Fiscal Cliff

11:10 am
Fri December 7, 2012

Wind Energy Could Fall Off Fiscal Cliff

U.S. Representative Mike Pompeo says the fate of a wind energy tax credit could be tied to the so-called fiscal cliff negotiations.

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2:36 pm
Tue December 4, 2012

Funding Cuts Could Impact UM System

The seal of the University of Missouri.

Sequestration, or the automatic across-the-board funding cuts set to kick in nationwide at the beginning of 2013, will tally nearly $110 billion in cuts over the next nine years.

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9:23 am
Mon December 3, 2012

Missouri Farm Bureau Seeks Action On Farm Bill

Farm land.
The Land Report

Missouri Farm Bureau delegates are gathering at the Lake of the Ozarks this week to set a lobbying agenda for the coming year. Farmers are hoping the looming fiscal cliff will push congress to pass a five-year farm bill.

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10:21 am
Wed November 28, 2012

Brownback Believes US Will Avoid Fiscal Cliff

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback

If lawmakers in Washington don't reach a budget agreement soon, a series of automatic spending cuts and tax increases will take effect. 

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Up to Date
6:37 pm
Sun November 25, 2012

U.S. Representatives Emanuel Cleaver & Kevin Yoder

U.S. Representatives Kevin Yoder (left) and Emanuel Cleaver were recent recipients of the Consensus Civility Award.

With only five weeks left in the 112th Congress, Representatives and Senators are under pressure to find common ground among themselves and with the President to avoid the fiscal cliff.

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Central Standard
8:04 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Fiscal Cliffhangers

This year, January 1st will not be just another day to nurse a hangover, it also marks the deadline for the United States government to enact regulations to avert a  prospective economic crisis.

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Business & Tech
4:44 pm
Mon November 12, 2012

Best Outlook Views KC-Area Economic Growth At 5 Percent

Frank Lenk, Director of Research, Mid American Regional Council..
Dan Verbeck KCUR

So much depends on factors influencing the Kansas City area economy, the best drawn analysis of future trends has to be flexible. Forecasters readily admit it.

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Up to Date
10:04 am
Mon October 15, 2012

Red Ink: The High Stakes Politics Of The Federal Budget

In Sunday's Kansas City Star, Up to Date host Steve Kraske wrote about "the fiscal cliff."

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