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Congress quietly extends the budget — past election day, anyway – Minnesota Public Radio News


Congress quietly extends the budget — past election day, anyway
Minnesota Public Radio News
This week on Capitol Hill, a proposal to aid Syrian rebels got all the drama, while the larger government funding bill it was attached to barely got mention. But that spending package is quite similar to the one that led to the government shutdown in

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Posted on 19 September 2014 | 2:49 pm

Now that the S&P reached 2014 in 2014, is the market’s ‘liftoff phase’ ending? – Yahoo Finance (blog)


Yahoo Finance (blog)

Now that the S&P reached 2014 in 2014, is the market's 'liftoff phase' ending?
Yahoo Finance (blog)
A Wall Street sign is shown Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008 in New York. World stocks were mostly higher Thursday Sept. 18, 2014 as Scotland voted in an independence referendum that could shake the U.K. economy and markets. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) …

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Posted on 19 September 2014 | 1:56 pm

State loan rescues depleted $29B general fund, ignites debate over uncertain … – Citizens Voice


State loan rescues depleted $29B general fund, ignites debate over uncertain
Citizens Voice
HARRISBURG — The use of a $700 million in-house loan to shore up the depleted state General Fund ignited debate Tuesday about whether Pennsylvania is headed over a fiscal cliff. Providing a total $1.5 billion line of credit from a special state

Posted on 19 September 2014 | 8:06 am

With a common vision, working for a breakthrough on funding – Tahoe Daily Tribune


With a common vision, working for a breakthrough on funding
Tahoe Daily Tribune
Tahoe is standing on a fiscal cliff and the ground is sloughing off beneath our feet. Finding ways to secure sustainable funding is our biggest challenge for continued implementation of the Regional Plan Update. That includes finding funding for our

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Posted on 18 September 2014 | 9:33 pm

Why Joe Biden trails Hillary Clinton by 44 points – Vox


Why Joe Biden trails Hillary Clinton by 44 points
Vox
When the White House wanted to avoid the fiscal cliff, it was Biden who closed the deal with Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. When Obama flubbed the first debate against Mitt Romney, it was Biden who restored the ticket's mojo by bullying his way past Rep.

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Posted on 18 September 2014 | 3:25 pm

The second quarter was tough on state revenues – Washington Post (blog)


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The second quarter was tough on state revenues
Washington Post (blog)
“[T]he declines were much anticipated and were driven by the temporary bubble in income tax collections, which we believe was mostly attributable to the so-called federal 'fiscal cliff,' ” the Institute's Lucy Dadayan and Donald J. Boyd write in a release.
April Surprises Left Many States with Bad News Preliminary Figures for the MENAFN.COM

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Posted on 17 September 2014 | 6:34 pm

Ryan: ‘Party unity’ lesson from fiscal cliff – Politico (blog)


Ryan: 'Party unity' lesson from fiscal cliff
Politico (blog)
One lesson from the fiscal cliff showdown and government shutdown last fall is that Republicans need to have party unity, Rep. Paul Ryan said Sunday. In a much-discussed section of his new book, "The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea," the …

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Posted on 24 August 2014 | 4:51 pm

Congress Deadlocked on Fiscal Cliff – Movie News Guide


Congress Deadlocked on Fiscal Cliff
Movie News Guide
On Tuesday, President Barack Obama launched a PR push in his bid to increase taxes on America's wealthiest, but lawmakers in the U.S. remain deadlocked over the dramatic spending cuts and tax increases due to take place at the start of the New Year.

Posted on 22 August 2014 | 8:03 am

Report: 90 percent of Americans face higher taxes over fiscal cliff – Valdosta Daily Times


Report: 90 percent of Americans face higher taxes over fiscal cliff
Valdosta Daily Times
The fiscal cliff is the name given to a collection of changes in current law that are all set to strike in January. The bulk involves the scheduled expiration of tax policies — or, in the case of new taxes in Obama's health-care initiative, levies

Posted on 20 August 2014 | 6:11 pm

White House Says Social Security not part of Fiscal Cliff Talks – Movie News Guide


White House Says Social Security not part of Fiscal Cliff Talks
Movie News Guide
Another issue that has caused disagreement regarding the negotiations over the fiscal cliff has surfaced. Jay Carney the spokesman for the White House said on Tuesday that the issue of Social Security cannot be discussed in the talks about the fiscal

Posted on 20 August 2014 | 6:05 am

Fiscal Cliff – Yahoo News Search Results

Now that the S&P reached 2014 in 2014, is the market's 'liftoff phase' ending?

The 2,014 threshold on the S&P 500 not only matches the year, but represents precisely a 50% gain since the bull market shifted into higher gear in late 2012, following a brief post-election pullback. But is the formula of slowly improving growth and a generous Fed about to go stale?

Posted on 19 September 2014 | 1:38 pm

The Deficit Disaster That Never Was

Some older readers might recall that during 2010-2013 politicians and the media manifested great anxiety over the unmanageable level of the deficit and a disastrously high public debt. So how has that movie ended?

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 5:25 am

What Is Fiscal Policy?

Learn how governments adjust taxes and spending to moderate the economy.

Posted on 17 September 2014 | 8:05 pm

GovBeat: The second quarter was tough on state revenues

States are still feeling the aftershocks of a federal fiscal battle from the end of 2012.

Posted on 17 September 2014 | 6:32 pm

Sonic Announces Fiscal 2015 Outlook

Sonic Corp. , the nation's largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced its fiscal 2015 outlook.

Posted on 16 September 2014 | 8:01 pm

The 15 Most Expensive Tax Breaks

There's talk in Washington of limiting tax expenditures to raise revenue or to lower tax rates. Here's where the money is.

Posted on 16 September 2014 | 4:41 pm

United Way of Central Florida Captures Highest Rating

United Way of Central Florida has been recognized by one of the nation's leading charity watchdogs for excellence in fiscal accountability and financial health.

Posted on 10 September 2014 | 7:19 am

Lameness of Post-Election Session Could Hinge on Results

There's no "fiscal cliff" or global financial crisis for this year's post-election lame-duck session, but that doesn't mean it will be easy.

Posted on 9 September 2014 | 9:05 am

Beware the Primary Care Fiscal Cliff

You may not have heard of the Primary Care Cliff, but it looms at the end of fiscal year 2015. As it is, the lack of sufficient primary care is an ongoing crisis in the U.S. Nearly one in five Americans — about 60 million people — live in areas with too few primary care physicians and other health professionals.

Posted on 5 September 2014 | 5:36 pm

Shoe Carnival Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results

Posted on 3 September 2014 | 8:18 pm