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firstname.lastname@example.orgSTANFORD — While the Lincoln County School District is cutting the equivalent of seven positions from its general fund budget for next year, state and federal funding cuts are causing substantial staffing cuts for the district's special education...
email@example.comSTANFORD — Indiscriminate federal budget cuts, collectively known as the federal "sequester," are taking their own toll on next year's Lincoln County School District budget. Superintendent Karen Hatter said reductions in federal funding for her...
Contributing WriterEditor’s note: This is the second column in a series on prayer. We are looking at Matthew 6, at what is referred to as the Lord’s prayer, but should really be called the disciple’s prayer. The prayer found in the Gospel of John, chapter...
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Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta dumped the issue of budget cuts back where it belonged, in Congress’ lap, after receiving harsh criticism to his plans to steeply cut military manpower this week. Panetta told lawmakers critical of his plans to...
The Winchester SunTaking a break for a turkey, cheese and mayonnaise sandwich in the fire department’s self-service kitchen, cracking jokes and catching up with comrades, Battalion Chief Kenneth Williamson quickly snaps into manager mode when his cell phone rings....
Tags: Disasters and Accidents, Sandwiches, Fires
Social Services needs better monitoring To Gov. Steve Beshear: With all the talk of cutting expenses, perhaps it’s time to look at Kentucky’s Social Services and how this agency spends our money. Here’s a case in point, and no doubt,...
Tags: Employees, Social Services, Elections, Steve Beshear, Finance
Only a few weeks into his six-year term as U.S. Senator from Kentucky, Rand Paul has gone off the tracks. He’d been putting the coal to the engine of the crazy train throughout his campaign, piling one embarrassing media disaster upon another, but...
As my colleagues and I began the second week of the 2011 special session, we were still uncertain whether we would be able to accomplish our foremost mission: addressing our $166 million Medicaid budget shortfall. With the House approving one version...
Contributing columnistAtheme among the Democrats’ talking points recently is that Social Security does not contribute to the deficit/national debt problem since it is covered by a “trust fund,” and fund withdrawals will not be made for a couple of decades....
firstname.lastname@example.orgLocal health-care providers are bracing for the possibility of a shortfall in this year’s Medicaid budget and watching with interest as elected officials take different approaches to fixing the expensive program in the future. After the regular...
Tags: Steve Beshear, Elections, Finance, Health, Medicaid
The formula is simple enough. Unsustainable debt plus unavailable revenue equals expense cuts. But we’re spoiled — addicted to borrowing, averse to taxes, ashamed to do without. On Wednesday, the morning after President Obama’s...
Tags: Harry Reid, New Jersey, Rand Paul, Elections, Foreign Aid
WASHINGTON -- Consumers will help keep economic growth on track this year, as new projections of their spending indicate it will offset the hit to the recovery from the federal government's automatic budget cuts, a panel of economists said Monday. The...
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