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  • FAA to close 238 air traffic control towers [Updated]

    FAA to close 238 air traffic control towers [Updated]
    Twenty-three air traffic control towers in California are among more than 200 nationwide scheduled to close April 7 as the Federal Aviation Administration begins imposing $600 million in federal budget cuts. It was unknown which traffic control towers...
  • Md. to receive $45.6M for homeless services

    Md. to receive $45.6M for homeless services
    Maryland will receive $45.6 million from the Obama administration for housing and local services for the homeless, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Wednesday. The Continuum of Care grants will be used to renew support for...
  • 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...
  • Five Maryland airport control towers to be closed next month

    Five Maryland airport control towers to be closed next month
    The Federal Aviation Administration plans to close five air traffic control towers in Maryland — among 149 nationwide — to comply with across-the-board budget cuts mandated by Congress, a move that could clog operations at BWI Marshall...
  • Despite campaign promises, government has grown under Scott

    Despite campaign promises, government has grown under Scott
    TALLAHASSEE – On the campaign trail, Rick Scott made it sound like such common sense: career politicians had driven the train in Tallahassee, and it was headed off a cliff because of spiraling government growth. Scott pledged to implement an...
  • McManus: 'Sequester' causing pain -- to Congress

    McManus: 'Sequester' causing pain -- to Congress
    Think the automatic budget cuts Congress ordered at the beginning of March — the so-called sequester — haven't caused any pain yet? Think again. Judging from the squeals we're hearing from members of Congress whose districts are threatened...
  • How Burbank City Council candidates would balance budget

    Assume you are elected onto the City Council, and city staff says you need to cut $3 million, or roughly 2%, from the General Fund to balance the budget. What would you cut and why? Dave Golonski Age: 54 Profession: Burbank Councilman This year's...
  • Agencies in Maryland dodge furloughs — for now

    Agencies in Maryland dodge furloughs — for now
    A month after across-the-board federal spending cuts began, there are signs that one of the most troubling potential consequences for Maryland — the furloughing of federal employees — might not be as widespread as initially feared. But the...
  • Goldberg: Education spending that isn't smart

    Goldberg: Education spending that isn't smart
    Not long after President Obama proclaimed in his second inaugural that "an economic recovery has begun," we learned that the U.S. economy actually shrank in the last quarter. Many economists believe this is a temporary setback. This recovery may be the...
  • U.S. suit against S&P: Bad for business, bad for democracy

    U.S. suit against S&P: Bad for business, bad for democracy
    The Justice Department is accusing Standard & Poor's of defrauding investors with optimistic ratings of mortgage-backed securities and derivatives prior to the financial crisis. While investors are entitled to answers about those conflicts, compensation...
  • Army adding high-flying blimps to Aberdeen airspace

    The Army is planning to move an over-the-horizon radar system, with more than 100 soldiers and a pair of giant, blimp-like aerostats that fly as high as two miles up, to Aberdeen Proving Ground in the fall, Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger said Thursday....