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  • As before, history will speak for itself

    Ben Cuker's June 8 op-ed piece ("Medicaid stance parallels 'Massive Resistance' "), in commenting on state political forces resisting Va.'s Medicaid expansion, makes an excellent point about historical references to Va.'s past political battles that...
  • What's next in the Virginia Medicaid battle? Who knows?

    What's next in the Virginia Medicaid battle? Who knows?
    RICHMOND — For all the twists and turns, all the controversy and time spent on Medicaid expansion in Virginia, still no one can say what will happen in the state's most divisive political fight. "That I feel comfortable saying," University of...
  • LAUSD OKs budget; spending on teachers, needy students to grow

     LAUSD OKs budget; spending on teachers, needy students to grow
    Marking a new direction in school finance, the Los Angeles Board of Education unanimously approved a $6.6-billion budget Tuesday that features the largest funding boost in years and the first-ever blueprint for spending millions of new dollars to...
  • Rauner offers business tax ideas, few specifics

    Rauner offers business tax ideas, few specifics
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Wednesday continued to slowly roll out ideas on how he’d govern if elected, calling for an overhaul of tax credits used to keep businesses in Illinois and the end of several targeted tax breaks. The...
  • Jaitley talks tough on Indian budget, shares hit record highs

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's warning against "mindless populism" propelled Indian stocks to record highs on Wednesday, as investors bet that his maiden budget next week will stabilize the wobbly public finances. Jaitley's...
  • More overtime pay, limited raises in tentative LAPD labor deal

    Los Angeles city officials Tuesday reached a tentative one-year salary agreement with the police officers' union that dramatically expands cash payments for overtime while avoiding raises for most workers, according to a source familiar with the...
  • Pa. schools would get more, but not as much as expected

    Pa. schools would get more, but not as much as expected
    Allentown School District's 2014-15 budget was already strained. A 5.85 percent tax increase. A net loss of 86 jobs. About $2.3 million drained from reserves. Now, even though the district stands to receive more state funding than last year, it's...
  • Voters turn down third Griswold school budget

    Griswold is still wrangling with its 2014-15 education budget, after voters rejected the third proposed spending plan by a mere two votes at a June 24 referendum. A formal June 27 recount confirmed the 665-667 vote tally but provided few clues as to...
  • State approves O'Malley's $84 million in budget cuts

    State approves O'Malley's $84 million in budget cuts
    The lackluster economy prompted Gov. Martin O'Malley to propose erasing $84 million in planned spending for next year. Just a day after the new state budget took effect, O'Malley persuaded the Board of Public Works unanimously to approve a modest set of...
  • California acts to speed up quake fault mapping

    California acts to speed up quake fault mapping
    With Gov. Jerry Brown's approval, California officials are reviving an ambitious plan to study dangerous earthquake faults and create zoning maps that could restrict development. The California Geological Survey began Tuesday to zone the Santa Monica...
  • Warning signs for Md.'s budget [Editorial]

    Warning signs for Md.'s budget  [Editorial]
    Gov. Martin O'Malley's decision to seek $77 million in cuts to a budget that's barely 24 hours old is a sobering reminder that the state's economic recovery is tenuous at best. Maryland experienced no gross domestic product growth last year, and job...