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  • European Union debt levels rise, ending two quarters of declines

    BERLIN Government debt in the European Union edged up in the first three months of the year following gains in nations at the center of the region's financial crisis, data released Tuesday showed. Public debt in the 18-member currency bloc climbed from...
  • Internet gambling revenue would do little to ease the state's budget deficit

    Internet gambling revenue would do little to ease the state's budget deficit
    Pennsylvania is facing a "growing" $532.5 million budget deficit, The Morning Call reported on Wednesday, and some politicians and some casino moguls see Internet gambling as a way to "help plug" it. A legislative study, it was reported, said revenue...
  • FDP ad: Rick Scott raised tuition rates, not our guy

    TALLAHASSEE -- In a new ad, the Florida Democratic Party is attacking Gov. Rick Scott for forcing tax cuts for businesses in exchange for budget cuts he enacted his first year in office that forced universities to raise tuition rates. The ad -- as...
  • L.A. officials reach 1-year contract deal with police officers' union

    Los Angeles city officials have 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 proposed...
  • 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...
  • Army agency's restructuring worries Orlando simulation industry

    Army agency's restructuring worries Orlando simulation industry
    Under pressure from defense budget cuts, the Army's high-tech training contracts agency in Orlando is undergoing a major restructuring that has cast some uncertainty on the future of the region's training and simulation industry. The agency has lost...
  • Proposed shooting range survives state budget cuts

    Proposed shooting range survives state budget cuts
    Plans for a new public gun range in Palm Beach County are moving forward after surviving Gov. Rick Scott’s veto pen earlier this month. The Legislature this spring approved $3.2 million in funding to start building a state-run shooting range on...
  • Magical thinking on government debt

    Magical thinking on government debt
    The U.S. government debt now stands at $17 trillion, more than double what it was a decade ago. It's still expanding, as the Treasury pays out more than it takes in, and the shortfall is expected to grow over the next decade. So it's deeply gratifying...
  • Internal report praises monitoring of sex offenders accused of murder

    An internal investigation of the effort to track two high-risk sex offenders now accused of raping and murdering four women praises federal probation officers and puts the ultimate blame for their being unaware of the crimes on "the complex nature of...
  • Obama taps Colvin to lead Social Security

    Obama taps Colvin to lead Social Security
    President Barack Obama named a veteran federal official from Maryland to lead the Social Security Administration on Friday, more than a year after the previous director left the critical post. Carolyn W. Colvin, 72, an Arnold native who has served as...
  • Burbank utility rates to rise

    Burbank utility customers can expect rate increases starting in July after all, as one Burbank City Council member on Monday flipped his vote after city officials said keeping rates stagnant would cause a $7.6 million revenue shortfall and extensive...