Posted on 19 January, 2013
News from The Ledger:
Published: Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 12:08 a.m.
Last Modified: Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 12:08 a.m.
Just as a village cannot be saved by destroying it, the U.S. economy cannot be rescued by letting the nation default on its debts.
Yet Republican hard-liners are threatening to do so by refusing to raise the debt [...]
Posted on 17 January, 2013
News from Pittsburgh Post Gazette:
Highmark Inc. and the West Penn Allegheny Health System officials today said they have reached an agreement with bondholders on a debt reduction deal.
According to a press release, Highmark has offered to purchase outstanding series 2007A bonds issued for WPAHS by the Allegheny County Hospital Development Authority for 87.5 cents on [...]
Posted on 15 January, 2013
News from MLive.com:
Students studying at Grand Valley State University. According to data from the Institute for College Access and Success, the average debt of students who graduated from GVSU in 2011 and had loans was $ 26,912. MLive
GRAND RAPIDS, MI — As student debt continues to climb, administrators at West Michigan colleges [...]
Posted on 12 January, 2013
News from U-T San Diego:
By U-T Letters 11:25 a.m.Jan. 11, 2013
As a longtime Chicano educator, it brings me great sadness to read of the recent appointment of a “Hispanic,” Francis Barraza, as executive director of the Republican Party of San Diego (“GOP picks Latina to lead local party,” UTSanDiego.com, Jan. 8). It’s a tragedy [...]
Posted on 10 January, 2013
News from Huffington Post:
Struggling homeowners can breathe a sigh of relief knowing that Congress has included an extension of Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act in an eleventh hour bill to avoid a possible fiscal cliff crisis. The Act that was scheduled to expire on December 31, 2012, was extended in the American Taxpayer Relief Act [...]
Posted on 09 January, 2013
News from MarketWatch:
PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. (MarketWatch) — OK, fans, let’s say you’re right and the government’s debt is too large. How would you reduce it?
Judging by the plethora of comments emanating from inside and outside the Beltway, reducing Washington’s budget deficit must not be all that difficult.
The Republicans will tell you it’s a simple matter [...]
Posted on 07 January, 2013
News from Huffington Post:
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) has drawn his line in the debt-ceiling sand for Congress. Find a way to raise the limit and cut costs, or face consequences.
In a Sunday appearance on CNN’s “State Of The Union,” host Candy Crowley asked Graham where he stood on the idea of a partial or [...]
Posted on 06 January, 2013
News from MyrtleBeachOnline.com:
MYRTLE BEACH — The swearing-in ceremony for new Congressman Tom Rice, R-S.C., and other members of the 113th U.S. House began about noon Thursday, Rice said late Thursday afternoon, with the formal oath-taking happening about 3 p.m.
In the two hours after that, Rice took his first four votes as the first representative of [...]
Posted on 04 January, 2013
News from AnnArbor.com:
Expenditure reductions, revenue enhancements and consolidation opportunities are just a few of the goals the Ypsilanti City Council outlined to tackle in 2013.
Council held its 2013-14 goal setting session Thursday night.
Council held its 2013-14 goal setting meeting Thursday evening to lay a framework for improving the city’s financial health while encouraging economic development.
Posted on 02 January, 2013
News from Press Herald:
Now is not the time to abandon efforts to rein in welfare overruns and repay what’s owed to hospitals.
By HEATHER SIROCKI Special to the Press Herald
SCARBOROUGH – While Washington is facing a “fiscal cliff,” the Maine Legislature is dealing with its own financial woes. Maine’s spending problem is in the form [...]