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Public, private funds revive 1940s-era recreation center in New Orleans

Susan Buchanan | Posted 08.09.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the June 10, 2013 issue.) Last week, New Orleans reopened the John P. Lyons Memorial Center ...

Tax Cuts, Like Spending Cuts, Must Be Fair

Sen. Chris Coons | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics
Sen. Chris Coons

It's time we recognize the sobering reality that if we're going to plug the hole in our national balance sheets while still continuing to invest in our future, we have to find a balance between spending cuts and revenue increases.

Janell Ross

Federal Budget Cuts Imperil Social Services In Florida City | Janell Ross | Posted 02.02.2012 | Business

In the three decades that Fred Marinelli has spent leafing though grant applications from nonprofit groups in Hialeah, Fla., assessing their performan...

Job Growth, Spending Cuts and the Reality Distortion Field

Francine Hardaway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Francine Hardaway

Unemployment this morning has come in at 8.9%, the best number we've seen in years. Unfortunately, this number -- like almost every other number -- ha...