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  • Delray Beach is "shovel ready" for 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Pitfalls of trying mortgage restructuring

    Ray Rodriguez's mortgage bank told him in March he's eligible for a government-supported mortgage loan restructuring that would make his monthly mortgage payments affordable, clear his loan's delinquent status and let him keep his family in their home....
  • 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...