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  • Commissioner relishes battle to revive besieged IRS

    In today's bitterly polarized environment, the Internal Revenue Service has become even more of a whipping boy for politicians as it struggles with deep budget cuts and accusations of incompetence and, some say, illegal actions. That makes the tax-...
  • Make mental-health funding a priority before tragedy hits

    It is estimated that one in five adults in the United States suffers from some form of mental illness and that one in 10 children has a serious mental or emotional disorder. Today, mental-health disorders are a leading cause of disability in our country,...
  • Hampton School Board members bemoan budget cuts

    HAMPTON — Hampton School Board members voiced frustrations at a retreat Wednesday afternoon when presented with a number of cuts to balance the budget for next school year. Hampton City Schools says it will have to cut more than $7 million to...
  • New Zealand finance minister says government debt will hit 26 percent of GDP

    (Reuters) - New Zealand's government debt will reach 26 percent of the country's gross domestic product and then start to fall in two years' time, Finance Minister Bill English said on Wednesday. English, speaking at a Credit Suisse investment conference...
  • UK lawmakers vote to cap welfare spending despite political divides

    LONDON (Reuters) - Lawmakers from Britain's three major parties on Wednesday voted to limit how much the government can spend on welfare, despite deep disagreement over the future of a social security system that accounts for almost a third of all...
  • Steaming into Fleet Week: A ship with 9/11 steel

    Steaming into Fleet Week: A ship with 9/11 steel
    All but scuttled by government budget cuts last spring, Fleet Week will resurface this year, yet humbly: only a single Navy warship will visit. But that ship, the USS New York, is a virtual vessel of history. Its bow stem is crafted out of 7.5 tons of...
  • UConn Faces Budget Deficit; Tuition Hike, Aid Cuts Possible

    The University of Connecticut is facing a $46.2 million budget deficit for the fiscal year that begins July 1 — a 4 percent shortfall in the funding needed to continue existing programs. Further tuition increases, cuts to research funding,...
  • ECB's Visco warns on deflation, says markets could turn on Italy

    PAVIA, Italy (Reuters) - European Central Bank board member Ignazio Visco said on Tuesday that the risk of excessively low price expectations in the euro zone must be tackled decisively to prevent any risk of a deflationary spiral. With euro zone...
  • Pesticide Compliance: Hundreds of Complaints, Few Fines

    Over the past three years, Connecticut regulators issued fines or other penalties 20 times against people and companies found to have violated pesticide laws, despite receiving more than 430 complaints. State records obtained by The Courant show those...
  • Navy's Blue Angels return to the skies at Lancaster air show today

    Navy's Blue Angels return to the skies at Lancaster air show today
    Returning to the skies at full force after being grounded by federal budget cuts, the Navy's famed Blue Angels aerial demonstration squad will be the headline act when the inaugural Los Angeles County Air Show kicks off Friday. The air show will be...
  • Fitch takes U.S. credit rating off downgrade watch after debt deal

    WASHINGTON -- Fitch Ratings on Friday upgraded its outlook for the U.S. AAA credit rating, removing the nation from a downgrade watch after politicians put off another debt limit battle until next year. The company, one of three major credit rating...