Monthly Archives: July 2014

Hope fades in Congress for drama-free funding of U.S. agencies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - This year was supposed to be different for Congress. U.S. lawmakers expected that a promising budget deal reached after a government shutdown last year would herald a new normal for passing annual spending bills, moving Congress away from the crisis-driven approach and resulting economic jitters of recent years.   Read more...
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Coming Soon: a MAJOR HIKE IN GAS PRICES

Eight years ago, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed AB 32 — the state’s landmark law to combat climate change by forcing a gradual shift to cleaner but costlier energy. At the time, the governor and legislative leaders were forthcoming about the law’s downside.  Read more...
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