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Senate set to begin voting on Puerto Rico rescue package – News & Observer


News & Observer

Senate set to begin voting on Puerto Rico rescue package
News & Observer
It would also require the territory to create a fiscal plan and fund public pensions, which the government has shorted by more than $40 billion. Treasury Secretary Jacob … "We're not going to let Puerto Rico go off a cliff here, it's too important
McConnell tees up Wednesday vote on Puerto Rico rescuePolitico
Senate set to begin debate on Puerto Rico debt relief billThe Fiscal Times

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Posted on 29 June 2016 | 7:53 am

INSIGHT: Is stock market toughened to uncertainty? – Sioux Falls Argus Leader


Sioux Falls Argus Leader

INSIGHT: Is stock market toughened to uncertainty?
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
In 2012, we became familiar with our nation's debt-ceiling limit, which parlayed into a fiscal cliff and near government shutdown. In 2014, the oil market collapsed, and just last year, we saw the economic slowdown in China. Thirty years ago on Jan. 1

Posted on 29 June 2016 | 3:34 am

Get pumped: Gas, sales tax plan too expensive, says Senate – Asbury Park Press


Asbury Park Press

Get pumped: Gas, sales tax plan too expensive, says Senate
Asbury Park Press
TRENTON – Gas prices are poised to skyrocket at midnight on Friday, an overnight sticker shock at the pumps that could hit thousands of drivers ready to fill up their cars and flock to the beaches for the Fourth of July weekend. New legislation

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Posted on 29 June 2016 | 12:15 am

Ron Littlepage: City’s infrastructure also on a fiscal cliff – Florida Times-Union


Ron Littlepage: City's infrastructure also on a fiscal cliff
Florida Times-Union
Curry insists Jacksonville is on a “fiscal cliff” because of pension debt. That debt has to be paid and has to be solved. Pay attention during the two months ahead to decide if Curry's plan will get the job done. If the city is indeed tottering on a

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Posted on 28 June 2016 | 7:36 pm

Entrepreneurs Look Pass the Fiscal Cliff – The Westside Story


Entrepreneurs Look Pass the Fiscal Cliff
The Westside Story
The deadline is approaching but it looks like a compromise will not be reached with regards to the fiscal cliff. Investors have speculated that the government would not make timely, intelligent decisions to adjust fiscal policy. Instead they expect

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Posted on 24 June 2016 | 9:54 pm

The Fiscal Cliff tops qualifiers to Adequan Ruidoso Derby Challenge – Ruidoso News


Ruidoso News

The Fiscal Cliff tops qualifiers to Adequan Ruidoso Derby Challenge
Ruidoso News
Thomas Lepic's homebred The Fiscal Cliff cruised to a one-half length win with the fastest-qualifying time of :19.960 for 400 yards in the first of two trials to the $40,000 Adequan Ruidoso Downs Derby Challenge on Friday. The 400-yard finals with the

Posted on 23 June 2016 | 6:22 pm

Comptroller Says Illinois Is Approaching A Fiscal Cliff – FOX Illinois


FOX Illinois

Comptroller Says Illinois Is Approaching A Fiscal Cliff
FOX Illinois
"As of today, we're about roughly $8 billion behind in paying our bills. That's on the 90 percent of government that we can legally make payments on right now. We have another $1 to $2 billion that we cannot make payments on, and that's our unfunded …

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Posted on 23 June 2016 | 3:49 am

Fiscal cliff flashbacks – Politico


Fiscal cliff flashbacks
Politico
DID THE FISCAL CLIFF DEAL HAVE AN IMPACT? Why yes it did, as the Congressional Budget Office pointed out on Wednesday. Our Brian Faler has more on CBO's report, which found that the tax hikes passed at the dawn of 2013 and new taxes from the …

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Posted on 9 June 2016 | 2:01 pm

District eyes ‘tax swap’ to lessen fiscal cliff – Austin American-Statesman


Austin American-Statesman

District eyes 'tax swap' to lessen fiscal cliff
Austin American-Statesman
“So that means that the districts that are facing this fiscal cliff have already made deep cuts. They have already increased class sizes, cut programs and eliminated any nonessential staff positions.” During the May 17 school board meeting, district

Posted on 1 June 2016 | 5:16 pm

Petaluma facing fiscal cliff – Petaluma Argus Courier


Petaluma Argus Courier

Petaluma facing fiscal cliff
Petaluma Argus Courier
Years after a massive economic recession forced Petaluma to make unprecedented cuts to personnel and programs to balance its municipal budget, Sonoma County's second-largest city is once again peering over the fiscal cliff. The latest city financial …

Posted on 30 May 2016 | 4:00 pm