| Sep 9, 2011
| 5:34 PM
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...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 9:00 AM
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....
| Sep 15, 2011
| 10:00 PM
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 ‘...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 10:12 AM
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...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 3:35 PM
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...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 10:53 AM
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...
| Jan 25, 2011
| 4:03 PM
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...
| Oct 14, 2010
| 11:35 AM
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...
| Apr 11, 2012
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....
| Oct 18, 2011
| 4:33 PM
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...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 4:15 PM
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.