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NY Times: Debt Deal Does 'Real Damage' At The Local Level

The New York Times | Editors | Posted 10.14.2011 | Business

States and cities had already endured a harrowing three-year financial slide when the debt-ceiling crisis darkened their outlooks even further. In the...

States Begin To Cut Aid For Cities As Budget Woes Mount | MICHAEL COOPER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The cuts are widespread. Ohio plans to slash aid to Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati and other cities and local governments by more than a half-billion...

States To Recieve $1.5 Billion In Small Business Aid

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Reuters) - The Treasury Department on Friday announced a $1.5 billion lending initiative to promote small businesses at the state level. To receive...

The Top Recipient Of Federal Aid? It's Alaska

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The US Census came out with its annual report, the "Consolidated Federal Funds Report for Fiscal Year 2009: State and Country Areas" on how much the ...

House Forced Back To D.C. Now That Senate Has Passed State Aid Bill

Roll Call | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Democrats may be feeling that they should be careful what they wish for. After months of grousing that the Senate was unable to get anything ...

UCLA Anderson Announces Plan To Reject State Aid

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

According to Bloomberg Businessweek, UCLA's Anderson School of Management might join the ranks of a few public graduate programs that refuse state aid...

Republican Strategy for Victory: Stall Economic Recovery

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

For the last twenty months, Democrats have been pushing to get the economy out of the ditch. Not only have Republicans refused to lend a hand, they have been actively throwing rocks under the wheels.

House Expected To Pass State Jobs Bill After Being Called Back From Recess

JIM ABRAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- House members are giving up a couple of days reconnecting with folks in their districts this week to pass a jobs bill that Democra...

Let Them Eat Paste: Democrats Cut Food Stamps To Fund Education, Health Care

Sally Kohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sally Kohn

When asked to sideline the needs of, say, poor black folks or undocumented immigrants and prioritize the needs of working class white folks, unfortunately few groups in Washington bat an eye.

Arthur Delaney

Senate To Vote On State Aid Monday | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Senate will hold a key vote Monday afternoon on a bill to provide $26 billion in Medicaid and education money to states. Previous domestic aid b...

Call Your Senators Today to Protect a Million Jobs

Gerald McEntee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gerald McEntee

If we fail to break the Republicans legislative lockdown today, there should be no doubt that there will be more pain for working families, more debt and a prolonged recession.

Ryan Grim

Pelosi: House Will Pass COBRA Subsidies, State Aid | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said on Tuesday that the House would return to the debate over COBRA subsidies and aid to state governments when Congr...

Big Push Needed To Win 60 Votes For State Aid ... And More Private Sector Jobs

Bill Scher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bill Scher

On a blogger conference call earlier today, representatives from AFSCME, Economic Policy Institute and Progressive States called for a major grassroot...