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  • Senate GOP leader faces challenge from right

    Senate GOP leader faces challenge from right
    David R. Brinkley has no problem with being called an establishment Republican. He's the party's leader in the Maryland Senate, a master of the state budget process and a pragmatist adept at bringing tax dollars back from Democratic-dominated Annapolis to...
  • Where to now on Medicaid, budget?

    Whither now for Medicaid expansion and state Sen. Emmett Hanger's stab at compromise? That is the question. For now, it seems, we marinate. We see if this is the potential breakthrough it sounded like for about 15 minutes there, before Senate Democratic...
  • 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...
  • Bullet train funding is bargaining chip in state budget debate

    Bullet train funding is bargaining chip in state budget debate
    As the biggest cheerleader for California's $68-billion bullet train, Gov. Jerry Brown has battled lawsuits from angry landowners and intractable opposition from Republicans. And two years ago, the project barely survived a vote in a Legislature...
  • Millions in unspent money could be added to sidewalk repair budget

    Millions in unspent money could be added to sidewalk repair budget
    Millions of dollars budgeted to fix Los Angeles sidewalks this year -- but not spent -- would be reallocated to increase repairs next year under a plan vetted Monday by a City Council committee. Earlier this year, city officials disclosed that despite a...
  • Council examines budget priorities, including capital improvements

    The Costa Mesa City Council on Tuesday held a study session on the city's nearly $140-million preliminary budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year, an amount that includes about $19 million in proposed capital improvements. The budget, which faces final...
  • $35 million slashed from Screen Australia budget

    Screen Australia on Wednesday halted its funding for the games industry, as the extent of federal government financial cutbacks at became clearer. The national film and TV support body said that it expects to see A$38 million (US$35.6 million) axed...
  • Official says county health system needs 700 new nurses to boost care

    Official says county health system needs 700 new nurses to boost care
    Los Angeles County health officials said Wednesday that they need to hire more than 700 new nurses to shore up and sustain the county's medical system in the new Obamacare world.  The Department of Health Services presented a report to the Board of...
  • CANNES: Little Margin for Error in Selling Mid-Budget Films

    As studios put more and more of their resources into tentpoles, independent producers are pondering a key question: How much money is the right amount for a project? For starters, with the Cannes Film Festival looming, producers are dealing with...
  • Confident Brown can have it his way in state budget process

    Gov. Jerry Brown definitely rules the roost in California's Capitol. And on Tuesday he was strutting and crowing and thoroughly enjoying himself. Unlike previous governors—including his dad Pat Brown a half century ago—Jerry seldom holds...
  • City of Glendale looks at fee changes

    About 300 city fees may be increased and roughly 100 new ones may be created as the City Council prepares to vote on Glendale's budget for next fiscal year. Proposed changes include: — Increasing the vehicle impound-release fee from $7 to...