Obama’s Austerity Agenda And Sequestration

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TweetYum March 22, 2013 MEDIA ROOTS — “Both parties have conspired to bring us disaster,” says Professor William K. Black, a leading white collar criminologist, who also teaches economics and law at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. “This has strangled the recovery and may even put the economy back into recession.”  Professor Black gives a […]

States finding tough climate for gas tax proposals

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TweetYum From FOXNews.com | Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. – As if gas prices weren’t high enough, several states across the U.S. are looking to raise fuel taxes they say are needed to pay for roads and bridges that are outdated, congested and in some cases, dangerous. Maryland’s governor is proposing a phased-in 6 percent sales […]

States finding tough climate for gas tax proposals

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TweetYum From FOXNews.com | Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. – As if gas prices weren’t high enough, several states across the U.S. are looking to raise fuel taxes they say are needed to pay for roads and bridges that are outdated, congested and in some cases, dangerous. Maryland’s governor is proposing a phased-in 6 percent sales […]

Christie’s $32.1 Billion Budget Counts on Rising Tax Revenue

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TweetYum By Terrence Dopp, BusinessWeek.com New Jersey Governor Chris Christie proposed a $ 32.1 billion spending plan, the biggest in five years, that counts on tax revenue increasing the most since before the recession began. The budget, which is $ 2.4 billion more than the plan enacted last year, would reduce income and business taxes […]

Record U.S. Exports Led by Caterpillar Seen in Worldwide Markets

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TweetYum By Shobhana Chandra, Bloomberg.com U.S. exports, a driver of expansion in the world’s largest economy, will grow next year even as a sovereign-debt crisis pushes Europe into recession. The euro area’s share of overseas sales for American-made goods has dwindled to 13 percent from 19 percent at the peak in the early 1990s, according […]