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Posted on 17 February 2018 | 9:18 am
First state agency budgets set; biggie
The Spokesman-Review (blog)First state agency budgets set; biggie coming on Monday with public schools budgetThe Spokesman-Review (blog)The panel typically has the early-morning conference at 7 each day of its budget-setting process, but on Monday, when the public school budget will be set, no early-morning meeting is planned, as lawmakers are attending a 4-H Know Your Government ...
Posted on 16 February 2018 | 4:42 pm
House gets into extended debate over freeway
House gets into extended debate over freeway fast-lane slowpokes, then passes bill, 41-28The Spokesman-Review (blog)After a lively debate, the House has voted 41-28 in favor of Rep. Lance Clow's bill to crack down on freeway fast-lane slowpokes, by making it illegal go slower than the speed limit in the fast lane “for a period of time,” impeding those who want to ...
Posted on 16 February 2018 | 11:25 am
Rep. Scott's bill to limit bond, levy
The Spokesman-Review (blog)Rep. Scott's bill to limit bond, levy elections clears House panel on 13-1 voteThe Spokesman-Review (blog)Rep. Heather Scott, R-Blanchard, presents legislation on limiting repeat bond and levy elections to the House State Affairs Committee on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (Betsy Z. Russell). Rep. Heather Scott's bill to ban repeats of bond or levy elections, even ...and more »
Posted on 16 February 2018 | 9:07 am
In series of unanimous votes, JFAC makes
The Spokesman-Review (blog)In series of unanimous votes, JFAC makes big-bucks decisions, sets stage for budget-setting…The Spokesman-Review (blog)The Idaho Legislature's Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee, which includes 10 senators and 10 representatives, meets in the former Idaho Supreme Court chamber on the third floor of Idaho's state Capitol. The joint committee will start setting state ...and more »
Posted on 15 February 2018 | 3:04 pm
Keep the profit out of education
Betsey Russell is a nonprofit communications consultant who lives in Asheville.
Posted on 10 June 2015 | 4:49 am
POLL: Should School Board Members Be Elected
The research I've seen shows virtually no difference in performance and is inconclusive," parent Betsey Russell said ... City Schools, have appointed school boards. The remaining 112 school systems elect their school board members. That's also typical ...
Posted on 1 April 2015 | 1:19 am
Brandi Glanville: RHOBH Eileen Davidson
LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – Brandi Glanville says Eileen Davidson allegedly stole Vince Van Patten from his ex-wife (Betsey Russell). And tonight Brandi Glanville is allegedly saying something bad about Kim Richards as well. Brandi “Lisa went bankrupt in ...
Posted on 17 March 2015 | 8:01 am
Wanted: Top applicants for City Board of
You can learn more about being a school board member at a special Board of Education session for interested applicants at 5:30 on Jan. 28 at the ACS Central Office, 85 Mountain St. Betsey Russell lives in Asheville. She is a member of the Asheville City ...
Posted on 15 January 2015 | 8:00 am
More reason to distrust for-profit charter
NC Policy Watch contributor Betsey Russell recently forwarded a story from the Akron Beacon Journal that raises further doubts about for-profit charter schools. It turns out that the Beacon-Journal has been conducting a months-long study of charters in ...
Posted on 3 December 2014 | 10:38 pm