Kentucky's Democratic attorney general has asked the Supreme Court to decide whether Gov. Matt Bevin has the authority to cut college and university budgets without the approval of the state legislature.
Bob Salsberg, Associated Press | Posted May 24th - 11:51am
The Massachusetts Senate began consideration Tuesday of a $39.5 billion budget that would hold the overall increase in state spending to about 3 percent while providing additional funding for schools and public colleges and universities.
Margaid Quiocand and Angela Charlton, Associated Press | Posted May 24th - 11:20am
French police used water cannons on Tuesday to disperse projectile-throwing protesters blocking a key fuel depot on the Mediterranean, as gasoline shortages spread around the country amid increasingly tense labor actions.
Andrew Taylor, Associated Press | Posted May 24th - 11:02am
Republicans controlling the Senate are moving to block new Obama administration rules that require financial professionals to put their client's best interest first when giving advice on retirement investments like 401(k)s.
Alison Mutler, Associated Press | Posted May 24th - 11:00am
Tech giant Hewlett Packard said Tuesday it would investigate allegations of wrongdoing in a health services contract in Romania which prosecutors say cost the East European country 16.8 million euros ($18.8 million).