House Republicans propose changes to Pell Grants, student loans

Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives released a 2013 budget proposal Tuesday which included suggested changes to federal Pell Grants and student loan accounting. The budget proposal, which was authored by Chairman of the House Budget Committee Paul Ryan, proposes changes that would limit the growth of federal financial aid,
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City Council plans to admonish campus for lost artwork

You make a mistake and attempt to correct it. When all else fails, you offer an apology for the error, take steps to avoid a repeat of the disastrous turn of events and move on. But what happens in a city like Berkeley when its premier educational institution loses a
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Local representative opposes debt ceiling deal

Though the recently passed Budget Control Act of 2011 raises the nation’s debt ceiling and will reduce deficits by trillions of dollars over the next decade, Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, expressed her strong opposition to the last-minute deal on Monday. Lee, whose congressional district includes Berkeley, said in a statement
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