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  • City school board votes to fully fund gifted programs

    City school board votes to fully fund gifted programs
    The Baltimore school board voted Tuesday to fully fund programs for gifted students, which were originally slated for cuts next year, and to tap its rainy-day fund to avoid layoffs and cuts to central office operations. The board voted 7-2 to adopt...
  • State budget would put off tough decisions until after election

    State budget would put off tough decisions until after election
    Illinois Democrats on Tuesday rolled out a new state spending plan that puts off many tough decisions until after the November election by relying on a series of time-tested budget tricks. To make ends meet, at least on paper, lawmakers would bump up...
  • McAuliffe fired up over Medicaid

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe did his routine "Ask the Governor" interview this morning on WTOP/103.5 FM in D.C. Medicaid expansion and the state budget, of course, dominated much of the discussion. No big news to report, though McAuliffe did offer a 1-year...
  • Best and brightest [Editorial]

    In Minnesota Public Radio host Garrison Keillor's mythical town of Lake Woebegone, "all the men are strong, all the women are good-looking, and all the children are above average." Notwithstanding the statistical improbability of that latter claim, it'...
  • California Assembly Passes Expansion of Film and TV Tax Credit

    An expansion of California's film and TV tax credit overwhelming passed the state Assembly on Wednesday, legislation that would for the first time allow big-budget features and most one-hour TV shows eligible for incentives. But the legislation, AB1839,...
  • Doug Liman hopes his wild loop means a hit with 'Edge of Tomorrow'

    Doug Liman hopes his wild loop means a hit with 'Edge of Tomorrow'
    In the phantasmagorial sci-fi epic "Edge of Tomorrow," Tom Cruise finds himself encased in an 85-pound metal exoskeleton bristling with futuristic weaponry and confronted with a singularly intractable situation: a kill-and-be-killed conflict that...
  • Stephen Haberle: NASA budget cuts put America at competitive disadvantage

    Over the last few years, the White House has been shrinking the budget of one of the most important agencies in the United States: the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. NASA is one of the few government programs that benefit almost every...
  • Outsider could end 100-year tradition by becoming L.A. County sheriff

    Outsider could end 100-year tradition by becoming L.A. County sheriff
    The last time an outsider was elected Los Angeles County sheriff, posses tracked bandits into the hills of Glendora, Charlie Chaplin had just hit movie screens and Angelenos were watching anxiously as World War I began in Europe. Since the election of...
  • Senate GOP leader faces challenge from right

    Senate GOP leader faces challenge from right
    David R. Brinkley has no problem with being called an establishment Republican. He's the party's leader in the Maryland Senate, a master of the state budget process and a pragmatist adept at bringing tax dollars back from Democratic-dominated Annapolis to...
  • Where to now on Medicaid, budget?

    Whither now for Medicaid expansion and state Sen. Emmett Hanger's stab at compromise? That is the question. For now, it seems, we marinate. We see if this is the potential breakthrough it sounded like for about 15 minutes there, before Senate Democratic...
  • Lawmakers approving state budget ahead of adjournment

    Lawmakers approving state budget ahead of adjournment
    SPRINGFIELD – Lawmakers today have begun to send portions of a new state budget to Gov. Pat Quinn, the one task they must complete ahead of their Saturday adjournment deadline. The spending plan puts off the tough decision of whether to extend the...