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New Jersey Budget Aims to Drastically Cut NJRC Budget

By Christopher Zoukis A budget is a powerful thing. From a household budget that keeps a family out of consumer debt to a state budget that protects the welfare of millions of citizens, budgets have a huge impact on our daily lives. Of course, not everyone agrees on how to do a budget. For some,

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Will Congress, Administration Let Inmate Pell Grants Expire This Year?

The Higher Education Act of 1965 created the Pell Grant program, designed to help low-income students afford college; an amendment to that law in 1972 explicitly made inmates eligible to apply for Pell grants, now the federal government’s largest educational assistance program for college students. But a provision added by Congress to a 1994 crime

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