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Saturday, March 31, 2018


20 to 35%

MARCH 30, 2018
Rate at which researchers say opioid-related overdose deaths are undercounted in America.


MARCH 29, 2018
Federal health and human services funding that 37 states lost in 2015 for each person missed in the 2010 Census. With the Trump administration planning to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, many officials are worried immigrants will not take the survey.
Source: Governing

$50 to $300 and up

MARCH 28, 2018
Retail price of bulletproof backpacks, which a Louisiana Senate committee voted this week to allow in public schools.


MARCH 27, 2018
Last time the Community Development Block Grant program received a significant increase in funding until last week. Despite President Trump's proposal to eliminate the program, the federal spending bill gives it $300 million more.
Source: Governing


MARCH 26, 2018
Salary for the governor of Maine, which is the lowest in the country. The current one, Paul LePage, has proposed doubling it -- to $150,000.

More than 600 of 1,222

MARCH 23, 2018
Municipal governments that didn't disclose any revenue lost to tax incentives on their annual financial report. A new rule requires them to reveal that information but gives governments the power to decide what's worth reporting.
Source: Governing


MARCH 22, 2018
Fine facing public officials in Florida if they enforce a local gun ordinance. They could also be removed from office. In the wake of the Parkland shooting, some cities are planning to sue the state over that preemption law.
Source: Governing


Anonymous said...

Joe look at this gem I found on Martin O'Malley. He is back in Baltimore this weekend participating in some Muslim hating America conference.

March 30, 2018, 3:05 pm

Why is Martin O’Malley one of the confirmed speakers?

This weekend (March 30-April 1), for the fourth year running, the Baltimore Convention Center will host the joint convention of the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) and the Muslim American Society (MAS). Alongside a cohort of prominent clerics will also be former Maryland governor and Baltimore mayor, Martin O’Malley, who just recently appeared on the confirmed speakers list.

Anonymous said...

That last on , is hard to take!