Archive for June, 2014

BISD's proposed reduction in force fails

A proposed reduction in force, which included 112 employees, failed Monday night when the majority of Beaumont ISD's board of trustees opted to abstain from the vote. Trustee Woodrow Reece was the only school board member to vote in favor of terminating teachers and administrators to help offset a $25 million budget shortfall. Texas Education Commissioner Michael Williams announced in April that …

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Commissioners could approve contract with sheriff’s deputies today

Tue, 01 Jul 2014 06:42:17 GMT By Phil Ferolito Yakima Herald-Republic YAKIMA, Wash. — Yakima County commissioners are expected to approve a labor contract with sheriff’s deputies this morning, a move that would end a protracted contract dispute and avoid binding arbitration. Deputies have been working nearly four years wit…

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Not going away

Not going away The Pennsylvania pension crisis isn’t a Democrat or a Republican problem. It’s a math problem. And it’s not going away. You see …

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SLU changes leadership for the first time in 26 years

Anticipation and optimism at St. Louis University as new president takes over today.

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SRC adopts a $2.6B budget with a $93M question

Gambling on ongoing budget negotiations in Harrisburg, the School Reform Commission on Monday night adopted a $2.6 billion budget with a gigantic question mark.

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Major shifts at GT Advanced Technologies

The Merrimack-based technology firm is moving most of its sapphire fabrication to Ariz. while also expanding its electronics equipment line

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