| Aug 6, 2010
| 8:14 PM
I read with interest the Newport Beach city manager's recent citywide letter about the Civic Center project under construction. It seems to me that the letter left some important questions unanswered, such as:
(1) The city has now authorized more than...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 2:59 PM
Far from slowing, the government's deficit spending will surge to a record $1.5 trillion flood of red ink this year, congressional budget experts estimated Wednesday, blaming the slow economic recovery and last month's tax-cut law.
The report was...
| Aug 26, 2010
A $3.2 million center where people will learn about climate change and the threat of sea level rise is slated to be built in the Lower 9th Ward with federal and private dollars.
The center will be constructed near a floodwall that broke during...
| Feb 9, 2011
Even for a speaker as famously gifted as President Barack Obama, business executives are a tough crowd.
In my experience, they don't laugh out loud at jokes as easily as, say, college students and others who might be more prone to laugh, clap, cheer or...
| Feb 27, 2011
| 2:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Their ranks swollen after the last election, Republican governors from Florida to Alaska are undermining President Barack Obama's agenda at every turn ahead of the Democrat's 2012 re-election campaign.
Some are rejecting...
| 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...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 8:20 PM
IRVINE — Plans for nearly 5,000 new homes ringing the Orange County Great Park won preliminary approval from a divided City Council last week.
Irvine officials voted 3 to 2 on Tuesday night to OK general plan and zoning changes and $40 million in...
| 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.