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Astorino: No Tax Hikes, Layoffs In 2015 Westchester County BudgetWestchester County has approved a 2015 budget plan, with a modest spending increase and no hike in the tax levy.
Protesters Crash Christie Town Hall Meeting After He Passes Budget, Vetoes Tax HikesNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was interrupted several times Tuesday, as he defended his veto of a series of tax hikes to fund the state employee pension system.
De Blasio: Landslide Win Is 'Clear Mandate' For Education ReformBill de Blasio says his landslide in this month's New York City mayoral election entitles him to support from Albany to enact sweeping reforms to the city's schools.
'Fiscal Cliff' Deal Reached With GOP Senate LeadersThe White House has reached an agreement with Senate Republican leaders on a deal prevent the “fiscal cliff,” CBS News has learned.
No Fiscal Cliff Deal In Sight Sunday Night On Capitol HillA deal on Capitol Hill to avert the so-called fiscal cliff was proving elusive Sunday, as a deadline to avert tax hikes on virtually every American worker and block sweeping spending cuts set to strike the Pentagon and other federal agencies grew perilously near.
'Fiscal Cliff' Quickly Closing In And Washington Lawmakers Nowhere To Be FoundPresident Barack Obama was to return to Washington on Thursday after cutting short his Christmas vacation in Hawaii. The Senate will be in session. But so far the House of Representatives has no plans to meet.
Looming Fiscal Cliff Leaves Many Confused, ConcernedEven as the country barrels toward the fiscal cliff, there was much confusion about what exactly lies ahead – both for regular people and the country as a whole.
Connecticut House Takes Up Tax Hike Budget Passed By SenateThe $40.1 billion budget attempts to tackle the state's deficit with a combination of cuts, labor savings and wide-ranging tax hikes.
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