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  • The day ahead in business

    The day ahead in business
    Reports: April personal income, Chicago ISM for May, University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment for May, Local earnings: None Other earnings: Big Lots Inc., Books-A-Million Inc. and others Of note: Fed's Williams and Plosser speak on rules-based policy
  • Consumer spending falls for 1st time in a year as income growth slows

    Americans surprisingly spent less in April, the first monthly drop in a year and a potentially worrisome sign for an economic rebound after a slow winter. Consumer spending was down $8.1 billion, or 0.1%, last month, the Commerce Department said Friday....
  • Mailbag: Hotel plan would displace women, children

    Re: Commentary: End the assault on low-income motel tenants," (May 17): Women and children live in poverty, and the numbers are increasing. Should the predominantly male Costa Mesa Planning Commission aggressively decrease long-term independent motels,...
  • Lawmakers approving state budget ahead of adjournment

    Lawmakers approving state budget ahead of adjournment
    SPRINGFIELD – Lawmakers today have begun to send portions of a new state budget to Gov. Pat Quinn, the one task they must complete ahead of their Saturday adjournment deadline. The spending plan puts off the tough decision of whether to extend the...
  • Seattle minimum-wage fight: Does $15 an hour make economic sense?

    The Seattle City Council is poised to raise the municipal minimum wage Monday to $15 an hour, making it the highest in the country. That number grabbed the imagination of this progressive, affluent city and became central to the November elections,...
  • Cove Point natural gas export facility gets state OK

    Cove Point natural gas export facility gets state OK
    A proposed natural gas export facility in Southern Maryland moved closer to reality Friday, but state regulators ordered the terminal's owner to include more safety and environmental protections for the controversial project, and to donate $48 million...
  • Mailbag: Council decisions ignore needs of low-income residents

    I appreciate the placement of the article about the sad demise of the Costa Mesa Motor Inn and the subsequent loss of affordable housing on the front page ("City moves to replace problem motel," May 22). Hopefully it will bring greater awareness of...
  • GOP gubernatorial candidates focus fire on O'Malley

    GOP gubernatorial candidates focus fire on O'Malley
    — The four Republican candidates for governor of Maryland focused their fire on the O'Malley administration and avoided criticizing each other as they met Saturday night in the first televised debate of this year's GOP primary contest. Harford...
  • A conservative tries in vain to show his 'compassion' for poor kids

    A conservative tries in vain to show his 'compassion' for poor kids
    In his continuing effort to prove that cutting government benefit programs such as disability is actually good for beneficiaries, such as the disabled -- after all, that's what "compassionate conservatism" is all about -- Scott Winship responds to my...
  • Prop. 41, California's veterans housing measure, is not free

    Prop. 41, California's veterans housing measure, is not free
    Often, things aren't quite what they seem on the ballot. Sometimes there's a bait and switch. That, unfortunately, is the case with Proposition 41, the seemingly innocuous affordable housing measure for California veterans. It is being sold with some...
  • GOP candidates take aim at Democrats

    GOP candidates take aim at Democrats
    In their only scheduled debate on Baltimore television, the four Republican candidates for governor depicted Maryland as overtaxed and overspent under a Democratic administration, creating a climate in which businesses are fleeing to neighboring states....