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Archive: March 7, 2011

OLYMPIA, Wash. - It's like a math problem that can't be solved, as state budget forecasters struggle to predict how much income Washington State and others can count on. A new report says in 2009, half of the states overestimated their revenues by more than 10 percent and, despite technology improv ...Read More

AUSTIN, Texas - When economic times are bad, mistakes tend to multiply when it comes to forecasting state revenue, according to a new report from the Pew Center on the States, and Texas has not been immune. In fact, states with biennial budgets face the toughest challenges in being accurate. Plus, T ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Hundreds of thousands of Ohioans have been able to keep warm this winter, thanks to a program that's been in increasingly high demand. According to the Ohio Department of Development, there were nearly 6,000 more applications this year compared to last year for the Home Energy Assis ...Read More

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. - College students are a big constituency of Planned Parenthood (PP), and hundreds of them came out to rallies around the state to oppose a bill in Congress that would cut 100 percent of the organization's federal funding. Planned Parenthood provides birth control and other health ...Read More

SALEM, Ore. - Talk about trying to hit a moving target . . . try forecasting revenue for the State of Oregon. As in every other state these days, it's a real challenge, and a new study of 23 years of state revenue forecasts says recessions are not the only culprits that make accuracy harder to achie ...Read More

NEW YORK - More than a quarter-million New York children are being raised by their grandparents. However, proposed state budget cuts could mean that thousands of those children will no longer be able to live with family, but would be sent to more expensive state foster care. The Cuomo administratio ...Read More

MADISON, Wis. - As a new week starts, the so-called Wisconsin 14 say they are no closer to coming home, as more large protests ringed the Capitol for the third week in a row. The 14 Democratic state senators are still in Illinois and they say they will remain there until the Republicans agree to neg ...Read More

FRANKFORT, Ky. - With time winding down in this year's 30-day session of the Kentucky General Assembly, efforts to address illegal immigration appear dead. That pleases those who feel the issue is best handled by the federal government. A state Senate measure, SB 6, would make it a state crime to ...Read More

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