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CD135 Every Student Succeeds Act

CD135: Education is Big Business (Every Student Succeeds Act)

The Every Student Succeeds Act was signed into law at the end of 2015 and is a major overhaul of education policy in the United States. In this episode, find out how the new law will likely lead to a massive transfer of taxpayer money into private pockets. Continue reading

Tom Toles budget reality comic

CD081: The July Bills

In this episode, we look at the bills that passed the House of Representatives in July but haven’t yet become law. Topics include tax cuts, student loans, education, Hezbollah, and pesticides in our water. Continue reading

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CD039: The Charter School Bill

On July 19, 2003, the House of Representatives passed a bill that would largely eliminate the Federal government’s role in K-12 education and expand the number of charter schools in the United States. Continue reading

H.R. 1960: House Version of 2014 NDAA

This week, the House passed their first-draft version of the 2014 National Defense Authorization Act, which outlines how the Department of Defense is to spend its money. The bill still needs to be merged with the Senate’s version before it can be sent to the President. Continue reading

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CD018: The Ryan Budget

Low-lights of the Ryan budget are described after we run down the bills passed by the House this week. We also look into an eighteen-year emergency continued this week by President Obama. Continue reading