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Budget Deal Could Slow Calif. Economy

January 2, 2013 | 4:16 pm

Budget Deal Could Slow Calif. Economy

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Congress may have pulled the nation back from a fiscal cliff this week, but the budget deal could still slow California’s economic recovery in the short term, according to an economist who specializes in forecasting the state’s future. Speaking on KQED’s Forum on Wednesday, Jerry Nickelsburg, an adjunct professor at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management, […]

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Analysis: For Some Lawmakers, Fiscal Cliff Breach Makes Political Sense

December 31, 2012 | 2:30 pm

Analysis: For Some Lawmakers, Fiscal Cliff Breach Makes Political Sense

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House will miss the midnight Monday deadline lawmakers set for voting to avoid the “fiscal cliff.” House Republicans notified lawmakers that the chamber will vote Monday evening on other bills. President Barack Obama and Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Monday they are near a deal to avoid wide-ranging tax increases […]

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