Archive for September 27th, 2012

DailyBulletin: Congress has until end of year to avoid “fiscal cliff”

Andrew Edwards, Staff Writer
Posted: 09/26/2012 03:04:59 PM PDT
Updated: 09/26/2012 10:11:34 PM PDT

Pick any area of federal policy – national security, health care, education, housing – and expect Washington D.C. to cut spending on it next year.

The prospect of cuts is perhaps not too surprising given the fact the United States faces a $16 trillion national debt. Circumstances may be forcing Americans of all political stripes and economic circumstances to accept some unpleasant combination of paying higher taxes and receiving fewer services from Uncle Sam in 2013.

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Neil Nisperos, Staff Writer
Posted: 09/26/2012 09:44:31 PM PDT
Updated: 09/27/2012 02:31:58 AM PDT

RANCHO CUCAMONGA – The two Republican candidates for the 31st Congressional District met at Magic Lamp Inn for a forum where they discussed job creation, the federal budget, immigration and foreign policy.

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LATimes: State faces new legal threat to budget

On politics in the Golden State
September 26, 2012 | 7:00 am

California cities are suing Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration over its tough tactics to secure money from defunct redevelopment agencies, a key part of the state budget.

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By Barbara Jones, Staff Writer
Posted: 09/26/2012 07:48:50 PM PDT
Updated: 09/26/2012 08:08:16 PM PDT

Admitting that his proposed tax hike will face a tough battle at the polls, Gov. Jerry Brown made a personal pitch Wednesday for Proposition 30 as the best hope for salvaging California’s cash-strapped education system.

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