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  • New Producers Flooding Indie TV With Faith and Family Friendly Fare

    Just when it seems that the world's largest media congloms are tightening their grip on the airwaves, an independent TV production boom has erupted in the nation's heartland. In Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, Louisiana, Michigan and other states,...
  • Gov. Brown, legislators negotiating budget help for preschoolers

    Gov. Brown, legislators negotiating budget help for preschoolers
    With only a few days left before the deadline, Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders are negotiating a budget that would expand preschool opportunities for poor children and tap an environmental fund to help pay for the state's beleaguered bullet train...
  • Glendale City Council approves early exits as part of retirement incentive plan

    As salaries and benefits continue to dampen Glendale’s fiscal health, the City Council gave final approval for a voluntary buyout program aimed to trim down staff at City Hall. Employees eligible for retirement along with younger workers can...
  • How to think about a budget

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I am trying to put a budget together and need some guidance on how much I should budget for food each month. I am single, so this money is often used as entertainment, and therefore I am currently spending way too...
  • Medicaid expansion bill emerges

    Medicaid expansion bill emerges
    You'll find the latest draft of state Sen. Emmett Hanger's Medicaid expansion proposal here (pdf). The bill is largely what Hanger, R-Mount Solon, proposed late last month, though perhaps a more careful read will show differences that aren't immediately...
  • And they're off ...

    And they're off ...
    The Legislature’s annual sprint race to finish budget by the June 30 deadline officially got started Friday with the introduction of a flat-line spending bill for 2014-15. If you want to know what’s inside it, look at the current 2013-14...
  • Do hybrid cars save money?

    Do hybrid cars save money?
    There are some questions that mankind has puzzled over since the beginning of time: Why are we here? What happens after we die? Why do men have nipples? Is a hybrid car worth it? That last question isn’t as old as the rest. Since Honda...
  • School finance proposal blasted in final days of budget talks

    School finance proposal blasted in final days of budget talks
    A last-minute proposal from Gov. Jerry Brown to limit the amount of money school districts can keep in their reserve accounts triggered an angry response in the closing days of budget negotiations. “I think it’s stupid," said Megan Reilly,...
  • Budget moving, cuts will hit Jeff Lab, Peninsula

    Budget moving, cuts will hit Jeff Lab, Peninsula
    RICHMOND - The die is all but cast: Virginia's 2015-16 budget passed the Senate Finance Committee late this afternoon and it's headed for fast track votes this evening in both the House and Senate. Senate Democrats, who pushed hard to include Medicaid...
  • Fee on oil transported by rail a key issue in state budget debate

    Fee on oil transported by rail a key issue in state budget debate
    With a Sunday deadline for a state budget agreement, a proposed fee on oil transported by rail cars across California has emerged as a major target for opposition by oil companies and business lobbyists. The controversial fee was proposed by the Brown...
  • Rauner offers some ideas on cutting costs

    Rauner offers some ideas on cutting costs
    Facing heavy criticism for months over failing to offer a plan to restore Illinois’ finances, Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Thursday issued an outline of proposed cuts that he maintained would save taxpayers $1 billion. But Rauner&...