Senator Scott Brown Discusses Repeals, Cuts At U Of L

Brown’s speech largely focused on reducing spending and keeping taxes at their current levels. When asked where spending cuts should be made, he declined to specify, and said that could be determined through a thorough review of all government programs.

Ivy Tech President, Student Invited To White House Summit

Tom Snyder and an Ivy Tech student were invited to speak with other presidents and students, as well as President Barack Obama and Dr. Jill Biden. Snyder says he’s encouraged by the administration’s attention to community colleges because not enough Americans have college degrees or certificates. Snyder says there are three options to remedy the situation.

Nods to Science, Climate Change in Inaugural Address

There’s been quite a bit of talk about how President Barack Obama’s administration will renew the country’s commitment to science, as well as to the environment, which many feel took a back seat to politics during the Bush administration. And, from the President’s address today, it sounds as though that will be more than just talk.