The NCGA continues to debate the budget this week, with Republicans trying to peel off Democratic votes for a veto override and Democrats working to hold their coalition together and pushing for a better budget that expands Medicaid and increases funding for public education instead of offering tax breaks to big corporations. Coalition partners including…

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FEDERAL: Trump Wants to Cut Funding for the Special Olympics: If you haven’t heard Trump’s Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos (R-Education Griftopia) is leading the charge on some massive cuts to education programs for children with disabilities and special needs. She offered a budget proposal that would zero out the $18 million dedicated to funding…

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