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  • CalPERS: a looming disaster?

    CalPERS: a looming disaster?
    Today's topic: How much of a fiscal hazard to California does the state's pension system present? Won't CalPERS recover most of the money it has lost this year once the economy recovers? Without reform, get ready for fiscal disaster Point: Marcia...
  • Letters to the editor

    Shades of 1972? Re "As vote nears, chief warns of terror risk," Oct. 23 Notwithstanding Los Angeles Police Department Chief William J. Bratton's preemptive precautions and thoroughness, his warning may have precedent. Shortly before the 1972 election,...
  • Public education in U.S. falls short, Obama says

    President Barack Obama strongly condemned the state of public education Tuesday, calling for more charter schools, higher salaries for effective teachers and the faster firing of bad ones, an agenda that could put him at odds with some longtime Democratic...
  • Broward County eyes stimulus money for new courthouse

    Broward County eyes stimulus money for new courthouse
    Federal economic stimulus aid could help pay for a new county courthouse in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Months of fine-tuning plans to replace the aging and problem-plagued main section of the courthouse have left the county still short $133 million of the...
  • City 'shovel ready' on federally-funded projects

    Delray Beach is finalizing details on public projects eligible for federal funds through President Barack Obama's newly funded American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The grants are available to any qualifying project that is shovel-ready. In Delray...
  • Bitterness grows between Clinton and Obama

    Tensions mounted between the two leading Democratic candidates for president Sunday, as Hillary Rodham Clinton launched an aggressive attack on Barack Obama, suggesting his much-vaunted opposition to the Iraq war was all talk and little action. Clinton...
  • West Palm Beach hotel dropped from federal stimulus push

    Palm Beach County commissioners on Tuesday dropped plans to request $20 million in federal economic stimulus money for a stalled convention center hotel. Rising costs, following financial and legal delays, prompted the County Commission in October to...
  • Obama's budget indicates ambition, change in government role

    Just a month into his term, President Barack Obama is calling for the most dramatic change in decades in the way the country tackles the pressing issues of the economy, health care, energy, education and taxes. Government, he says, must take the lead on...
  • Governor candidate: Brian Moran

    Governor candidate: Brian Moran
    Brian Moran has been a powerful foot soldier in the Democratic resurgence in Richmond. As a General Assembly leader, Moran traveled Virginia for years recruiting Democrats to run for the House of Delegates. The dividends of that partisan groundwork can be...
  • Obama wants to get moving on high-speed rail

    President Obama touted his plan for developing high-speed railways Thursday, detailing how $13 billion in federal money would act as a "down payment" on creating speedier passenger train service. "High-speed rail is long overdue, and this plan lets...
  • The limits of Obama's bipartisan gestures

    President Obama has made at least a down payment on several major campaign promises in his first three months, including a permanent tax cut for the middle class and an overhaul of the healthcare system. But one goal remains stubbornly elusive: ending the...