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  • Long-term healthcare spending dips but debt remains high, CBO says

    The government's long-term spending on healthcare is projected to decline slightly in the next 25 years, but the rising federal debt load remains on an unsustainable trajectory, the CBO said Tuesday in its annual budget outlook. The long-term fiscal...
  • Madonna and Young: Gov. Corbett's gunfight at the O.K. Corral

    It's a trite but true political aphorism: "Where you stand depends on where you sit." If you're a Pennsylvania Republican, no matter where you sit, it's hard to see what Gov. Corbett did with the 2014-15 budget as anything but a divisive, last-gasp...
  • Proof that the point of the IRS 'scandal' was to cut the IRS budget

    Proof that the point of the IRS 'scandal' was to cut the IRS budget
    It was obvious almost from the inception of the ginned-up IRS "scandal" that its goal was to intimidate the agency into allowing bogus nonprofits to funnel cash into election campaigns. That's exactly what happened, as is shown by an exhaustive study by...
  • Editorial: Preckwinkle's prose challenges candidates for governor and mayor

    Editorial: Preckwinkle's prose challenges candidates for governor and mayor
    “You campaign in poetry. You govern in prose.” —Mario Cuomo, Democratic Party elder and former governor of New York. The 2014 race for governor of Illinois is set, and the 2015 race for mayor of Chicago is fast coming into focus....
  • Terence T. Finn, author and retired NASA executive, dies at 71

    Terence T. Finn, author and retired NASA executive, dies at 71
    Terence T. Finn, a retired NASA executive who boosted the Space Shuttle program and whose passion for military history fueled four books on the subject, died June 27 of a blood platelet disorder. The Eastern Shore resident was 71. Dr. Finn, a New York...
  • Federal prosecutors sends lawmakers a reminder on eve of Quinn probe hearing

    Federal prosecutors sends lawmakers a reminder on eve of Quinn probe hearing
    SPRINGFIELD — The top federal prosecutor in central Illinois today sent a reminder to state lawmakers on the eve of their hearing about Gov. Pat Quinn’s troubled anti-violence program: Stand down because a criminal investigation is in the...
  • State funding dismays Parkland, but district had backup plan

    It was a time of assessment for the Parkland School Board. On Tuesday evening, board members got to hear how the 2014-15 Pennsylvania state budget will affect the school district's funding. The bottom line: Parkland will be getting several hundred...
  • CPS budget hearings tonight may be heated

    CPS budget hearings tonight may be heated
    Hearings this evening on the proposed budget for Chicago Public Schools figure to be no less heated than in past years, as critics line up to question plans that include more cuts to traditional neighborhood schools. The proposed $5.8-billion operating...
  • Allentown officials: Fire, police budget transfers were above board

    Allentown officials responded Wednesday to accusations leveled against them by a councilwoman that money was misappropriated from the city's fire and police department budgets. Councilwoman Jeanette Eichenwald last month raised questions at a council...
  • USS Monitor lab to reopen

    USS Monitor lab to reopen
    The Mariners’ Museum reopened its giant USS Monitor conservation lab this week after the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration — which administers the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary — agreed to provide a one-year funding...
  • Harford County still waiting on a base-driven boom in Aberdeen

    Harford County still waiting on a base-driven boom in Aberdeen
    A chain-link fence marks the edge of Aberdeen Proving Ground, an Army installation where a nationwide base reorganization was supposed to bring so many people and jobs to Harford County that officials worried they would not have the space or resources...