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  • Bush economics: Wall Street socialism

     
    by William Neikirk President Bush has been roundly criticized by Democrats for conducting a conservative economic policy. That was true for a while, but no longer. With bailouts of mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the investment......
  • Deep cuts threaten children and seniors. Groups to meet Thursday in West Palm Beach

     
    Facing huge potential budget deficits, legislators this month are raiding the state???s savings accounts to keep Florida???s $66 billion budget balanced. Amid the drastic budget crunch, advocacy groups are now warning that vital programs for seniors and...
  • Budget Bill Includes $25 Billion for Automakers

     
    The latest budget bill from the U.S. Senate allegedly came together under a veil of secrecy and will be sent to the president to be signed. This bill is what is being discussed when you hear about Democrats lifting the......
  • Paterson: Calls leaders' meeting

     
    Paterson calls for a leaders meeting on Friday, Oct. 3, to discuss the state's fiscal crunch. Full text of release after the jump.......
  • Bailout: 110-page rescue: 'Now the votes'

     
    by Mark Silva and updated at 8:30 pm The 110-page bailout - the one offering the nation's "clogged'' financial markets a $350-billion purchase of bad mortgage debt and then another $350 billion if Congress buys it again - is ready......
  • Budget deficit: Record $438 billion

     
    by Mark Silva For the record, the federal budget defict reached a new record in the 2008 budget year, which ended last week: $438 billion. For the new year, the president's Office of Management and Budget already has projected another......
  • Retirement funds lost $2 trill. in 15 mos

     
    by Frank James How bad has the damage to the retirement savings of Americans been due to the financial markets meltdown and the slowing economy? Peter Orszag, head of the Congressional Budget Office told a congressional committee today that retirement.......
  • Sarah Palin: 'Frugal' and plowing through

     
    by Jill Zuckman PITTSBURGH -- Sarah Palin, the Republican nominee for vice president, sat for an interview with the Tribune in which she spoke at length about her advocacy for children with special needs, such as her own son, spoke......
  • Obama and McCain's fiscal fairy tales

     
    by Frank James Running for president means making many promises you can't keep, plain and simple. Further, it means making pledges you know or should know you can't follow through on and that many voters suspect you can't live up......
  • Long Beach: Bi-partisan kudos in a season of battle

     
    Two days before a hotly contested national and state election, the Long Beach Chamber of Commerce annual dinner was the scene of uncommon mutual expressions of admiration between Democrats and Republicans, Newsday's Sid Cassese informs us. He files this.....
  • NYS budget deficit: Devise your own plan?

     
    With a special session set for Nov. 18, today was the day Gov. Paterson had set for the legislature to suggest ideas for closing a $1.5-billion gap. They didn't. Paterson hasn't submitted a plan either -- he's hanging out with......