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  • State Deficit Continues To Worsen Amid Weaker Tax Revenue

    State Deficit Continues To Worsen Amid Weaker Tax Revenue
    HARTFORD — With the income tax, cigarette taxes and casino money all coming in lower than expected, the governor's budget office is now projecting a deficit of nearly $162 million in the current fiscal year. State officials released their consensus...
  • Goldman Sachs invests in bitcoin start-up Circle Internet Financial

    Goldman Sachs invests in bitcoin start-up Circle Internet Financial
    Circle Internet Financial, a bitcoin start-up led by Internet entrepreneur Jeremy Allaire, said it raised $50 million from investors including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., giving the virtual currency a jolt of credibility even as it struggles to gain...
  • Chicago schools decline to offer extra year on teachers contract

     Chicago schools decline to offer extra year on teachers contract
    Chicago Public Schools officials will not offer teachers an additional year on their current contract, saying the district cannot afford a built-in 3 percent pay hike. "We were optimistic that solutions to the Board's structural financial challenges...
  • Missouri Senate endorses increased fuel tax for road funding

    The Missouri Senate on Thursday revived a plan to boost road funding, voting to back a measure that would raise diesel and gasoline taxes in an attempt to lessen an anticipated transportation funding shortfall. Senators voted 18-13 to grant initial...
  • Feds reach settlement with New Mexico over radiation leak

    The Energy Department will funnel more than $73 million toward road and water projects around New Mexico as part of a settlement over a radiation leak that forced the indefinite closure of a troubled nuclear waste dump. The agreement, announced by...
  • Hampton aquatics project funding is cloudy

    Hampton aquatics project funding is cloudy
    The city's proposed budget offers little insight into the future of a high-priced aquatics facility city officials are considering for Coliseum Central. The city's budget document — which runs 358 pages — makes no direct references to the...
  • Lincoln Financial's Earnings Down In First Quarter

    Lincoln Financial Group reported lower earnings Wednesday because of higher mortality rates than the company expected, an increase in long-term disability claims in the company's group protection business and other costs in that segment. Net income was...
  • Ohio budget director takes issue with House spending plan

    Ohio's budget director took issue Thursday with changes the Republican-led House made to tax policies, school funding and other areas of Gov. John Kasich's budget proposal. As the state Senate undertakes its review of the spending blueprint, budget...
  • Tax the wealthy to promote innovation: Front Burner

     Tax the wealthy to promote innovation: Front Burner
    President Obama's proposed budget put forward a number of changes to individual tax rates, largely focused on raising taxes on the wealthy and lowering taxes on everyone else. But if the Republican agenda of supply-side economics-based tax cuts for the...
  • Delray agency may be spending more to help pay for city initiatives

    Delray agency may be spending more to help pay for city initiatives
    Delray Beach may be relying more on one of its agencies to foot the bill for certain city-funded projects. The city's Community Redevelopment Agency may be spending more money on initiatives that city officials say the city's budget doesn't have the...
  • House defense bill _ at odds with Obama, Iraq, sage grouse

    A nearly $612 billion defense policy bill headed to the House floor is at odds with the White House, a Shiite cleric in Iraq, anyone who wants to bar lethal aid to Ukrainian forces fighting Russian-backed rebels — and a bird known for its strutting....