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  • A conservative defends Geithner on Social Security--and gets it wrong

    A conservative defends Geithner on Social Security--and gets it wrong
    It's not surprising that former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner's astonishing misconception about Social Security should be seconded by conservatives. After all, his assertion that the program adds to the federal deficit (aired in his new book, "Stress...
  • Public university tuition is up, and the numbers zero in on why

    Public university tuition is up, and the numbers zero in on why
    Two reports released this weekend about how public universities are spending their money have sparked widespread outrage across the country. One, from the Chronicle of Higher Education, outlined executive compensation at public universities, revealing...
  • Yes on Proposition 41

     Yes on Proposition 41
    In 2008, California voters authorized a $900-million bond issue to shore up a state program that financed low-interest mortgages for veterans. The bonds have never been sold, however, because demand for the loans has all but evaporated. Now, a new...
  • Credit Suisse pleads guilty to helping Americans avoid income taxes

     Credit Suisse pleads guilty to helping Americans avoid income taxes
    Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse pleaded guilty to a criminal charge that it helped wealthy Americans dodge income taxes for decades, a plea federal officials said bolstered their efforts to show that no financial firm was too big to prosecute. The...
  • Local non-profit to host fundraiser to help young women from low-income families complete college

    Local non-profit to host fundraiser to help young women from low-income families complete college
    A Central Florida group that works to help young women from low-income families make it through college -- providing stipends to cover costs not covered by aid packages and mentors to offer advice -- will host a fundraiser Wednesday evening. Support Our...
  • Rauner pressures lawmakers on income tax hike

    Rauner pressures lawmakers on income tax hike
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner sought to exert influence in the debate on whether to make permanent a state income tax increase by commissioning automated calls targeting seven Democratic lawmakers. In the calls, Rauner encourages...
  • Weakened tea [Editorial]

    Weakened tea  [Editorial]
    The centrist shift of the Republican Party, first observed last fall with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's landslide re-election, continued this week with GOP establishment candidates defeating tea party challengers in primary races. The most visible...
  • Officials will decide today whether to raise Metro bus and rail fares

    Officials will decide today whether to raise Metro bus and rail fares
    Capping months of debate over the effect of higher costs on low-income riders, Los Angeles County transportation officials will decide Thursday whether to raise Metro bus and rail fares in September and two more times over the next eight years. Los...
  • City's low-income students among highest achievers

    City's low-income students among highest achievers
    Most education research suggests that students at Hamilton Elementary and Thomas Johnson Middle would be handicapped by their low-income backgrounds. But students at those schools and six others in the city are beating the odds of poverty, according...
  • Democrats try new approach on tax increase: major budget cuts

    Democrats try new approach on tax increase: major budget cuts
    SPRINGFIELD — After a personal appeal by Gov. Pat Quinn to round up enough votes to make permanent a state income tax increase failed, Democratic leaders tried a new tactic Wednesday: the prospect of massive budget cuts. Speaker Michael Madigan...
  • Only 2 in 5 L.A. health clinics are ready for Obamacare patients

    Only 2 in 5 L.A. health clinics are ready for Obamacare patients
    Just 2 in 5 Los Angeles community health clinics are ready for the impacts of Obamacare, a new study found.  A May brief from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research examined approximately 40 clinics in the Los Angeles area to determine how...