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 2018-09-16 15:51 

Toronto Star

New Brunswick's fiscal reckoning looms as the province heads to the polls...

The province's political leaders have promised a spate of measures they say will muscle the economy into shape and protect social services.Yet, economists say the province is headed toward a fiscal cliff....

 2018-09-07 10:00 

The Courant

Candidates Fail To Confront Connecticut's Dire Fiscal Straits...

Op-ed: Connecticut is poised to fall off a fiscal cliff with a $4.6 billion deficit, but the candidates for governor are not sounding the alarm....

 2018-08-21 18:55 

Korea Herald

Fiscal cliff may be ahead for Korea, experts warn...

The increase in tax revenue that South Korea is expected to see in the coming years should not give it a false sense of...

 2018-08-16 11:01 

Washington Examiner

New fiscal cliff? Defense spending could drop by $71 billion next year if there's no new budget deal...

SPENDING DROP COMING: President Trump was in a triumphant mood on Monday when he signed the $717 billion National Defense Authorization Act in front of a crowd of cheering soldiers in Fort Drum, N.Y....

 2018-06-21 07:02 

The Advocate

The Rundown: Tax measures head to House (again) and more Louisiana politics news...

Today in The Rundown: The House has three tax measures to consider as it attempts again to address the fiscal cliff; Louisiana loses its incarceration crown; College students rally at the Capitol; and everything else you need to know in......

 2018-06-17 01:30 

The Advocate

One more shot: These questions must be answered by Louisiana lawmakers as another special session begins...

The Louisiana Legislature is going to give it one more shot to address the $650 million fiscal cliff the state faces when more than $1 billion in temporary taxes expire at the end of the month....

 2018-06-11 11:00 

NOLA.com - Times-Picayune

For these state programs and services, Louisiana's fiscal cliff is getting closer...

The Louisiana Legislature will make its third attempt at avoiding dramatic state budget cuts next week when it enters yet another special session...

 2018-06-08 20:42 

The Advocate

It's official: Legislature's third special session of the year to start June 18...

Louisiana lawmakers will be back at the State Capitol on June 18 for the third special session of the year and last-ditch attempt at addressing the fiscal cliff the state faces in its budget that begins July 1....

 2018-06-06 15:22 

KARD

[ Monroe ]

Lawmakers brace for third special session of 2018...

After tax talks at the Louisiana State Capitol crashed at midnight Monday, Gov. John Bel Edwards said he'll try fixing the fiscal cliff yet again....

 2018-06-06 15:19 

CenlaNow - WNTZ

[ Alexandria, LA ]

La. lawmakers brace for third special session of 2018...

After tax talks at the Louisiana State Capitol crashed at midnight Monday, Gov. John Bel Edwards said he'll try fixing the fiscal cliff yet again....

 2018-06-06 00:10 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

La. lawmakers brace for third special session of 2018...

After tax talks at the Louisiana State Capitol crashed overnight, Gov. John Bel Edwards said he'll try fixing the fiscal cliff yet again....

 2018-06-04 22:00 

Bloomberg

South African Arms Maker Heads Toward Fiscal Cliff With No Plan...

South Africa's state-owned arms manufacturer Denel SOC Ltd. has a multi-billion rand debt problem and no plan as yet on how to tackle it....

 2018-05-29 15:37 

The Advocate

Grace Notes: A rare step forward in Louisiana budget process -- and of course, a step back...

The Louisiana Legislature is still a long way from fully funding priorities, reforming and stabilizing the tax structure and avoiding yet another fiscal cliff. Still, Monday marked a milestone in the long-running quest. House members who gathered on Memor...

 2018-05-22 23:00 

The Advocate

Lanny Keller: A bridge to nowhere in State Capitol...

"A change of scenery," Gov. John Bel Edwards called it, to contemplate the "end of the road" for the Legislature that has refused to deal with the "fiscal cliff."...

 2018-05-21 18:21 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Special session and fiscal cliff on the docket at LLBC Town Hall Meeting...

The public is invited to the Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, May 22 at 10 a.m....

 2018-05-21 15:40 

The Advocate

Grace Notes: With special session showdown looming, John Bel Edwards gets backup from across the aisle...

Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards doesn't hide his frustration with the House Republican leadership's long-running resistance to working with him to avert the coming fiscal cliff, and he's not the only one. All along, there's been a group o...

 2018-05-17 23:00 

The Advocate

Letters: Tax cuts didn't help state...

The fiscal cliff, before the federal tax cut scam, was about a billion dollars. According to sources at the time, former Gov. Bobby Jindal cut business taxation by about a billion dollars per year. Businesses got this corporate welfare because......

