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It's rare that the president explicitly pledges to veto a bill -- usually, the White House says the president's advisors would "recommend" a veto -- but that's what happened Tuesday. The measure in question is HR 807, the Full Faith and Credit Act, by...
Before Park Ridge's new aldermen were sworn in and took their seats, the old city council ended on a familiar note: overriding Mayor David Schmidt's vetoes. With identical 6-1 votes, aldermen of the previous council on Monday overrode Schmidt's vetoes...
The federal government is expected to hit its statutory credit limit later this month, setting the stage for yet another battle between the Obama administration and the House GOP over raising the debt ceiling. Republican leaders of the House Ways and...
Donations, the main financial power source for art museums, dropped again in 2011-12 at L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art, marking declines in each of the first two years of Jeffrey Deitch's tenure as museum director. This time, the fall — a $270,...
With no deal in sight to curb our growing national debt, America is going broke. So what do our representatives in Congress plan to do about it? Take a two-week break. Are they trying to see whether their abysmal 13% approval rating can sink any lower?...
Coppin State University is moving forward with an $80 million Science and Technology Center that it hopes will boost sagging enrollment despite concerns that the West Baltimore school will not have enough money to operate the building. A ceremonial...
email@example.comIt's a television scene familiar to most of us over 20 years old: Wile E. Coyote buys himself an ACME catapult and assembles it, aiming a huge, red rock to land on a black "X" where he anticipates the elusive Roadrunner will pass by. As Coyote lies in...
Tags: U.S. Congress, Lobbying, Politics, Mitch McConnell, Rand Paul
So far, so good for the Petoskey High School baseball team. The Northmen earned a pair of come-from-behind one run wins Monday over Traverse City Central as they swept the Trojans, 10-9, 2-1, at Turcott Field. With the sweep, the Northmen improve to 4-0...
Tags: Baseball, High School Baseball, Politics, Sports
Just 24 hours after he was re-elected April 9, and less than a half-hour after Park Ridge aldermen unanimously approved the city's new $61.5 million budget, Mayor David Schmidt vowed to once again wield his veto pen. Five days later, Schmidt carried out...
TALLAHASSEE – On the campaign trail, Rick Scott made it sound like such common sense: career politicians had driven the train in Tallahassee, and it was headed off a cliff because of spiraling government growth. Scott pledged to implement an...
The Winchester SunWhile the fiscal year 2006 budget was the toughest he has faced during his administration, the proposed 2013-14 budget, which currently has a more than $800,000 deficit, has all of the indications of being second-worst, Clark County Judge-Executive...
One of the most fearsome statistics in the war against the federal deficit has always been the country's ratio of debt to gross domestic product. When this ratio reaches 90%, the argument goes, watch out -- lower economic growth is on the horizon. And...
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