While taxes on the rich are set to expire, increased taxes on gas and alcohol, which would disproportionately affect working people, are under consideration.
Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo's inaugural speech offers some perspective as to what his budget proposal will look like: "austerity, corruption and competition" are on the agenda.
SEATTLE - Public employee unions and the people they serve denounced the budget unveiled by Gov. Chris Gregoire, which slashes vital services and jobs.
Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel prize-winning economist, and the Citizens' Commission on Jobs, Deficits And America's Future, presented a plan that focuses on what's needed: jobs.
Proposals for major cuts in Social Security floated by the deficit commission co-chairs are an attempt to "bully" seniors "while Wall Street millionaires just skate on through scot-free."
Parents, child care providers and Democratic state legislators are waging a dramatic battle to reverse one of Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's most controversial line item vetoes.
Over 1,000 students, campus workers and faculty packed Sproul Plaza, historic protest site on the University of California campus, Oct. 7, chanting "Whose university? Our university!"
California’s budget may be about to stagger over the finish line, nearly 100 days late - but it won't be pretty.
In a live webcast conference yesterday, top left-to-moderate economists painted a grim picture, especially with the current Republican-induced paralysis in Congress.
It's being called a "public relations" ploy, a kind of "Herbert Hoover economics," whose "numbers don't add up.."