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US Budget Deficit Running 11.8% Higher This Year

The U.S. budget deficit through the first three months of this budget year is up 11.8% from the same period a year ago, putting the country on track to record its first $1 trillion deficit in eight years. In i...
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Gov. Newsom Targets Fresno Needs With Big Bucks in Budget

Gov. Gavin Newsom's proposed $222 billion budget for 2020-21 includes tens of millions of dollars to improve efforts to boost economic development and medical education efforts in Fresno and the Valley — investments that local officials said Friday are highly ...

Judiciary Committee Set to Take Over Trump Impeachment Probe

WASHINGTON — The House Judiciary Committee is set to take over the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, scheduling a hearing for next week as they push closer to a possible vote on actual charges of “high crimes and misdemeanors.” The Judiciary pane...