Patrol Arizona New York City Mexico Border Patrol, Search, Trauma and Rescue Center for Constitutional Rights Freedom of Information Act Freedom of information laws by country Regions of the United States Geography of the United States Fri, 19 Apr 2019 22:28:58 +0000 CCR 1502676 at Improvements to US 60 in Canyon and SL 335 to Begin <p>This is the first phase of improvements slated for this portion of roadway. Overlay work on US 60 southbound is expected to begin within three weeks.</p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Austin Road Fri, 19 Apr 2019 22:27:03 +0000 Texas Department of Transportation 1502669 at