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  • A shield against poverty, pensions are Greece's top priority

    Looking tired and leaning on his cane, Fotis Theodorakopoulos watched quietly as other demonstrators gathered to discuss Greece's financial drama and chant defiant slogans outside the parliament. Although he stayed on the sidelines, the 69-year-old...
  • Kansas welfare recipients won't yet face limits on ATM withdrawals

    WASHINGTON Kansas will not enforce a $25 limit on welfare recipients' ATM withdrawals on July 1, the date the state's tough new restrictions on cash assistance were supposed to take effect. The Kansas Department for Children and Families said in a...
  • Beyond the budget: A look at other Maine bills still in play

    Debate over the $6.7 billion Maine budget dominated discussions at the Statehouse this week, but lawmakers were also busy slogging through dozens of bills as they try to wrap up their work for the year. Even those measures approved by the Democrat-...
  • California Legislature approves compromise $115.4B budget

    California lawmakers on Friday passed a compromise budget to meet Gov. Jerry Brown's demands for restrained spending, even as the package sends billions more to public schools and increases spending on health care and social services. The Assembly...
  • Highlights of California's revised $115.4 billion budget

    California lawmakers passed a $115.4 billion compromise budget Friday that sends billions more to public schools and increases spending on health care and social services. The revised budget now heads to Gov. Jerry Brown, who is expected to approve it....
  • Speak Out caller: Go to work, pay for your children, pay your bills

    Speak Out caller: Go to work, pay for your children, pay your bills
    Shoulder responsibility for your kids: I'm just opening my mail today, and there is a letter from the Northern Illinois Food Bank asking for money. It says no school means no lunch. If you are having children, you should be able to afford them. Pay for...
  • Homeless man finds purse, returns it to poor mom with cancer

    Homeless man finds purse, returns it to poor mom with cancer
    STATE COLLEGE (AP) — A man living on the streets in central Pennsylvania has returned a lost purse containing nearly $400 to its owner — a single mother who is on welfare and battling brain cancer. The man told WJAC-TV (http://bit.ly/1LnrRQP...
  • Crisis-hit Europeans: Greece must knuckle down like they did

    Europeans in countries which adopted unpopular austerity measures to overcome the recent financial crisis are starting to reap the rewards, even if times are still hard for many and numerous factors are playing a role in the recovery. Spain has one of...
  • Upbeat Jobs Report Gives Malloy New Ammunition

    Upbeat Jobs Report Gives Malloy New Ammunition
    The healthy gain of 6,400 jobs in May, reported Thursday by the state Department of Labor, is proof that the state is on the right track, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy asserted, as we all knew he would. "Because of our efforts, Connecticut's economy is growing,...
  • Correction: XGR--California Budget story

    In stories June 16 and June 17 about the California state budget, The Associated Press, relying on a lawmaker's statement, reported erroneously that California would be the first state in the nation to offer health care to children who are in the...
  • How Michigan's $54.5 billion budget may affect you

    Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday will sign a $54.5 billion state budget that goes into effect on Oct. 1. Here's how the spending plan could affect you: ___ TAXES/FEES — There are no tax increases or tax cuts. Lawmakers did not pass Snyder's proposed...