1. House Passes Bipartisan Deal to Raise Debt Limit, Sending it to SenateThe House of Representatives successfully passed a bipartisan agreement on Wednesday to increase the debt ceiling, averting a potential default that could have had severe consequences for the economy. The bill now moves to the Senate, where it faces further challenges before the June 5 deadline, when the Treasury Department predicts a shortage of funds to meet financial obligations. Some conservative members of…"Today’s Business Update: House Approves Debt Limit Increase, Regulators Resolve Privacy Disputes with Amazon, and More"
Author: Judith Mountain Leaf Volborth
A handful of school board members are renewing calls to do away with term limits that prevent residents from serving consecutive four-year stints on the school board. In a letter to the Town Council, Board Chair Andrea Corcoran, Secretary Amy Wiltsie and member Janice Cupee urged local officials to take another look at town rules that prevent them from running for reelection, arguing the existing policy is too restrictive. “School districts are complex and have…"Stratford school board members seek end to ‘restrictive’ term limits"
Suicide alert among students, Palermo chancellor: distress exacerbated, psychologists in the field
Midiri: “We feel the weight of suffocating expectations that do not take into account the human need to proceed in one’s own time, in one’s own ways.” “With a student population of 50,000 it is a bit complex to nip in the bud the signs of discomfort, but the University is in the field.” Massimo Midiri, rector of the University of Palermo, does not hide the problem. From one end of Italy to the other,…"Suicide alert among students, Palermo chancellor: distress exacerbated, psychologists in the field"