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  1. Trump declares healthcare reform is 'easy' despite failure to pass bill

    Ibtimes.co.uk -World 03.30 / 00:07 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    President contradicts previous comment that issue is 'complicated' as Spicer claims he was…
  2. With the collapse of Trumpcare, Republicans are taking their time on tax reform

    Globalnews.ca - Politics 03.29 / 23:47 globalnews.ca
    "Some people are still in that hurt-feelings and frustration…
  3. Revived Pension Reform Package Begins Advancing In Florida House

    News.wfsu.org - TALLAHASSEE 03.29 / 23:27 news.wfsu.org
    Florida House Republicans are back at it again. They’ve revived an effort to make changes to Florida’s Retirement Sys…
  4. Governor signs civil asset forfeiture reform bill

    By Steve Wilson Mississippi Watchdog   Civil asset forfeiture reform is coming to the Magnolia State after Gov. Phil Bryant signed into law House Bill 812 March 13. The new law, authored by state Rep. Mark Baker, R-Brandon, brings several…Read more…
  5. Education reform bill sent to Gov. Bevin’s desk

    Lanereport.com - Kentucky (KY) 03.29 / 23:15 lanereport.com
    Makes schools accountable for success indicators The post Education reform bill sent to Gov. Bevin’s desk appeared first on Lane Report | Kentucky Business & Economic…
  6. The EU Copyright Reform: Will the EU Parliament Fix the EU Commission’s Disastrous Proposal?

    Project-disco.org - Internet 03.29 / 22:56 project-disco.org
    As faithful DisCo readers might remember, last September the European Commission published a deeply disappointing proposal for a Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market, introducing a widely rejected ancillary copyright for press publishers and undermining the limited liability regime of intermediaries – i.e. the legal foundation of the Internet in the European Union. […] The post The EU Copyright Reform: Will the EU Parliament Fix the EU Commission’s Disastrous P…
  7. Kentucky legislature continues action on education reform

    Glasgowdailytimes.com - Glasgow 03.29 / 22:50 glasgowdailytimes.com
    FRANKFORT — Kentucky lawmakers gave final passage to another round of major education reform Wednesday which is aimed at changing how schools are held accountable for student achievement and how teachers are e…
  8. Proportional Representation Could Accomplish What Redistricting Reform Can’t

    Foxandhoundsdaily.com - California (CA) 03.29 / 22:48 foxandhoundsdaily.com
    Former Governor Schwarzenegger and other participants in his campaign for redistricting reform across the country have identified the right problems. They are correct in pointing out how unrepresentative state legislatures have become; the percentages of votes that each party gets rarely represents the percentage the party holds in American state houses. Schwarzenegger and allies also…
  9. Japan eyes cap on overtime hours, equal pay under labor reform plan

    Newsonjapan.com - Japan 03.29 / 22:32 newsonjapan.com
    A government panel unveiled an action plan Tuesday to reduce long working hours and ensure equal treatment for regular and nonregular employees as Japan seeks to promote broad labor reform. (Japan…
  10. Restructure, reform, unify

    Saudigazette.com.sa - Saudi Arabia 03.29 / 21:51 saudigazette.com.sa
    King calls for solutions to Palestinian-Israeli issue, and crises in Syria, Yemen, Libya   Saudi Gazette report DEAD SEA, Jordan — Restructure, reform, cooperate and unify. These were the suggestions Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman made in his address to the 28th Arab Summit here on Wednesday. The Arab League’s restructuring, reform The post Restructure, reform, unify appeared first on Saudi Gaz…
  11. Republicans mostly blame Congress for healthcare reform failure – Reuters/Ipsos poll

    Rawstory.com - U.S. 03.29 / 21:50 rawstory.com
    Republicans mostly blame the U.S. Congress, and not President Donald Trump or party leaders, for failing to pass their party’s healthcare overhaul, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Wednesday. The March 25-28 poll asked who should take responsibility for the failure of the…
  12. OU Gaylord College to host discussion on education policy, reform

    Oudaily.com - Education 03.29 / 20:49 oudaily.com
    A scholar of education policy will offer reflections and advice about his field during a lecture and discussion on campus next week.   …
  13. Reformers respond to GOP threat against cannabis

    Theleafonline.com - Lifestyle 03.29 / 20:48 theleafonline.com
    Reformers call for a tempered response to the Republican administration’s apparent threat that the Justice Department might step up enforcement actions against adult-use cannabis in legalized states. White House Press Secretary was asked about the Department of Justice’s approach to state-legal marijuana programs. Sean Spicer replied that he believes there will be “greater enforcement” of […] The post Reformers respond to GOP threat against cannabis appeared…
  14. The Tax Reform GST At Last, But Much Still To Be Done

    Businessworld.in - Business 03.29 / 20:15 businessworld.in
    While progress on GST implementation has picked up pace, there is still a lot to be done, both by the government and the…
  15. Exclusive - Republicans mostly blame Congress for healthcare reform failure: Reuters/Ipsos poll

    Republicans mostly blame the U.S. Congress, and not President Donald Trump or party leaders, for failing to pass their party's healthcare overhaul, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on…
  16. India's parliament passes key tax reform bills

    India's lower house of parliament on Wednesday passed four supporting bills that will pave the way for a landmark tax reform and transform the world's fastest growing economy into a common…
  17. Moderate GOP rep: Republicans can't pass healthcare reform without Democrats

    Thehill.com - Health 03.29 / 19:32 thehill.com
    Republicans should stop shutting out Democrats if they want to pass healthcare reform, Rep. Charlie Dent (R-Pa.) said Wednesday. The moderate Republican told CNN that trying to pass any type of reform with only one party on board won't …
  18. Queen Rania meets Jordanian academics, discuss education reforms

    En.ammonnews.net - Arts&Culture 03.29 / 19:11 en.ammonnews.net
    AMMONNEWS - Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah, on Monday, met with a group of prominent educators and academics to discuss efforts towards achieving comprehensive educational reform in Jordan.The Queen underlined the National Strategy for Human Resources Development, which was launched in…
  19. DeVos says her predecessor wasted money on school reform

    Dailyrecordnews.com - Politics 03.29 / 19:10 dailyrecordnews.com
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Wednesday accused her predecessor of wasting billions of dollars trying to fix traditional public schools and said that school choice was the way to reform the s…
  20. DeVos says her predecessor wasted money on school reform

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Wednesday accused her predecessor of wasting billions of dollars trying to fix traditional public schools and said that school choice was the way to reform the system. A report by the Education Department released in January concluded that the School Improvement Grants project, implemented in 2010-2015, "had no significant impacts on math or reading test scores, high school graduation, or college enrollment." Separately, a 2016 B…