GovBeat: deficits

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 01/08/2014

Session Preview: Pennsylvania GOP looks to close a deficit in an election year

Republicans will have to navigate a political minefield of spending cuts and tax hikes as they seek to close a budget hole.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  06:00 AM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, deficit, deficits, education, Pennsylvania, pension, pension reform, pensions, session preview

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 09/13/2013

Surprise! Florida just found $846 million in the couch cushions

State lawmakers there are already jockeying over what to do with it.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  10:50 AM ET, 09/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, deficits, florida, NASBO, Negron, Rick Scott, surplus, tax cut