| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Improvements to roads, parks, beaches and public safety in Huntington Beach were the focus of a City Council study session last week on the proposed 2013-14 budget.
City administrators have proposed allocating about $37.5 million for the Capital...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 6:25 PM
Just months after assuring riders that the CTA had financially steadied the ship for years to come, the transit agency reported Wednesday that it is sailing into a $10.1 million deficit for 2013 that could grow even larger by year's end.
| Aug 16, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
What is the cause of the budget situation that Maryland finds itself in?
Jeff Barker: There is...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 10:47 AM
Huntington Beach City Council members will be briefed during a study session Monday on the city’s long-term financial plan and wrap up their discussion on the proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year.
The council will also discuss a proposed...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Dr. Craig Hendrix is exploring a novel concept: whether antiviral drugs can be absorbed through certain areas of the body to prevent sexual transmission of HIV.
To test such hypotheses, Hendrix and his Johns Hopkins colleagues typically can put up...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Q: Is realignment and having schools of strictly similar sizes play each other in state tournaments a good thing?
Barner: Yeah, I think it’s a good thing, but I think it was that way before, except for schools like Phoebus and Bruton that choose to...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 8:15 PM
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration announced Monday that about 5,600 low-income California children would be shut out of federally funded Head Start preschool programs because of Washington budget gridlock.
But the announcement bewildered state...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 2:41 PM
The following was sent to Harford County Executive David R. Craig. A copy was provided for publication.
After reading your recent letters, I find myself once again obliged to respond to your comments. It is crucial that the current funding crisis facing...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Partisan gridlock prevented the Regional Transportation Authority board Wednesday from carrying out its routine annual responsibility to set estimates of funding levels for the CTA, Metra and Pace to plan their budgets for next year.
The move to...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 1:21 PM
As an infant born in Waterville, Maine, to a single, teenage mother, I relied on food stamps for the first four months of my life. My family's economic status later required me to participate in other federal assistance programs like Head Start and the...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 11:57 AM
Last week: We learn this week that exports are down with some of South Florida's top trading partners in Latin America and the Caribbean. Yet there is an enormous opportunity for trade and development in Cuba that we continue to ignore because it is...