Archive for September 3rd, 2012

InlandPolitics: U.S. National Debt to exceed $16 trillion mark on Tuesday

Monday, September 3, 2012 – 05:00 p.m.

This week the Democratic National Convention (DNC) is being held in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 09/02/2012 12:33:45 PM PDT

Special Section: San Bernardino

SAN BERNARDINO – A plan cutting well more than 100 positions and making major changes at City Hall might be passed Tuesday, cutting $22.4 million of the city’s $45.8 million deficit.

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VVDailyPress: Victorville officially responds to grand jury

City recognizes some concerns, denies others
September 03, 2012 8:44 AM
Brooke Edwards Staggs, City Editor

VICTORVILLE • While Victorville acknowledges many of the concerns raised in the San Bernardino County Grand Jury’s June 29 report, the city argues in its official response that many of those concerns have been addressed — and that fact should’ve been recognized by the citizen group.

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The PE: RIVERSIDE: City has resolved nearly all disputed debt

City of Riverside officials say most of $158 million in former obligations now has been OK’d by the state

Published: 31 August 2012 – 06:20 PM

About four months ago, Riverside faced a $158 million list of debts the state said weren’t eligible to be paid with remaining redevelopment funds.

To read story by Alicia Robinson in The Press-Enterprise, click here.


Published: 02 September 2012 11:56 AM
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Once upon a time, the final days of two-year legislative sessions included lengthy tributes to the handful of members who, for one reason or another, were not coming back.

To read column by Dug Begley, Ben Goad, Jeff Horseman and Jim Miller in The Press-Enterprise, click here.

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Monday, Sep. 3, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

Anyone who was paying attention to the California Legislature during the hectic final days of the 2012 session last week could see the political clout of the state’s labor unions.

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