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  • Foley-Somers Launch "No New Taxes" Petition

    Republican candidates Tom Foley and Heather Somers on Tuesday launched an online "No New Taxes Petition" aimed at highlighting Gov. Malloy's 2011 tax hikes, which were the largest in state history. The Republicans have made the economy a central issue...
  • Foley Says He Won't Use Layoffs To Close Next State Budget Deficit

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley expanded his effort Tuesday to reassure state employees, saying he would not use layoffs to help close a projected, $1.4 billion deficit in next year's state budget. Foley, who already has said he would...
  • Cedarbrook to steal Lehigh County budget spotlight again

    Cedarbrook to steal Lehigh County budget spotlight again
    Lehigh County Executive Tom Muller won't introduce his 2015 budget until Thursday, but battles over that spending plan already have been waged on several fronts. Earlier this year the board of commissioners launched the opening salvo, issuing a warning...
  • Deficit dips, but long-term federal budget outlook remains dim

    Deficit dips, but long-term federal budget outlook remains dim
    The federal deficit continues to decline thanks to budget cuts and slower growth in Medicare costs, but lower than expected corporate tax revenues dimmed some of the improved outlook, according to a report Wednesday from the Congressional Budget Office....
  • State Improving Under Malloy

    Connecticut ended the 2009 fiscal year with a $926 million deficit and the runaway train of state debt was set to become $4.71 billion after 2010. This was left to us and to our new governor when he came into office. Should Gov. Dannel P. Malloy have...
  • Saturday's local interest college football roundup: Maine shuts down Norfolk State offense to thwart Spartans' upset bid

    Norfolk State nearly pulled off one of the best wins in school history Saturday night, but Maine -- ranked 25th in the Football Championship Subdivision -- escaped with a 10-6 home win in Orono in the opener for both teams. Daniel Collins found the...
  • Top 10 Games of 2013-14: Glendale water polo is No. 1

    Top 10 Games of 2013-14: Glendale water polo is No. 1
    The top-10 high school games from the 2013-14 season were selected by the sportswriters of the Glendale News-Press. 1 Glendale boys’ water polo defeats Los Altos, 13-11, Nov. 23, 2013 “It was a moment that hadn't occurred in nearly 25...
  • San Bernardino County's smallest city faces big financial woes

    San Bernardino County's smallest city faces big financial woes
    For four decades, the smallest city in San Bernardino County fought them. But the financial burdens that have troubled this city since its incorporation 44 years ago have finally caught up to it. Back in 1970, San Bernardino County staffers...
  • A fair-minded pundit falls into a right-wing trap on Social Security

    A fair-minded pundit falls into a right-wing trap on Social Security
    New York Magazine's Jonathan Chait is usually a judicious and perceptive analyst of the intersection between politics and economics. So it's disappointing to see him blindly falling in step with a conservative attack on Social Security. Chait's error is...
  • How Hillary Clinton will fail liberals

     How Hillary Clinton will fail liberals
    Hillary Clinton has obvious attractions for liberals. She offers a solid chance of extending Democratic occupancy of the White House for four or eight years. She would realize the dream of a female president. She would appoint justices to stop the...
  • Pilots overcome eight-run deficit in regular-season finale for team-record 40th victory

    The Peninsula Pilots' team-record 40th victory came in dramatic fashion -- albeit after 1 a.m. and in extra innings. The Pilots rallied from an eight-run deficit to defeat the Petersburg Generals 10-9 at War Memorial Stadium on Fan Appreciation Night,...