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Fiscal Cliff (2013)

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  • Will the Grover Norquist Insurrection Work?

    Will the Grover Norquist Insurrection Work?
    As the so-called “fiscal cliff” nears, prominent Republicans have recently been making some noise about abandoning Grover Norquist’s anti-tax pledge. Tennessee Senator Bob Corker, Georgia’s Saxby Chambliss, South Carolina’s...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday

    WEATHER: Rain and light snow, high near 41. Tonight is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a slight chance of precipitation before 9 p.m. and a low around 31. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS Revelations in abuse...
  • Republicans to Grover Norquist: We're just not that into you

    Was the big loser of this month's election Grover Norquist? It's starting to look that way, as an increasing number of Republicans in the House and Senate are announcing that they could be willing to violate the pledges they signed at the behest of the...
  • Will Executives Who Promised Layoffs After Obama's Re-election Follow Through on Those Threats?

    Will Executives Who Promised Layoffs After Obama's Re-election Follow Through on Those Threats?
    A pro-Romney Utah mine owner laid off 102 workers after Obama won. Other top execs, including Aetna's CEO, warn of more layoffs to come if we go over that freakin' federal fiscal cliff. Meanwhile, Connecticut's unemployment is on the rise. So just how...
  • A calamity in the making for Maryland's economy

    A calamity in the making for Maryland's economy
    The spending cuts associated with the impending fiscal cliff — known more technically as sequestration — hold potentially ominous consequences for the U.S. economy, and for Maryland in particular, if the White House and Congress cannot...
  • Congress urged to extend wind energy tax break

    While politicians spar in Washington over how to keep the nation from going over a "fiscal cliff," environmental activists warn that the wind-energy industry faces its own cliff if Congress doesn't act soon to extend a federal tax break for turbine...
  • Homeowners could pay more taxes if a major tax break expires

    Homeowners could pay more taxes if a major tax break expires
    The looming fiscal cliff battle in Washington threatens some homeowners who could end up paying more as a major tax break expires. It's one of the oldest tax breaks on the books, but the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007 is also the 3rd...
  • Congress must hold fast against Obama tax hikes

    President Barack Obama's fiscal cliff failure and his mismanagement of the budget plus his total failure to show any kind of leadership will cost the average American family over $2,200 more in taxes in 2013. This Obama plan must be stopped now at all...
  • As we head for the cliff, Congress throws Corzine a lifeline

    As we head for the cliff, Congress throws Corzine a lifeline
    In case anyone missed the news — and judging by the fact that there aren't angry mobs storming Washington, everyone missed the news — Congress recently absolved Jon Corzine of being criminally responsible for actions that "wiped out...
  • State lawmakers hopeful for city schools facilities plan

    State lawmakers hopeful for city schools facilities plan
    Lawmakers across Maryland lauded the Baltimore school system's ambitious $2.4 billion blueprint to shed underused school buildings and upgrade the most dilapidated ones — calling the plan a critical first step in securing financial backing from...
  • Forecast: O.C. can expect modest job growth

    As taxation and other costs go up in California, one place is looking better and better: Walla Walla. Moving to the eastern Washington town of some 32,000 — where you can rent a mansion for $2,500 a month, have a short commute and not pay state...