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Women leaders call for urgent action on Illinois budget crisis

More than 200 women leaders call for a "sensible" tax rate to overcome budget crisis of "epic proportions."

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In ‘failed state,’ schools face more cuts

California is at the very heart of what is internationally known as the "American crisis," and its schools are on the chopping block.

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For one county, the worst is yet to come

For at least one California county's budget it's a crisis that will only get worse.

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GOP wages war vs. local government

In Indiana, GOP Gov. Mitch Daniels is waging war on local communities.

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Calif. bills would create 140,000 jobs in state

California legislators are putting jobs creation at the top of their agenda.

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Blackwater swamp keeps on bubbling

The Justice Department has begun a criminal fraud investigation of the company, its employees face criminal charges, but it keeps doing its dirty work under a tangle of names.

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Oregon delivers ‘tax the rich’ message

Oregon voters  sent a message to the nation yesterday, raising taxes on corporations and the wealthy to prevent cuts in education and other public services.

Obama deficit control plan draws fire

President Obama's plan to announce a spending freeze for some domestic programs during his State of the Union address tomorrow is drawing fire.

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Calif. governor proposes ‘Terminator’ budget

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's final budget proposals, issued Jan. 8, are assuring that when he leaves office at the end of this year, he will be forever known as "the terminator" in real life as well as on the silver screen.

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NYC students on Facebook, in the street over MTA cuts

Public high school students, as well as teachers and parents, are organizing in new ways against a proposalto take away free-and reduced-price Metrocards currently issued to students.

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