Federal funding bill sets the table for Trump

Dec 9, 2016
The incoming administration pushes for shorter-term funding.
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump leaves following meetings at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Nov. 10.
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Many states are still cutting education funding

Oct 31, 2016
In 23 states, general spending on schools is still below 2008 levels.
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The temporary funding patch pattern in Congress

Oct 21, 2015
Congress and the president will continue going around and around.

Pennsylvania's budget battle is hurting school funding

Oct 2, 2015
Some local schools are taking out loans to make ends meet.

Proposed House bill slashes education funding

Jun 23, 2015
But there's little to no chance Obama will sign it into law.

'Stopgap' government frustrates feds and businesses

Jul 15, 2014
Governing by crisis makes the federal government wasteful and inefficient.

PODCAST: Depending on family

Feb 21, 2014
When starting a business, you don't always have to go to a bank to get money.

For public good, not for profit.

Is venture capital 'broken?'

May 10, 2012
A new report echoes what's been whispered around the industry for years: the model of funding startups through venture capital firms is not working any more.

Who should pay for public radio?

Apr 17, 2012
How do you think public media should be funded? Commentator Tucker Carlson says cut federal funding and let the listeners pitch in.