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  • Did the House bluff moderate Senate Republicans?

    A few questions remain about just what happened last night as the Virginia General Assembly tinkered with some Medicaid language in its budget. Republicans who don't want to see Medicaid expand came into the day as the obvious winners. Then they doubled...
  • Warning signs for Md.'s budget [Editorial]

    Warning signs for Md.'s budget  [Editorial]
    Gov. Martin O'Malley's decision to seek $77 million in cuts to a budget that's barely 24 hours old is a sobering reminder that the state's economic recovery is tenuous at best. Maryland experienced no gross domestic product growth last year, and job...
  • California bullet train deal: Hundreds of millions of dollars

    California bullet train deal: Hundreds of millions of dollars
    California's controversial bullet train would receive hundreds of millions of dollars in the coming year under a budget deal reached by Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers Thursday, a critical step toward beginning construction as the project continues to face...
  • Illinois should focus on creating jobs, not raising taxes

    A tumultuous legislative session came to an end on a sour note.  On May 30, Democrats rammed through an unbalanced budget that was cobbled together with a combination of borrowing schemes, fund sweeps, payment delays and inflated revenue projections...
  • Fitch, S&P downgrade South Africa's bond rating and outlook

    Fitch, S&P downgrade South Africa's bond rating and outlook
    Two global agencies downgraded South Africa’s bond rating and outlook on Friday as the country's economy suffers through a crippling 5-month-old strike by platinum miners. Fitch ratings agency downgraded the country’s outlook from stable...
  • Lewis: Budget yes vote was a mistake

    The following statement came today from state Sen. Lynwood Lewis, D-Accomack, the only Senate Democrat to vote last night in favor of the amended state budget. "I have been a supporter from day one on this most important policy issue, to close the...
  • Helsel: End the stalemate, I'll talk Medicaid

    Del. Gordon Helsel called this week to get something off his chest: He thinks Gov. Terry McAuliffe should remove his demands for Medicaid expansion from the current budget debate. Now, this isn't a surprise. Helsel, R-Poquoson, is part of the House...
  • Council set to vote on $140-million budget

    The Costa Mesa City Council on Tuesday is scheduled to adopt a $140-million budget that includes about $19 million worth of capital-improvement projects. Funding for the 2014-15 fiscal year, which begins in July, marks an increase of 6.3%, or $8.3...
  • Arundel council OKs budget with tax cut, more teachers and police

    Arundel council OKs budget with tax cut, more teachers and police
    The Anne Arundel County Council approved a spending plan Friday that includes a small property tax break and funding for teacher raises, more police officers and firefighters and additional grants to nonprofit groups. The $1.35 billion operating budget...
  • Irvine Council approves budget, term limits measure

    Presented with operating costs of just over $157 million for the coming fiscal year, the Irvine City Council voted unanimously in favor of its second straight balanced budget proposal. The 2014-15 proposal presented earlier this week reflects an...
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