If Republicans have their way with the federal budget it would close Social Security offices across the country.
Montanans assembled at the State Capitol on President's Day to reject the ultra-right state legislature's assault on working families.
A controversy is brewing over Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal to do away with local Redevelopment Agencies and return their functions to local governments.
President Obama's education budget is being applauded as a sign of the administration's commitment to public schools and higher education.
A coalition in Connecticut is calling on the governor and legislators to adopt measures to help maintain vital public services during the recession including education, health, housing, job training, public safety, environmental protection, and transportation systems.
Brown’s proposals call for some $12.5 billion in cuts, mostly to programs serving human needs.
Gov. Jerry Brown invoked the struggles for democracy in Egypt and Tunisia as he called for "turning to the people" for "a clear mandate"
Student leader say achieving Obama's goal will require courage from both parties to invest in education instead of making politically expedient spending cuts.
Brown has proposed a combination of more than $12 billion in cuts plus extending last years' temporary increase in income and sales taxes for several more years.
Militant rallies in Columbus and Cincinnati on Friday voiced mounting anger at threats by Republican Gov. John Kasich to slash jobs, services and union rights.