Fiscal Cliff

Capitol Alert
‘Fiscal cliff’ deal eliminates death tax revenue for California

Jan 3, 2013

Because Congress permanently killed an estate tax transfer to states this week, California stands to lose $45 million in death tax revenue that Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers anticipated in

YubaNet.com
Fiscal Cliff Hangover

Jan 3, 2013
Fiscal Cliff Hangover

...

Appeal Democrat
‘Fiscal cliff’ bill includes ‘tax goodies’ or special interests

WASHINGTON — There are breaks for movie producers and racetracks, a little gift for Captain Morgan rum and tax credits galore for makers of two- or three-wheeled plug-in electric vehicles, Indian coal facilities and companies that do business in...

YubaNet.com
Josh Bivens: So the ‘fiscal cliff’ has been addressed. The next priority should be to address the fiscal cliff.

Jan 2, 2013

Jan. 2, 2013 - The House and Senate passed a budget deal over the long weekend. Headlines reported it as a deal about the "fiscal cliff." It wasn't. It had some good and some bad elements, but it did nearly nothing to address the actual problem that wa...

YubaNet.com
Robert Reich: The Ongoing War: After the Battle Over the Cliff, the Battle Over the Debt Ceiling

Jan 2, 2013

Jan. 1, 2012 - "It's not all I would have liked," says Republican Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, speaking of the deal on the fiscal cliff, "so on to the debt ceiling." The battle over the fiscal cliff was only a prelude to the coming battle...

Davis Vanguard
President Declares Victory But Left Divided on Cliff Deal as Well

Jan 2, 2013
President Declares Victory But Left Divided on Cliff Deal as Well

Much has been made of the split on the right, not only between the Senate which voted overwhelmingly for the compromise while the majority of House Republicans voted against it, but within the house as you had the more pragmatic John Boehner opposed by...

Tags: | |

Appeal Democrat
‘Fiscal cliff’ avoided with late House vote

WASHINGTON — Past its own New Year's deadline, a weary Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation to avoid a national "fiscal cliff" of middle class tax increases and spending cuts late Tuesday night in the culmination of a struggle that...

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Tom McClintock bashes “fiscal cliff” deal; no objection to his own $$$ hike, though

President Obama signed an executive order last week that will lift a ban on pay freezes for federal employees. Rank-and-file members of Congress – including the outgoing Congressman in our district, Tom McClintock – would all see a $900 bump next year, up from $174,000. No word from Tom about that, though some Senators...

YubaNet.com
Robert Reich: Lousy Deal on the Edge of the Cliff

Jan 1, 2013

Dec. 31, 2012 - The deal emerging from the Senate is a lousy one. Let me count the ways: 1. Republicans haven't conceded anything on the debt ceiling, so over the next two months – as the Treasury runs out of tricks to avoid a default – Republican...

Davis Vanguard
National View: Compromise Prevents Nation Falling Off Fiscal Cliff?

Jan 1, 2013
National View: Compromise Prevents Nation Falling Off Fiscal Cliff?

Late last night or technically early this morning in Washington, the Senate after intense last minute negotiations between Vice President Joe Biden and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell emerged with a compromise that passed a reluctant Senate by...

Tags: | |

Stay connected to Sacramento Connect

Follow Sacramento Connect on Twitter  Find Sacramento Connect on Facebook  Sign up for the Sacramento Connect Newsletter

Advertisement

Categories

Advertisement



Newest Partners