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VINCENNES, Ind. (AP) — Agencies across Indiana are dropping flood insurance, scaling back on free meals for the elderly and reducing the number of Section 8 housing vouchers they provide as funding shrinks because of automatic federal budget cuts....
South Bend TribuneThough not set to take effect until Friday, the automatic cuts to defense and domestic spending known as the sequester, negotiated back in 2011 as part of a deal to raise the debt ceiling, already are having an effect on the economy and national security,...
South Bend TribuneMISHAWAKA -- Newly elected U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski spoke to The Tribune on Thursday about her vote to suspend the federal debt ceiling, federal pay and other fiscal issues facing the 113th Congress. Along with 86 Democrats and 199 Republicans,...
WSBT-TV ReporterReforming the city's pension system and getting rid of the deficit are top on the list of Benton Harbor's incoming Emergency Financial Manager. In a phone interview with WSBT News, Tony Saunders shared his background and qualifications for taking the...
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HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama is hailing a last-minute deal that pulled the country back from the "fiscal cliff," but warned that he "will not compromise" over his insistence that Congress lift the federal debt ceiling. Obama said in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is ready to entertain Republican proposals for spending cuts, but GOP lawmakers must first commit to higher tax rates on the rich and specify what additional spending cuts they want in a deal to avoid the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — One war is done, another is winding down and the calls to cut the deficit are deafening. The military, a beneficiary of robust budgets for more than a decade, is coming to grips with a new reality — fewer dollars. The...
Democrats strengthened their hold on the Senate but failed Tuesday to recapture the majority in the House of Representatives they lost two years ago. President Barack Obama, in his freshly authorized second term, will face the same divided Congress in...
2nd District congressional candidate Jackie Walorski talked money and jobs during a brief speech Tuesday afternoon at the Republican National Convention in Tampa. CLICK HERE to watch Walorski RNC speech. This is the context of her address: Good...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Yes, if Mitt Romney wins the White House and his Republican allies retake the Senate, he could shred most of President Barack Obama's health care law without having to overpower a Democratic filibuster. But it won't be as easy...
WSBT CorrespondentThe Michigan City School Corporation is shedding just over 100 jobs to help close a $6 million budget deficit. According to school officials, seven teaching positions and some administrative positions arebeing eliminated. The vast majority of the lay offs...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Like many Senate Republicans who have spent a few decades in Washington, U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar was for the individual health care mandate before he was against it. Of course, in 1993, the individual mandate was the...
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