Paris Olympics cut costs with fewer cars, more subway rides
By Graham Dunbar Aug. 31, 2022 12:53 PM EDT
Looking to cut costs in a tough economy, organizers of the 2024 Paris Olympics said Wednesday they want officials to use fewer courtesy cars and take more trips on...
Olympic dreams come true for Kosovo skier Kiana Kryeziu
By Florent Bajrami And Llazar Semini Jan. 23, 2022 10:01 PM EST
Ex-Kenya sports minister guilty of corruption pays $32K fine
By Mutwiri Mutuota Sep. 16, 2021 02:09 PM EDT
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's former sports minister paid a fine of just over $32,000 on Thursday to avoid a six-year jail sentence after being convicted of...
Editorial Roundup: Ohio
By The Associated Press Jun. 28, 2021 09:00 AM EDT
Cleveland Plain Dealer. June 27, 2021. Editorial: Ohio lawmakers should resist urge to score political points by cutting income tax ...
Walz says he'll give up COVID-19 emergency powers by Aug. 1
Jun. 26, 2021 12:01 PM EDT
Whitmer vetoes tax breaks related to virus-related expenses
Jun. 25, 2021 05:51 PM EDT
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vetoed two bills Friday that would let businesses seek refunds for taxes paid on personal protective equipment,...
WVU board OKs tuition hike, $1.1B budget for next year
Jun. 25, 2021 05:23 PM EDT
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University tuition is going up this fall, the school's Board of Governors decided on Friday as it also approved a budget...
University of Tennessee board OKs tuition increases, budget
Jun. 25, 2021 05:01 PM EDT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees on Friday approved tuition increases at two campuses and finalized its operating budget for...
EXPLAINER: Will New York eviction relief efforts be enough?
By Marina Villeneuve Jun. 25, 2021 11:49 AM EDT
Lawmakers vote to bank pandemic funds, boost schools funding
By Mark Scolforo Jun. 25, 2021 11:37 AM EDT
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A state budget that dumps billions in federal coronavirus money into savings, boosts spending on education and provides aid to nursing...
The Latest: Maine nears 70% vaccination level for residents
By The Associated Press Jun. 25, 2021 06:01 AM EDT
Michigan House OKs big K-12 budget, pushes for July 1 deal
By David Eggert Jun. 24, 2021 10:24 PM EDT
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan House overwhelmingly approved a $65 billion state spending plan and the release of billions in federal COVID-19 relief aid...
GOP-led Arizona Legislature OK's $1.9B income tax cut
By Jonathan J. Cooper And Bob Christie Jun. 24, 2021 04:53 PM EDT
NH lawmakers approve $13.5 billion budget package
By Holly Ramer Jun. 24, 2021 04:36 PM EDT
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Republican-led New Hampshire Legislature on Thursday passed a two-year state budget that includes not only $13.5 billion in spending...
Budgeteers hashing out ed funding, use of coronavirus money
By Mark Scolforo And Marc Levy Jun. 24, 2021 01:15 PM EDT
Gun violence tests limits of urban crime prevention groups
By Dave Collins Jun. 24, 2021 08:31 AM EDT
Auditor reviews how Kentucky spent virus-relief funds
Jun. 24, 2021 04:00 AM EDT
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky spent $1.4 billion of its share of federal pandemic aid passed in early 2020 and had $150 million left unspent through March of...
New Mexico receives $1.7B deposit in federal pandemic relief
By Morgan Lee Jun. 24, 2021 12:06 AM EDT
Delaware House approves budget bill for upcoming fiscal year
By Randall Chase Jun. 23, 2021 05:56 PM EDT
DOVER, Del. (AP) — House lawmakers on Wednesday approved a spending plan for the fiscal year starting July 1 that adds hundreds of millions of dollars to the...
Minnesota House passes $7 billion transportation budget bill
Jun. 23, 2021 05:56 PM EDT