TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) – Gov. Sam Brownback doesn’t plan to be present when his administration outlines $50 million in spending cuts to help Kansas avert a budget deficit. 88 more words
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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Gov. Sam Brownback’s chief spokeswoman says he expects to outline spending cuts next week to keep Kansas’ current budget balanced.
Brownback spokeswoman Eileen Hawley confirmed his plans Friday as the Republican governor announced that he’s expanded the duties of budget director Shawn Sullivan to help find efficiencies throughout state government. 82 more words
MOUNTAIN VIEW (CBS SF) – Google’s free-wheeling spending days may be over.
The Wall Street Journal reports that the company is undertaking an internal cost and accounting audit, and that top executives are now now deciding which teams are allowed to hire new workers, compared to the past practice of teams padding their staff on an annual basis. 94 more words
"Greece’s Economy Is A Lesson For Republicans In The U.S.": The Toxic Combination Of Austerity With Hard Money
Greece is a faraway country with an economy roughly the size of greater Miami, so America has very little direct stake in its ongoing disaster. To the extent that Greece matters to us, it’s mainly about geopolitics: By poisoning relations among Europe’s democracies, the Greek crisis risks depriving the United States of crucial allies. 778 more words