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  • Md.'s gas tax realities

    Md.'s gas tax realities
    The task force studying Maryland's transportation funding has yet to finalize its recommendations, but members should expect to receive a great deal of criticism when they do. The panel's preliminary recommendations made Tuesday include a 15-cent increase...
  • County leaders ask for gas tax

    County leaders ask for gas tax
    Leaders from Maryland's two largest counties and Baltimore asked lawmakers Tuesday to raise the state's gas tax as a way to fund road projects and create jobs, making their case for an increase as tea party activists rallied against the idea in a plaza...
  • Quinn wants to increase tax credit for working poor

    Quinn wants to increase tax credit for working poor
    Gov. Pat Quinn met behind closed doors with legislative leaders today to talk jobs and economic growth, floating a plan that would increase the state’s earned income tax credit for low-income families and close some corporate tax loopholes. The...
  • Arlen Specter dies at 82; longtime senator was a political maverick

    Arlen Specter dies at 82; longtime senator was a political maverick
    WASHINGTON — Arlen Specter, who in 30 years representing Pennsylvania in the Senate offended Republicans and Democrats in almost equal measure with maverick votes and a frank cockiness that finally ended his career in politics, died Sunday at his...
  • Debate revealed President Obama's weaknesses

    President Obama finally showed America, especially his base, his inability to grasp America's complex economic machine. When elected, everyone knew he lacked leadership experience, but we hoped he would learn quickly and hire seasoned advisors who...
  • Obama for president

    Obama for president
    Barack Obama has not been a perfect president. Millions are still suffering from a weak economy, vitally important issues like climate change and immigration remain all but unaddressed, and most disappointingly, the promise of a new politics to move us...
  • The sequester gives Obama one more chance to blow it

    The sequester gives Obama one more chance to blow it
    In President Barack Obama's running argument with the Republicans in Congress over who's responsible for the legislative stalemate on Capitol Hill, he suffers self-inflicted wounds by continuing to run up the same white flag that undermined his own...
  • Green energy: California poll finds overwhelming support

     
    A new statewide survey of environment issues conducted by the Public Policy Institute of California found more residents favor climate change policy, want to cut greenhouse gas emissions and believe they are already experiencing the effects of global...
  • 5,000 homes approved around Irvine's Great Park

     
    Plans for nearly 5,000 new homes ringing the Orange County Great Park won preliminary approval from a divided Irvine City Council last week. Council members voted 3 to 2 last Tuesday night to OK general-plan and zoning changes as well as $40 million in...
  • Stocks gain on hopes for Obama plan

     
    The stock market rallied broadly Wednesday as investors pinned their hopes on the economic stimulus plan that President Obama is expected to unveil tomorrow night. The Dow Jones industrial average soared more than 275 points and yields on Treasury bonds...
  • Dems: Balanced budget would cost PA 365,355 jobs

     
    Ahead of the Republican presidential debate Thursday night, the Democratic National Committee has released a report that concludes millions of jobs nationwide -- 365,355 in Pennsylvania -- would be lost if the GOP-backed plan to balance the budget...