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  • Malloy Will Be Cutting Budget This Week

    Malloy Will Be Cutting Budget This Week
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will be cutting the state budget later this week in order to help close a projected deficit ranging between $89 million and $99 million in the current fiscal year. Malloy's budget director, Benjamin Barnes, told reporters Monday...
  • Flawed debt and trade policies plague U.S.

    Flawed debt and trade policies plague U.S.
    The U.S. environmentalists are ecstatic about the handshake, non-binding agreement between Presidents Barack Obama and Xi Jinping to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. In reality, the Chinese have merely agreed to follow their existing energy strategy of...
  • Broward high school results and schedules

    Hollywood Hills rallied from a first half deficit to hold on in the fourth quarter to defeat Monarch 67-63 Wednesday night at Monarch High. Trailing by six points late in the fourth quarter, Monarch's Eric Miller made a 3-pointer to cut the deficit to...
  • Despite Governor's Pledge, Republicans Warn Of Tax Increases

    Despite Governor's Pledge, Republicans Warn Of Tax Increases
    HARTFORD — Republican legislators said Wednesday that they fear tax increases could be coming next year because of the state's budget problems, despite pledges by Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy not to let that happen. Malloy repeated his no-...
  • Malloy Makes $47.8M In Budget Cuts To Ease Deficit

    Malloy Makes $47.8M In Budget Cuts To Ease Deficit
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy cut the state budget by $47.8 million Thursday to help eliminate a projected deficit of $99 million in the current fiscal year. Malloy also asked the judicial branch, which he does not control, to cut an additional $6 million,...
  • Layoffs ordered at state Senate to avoid deficit

    Layoffs ordered at state Senate to avoid deficit
    After years of turning down cost-of-living increases for its budget, the state Senate on Friday notified its workforce that 39 employees will be laid off at the end of the year to avoid a multi-million-dollar deficit, a cut of about 4% of the total...
  • 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...
  • FDP unveils Spanish-language ad attacking Rick Scott on education

    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida Democrats unveiled a Spanish-language TV ad Thursday that makes similar claims to its earlier English version about Gov. Rick Scott's education record: basically, that he cut classroom spending and scholarship dollars. The ad...
  • 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...
  • Five best candidates for Pompano Beach City Commission

    Five best candidates for Pompano Beach City Commission
    District 1: Barry Dockswell Plans for a new parking garage, retail complex and possibly a new hotel have dominated the Pompano Beach campaigns, especially in the city's coastal District 1, where the city pier has already been upgraded. Depending on...
  • Warner, Gillespie trade barbs at Beach forum

    Warner, Gillespie trade barbs at Beach forum
    Sen. Mark Warner and GOP challenger Ed Gillespie took sequential potshots at one another Thursday at what's almost certain to be their last joint appearance before voters. What neither remarked on was that they offer very similar stands on sequestration,...