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  • Sequester's Looming Meat Ax Coming At Connecticut

    Sequester's Looming Meat Ax Coming At Connecticut
    Deficit-hawk Republicans say the $85 billion across-the-board budget cuts that begin Friday under the sequester banner, unless Congress regains its senses, won't make much of an impact on a $3.5 trillion budget. They're wrong. It could cost thousands,...
  • It's Not Just The Economy: State Must Cut Spending

    It's Not Just The Economy: State Must Cut Spending
    Connecticut, one of the richest states per capita in the union, just can't seem to get on the plus side of the budget ledger. It's past time that it did. Despite a special session of the General Assembly called in December to eliminate a projected...
  • $50 Million For New Sandy Hook School, Mixed Martial Arts Pass In Legislature's Final Hours

    $50 Million For New Sandy Hook School, Mixed Martial Arts Pass In Legislature's Final Hours
    Legislators scrambled Wednesday to finish their work on the final day of the 2013 session – granting final approval for more than $2 billion in bond projects, allowing police to withhold crime-scene photographs of murder victims, and legalizing...
  • Legislative Leaders Have Tentative Deal To Erase Deficit

    A tentative deal to close a looming $365 million state budget deficit — the sort of topic that typically fuels blustery debates and commands attention at the Capitol — was agreed to quietly by legislative leaders and the governor's office in a...
  • Monday Morning Reads: Budget cuts hit poor, pork projects and health insurance

    TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Monday.   Here's what we're reading this morning.   * Sun-Sentinel writes that federal budget cuts are hitting programs that feed the poor.   *Orlando Sentinel reports on the massive insurance sign up...
  • Obama touts new energy trust at Argonne National Laboratory

     Obama touts new energy trust at Argonne National Laboratory
    With Washington in political gridlock over spending, President Barack Obama traveled Friday to Argonne National Laboratory to announce an energy proposal that would secure money for advanced vehicles by diverting federal revenue from offshore oil and...
  • City budget hole next year pegged at $339 million

    City budget hole next year pegged at $339 million
    The day of financial reckoning for Chicago is not far off, with the city budget shortfall expected to near a record $1 billion in 2015 if major changes are not made to the government worker pension systems, city officials said Wednesday. That stark...
  • Make it your business to save money

     Make it your business to save money
    The thinking behind pursuing a Master of Business Administration degree often goes like this: With an MBA I can advance in my career and, presumably, earn more money. But like so much in business, the "income" side of the ledger has a companion...
  • Fiscal cliff could cost Illinois more than $1 billion

    Fiscal cliff could cost Illinois more than $1 billion
    State officials warned Thursday that Illinois stands to lose more than $1 billion if Congress and President Barack Obama cannot reach an agreement to prevent the "fiscal cliff" brought on by preset tax increases and budget cuts. The prediction came...
  • California Latinos face stark workforce training gap, study says

    California Latinos face stark workforce training gap, study says
    With community colleges turning students away for lack of available slots, Latinos are projected to face disproportionately higher workforce training gaps, a study released Friday found. That means lower wages over the lifetime of an estimated 840,000...
  • Further deep budget cuts will hurt economy, Interior secretary says

    WASHINGTON -- Officials from the Obama administration are taking their case against proposed deep budget cuts advancing in Congress to the public, warning that they would hurt the economy and inhibit the government’s ability to enforce popular laws....