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  • Md. businesses express hope for jobs plan

    President Barack Obama's plan to combat unemployment by pumping $447 billion into the nation's economy won cautious praise from Maryland-based small-business owners and labor groups Friday, but there was widespread skepticism about the proposal's...
  • President Obama's new stimulus will fail just like the old one

    President Barack Obama's jobs bill, which would put us in the red another $450 billion, is doomed to fail just like his previous economic stimulus plans. They all failed and wasted billions of taxpayer dollars. Congress needs to vote this one down. Mr....
  • Monday, September 19, 2011

    5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.   Greg Jarrett                               6:09 a.m.  Sun-Times D.C. Bureau chief Lynn Sweet provides details on President Obama's plan for additional taxes on those who can theoretically afford it.  The GOP is calling it ‘...
  • 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...
  • City to fight proposal to cut redevelopment agencies

    City to fight proposal to cut redevelopment agencies
    SAN DIEGO -- San Diego and other cities plan to band together to fight a proposal by Gov. Jerry Brown to phase out redevelopment agencies, an official with the mayor's office said Wednesday. While discussing the 2011 state and federal legislative agenda...
  • Our lack of choice at the pump props up the Saudis

    At a time when Americans are engaged in a heated debate about cutting domestic social services and entitlement programs, we are forced to fund more and more social programs — for other nations. How so? In February, after seeing fellow Sunni...
  • Hoosiers hope 'State of the Union' is more than just talk

    Hoosiers hope 'State of the Union' is more than just talk
    Many Hoosiers were paying attention to President Obama's State of the Union Speech on Tuesday night, hoping to hear his plan for growing jobs and improving the economy. The president talked a lot about creating jobs by generating innovation and growing...
  • Meet the Candidate: Bobby Scott

    Meet the Candidate: Bobby Scott
    Congressman Bobby Scott says he's heard the criticism and felt the frustration of Americans who are out of work and fed up with their elected officials. "I don't [think] voters are mad because of civility," said Scott. "Things are not getting done. We...
  • Some Uptown Residents Oppose New Tulane Stadium

    Some Uptown Residents Oppose New Tulane Stadium
    Football fans may like it, but the neighbors aren't so happy. Remember the big new stadium Tulane is building? It's still scheduled to open before the start of the 2014 season, but Vanessa Bolano found some neighbors who are ready for a fight right now....
  • 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...