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Governor Jerry Brown on balancing California's budget

Jan 16, 2013
The governor of California discusses state budgets and California's fiscal prospects heading into 2013.
Posted In: Jerry Brown, california, budget cuts, deficits, state budgets

Emory students protest planned cuts

Dec 5, 2012
Emory University students took over a hallway in an administration building yesterday to protest a reorganization announced at the Atlanta private college that will close several departments and degree programs.
Posted In: university, budget cuts, Emory University

Budget cuts causing more strain in Spain

Sep 27, 2012
Today the government of Spain is expected to lay out yet another new budget with even more cuts in it.
Posted In: spain, protests, budget cuts

Gov. Jerry Brown: We're going to cut and hopefully tax

May 24, 2012
California Gov. Jerry Brown talks about his plan to balance the state's budget. Currently, California is facing a deficit of close to $16 billion.
Posted In: Wealth and Poverty, california, Jerry Brown, budget cuts

Congress begins budget battle over automatic cuts to Pentagon spending

May 7, 2012
Here's a phrase you'll begin to hear a lot in Congress: sequestered cuts. Today, the House begins debate on how to deal with the debt crisis.
Posted In: Congress, budget cuts, Pentagon

The Greek spending cuts in U.S. terms

Feb 13, 2012
More strict austerity measures were passed in Greece over the weekend. What would the equivalent of the cuts look like here at home?
Posted In: Greece, austerity, budget cuts, Europe debt crisis

Greece adopts drastic austerity measures

Feb 13, 2012
Overnight, the Greek parliament imposed drastic cuts that will layoff some 150,000 government workers, raise the retirement age and lower the minimum wage by 20 percent. What would the same cutbacks feel like here in the U.S.?
Posted In: Greece, austerity, budget cuts

Protests in Athens over latest proposed cuts

Feb 10, 2012
Greeks are striking again today to protest deep cuts the government wants to make in order to get more bailout money. But even the most recent austerity deal Greece proposed might not be enough.
Posted In: Greece, austerity, budget cuts, Europe debt crisis

This week: The Postal Service, the CFPB (non) confirmation

Dec 9, 2011
We talk to one of our Washington reporters about what happened in the news this week.
Posted In: U.S. Postal Service, budget cuts, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Richard Cordray, Credit Cards

Defense sector braces for Pentagon cuts

Nov 15, 2011
With the super committee looking less and less likely to succeed, defense contractors are planning for the worst: automatic cuts.
Posted In: defense, defense contractors, super committee, budget cuts

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