WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is trying to have it both ways with an election-year budget that pays faint lip service to reducing federal deficits while piling on about $1 trillion in tax increases and hundreds of billions in higher spending designed to appeal to economically squeezed voters rather than congressional foes of red ink.
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BEIJING (AP) — Fledgling entrepreneurs in Liaoning province in China’s northeast received a Lunar New Year gift in January when the government scrapped fees of up to $1,600 for registering a new business.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina regulators have cited five more Duke Energy power plants for lacking required storm water permits after a massive spill at one of the company’s coal ash dumps coated 70 miles of the Dan River in toxic sludge.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez signed into law Monday a tax break to help New Mexico’s aviation industry.