The plan, which Harris is slated to unveil while addressing a morning rally at Texas Southern University in Houston, would promise an unprecedented federal investment in teacher pay because of widespread concern that teaching, a female-dominated profession, is badly underpaid, according to a campaign aide who was not authorized to discuss the plan on the record. … [Read more...] about Kamala Harris to call for federal spending to raise teacher salaries
By Eric Ting, SFGATE Published 6:26 am PDT, Saturday, March 23, 2019 FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2013, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller is seated at FBI Headquarters in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File) FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2013, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller is seated at FBI Headquarters in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File) Photo: Charles Dharapak, Associated Press Photo: Charles Dharapak, Associated Press Image 1 of / 18 Caption Close Image 1 of 18 FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2013, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller is seated at FBI Headquarters in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File) FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2013, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller is seated at FBI Headquarters in Washington. … [Read more...] about Bay Area congressman Eric Swalwell says ‘we’re going to subpoena’ Robert Mueller
PUBLISHED: 12:24 23 March 2019 | UPDATED: 12:24 23 March 2019 Simon Parkin Resurfacing work delayed by bad weather is set to close the road at Dersingham. Picture: Getty ajfletch Motorists are facing disruption as a major road resurfacing scheme delayed due to adverse weather conditions is finally set to go ahead. Work on this scheme to improve the B1440 Lynn Road at Dersingham will now commence begin on March 27 and is expected to take three days. The work will see the road closed to all through traffic. The site will extend from the junction with Post Office Road to a point 80 metres south of the junction with Mountbatten Road. A fully signed official diversion route via B1440 Snettisham, A149 Dersingham Bypass and B1440 Dersingham will be in operation for the duration. Vehicle access to businesses and properties within the limits of the closure will be maintained from one end at all times. The £100,000 work is part of the £12.694m Norfolk … [Read more...] about Bad weather delayed road works set to shut road
A sunset across The Wash at Hunstanton Picture: Chris Bishop Archant Coastal regeneration schemes in Norfolk and Suffolk have netted more than £800,000 in government funding. Waders swirling over The Wash at Snettisham. Tourism officials believe its unque sights can attract more sailors Picture: Steve RowlandsThe lion’s share goes to a campaign to attract more leisure sailors to The Wash, which has been awarded £679,000 from the Coastal Communities Fund.West Norfolk council launched Sail The Wash five years ago, after new mooring pontoons were created on the Ouse in King’s Lynn.It hoped to promote the town as a destination for water borne tourism, along with the nearby ports of Sutton Bridge and Wisbech.Now it plans to improve the moorings and employ a dedicated marketing and promotions specialist to develop a Sail The Wash brand and market this among the boating fraternity. This will attract additional tourism to the area which will boost the local economy.The … [Read more...] about Funding boost for coastal towns
PUBLISHED: 22:22 22 March 2019 | UPDATED: 22:23 22 March 2019 Daniel Hickey Next, in King's Lynn High Street, which is closing Picture: Chris Bishop Archant Councils across the region are hoping their high street woes will be relieved by getting a share of a government fund for revitalising town centres – but competition is stiff for a slice of the £675m. The Market Place in Great Yarmouth. Picture: Antony KellyThe fund became a hot topic this week when Waveney MP Peter Aldous picked an opportune moment during a heated debate on Brexit to raise the issue.Mr Aldous’ constituency was this week hit by the shock news that Coes, a long-standing stalwart of Lowestoft’s high street, would be closing, another in the long line of shops across the region that have shut down in recent years.Other examples to bite the dust include Marks and Spencers in Great Yarmouth, Beales in Lowestoft, Next in King’s Lynn and New Look in Thetford.Shops … [Read more...] about Could £675m high street funding pot be the answer to town centre woes?