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  • Obama: No new taxes in a recession

     
    by Mark Silva "You don't raise taxes in a recession,'' President Barack Obama said today, maintaining that none of the new taxes that he proposes for higher-income Americans will take effect until the recession has passed. How is it all...
  • Of furloughs and legal bills

     
    Built into this year's Gloucester County budget are two furlough days for county employees that would require each worker to take two unpaid days off. Each furlough day for county employees is equivalent to savings for the county of $45,590....

    Obama: 'Economic storm' passing

     
    by Mark Silva This week in Raleigh, N.C., the president asked an audience at a "town-hall''' appearance if they'd seen the latest cover of Newsweek at the grocery store: "The cover says,'The Recession is Over,''' the president noted. "Now, I...

    Obama's theme: 'Cleaning up' the mess

     
    by Mark Silva When all the pushing and shoving over healthcare is finished, when a bill of some kind is enacted - and count on the Democrats to pass a bill of some kind, with or without Republican support -...

    Economic 'trajectory' turns: White House

     
    by Mark Silva The $787-billion economic stimulus act that Congress approved in February at the urging of President Barack Obama has helped "change the trajectory'' of the nation's economy, White House economic adviser Christina Romer said today, and the...