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  • Tax credits for working families [Editorial]

    Tax credits for working families  [Editorial]
    Class, here's a pop quiz on Washington's view of economics. Who gave the following unsolicited endorsements of the Earned Income Tax Credit, the refundable federal tax credit for low and moderate income workers? The program gives "families flexibility...
  • Republicans draw election-year battle line over Obama budget

    WASHINGTON -- Congressional Republicans quickly erected a wall of opposition to President Obama's proposed 2015 budget, establishing election year battle lines over which party can best handle the nation's finances and address rising income inequality....
  • Comcast Touts TW Cable Deal as Expanding Low-Cost Broadband Program

    Comcast launched another prong in its strategy to convince policymakers to OK its takeover of Time Warner Cable, announcing a pledge to continue offering basic broadband for $9.95 per month to low-income families indefinitely. Effectively, the cable...
  • Can Democrats and Republicans agree on anything in Obama's budget?

    President Obama unveiled a budget proposal Tuesday that's more of a Democratic Party wish list than a realistic spending blueprint for a divided government. Higher taxes on the wealthy? Check. More spending on anti-poverty programs, research,...
  • Obama calls for more infrastructure, education spending in U.S. budget

    Obama calls for more infrastructure, education spending in U.S. budget
    President Barack Obama proposed a $3.9 trillion federal budget on Tuesday that calls for spending billions more on infrastructure, raising taxes on the wealthy and closing the gap between rich and poor that he has vowed to make a focus of his second term....
  • Obama issues a campaign-ready budget proposal

    WASHINGTON — Looking beyond the deficit battles and financial crises of years past, President Obama put forward a $3.9-trillion budget proposal Tuesday that set out a wish list of programs on education, infrastructure, job training and urban...
  • California to vote on veterans housing program, public access funding

    California to vote on veterans housing program, public access funding
    California voters weary of wading through a thicket of confusing state ballot measures in every election will get a welcome respite in the June primary. A $600-million affordable housing program for veterans and a proposal that would require local...
  • In Connecticut, some minimum-wage workers say raise hasn't helped much

    In Connecticut, some minimum-wage workers say raise hasn't helped much
    Minimum-wage workers in Connecticut got a 45-cent raise on Jan. 1, the first step in a process that will eventually set their wages at $10.10 an hour. "It helps a little bit, I guess," said A. Segui, 20, who works at a Dunkin' Donuts. She wants to go...
  • Lawmakers nearing end of spring session and still no budget

    Lawmakers nearing end of spring session and still no budget
    The General Assembly will be back in session today on one of the last days of the spring session, with lawmakers still trying to agree on a state budget. The Senate is set to reconvene at 10 a.m. and the House at 11:30 a.m. House Speaker Michael...
  • Supreme Court agrees to hear Md. tax case

    Supreme Court agrees to hear Md. tax case
    With $50 million a year in county revenues on the line, the U.S. Supreme Court said Tuesday it would hear a challenge to a ruling by Maryland's highest court that some taxes on out-of-state income are collected in violation of the Constitution. A...
  • Ivey calls Brown 'failed leader' as Democratic running mates debate

    Ivey calls Brown 'failed leader' as Democratic running mates debate
    Democrat Douglas F. Gansler's running mate came out swinging at front-runner Anthony G. Brown on health care Tuesday as the three Democratic candidates for lieutenant governor met in their only scheduled television debate. Del. Jolene Ivey of Prince...