 2018-05-10 20:58 

NOLA.com - Times-Picayune

Louisiana mental health advocates bracing for $50 million budget cut, predict layoffs...

Mental-health service providers see a dire future as the state approaches a fiscal cliff July 1....

 2018-05-10 15:39 

KPLCTV

WATCH LIVE: Gov. Edwards holds press conference on fiscal cliff...

Governor John Bel Edwards will hold a press conference today discussing the fiscal cliff, cuts to health care, and the impact it will have on hospitals....

 2018-05-10 12:16 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Gov. Edwards to discuss fiscal cliff and health care cuts in Lafayette...

Governor John Bel Edwards is scheduled to visit a Lafayette hospital on Thursday morning after which he will hold a news conference about the fiscal cliff and health care cuts....

 2018-05-01 04:00 

Las Vegas Review-Journal

EDITORIAL: More problems with lavish public pension costs...

In addition to driving many jurisdictions toward the fiscal cliff, they're also crowding out other liberal priorities...

 2018-04-30 23:40 

The Advocate

House GOP Caucus Chair: Legislature 'would have extracted too many tax dollars' if had acted in special session...

The chairman of the House Republican Delegation says he believes the Louisiana Legislature can wrap up its work near mid-May to give time for a special session to address the looming "fiscal cliff" the state faces....

 2018-04-30 12:04 

Federal News Radio

Veterans Choice program faces another fiscal cliff...

In today's Federal Newscast, acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie urges Congress to take action to permanently fund the Veterans Choice program....

 2018-04-22 21:24 

The Advocate

Senate panel evaluates House-approved spending plan: 'I will never vote for this budget'...

Facing a $650 million fiscal cliff and calls for yet another special session, state senators are split over whether the Legislature should pass a budget during its current regular session....

 2018-04-22 21:24 

The Advocate

Senate panel evaluates House-approved spending plan: 'I will never vote for this budget' (copy)...

Facing a $650 million fiscal cliff and calls for yet another special session, state senators are split over whether the Legislature should pass a budget during its current regular session....

 2018-04-19 23:00 

The Advocate

Letters: Funding vital to keep UMC success going...

In response to Dan Fagan's Sunday opinion column, "Fiscal cliff not nearly what governor cited as an excuse to raise taxes," and as someone who has devoted my career to understanding the complexities of healthcare finance in the hospital indus...

 2018-04-18 19:43 

Wall Street Journal

Leaving Before the Deluge...

There's a reason people like Paul Ryan are giving up and many seniors say they're glad they're old and will be gone when the U.S. goes over the fiscal cliff....

 2018-04-17 23:00 

The Advocate

Dan Fagan: Fiscal cliff not as bad as advertised...

For more than a year, we've been told Louisiana is heading directly toward a steep, ominous and potentially catastrophic billion-dollar-plus fiscal cliff. We've been warned falling off that cliff would result in cuts that would devastate health ca...

 2018-04-12 14:10 

The Advocate

State's looming 'fiscal cliff' reduced to $648M, from earlier $994M projection...

The state Revenue Estimating Conference has agreed to a rosier forecast for the state budget that begins July 1, but the state still faces a large gap in the coming year....

 2018-03-07 20:58 

CenlaNow - WNTZ

[ Alexandria, LA ]

Sen. Kennedy praises lawmakers for not passing tax measures...

Governor John Bel Edwards and the state legislature are facing an onslaught of criticism after an early exit from the special session Monday without having addressed the fiscal cliff, a term U.S. Senator John Kennedy doesn't believe applies to Louisia...

 2018-03-07 16:51 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Sen. Kennedy praises lawmakers for not passing tax measures...

Governor John Bel Edwards and the state legislature are facing an onslaught of criticism after an early exit from the special session Monday without having addressed the fiscal cliff, a term U.S.......

 2018-03-07 00:16 

WVUE

[ New Orleans ]

Will House members work together during regular session & beyond?...

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE)—A day after the fifth special session in two years ended without addressing state government's looming fiscal cliff, FOX 8 News asked the republican chairman of the powerful......

 2018-03-06 12:37 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Special session does nothing to help Louisiana's fiscal cliff...

Louisiana legislators ended their special session two days early on Monday, claiming partisan stalemates remain too wide to bridge a looming billion-dollar budget gap....

 2018-03-06 00:21 

KLFY

Louisiana Legislature adjourns special session early, doing nothing to fix budget crisis...

