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  • State drags feet on Medicaid expansion seen as key to Obamacare

    Beginning today, The Morning Call will kick off a series of occasional stories taking a comprehensive look at how the Affordable Care Act will change health care and how Pennsylvanians access it. We will provide useful information to aid you in navigating...
  • Standard & Poor's upgrades outlook for U.S. credit rating

    Standard & Poor's upgrades outlook for U.S. credit rating
    WASHINGTON -- Standard & Poor's, which downgraded the U.S. credit rating nearly two years ago, said Monday it was more optimistic about the nation's long-term fiscal situation and had removed the negative outlook from the rating. The automatic federal...
  • 'The Purge' and the low-budget genre revolution

    'The Purge' and the low-budget genre revolution
    Back in 2010, shortly after Paramount Pictures’ "Paranormal Activity" became a mega-hit on a micro-budget, executives at the studio decided to launch a label dedicated to making more movies of this kind.   InSurge, as it was known, would produce...
  • Jerry Brown, top lawmakers reach budget deal on school spending

    Jerry Brown, top lawmakers reach budget deal on school spending
    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown and top lawmakers have agreed on perhaps the most contentious part of the state budget -- Brown's proposal to redistribute state money to schools -- according to Capitol sources who asked for anonymity because they were...
  • L.A. Now Live: Governor, lawmakers iron out budget details

    L.A. Now Live: Governor, lawmakers iron out budget details
    Gov. Jerry Brown and top lawmakers have reached agreement on some of the most contentious issues in the state budget, granting the governor significant victories on the redistribution of school money and expectations of revenue. Join us at 9 a.m. as...
  • Jerry Brown, lawmakers agree on lower revenue estimate

    SACRAMENTO -- Top Democratic lawmakers have agreed to use Gov. Jerry Brown's more conservative tax revenue estimates in the budget, according to Capitol sources. The sources requested anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly. The...
  • Don't blame Fort McHenry for the sequester

    Don't blame Fort McHenry for the sequester
    Fort McHenry National Monument commemorates the Battle of Baltimore and Francis Scott Key's creation of The Star-Spangled Banner. There were more than 640,000 visitors to the fort in 2011, and they spent $44 million in the Baltimore area. Fort McHenry,...
  • Council OKs $95.6 million Annapolis budget

    Council OKs $95.6 million Annapolis budget
    The Annapolis city council passed Monday a $95.6 million operating budget and $10 million capital budget for next year, with a slight increase in the property tax rate and funding for projects that include a bulkhead replacement at City Dock. Mayor Josh...
  • Democrats hope for extra tax revenue

    Democratic lawmakers agreed to pare back and delay some of their spending plans after negotiations with Gov. Jerry Brown, but they're not completely giving up hope. Some said Monday evening that they would try to speed up new spending if tax revenue...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown to discuss state budget deal

    Gov. Jerry Brown to discuss state budget deal
    Gov. Jerry Brown will talk about the budget deal he has reached with Democratic legislative leaders at a news conference Tuesday afternoon in the state Capitol. Details of the plan began to emerge on Monday. They include major victories for the governor...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown nips and tucks to reach California budget deal

    Gov. Jerry Brown nips and tucks to reach California budget deal
    SACRAMENTO -- Reaching a deal on the state budget required juggling various numbers on spending, tax revenue and debt repayments to make everything fit. Democratic lawmakers agreed to use Gov. Jerry Brown's more conservative estimates on state income...