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  • Hogan says state's economic picture even bleaker than he thought

    Hogan says state's economic picture even bleaker than he thought
    Gov.-elect Larry Hogan said Monday that new budget figures show Maryland's economic picture is even bleaker than he had warned during his campaign, and will make it tougher to devise a plan to cut taxes. "Even I am surprised by the magnitude of the...
  • Tax and spending cuts can have adverse impacts

    Tax and spending cuts can have adverse impacts
    A prevalent theme in The Baltimore Sun news and commentary recently, especially since the election of Larry Hogan as Maryland's next governor, has been cuts in taxes and fees for government supported services as well as state and local budget cuts ("After...
  • Malloy Overlooked 'Permanent Fiscal Crisis'

    Malloy Overlooked 'Permanent Fiscal Crisis'
    That didn't take long. Only two weeks after winning a second term, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his chief budgetmeister acknowledged that Connecticut's finances are not what months of 30-second campaign ads claimed they are. This suggests some hard going...
  • Obama Immigration Reforms An Incomplete Victory Say Connecticut Activists, U.S. Representatives

    Obama Immigration Reforms An Incomplete Victory Say Connecticut Activists, U.S. Representatives
    Connecticut immigration activists like Lucas Codognolla believe President Obama’s plan to push ahead with reforms on his own is a “monumental win for the immigrant rights movement,” but one that remains incomplete. “Obviously, it...
  • Public policy schools more relevant than ever

    Public policy schools more relevant than ever
    Voters who went to the polls on Nov. 4 considerably changed the landscape of American government and politics. The shift from a somewhat divided government in Washington to one in which the legislative branch is in the hands of conservatives and the...
  • Jeb Bush criticizes Orange's new grading policy

    Jeb Bush criticizes Orange's new grading policy
    Former Gov. Jeb Bush opened his annual education conference this morning in Washington, D.C. with a dig at Orange County schools. Bush criticized the school district for its new grading policy that he said lowered academic expectations "in order to...
  • NY Gov.: 'Impractical' to play in Buffalo Sunday

    NY Gov.: 'Impractical' to play in Buffalo Sunday
    New York governor Andrew Cuomo, stranded in Western New York by nearly six feet of snow in the Buffalo region, does not expect Ralph Wilson Stadium to be playable for Sunday's scheduled game between the Bills and New York Jets. "If you ask me today,...
  • Polish central bank governor still sees room for rate cut: WSJ online

    WARSAW (Reuters) - Polish central bank governor Marek Belka said he still sees room for a rate cut to meet the Monetary Policy Council inflation target, The Wall Street Journal online edition reported on Thursday. "I have always said the Monetary...
  • Key lawmakers agree to work on ride-share regulation plan

    Key lawmakers agree to work on ride-share regulation plan
    Two key lawmakers agreed Thursday to work on a new package of ride-sharing regulations that would require background checks of drivers and a minimum of $1 million in insurance coverage when carrying passengers.   The move means sponsoring Rep. Mike...
  • "Enough Is Enough," Says U.S. Sen. Murphy On Low Turnout, Problems At CT Polling Places

    "Enough Is Enough," Says U.S. Sen. Murphy On Low Turnout, Problems At CT Polling Places
    U.S. Sen Chris Murphy said Connecticut's low voter turnout in the most recent election is a matter of huge concern, and the failure of the Hartford registrars to open polling places in a timely manner is inexcusable.  Here is his full statement,...
  • Visiting the governor's mansion in Sacramento? Go before Jan. 1

    No one really lives in the governor's mansion in Sacramento. But if you're one of the 30,000 people who visit, make sure you go soon. The ornate, 32-room Victorian-style home at 1526 H. St. will close temporarily on Jan. 1 for extensive renovations....