WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., says Republicans should compromise and increase tax revenues as part of a “long-term grand bargain” on the budget, and praised President Obama for reaching out to senators across the aisle.
WASHINGTON — Tens of thousands of civilian employees in the Defense Department could receive warnings about potential layoffs four days before the November election if impending spending cuts aren’t averted, hitting presidential battleground states such as Virginia and Florida hard.
In order not to raise bus fares next year, the City Council wants its staff to increase the number of fare-paying riders projected for Sun Tran next year, and reduce the projected losses from claims and lawsuits.
PHOENIX - Changes proposed to revitalize Tucson's Rio Nuevo redevelopment project were shot down Monday by Gov. Jan Brewer, an apparent victim of the standoff between her and lawmakers on a new state budget.