After 15 days of work, lawmakers passed two bills. Neither would help raise money to close the looming "fiscal cliff."...

 2018-03-05 05:22 

WVUE

[ New Orleans ]

SPECIAL SESSION 2018: Sales tax bill fails, session to fix fiscal cliff on collision course with failure...

A special session to fix Louisiana's budget shortfall is on a collision course with failure after state lawmakers voted to put the stake in a key tax bill Sunday night....

 2018-03-02 23:30 

Zero Hedge

Jim Rickards Warns "This Is Completely Unprecedented"...

Authored by James Rickards via The Daily Reckoning, Remember the "tea party" revolt in 20092010 against government bailouts and government spending? Remember the "fiscal cliff" drama of Dec. 31, 2012, when Congress raised taxes and cut spe...

 2018-03-02 14:24 

KPLCTV

Lawmakers are struggling to make progress on fixing the fiscal cliff...

The capital is facing stalemate after stalemate. Lawmakers are still struggling to make any progress on dealing with that big budget shortfall. The speaker announced this evening that they will be......

 2018-02-21 20:21 

CenlaNow - WNTZ

[ Alexandria, LA ]

Speaker introduces bills to curb state spending in special session...

Day two of the special legislative session has come to a close after lawmakers began the process of crafting bills designed to offset a billion dollar fiscal cliff....

 2018-02-21 14:14 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Speaker introduces bills to curb state spending in special session...

Day two of the special legislative session has come to a close after lawmakers began the process of crafting bills designed to offset a billion dollar fiscal cliff....

 2018-02-19 13:42 

KARD

[ Monroe ]

Special session to address state's budget will begin today...

Governor John Bel Edwards has called a special legislative session to address the more than $1 billion fiscal cliff facing Louisiana. The 17-day special session will begin Monday at 4:00 p.m.......

 2018-02-19 12:36 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Special session to address Louisiana's budget will begin today...

Louisiana lawmakers are back in Baton Rouge today to begin a special legislative session to address the more than $1 billion fiscal cliff facing the state. The 17-day special session will begin at 4:00 p.m. and must end by March 7. According to a spokespe...

 2018-02-09 23:27 

KLFY

Gov. Edwards: Special legislative session to start Feb. 19...

Edwards said the session must end no later than March 7, 2018 to address the more than $1 billion fiscal cliff facing Louisiana on July 1, 2018....

 2018-02-09 20:53 

WVUE

[ New Orleans ]

La. governor calls for special session to address $1 billion fiscal cliff...

Governor John Bel Edwards announced Friday he will call for a special session to address the state's more than $1 billion fiscal cliff....

 2018-02-08 21:27 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Senator Sharon Hewitt talks about special session...

Governor John Bel Edwards has hinted at the possibility of calling a special, saying one is needed ahead of the regular session in March in order to address the one billion dollar fiscal cliff. The......

 2018-02-08 15:18 

CenlaNow - WNTZ

[ Alexandria, LA ]

Edwards to decide by Friday on a 'Special Session'...

Governor John Bel Edwards plans to decide by Friday whether Louisiana lawmakers will enter a special legislative session, aimed at closing a $1 billion fiscal cliff....

 2018-02-08 13:01 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Edwards to decide by Friday on a 'Special Session'...

Gov. John Bel Edwards plans to decide by Friday whether Louisiana lawmakers will enter a special legislative session, aimed at closing a $1 billion fiscal cliff....

 2018-02-07 16:24 

CenlaNow - WNTZ

[ Alexandria, LA ]

Senate bipartisan group asks Gov to call special session...

Time is running out for Governor John Bel Edwards to call a special session to help fill the billion dollar hole in the budget, otherwise known as the fiscal cliff....

 2018-02-07 15:17 

KARD

[ Monroe ]

Special session? Governor Edwards plans to decide by Friday...

Gov. John Bel Edwards plans to decide by Friday whether Louisiana lawmakers will enter a special legislative session, aimed at closing a $1 billion fiscal cliff....

 2018-02-06 23:54 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Special session? La. governor plans to decide by Friday...

Gov. John Bel Edwards plans to decide by Friday whether Louisiana lawmakers will enter a special legislative session, aimed at closing a $1 billion fiscal cliff....

 2018-02-01 15:57 

CenlaNow - WNTZ

[ Alexandria, LA ]

Gov. Edwards: House GOP wishlist marks progress, though more budget....

Budget reform proposals presented by Louisiana House Speaker Taylor Barras show progress, but are not enough to fix the state's projected $1 billion fiscal cliff, Governor John Bel Edwards said in an interview Wednesday....

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