Articles Tagged 'deficit'
CT Budget Slashes $350 Million, Cuts 2,500 Job
HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy released a revised budget Tuesday afternoon that closes the remaining gap of an updated $922 million deficit projected for… READ MORE
California’s Brown proposes “painful” budget cuts
By Jim Christie, Reuters
California Governor Jerry Brown unveiled a budget on Monday that included “painful” cuts to state worker pay and social services and a plan to extend tax increases as the most populous U.S. state struggles to close a $25.4 billion deficit.
Brown, a 72-year-old Democrat who last week began his third term as governor 28 years… READ MORE
Forget Bush. Obama now blames poor job situation on Congress…
By Andrew Malcolm, Los Angeles Times
Just a few minor things to catch up on for the weekend now that the Fundraiser-in-Chief has gone on… READ MORE
58% Say New Tax Money More Likely To Go To New Programs Than To Deficit Reduction
President Obama may have to go back on his campaign promise against raising taxes on Americans making less than $250,000 a year in order to reduce the countryâ€™s record budget deficit.
But a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that even if the president and Congress raise taxes to reduce the federal deficit, 58% of voters think… READ MORE