Louisiana will likely face another billion-dollar budget gap next year, which could bruise Gov. Bobby Jindal’s chances for the White House in 2016.
Early data for the second quarter suggest that the declines continued.
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The governor cited defense cuts due to sequestration, especially in Northern Va. and Hampton Roads.
Staffing and office hour cuts lead to longer waits for service for Social Security recipients.
The agency also announced Monday that it will default for a fourth consecutive year on its $5.7 billion prefunding payment for retiree health benefits.
The heads of the House and Senate oversight committees issued a letter expressing “grave concerns” about agencies limiting access to records requested by inspectors general.
The agency’s numbers have been negative for years, but they’ve trended in a positive direction for the past few quarters.
Polls show unhappiness approaching shutdown levels -- again.
Big tax cuts and no spending cuts means Kansas has to pay more to borrow.
Pope’s wide-ranging influence has made him a politically charged figure in the state.