Monday, December 29, 2014

Morning Money: Greece-y

Gov. Rendell is warning natural gas companies not to fight his proposed tax on Marcellus Shale drilling, saying public opinion might turn against the idea.

Morning Money: Greece-y

Gov. Rendell is warning natural gas companies not to fight his proposed tax on Marcellus Shale drilling, saying public opinion might turn against the idea.

Pennsylvania lost out in the first round for federal Race to the Top education money.

Greece isn’t alone in having more debt than it can handle. Some states, like New York and California, have also run out of ways to hide their long-standing fiscal imbalances.

NPR examines the effect census data could have on the local economy of Salina, Kans., a small town that needs to have 50,000 residents in order to attract businesses and restaurant chains.

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