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Budget Control Act of 2011

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  • Quick, someone get county commissioner a copy of Dale Carnegie book

    Quick, someone get county commissioner a copy of Dale Carnegie book
    Perhaps County Commissioner Stacy Ritter never heard of Dale Carnegie, the famous self-help author, whose books included the huge best seller “How to Win Friends and Influence People.” U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Lois Frankel...
  • Wasserman Schultz, Frankel get up close look at Fort Lauderdale runway project

    Wasserman Schultz, Frankel get up close look at Fort Lauderdale runway project
    DANIA BEACH – From a new mountain towering 65 feet over Federal Highway, U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Lois Frankel surveyed a massive airport construction project Monday and said they were pleased with the view. Touring what will become...
  • Conservative group blasts Republican Diaz-Balart as Obamacare supporter

    Conservative group blasts Republican Diaz-Balart as Obamacare supporter
    Updates | 3:26 p.m. and 4:01 p.m. Original blog post | 2:55 p.m. U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, a Miami Republican who represents part of South Broward, was attacked Thursday by a conservative group over his vote to fund a reopening of the federal...
  • How to make the most of a trip to the nation's capital

    How to make the most of a trip to the nation's capital
    A spring break in the nation's capital is a rite of passage for some families, but if the airfare from the West Coast to the East has stretched your vacation budget, take heart. Many places are free, thanks to government funding (although the sequester...
  • Sequester cuts to cost Palm Beach County elderly, children under measures approved Tuesday

    Sequester cuts to cost Palm Beach County elderly, children under measures approved Tuesday
    Needy senior citizens won’t get breakfast and poor children won’t get rides to pre-school under $2 million in Palm Beach County budget cuts approved Tuesday as a result of Congress failing to reach a budget deal. The county expects to lose...
  • Palm Beach County faces $2 million in federal 'sequestration' cuts

    Congress failing to reach a budget deal could force $2 million in Palm Beach County cuts, affecting programs such as pre-school for poor children and meals for the elderly. The county gets about $36 million a year in federal money for community services...
  • Chan Lowe: The Sequester

    Chan Lowe: The Sequester
    It’s easy to rail about big government in the abstract. The rules change, though, when policy breaks out of the Beltway and reaches down to kick the little guy upside the head. The fiscal conservatives in Congress are slapping each other on the back...
  • Don't blame Fort McHenry for the sequester

    Don't blame Fort McHenry for the sequester
    Fort McHenry National Monument commemorates the Battle of Baltimore and Francis Scott Key's creation of The Star-Spangled Banner. There were more than 640,000 visitors to the fort in 2011, and they spent $44 million in the Baltimore area. Fort McHenry,...
  • Boxer calls for congressional pay halt if debt limit is not raised

    Boxer calls for congressional pay halt if debt limit is not raised
    WASHINGTON -- As Congress readied for a new battle over raising the debt limit, Sen. Barbara Boxer announced legislation that would prevent lawmakers from being paid if they did not increase the nation's borrowing authority. "It is an American value...
  • IMF urges U.S. to repeal 'ill-designed' sequester cuts

    IMF urges U.S. to repeal 'ill-designed' sequester cuts
    WASHINGTON -- The International Monetary Fund on Friday urged U.S. officials to scale back its automatic federal spending cuts, warning that they were "excessively rapid and ill-designed" and were hurting the nation's economic recovery "The sequester...
  • Congress kicks the can

    It almost seems like distant history now, but it was really just a few short months ago that President Barack Obama and Senate Republicans, spurred by fear of fiscal chaos, did the unthinkable: They went out to dinner and talked civilly about the...