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Maryland senators push McConnell to vote on HBCU funding

Maryland’s four historically black colleges and universities could face layoffs, expired contracts and programming issues if the federal funding for HBCUs nationwide is not renewed for at least two years, the state’s two U.S. senators warned Wednesday at a news conference.

Illegal school buses passings require new traffic safety measures

WASHINGTON – Indiana Republican Rep. Jackie Walorski, the original sponsor of a bill to require more safety equipment on school buses, saw the technology in action Wednesday as part of National School Bus Safety Week. Walorski was joined by a fellow Indiana lawmaker...

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