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As stocks rise, investors question if it's time to cash out

...S. economy is expected to grow 1.5 percent this year, then 3.4 percent in 2015, according to Congressional Budget Office estimates released Wednesday. One reason is companies are hiring at the fastest pace in eight years."This recovery...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-29/stocks-rise-investors-ques
US economy forecast to grow by 1.5 percent in 2014

WASHINGTON - The Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday forecast that the U.S. economy will grow by just 1.5 percent in 2014, undermined by a poor performance during...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-27/us-economy-forecast-grow-1
More money, more problems

...minimum wage reduces teen employment at small businesses by 4.6 to 9 percent. The government's own Congressional Budget Office has already estimated the minimum wage increase would eliminate up to 1 million jobs.Yet Obama continues to push...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-14/more-money-more-probl
Congressional budget office: Minimum wage hike raises income for over 16.5M but cost 500K jobs

...proposal, the Con gressional Budget Office said gradually raising the minimum...not destroying ? jobs." The budget office said its estimate of employment...insurance.As a result, the budget office said federal budget deficits would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-18/minimum-wage-increase-rais
Prognosis unknown

...nation?You're in good company ? the nation's top budgetary scorekeeper doesn't know either.The Congressional Budget Office, which four years ago said Obamacare would reduce the deficit by $120 billion over 10 years, now says measuring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-10/prognosis-unknown
Ideological purity or a stronger economy? Partisanship hurting progress

...them home because of outdated restrictions on work visas for this country.According to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, the impact of the Senate immigration bill passed last year is an economic windfall: "The bill would increase the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-06-01/ideological-puri
GOP blocks Democrats' minimum wage try in Senate

...We'll compromise, but not on the number."Republicans in turn point to a report by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, which estimated that an increase to $10.10 could cost about 500,000 jobs in 2016. They did not mention that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-30/gop-blocks-democrats-minim
Congressional water deal funds Savannah port project

...cost about $8.2 billion. The compromise is expected to land somewhere in between the two, but a Congressional Budget Office estimate was not yet available.Congress would have to pass separate legislation to pay for all of the projects included...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-15/congressional-water-deal-fund
Deficit projected to be record $422 billion

...WASHINGTON -- The Congressional Budget Office is projecting that this election-year's...the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. The projection by Congress...preliminary report in early August, the budget office said it expected this year's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/08/bus_427858.shtml
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Correction

Because of inaccurate information from the state legislative budget office, articles in the March 21 editions of The Augusta Chronicle and previous editions incorrectly identified a local child advocacy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/04/05/met_311007.shtml
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