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  • Weighing L.A. County payroll additions under budget plan

    Weighing L.A. County payroll additions under budget plan
    There is necessarily a tug of war between a government's obligation to provide service and its duty to remain fiscally responsible, a fact duly noted in the letter transmitting the proposed 2015-16 Los Angeles County budget to the Board of Supervisors. In this year of continuing economic recovery, budget officials recommend funding for more than 1,000 new positions. That's a lot of new employees — even in a county of 10 million people. One in every 100 county residents already is a county worker.
  • Republicans Seek Special Legislative Session To Cut State Budget

    Republicans Seek Special Legislative Session To Cut State Budget
    HARTFORD — Top Republican legislators called Friday for a special legislative session to be convened by Dec. 15 to start solving the state's budget problems. The two new Republican leaders, Sen. Len Fasano of North Haven and Rep. Themis Klarides...

    EU economic growth outlook dims on rising geopolitical risks

    EU economic growth outlook dims on rising geopolitical risks
    The European Union cut its economic growth forecasts for the region, saying rising geopolitical risks in Ukraine and the Middle East and a broader global slowdown have eroded business and consumer confidence since the spring. The downgraded outlook,...

    Additional Steps Malloy Should Take to Reduce the Deficit

    Additional Steps Malloy Should Take to Reduce the Deficit
    As a public service we thought we might comb through the state budget ourselves looking for additional areas where Gov. Dannel Malloy can make cuts and adjustments to help reduce a projected deficit in the $100 million range. Some may ask, where did...

    Ehrlich gets the numbers wrong

    Ehrlich gets the numbers wrong
    I'm often perplexed by the content in Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s column and wonder if he is free from fact-checking because his words appear on the op-ed page. One particular paragraph in his column, "American values under Obama" (Nov. 2), left me even...