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  • General Assembly approves nearly $39 billion budget for Maryland

    General Assembly approves nearly $39 billion budget for Maryland
    The General Assembly fulfilled its state constitutional duty Saturday by wrapping up action on Gov. Martin O'Malley's nearly $39 billion operating budget. Final approval came as the House and Senate approved the agreement rreached by negotiators for the...
  • All eyes are on Long Beach's mayoral race

    A field of candidates — many political heavyweights and city insiders — are locked in an expensive battle to become Long Beach's newest mayor, a job that comes with expectations of reviving both the port city's economy and reputation. The...
  • No reason to again give France more time to cut deficit: Rehn

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - There is no reason to further extend a European Union deadline for France to cut its budget deficit, the EU's top economic official said on Saturday, adding policy-makers should have learnt the lessons of the debt crisis and stuck...
  • L.A. Unified Supt. Deasy unveils new budget proposal

    L.A. Unified Supt. Deasy unveils new budget proposal
    Buoyed by rising state funding, the Los Angeles Unified School District's draft budget proposal for the new fiscal year is the healthiest spending plan in years. The general fund would increase from $6.2 billion to $6.8 bill under the proposal for the...
  • Airport Authority approves FedEx study

    The massive FedEx Ground plant is far from a done deal, but Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority officials are already trying to use it to plug their budget shortfall. Airport officials Tuesday greenlighted a $300,000 environmental study needed to sell...
  • Reading's pursuit of water-sewer lease similar to Allentown's hits snag

    The city of Reading may have to cut millions of dollars' worth of jobs and programs next year because the team trying to solve the looming budget crisis fell apart Thursday. Reading has been discussing a long-term lease of the water system to offset...
  • Expansion of California Tax Incentives Clears First Assembly Committee

    Legislation to expand California's tax incentives for movie and TV production moved forward on Tuesday, as the state assembly arts and entertainment committee unanimously gave their approval to the bill that would, among other things, make big budget...
  • Marylanders need to speak up for open space

    Marylanders need to speak up for open space
    When I have a hard time understanding government spending — the construction and tinkering that goes into, say, Maryland's multibillion-dollar annual budget — I just imagine the whole thing as a kitchen-table conversation with members of a...
  • UConn Faces Budget Deficit; Tuition Hike, Aid Cuts Possible

    The University of Connecticut is facing a $46.2 million budget deficit for the fiscal year that begins July 1 — a 4 percent shortfall in the funding needed to continue existing programs. Further tuition increases, cuts to research funding,...
  • Assembly enters final week with tough issues pending

    Assembly enters final week with tough issues pending
    As the General Assembly enters the final week of its 90-day session, lawmakers have fewer issues coming down to the wire than in a typical year — but some that remain are very thorny indeed. A proposal to raise the minimum wage, Gov. Martin O'...
  • Florida's housing programs need all trust-fund revenue

    Last week, the National Low Income Housing Coalition released its Out of Reach report, a national report card on the housing wage — how much a family needs to earn to afford the fair-market rent in a given jurisdiction. For the Orlando area, the...