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Fiscal Policy

Melvin pulls out of governor's race, cites funding

Melvin pulls out of governor's race, cites funding

State senator couldn't line up enough supporters to qualify for state funding. 

June 24, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Bill that would require Arizona to adjust tax brackets for inflation moves to governor

PHOENIX — It looks like Gov. Jan Brewer is going to have to decide whether Arizona taxpayers should be penalized because of inflation — at least for this coming year.

March 25, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

$33 million deficit to lead to service cuts in Tucson

Tucson is facing a projected $33.2 million budget deficit next fiscal year, City Manager Richard Miranda notified the City Council Tuesday.

February 04, 2014 2:43 pmLoading…

Action to curb economic inequality and climate change must top the list

The U.S. economy is still weak, with 7 percent unemployment, many millions underemployed and fewer people employed in November than six years ago.

January 27, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Dana Milbank: The bare truth about the 'fiscal cliff'

Dana Milbank: The bare truth about the 'fiscal cliff'

Debt fighters Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson, dining with reporters Wednesday morning, discussed a White House official’s admission that the nation’s fiscal problems won’t be solved by a “naked” tax increase alone, without spending cuts.

November 29, 2012 11:00 pm Related Loading…

Need a compromise on expiring tax cuts

As a good Democrat, I agree with President Obama that letting the tax cuts of the rich expire (and the experts say there are not enough deductions to accomplish the same thing through limiting them) and using that money to reduce the debt, or for teachers, infrastructure and such stimulus, o…

November 15, 2012 11:00 pm Related Loading…

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