Budgets & Deficits

  • Duke proposes $1.9 billion Indiana grid upgrade

    | 08/29/14 02:51 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Duke Energy is proposing a nearly $2 billion electric grid upgrade that Indiana's largest power company says would help it reduce power outages. Duke planned to file a...
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  • Fla. Gov. Scott promises new tax cuts for 2nd term

    | 08/29/14 11:01 AM

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is promising more tax cuts if he wins a second term. Despite past resistance from the Republican-controlled Legislature Scott says he will push...
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  • Detroit gets $275 million financing from Barclays

    | 08/29/14 08:38 AM

    DETROIT (AP) — Detroit's state-appointed emergency manager says Barclays PLC will provide $275 million to fund the city's exit from bankruptcy. Emergency manager Kevyn Orr's office said Thursday...
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Health Care

  • New challenge for HealthCare.gov: Tax forms

    New challenge for HealthCare.gov: Tax forms

    | 08/29/14 02:41 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal agency that had trouble launching a health insurance website last fall has a massive new project. Any glitches on this one could delay tax refunds for many Americans....
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  • Tennessee may expand Medicaid

    Tennessee may expand Medicaid

    By Justin Green | 08/29/14 12:39 PM

    Republican Gov. Bill Haslam said that the state will submit a plan to federal regulators "sometime this fall with a plan ... that we think makes sense for Tennessee," according to the Nashville...
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  • Ebola arrives in Senegal as outbreak accelerates

    Ebola arrives in Senegal as outbreak accelerates

    | 08/29/14 12:21 PM

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A man infected with Ebola traveled to Senegal, bringing to the country the first confirmed case of the dreaded disease that has hit four other West African nations and killed...
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