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  • UK lawmakers vote to cap welfare spending despite political divides

    LONDON (Reuters) - Lawmakers from Britain's three major parties on Wednesday voted to limit how much the government can spend on welfare, despite deep disagreement over the future of a social security system that accounts for almost a third of all...
  • UConn Faces Budget Deficit; Tuition Hike, Aid Cuts Possible

    The University of Connecticut is facing a $46.2 million budget deficit for the fiscal year that begins July 1 — a 4 percent shortfall in the funding needed to continue existing programs. Further tuition increases, cuts to research funding,...
  • Finland to raise taxes, cut spending to bring down deficit

    HELSINKI (Reuters) - The Finnish government will raise taxes and cut spending to bring down the budget deficit, Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen said on Tuesday. The budget framework agreement, where the government sets spending and taxation plans for the...
  • Portugal's January - February public deficit falls 83 percent

    LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal's public deficit was 83 percent lower at the end of February than a year before, an encouraging sign for the country as it prepares to exit its international bailout in May. The January-February public deficit was just 30.8...
  • Pelicans overcome 22-point deficit, beat Nets

    Pelicans overcome 22-point deficit, beat Nets NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Pelicans trailed Brooklyn by 22 points in the third quarter, and, by all accounts, the Nets seemed to be coasting to their fifth consecutive victory and 12th win in 14 games....
  • Legislative Office Puts Projected Deficit At $69.4 Million

    HARTFORD — The state faces a projected deficit of $69.4 million for the fiscal year that starts on July 1, the legislature's nonpartisan fiscal office has determined. The report from the Office of Fiscal Analysis had top Republican leaders charging...
  • Number of Illinois school districts in financial distress doubles

    Number of Illinois school districts in financial distress doubles
    A disturbing number of Illinois school districts are in poor to dire financial shape, with 121 getting low or dismal ratings in the state’s annual financial report card for schools. That’s more than double the number of districts in the...
  • Federal deficit dips, again, but long-term outlook remains tough

    Federal deficit dips, again, but long-term outlook remains tough
    WASHINGTON -- The federal deficit is likely to continue its slide -- to a lower-than-expected $514 billion for 2014, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office reported Tuesday. Down from last year's $680 billion, the current deficit projection would...
  • Your tax money: Hampton Roads local governments gear up for budget season

    At some point over the next six to eight weeks, a bunch of people you may — or may not — remember voting into office are going to sit down with some phone-book-sized documents and consider whether to make your monthly house payment or annual...
  • 'Great season' concludes for Glendale Community College men's basketball

    SAN BERNARDINO — A wayward pass intercepted by San Bernardino Valley College sophomore Gerry Blakes ended the upset aspirations of the Glendale Community College men’s basketball team on Wednesday evening. The visiting seventh-seeded...
  • Obama issues a campaign-ready budget proposal

    WASHINGTON — Looking beyond the deficit battles and financial crises of years past, President Obama put forward a $3.9-trillion budget proposal Tuesday that set out a wish list of programs on education, infrastructure, job training and urban...