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  • GOP debt limit offer gives Wall Street its biggest gains of the year

    The stock market staged its best rally of the year as lawmakers inched toward a deal that would temporarily stave off a government debt default. The Dow Jones industrial average surged 323.09 points after congressional Republicans proposed increasing...
  • Shutdown Amplifies National Park Woes

    Bill Parker, the paleontologist at the Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona, was a victim of the government shutdown just as he was on the cusp of realizing a professional dream. Parker waited years to receive a grant that allowed him to assemble a...
  • House GOP readies new government shutdown, debt limit plan

    WASHINGTON -- House Republicans, moving to get ahead of a developing bipartisan proposal in the Senate, plan to move their own measure Tuesday to end the standoff over the federal budget. The House plan would include stronger measures targeting...
  • House budget offer crumbling, faces conservative opposition

    WASHINGTON – An attempt by House Republicans to put forward a new budget proposal was crumbling as soon as it emerged Tuesday, panned by party conservatives and attacked by the White House and congressional Democrats. House Speaker John A. Boehner...
  • House leaders' canceled budget plan vote is a loss for Boehner

    WASHINGTON -- House leaders called off plans to vote on their new budget plan, after failing to get enough support from conservative rank-and-file members to pass the proposal. A meeting of the House Rules Committee, which must approve any legislation...
  • House GOP, news media fail to inform American public on budget deficit

    PARIS -- Readers scarcely need to be told that this article will be distributed on the eve of the global economic crisis generally foreseen as the consequence of the United States' apparently imminent failure to meet the legal limit of its national debt....
  • Congress approves deal on shutdown, debt

    Congress approves deal on shutdown, debt
    A bipartisan deal to reopen the government and extend the nation's $16.7 trillion debt ceiling into early next year won overwhelming support in Congress late Wednesday, allowing tens of thousands of federal employees in Maryland to return to work starting...
  • Why both parties have lost interest in budget 'grand bargain'

    Why both parties have lost interest in budget 'grand bargain'
    WASHINGTON -- As Democrats and Republicans prepare for negotiations over the next round of the scheduled budget cuts known as the sequester, incentives for both have swung toward a small deal, rather than the sort of “grand bargain”...
  • Coast approves $10 million budget hike

    The Coast Community College District Board of Trustees unanimously has approved a $238-million budget — about $10 million more than last year. Now that the district is recovering from budget cuts that plagued previous years, officials are...
  • Water district property tax rate to drop again

    Water district property tax rate to drop again
    The proposed property tax rate for the South Florida Water Management District drops for the second year in a row despite rising costs for Everglades restoration. The district board Thursday evening gave initial approval to a $619 million budget for the...
  • California Legislature curbs spending impulse

    SACRAMENTO — With a rebounding economy and a $6-billion tax hike approved by Californians last fall, the Legislature's freshly minted Democratic supermajority began the year with the money and power to reverse years of deficit-driven budget cuts and...