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  • Budget official sees three more years of deficits at L.A. City Hall

    Budget official sees three more years of deficits at L.A. City Hall
    Los Angeles will confront revenue deficits in each of the next three budget years, even if elected officials keep a lid on spending and secure new concessions from the workforce, the top budget analyst at City Hall warned Thursday. In a memo to the City...
  • L.A. faces three more years of deficits, budget official says

    L.A. faces three more years of deficits, budget official says
    Los Angeles faces budget deficits through 2018 even if elected officials keep a lid on spending and secure new concessions from the workforce, the top financial analyst at City Hall warned Thursday. In a memo to the City Council, City Administrative...
  • Senate approves debt ceiling bill after last-minute fight within GOP

    WASHINGTON — Congress gave final approval Wednesday to legislation allowing more federal borrowing to pay the nation's bills, but not without a dramatic scene in the Senate as Republican leaders scrambled to find enough votes to head off a...
  • Saturday's multi-sport college and local roundup: CNU wins thriller to stay in CAC tournament; No. 1 U.Va., W&M also win in baseball

    Colleges: Baseball: Christopher Newport dramatically stayed alive in the Capital Athletic Conference tournament, rallying for two runs in the ninth inning and eventually beating top-seeded host York (Pa.) 3-2 in 10 innings on Billy Steel's walk-off...
  • Obama drops proposal for entitlement trims from budget plan

    Obama drops proposal for entitlement trims from budget plan
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama has dropped a proposal included in previous budget offers that would have changed the way entitlement benefit increases are calculated, an acknowledgment that the era of “grand bargain” fiscal talks with...
  • Obama backs away from a Republican budget priority

    WASHINGTON — Seeking to present a unified Democratic front in an election year, President Obama is backing away from a proposal to restrain spending on entitlement programs, focusing instead on economic priorities likely to please his party's base....
  • President Obama's budget: Last rites for a 'grand bargain'

    President Obama's budget: Last rites for a 'grand bargain'
    President Obama's decision to drop his pursuit of "chained CPI" -- a less generous method for calculating cost-of-living adjustments to federal benefits and income tax brackets -- sent deficit hawks into an emotional tailspin. For example, Maya...
  • Must Shore Up State's Fiscal Foundation

    A windfall in tax receipts from last year's buoyant stock market run has created a tantalizing mirage of fiscal stability for Connecticut. Don't be fooled. Although the higher-than-expected tax receipts do indeed offer a brief respite, we shouldn't...
  • Loch Raven school construction questioned by planning board, comptroller

    Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance faced questions last week from the Baltimore County Planning Board and Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot regarding the controversial central area elementary school construction plan. "The...
  • APG contracting dollars fell 13% last year

    APG contracting dollars fell 13% last year
    The value of contracts at Aberdeen Proving Ground plummeted 13 percent last year, but businesses with Maryland locations ended up with roughly as much as the year before. Even with the overall drop, the numbers are eye-popping. The Army base in...
  • Is Cruz out of control?

    What you think of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) depends on who you believe. Is the freshman senator on an "ego trip," putting himself before country (Dana Milbank, The Washington Post), or is he standing on his principles (Cruz's conservative supporters)? ABC...