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  • Clean Energy Vital Long-Term Investment

    Strained budgets have struck statehouses from Trenton to Sacramento, and most recently, here in Hartford. As policymakers look for short-term ways to plug budget gaps, they're raiding funds intended for long-term investments in clean energy. In lean...
  • CPS gives pink slips to 200 lunchroom workers

    CPS gives pink slips to 200 lunchroom workers
    Chicago Public Schools began laying off 200 lunchroom workers Friday in the latest round of pink slips issued by the cash-strapped district. CPS officials said in  a press release that the layoffs would save $4 million and are part of  “an...
  • Gregory Stuart, executive director, Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization

    Gregory Stuart, executive director, Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization
    Looking ahead: Clearly, the impending budget battles in Congress will be eclipsed by consideration of a vote on whether we take action in Syria. However, the unfinished business for our national leaders remains to be addressed in the nine short days...
  • Social Security without permanent leader

    Social Security without permanent leader
    Six months after former Social Security Administration commissioner Michael J. Astrue left his post, the Obama administration has yet to nominate a replacement — leaving a leadership gap as the agency wrestles with shrinking budgets and hard...
  • Harford executive critical of school system spending priorities [Letter]

    Editor: As you probably have noticed, the subject of education funding in Harford County has been a hot topic of late. And with good reason, since the education of our children and grandchildren is one of the most consequential responsibilities we...
  • Cut the Pentagon's budget so local communities can flourish

    Cut the Pentagon's budget so local communities can flourish
    The Pentagon budget is bankrupting this country, and U.S. warriors are wreaking havoc all over the Middle East ("Pentagon leaders caution Congress over budget cuts," Aug. 2). The blow-back has been phenomenal. But instead of the GOP calling for major...
  • Emanuel doesn't address CPS neighborhood school cuts

    Emanuel doesn't address CPS neighborhood school cuts
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday defended the choices he has made on the Chicago Public Schools budget, but did not directly address reports that neighborhood schools will face deeper cuts during the coming year than charters or other kinds of schools....
  • Santa Ana hires Phoenix's city manager for $500,000

    Santa Ana hires Phoenix's city manager for $500,000
    The city of Santa Ana has hired away Phoenix's city manager and has agreed to a salary and benefits package of more than $500,000, making him one of the highest paid city employees in California. David Cavazos is a long-time Phoenix city employee who...
  • Pentagon cuts civilian furlough days

    Pentagon cuts civilian furlough days
    The Pentagon on Tuesday cut the number of furlough days for 650,000 Defense Department civilians from 11 to six — a welcome surprise for workers who have been saddled with a 20 percent pay cut since early July. But defense officials and some...
  • LCUSD passes final budget and resolution to include Sagebrush area

    The La Cañada Unified School District will receive $1.5 million more in revenue from the state this school year than it did last year but will still be operating with an $800,000 deficit, according to a final budget passed Tuesday night. School board...
  • With NEA On Chopping Block, Arts -- and Presidential Leadership -- Absent

    Has President Obama abandoned the arts? At a moment where the National Endowment for the Arts is facing its fiercest Congressional budget battle since the ‘80s and ‘90s when political forces nearly wiped the agency out of existence during...