I worked as a transporter in a hospital and my manager allowed me to stay full time even though I was only working 32 hours a week. He documented the other 8 hours as what they called “HCLOA” or Hospital Convenience Leave of Absence. Basically telling HR that they didn need me for that additional 8 hours so I could be off that extra day during the week.

Citizens clobber coal. Just since 2005, as part of Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign, citizens across the country have stopped more than 165 coal plants from opening and successfully pushed for the retirement of more than 100 existing ones. The campaign aims to retire one third of America’s remaining 500 coal plants by 2020.

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Treasury Department to borrow more money to pay for the bills that Congress had voted to incur. Patty Murray (D Wash.) and Rep. Paul Ryan (R Wis.) that set spending levels at $1.012 trillion in 2014 and $1.014 trillion in 2015. The group offered a wide variety of suggestions bolster school security, drill students on what to do during a shooting and raise the age at which someone can buy an assault rifle but in the end, the president remained focused on the solution he often proposes after a mass shooting: increasing the number of people with guns so they can quickly stop shooters with lethal force.”If the coach had a firearm in his locker, when he ran at this guy that coach was very brave, saved a lot of lives, I suspect but if he had a firearm, he wouldn’t have had to run,” Trump said, referring to Aaron Feis, an assistant football coach and security guard who was one of 17 people killed by a gunman last week at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in South Florida. “He would have shot, and that would have been the end of it.”The 70 minute listening session with students, parents and teachers at the White House was a remarkable event with participants’ raw emotions often on display at one point, a student openly sobbed after he spoke, his head down as he wiped away tears and those around him rubbed his back.By hosting the event, Trump signaled he wants to take ownership of addressing the vexing problem of gun violence at American schools. As one parent after another, one student after another, publicly pleaded with Trump to find a solution, the pressure mounted on the president to show that he can move Washington to act on an issue it has failed to confront despite the frequency of mass shootings in recent years.”We’re going to do something about this horrible situation that’s going on,” Trump said.