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2014-09-08 16:26:00

Local Government Organization Cites Concerns that Proposition 46 is "Fiscally Irresponsible" and Would Hurt Taxpayers SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the growing campaign to defeat November's budget-busting Proposition 46 announced that the California State Association of Counties opposes the costly initiative because it would ratchet up health care costs for consumers, taxpayers and local governments. CSAC is the unified voice in Sacramento for California's diverse...

2014-07-23 16:28:16

Association representing over 1,100 Special Districts announces opposition; LAO reaffirms "state and local government costs" of 46 up to "several hundred million dollars annually" SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the growing campaign to defeat November's most fiscally reckless measure - Proposition 46, which would sharply increase health care costs for consumers, taxpayers and local governments in California - announced that the measure is now opposed by one of...

2014-04-02 16:32:00

Retired college and pro football player makes an announcement as college athletes fight for justice at American colleges and universities LOS ANGELES, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- America's college football players are standing up for their rights, specifically the players at Northwestern University who have demanded - and won - the right to form a union. The driving force of this need to mobilize is the growing long-term physical disabilities that organized sports have had on...

Word of the Day
  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).