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  • Stimulus Could Bring 600 Jobs To Coda Battery Systems In Enfield

    A former Enfield toy factory could be spitting out batteries for a new electric car by late next year, if enough federal stimulus money finds its way to Connecticut. Coda Battery Systems, a joint venture of Yardney Technical Products of Stonington and...
  • 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...
  • Obama trip to Copenhagen 'not necessary,' Steele says

    Obama trip to Copenhagen 'not necessary,' Steele says
    Republican National Chairman Michael S. Steele said Tuesday that President Barack Obama's upcoming trip to Copenhagen is "nice" but not essential business for the president. Steele began a brief telephone news conference by criticizing Obama's lack of...
  • Obama signs $787 billion stimulus bill: What's in it for you?

    Taxes: The recovery package has tax breaks for families that send a child to college, purchase a new car, buy a first home or make the ones they own more energy efficient. Millions of workers can expect to see about $13 extra in their weekly paychecks,...
  • Broward County planners say Dixie Highway may be sole stimulus project

    Broward County expects to receive $40 million for roads and bridges from the federal stimulus plan and, if transportation planners have their way, they'll spend it all on one massive project. Construction of a Dixie Highway overpass could start this year...
  • Florida retirees to get $250 stimulus checks

    Nearly a million retirees in South Florida will get a piece of the economic stimulus bill in May, when the Social Security Administration plans to send one-time $250 payments to Social Security recipients across the country. The payments will be sent the...
  • Get answers about stimulus, foreclosure plans

    Between the $75 billion foreclosure plan President Barack Obama revealed on Wednesday and the $787 billion economic stimulus he signed a day earlier, the government is promising a range of programs aimed at getting new help to homeowners. While some...
  • U.S. Sen. Roland Burris is on thin ice with Illinois colleague Sen. Dick Durbin

    U.S. Sen. Roland Burris is on thin ice with Illinois colleague Sen. Dick Durbin
    U.S. Sen. Roland Burris' failure to fully disclose his ties to former Gov. Rod Blagojevich has put his future in the Senate "in question," U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said Wednesday. Even as Burris urged Illinois politicians and citizens to "stop the rush to...
  • Obama budgets most dramatic change in decades

    Obama budgets most dramatic change in decades
    WASHINGTON — Just a month into his presidency, Barack Obama is calling for the most dramatic change in decades in the way the country tackles its most pressing problems—from the economy and health care to energy, education and taxes....
  • Obama seeks to reassure nation, bolster confidence

    Headline: President: We will be stronger Date: Wednesday, February 25, 2009 Section: News Edition: Broward Metro Page: 3A Dateline: Illustration: Photo(s) Caption: President Barack Obama, with Vice President Joe Biden and Speaker of the House Nancy...
  • 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...