Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Representative Matt Ramsey: Week 10 Update
With Spring finally here, tax cuts continue to be a topic of discussion in the Capitol halls. This week, the House and the Senate finally reached an agreement on the Fiscal Year 2008 Amended Budget and the House passed our version of the Fiscal Year 2009 Budget. I am happy to report that we were able to restore equalization grants and the majority of the austerity cuts to education that have been made in recent years.

Happenings at the High - May
Masterpiece of the Month: Sarcophagus of a Cat, Thursday, May 1, 7 p.m.Virginia Shearer, the High’s Associate Chair of Education, will discuss the Sarcophagus of a Cat in the “Louvre and the Ancient World” exhibition. (pg. 3)

“Getting the Job 101” Workshop Helps Teen Job Seekers Brush Up on Etiquette and Interview Skills
3/26/08 (10:28 p.m.) As a complement to the Teen Job Fair taking place at the Fayette County Public Library on Saturday, April 5, from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m., the library has just added a free preparatory workshop on job interview skills and workplace etiquette for teens... More

State & National Election News:
3/24/08 Statement from Hillary Clinton
Hillary Clinton: Leadership on The Economy
Just Embellished Words: Senator Obama’s Record of Exaggerations & Misstatements
Once again, the Obama campaign is getting caught saying one thing while doing another.
Hillary Clinton Reacts to Sen. McCain’s Support for Social Security Privatization & His Housing Speech
The following are excerpts from a press availability that Hillary Clinton held at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg earlier this afternoon:
3/25/08 HUBdate: Retirement Security
Previewing Today: Today, Hillary hosts a “Solutions for the American Economy” town hall in Greensburg, PA
NEW VIDEO: Rep. John Murtha On The Trail With Hillary Clinton in Pennsylvania
Tells Supporters Pennsylvania is Hillary Country!
Statement from Campaign Manager Maggie Williams on New Vote in Michigan
In the wake of today's court ruling regarding Michigan’s January 15th primary, we urge Senator Obama to join our call for a party-run primary and demonstrate his commitment to counting Michigan's votes
Hillary Clinton Responds to John McCain on Iraq
“While there is much to praise in Senator McCain’s speech, he and I continue to have a fundamental disagreement on Iraq.
HUBdate: "March to Victory"
Previewing Today: Hillary and her daughter Chelsea co-host a “March to Victory” rally in Washington, DC. RSVP here.Strong on the Economy:
Clinton Talks about Protecting American Homeowners—but Contributions Show Close Ties to the Industry’s Interests
Senator Clinton gave a speech today (3/24/08) outlining her plans to address the mortgage crisis— but her history of accepting campaign contributions from PACs
Obama Posts Tax Returns on the Internet, Calls on Clinton to Follow Suit Immediately
Senator Barack Obama today posted his tax returns from 2000-2006 on his campaign website, demonstrating his continued commitment to transparency in government and changing business as usual in Washington.
Obama Statement on Report of the Trustees of Social Security and Medicare
Senator Obama issued the following statement today in response to the Report of the Trustees of Social Security and Medicare.

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