Over Ecolab’s many decades of support to the food service industry, we have seen considerable progress in the execution of sanitation and hygiene programs that protect public health. But each new food safety incident or norovirus outbreak, and the accompanying headlines, remind us that we dare not take our eyes off the ball. The public... Continue Reading
Critics had sued Mercer County schools, calling the program unconstitutional
SAN FRANCISCO — City officials this week began providing public defenders to immigrants unable to afford an attorney to help fight deportation attempts in court. The new program is the third immigration unit in the U.S. run by a public defender’s office. Show More Summary
A study finds that an early learning program at Portland Public Schools has been successful. The program is aimed at students whose primary language is not English and did not … Click to Continue »
In an effort to boost public transit use, the Orange County Transportation Authority proposed an unlimited bus rides program for Santa Ana College students.
In recent private negotiations between the Texas House and Senate about which public programs to fund and how to fund them, state lawmakers opted to kill a $3 million initiative to rehabilitate victims of sex trafficking. That ended hopes from child welfare advocates that 2017 would be the first...
The Corvallis–Benton County Public Library, OR, has partnered with its Friends of the Library for the last two years to offer a spelling bee for adults 18 years and older. The event, called Sip & Spell, helps us reach a wide audience, particularly younger adults age 21–35. Sip & Spell also projects a fun, playful side of the library.
A Nevada law will require all public and charter high schools to partner with a community college to offer dual-credit coursework beginning next year. The programs aim to prepare teenagers … Click to Continue »
A Michigan school district says it will not use a Planned Parenthood sex education program for students after its plan to work with the abortion chain sparked a strong public outcry. The NPR Michigan affiliate reports Saline Area Schools, located south of Ann Arbor, recently asked local residents for their opinions about a proposal to […]
The leader of an advocacy group for children says President Donald Trump's proposed cuts to public assistance programs would disproportionately hurt children in Wisconsin's rural areas and non-white children. Ken … Click to Continue...
Donald Trump released his budget late Monday and, as expected, its massive cuts target life-saving public health and environmental programs and standards. Once again, we’re seeing Trump put polluters ahead of the safety our families....Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — At least one million people will die in sub-Saharan Africa and elsewhere, researchers and advocates said on Tuesday, if funding cuts proposed by the Trump administration to global public health programs are enacted. TheShow More Summary
Public health experts are expressing serious concern about the White House’s proposed 2018 budget, which would substantially cut funding to key government health agencies and programs. Under the proposed plan, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which provide funding for more medical research than any other group in the world, and the Centers for Disease…
Something is seriously wrong when people are choosing their careers based on the amount of loan forgiveness.
The New York Times reports: At least one million people will die in sub-Saharan Africa and elsewhere, researchers and advocates said on Tuesday, if funding cuts proposed by the Trump administration to global public health programs are enacted. Show More Summary
Lee Francis Cissna, President Trump’s nominee to head the federal agency that handles applications for visas, refugee status and citizenship, has put little on the public record in his 20 years as a lawyer, government employee, diplomat and Capitol Hill aide. But it turns out he has left many clues...
Researchers said at least one million people would die worldwide if the Trump administration’s proposed funding cuts to public health programs were enacted.
The budget which President Trump proposed today shows a complete and reckless disregard for our environment and the public lands used for recreation by millions of American families. If enacted by Congress, these cuts and program eliminations...Show More Summary
The spending plan also calls for raising billions of dollars by opening up public lands to oil and gas drilling and selling oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.