Morning Edition 2008-08-15


 
Friday, August 15, 2008

    Part of Series

  • Traffic Deaths Down in 2007
    There’s been a pretty big drop in the number of people killed on California roadways….according to new national figures. It’s now the lowest it’s been since 2001.
    Thursday, August 14, 2008
  • Sacramentans Applying for More Public Assistance
    Sacramento County is reporting the need for food stamps and housing assistance is up. And, resources are down.
    Thursday, August 14, 2008
  • Budget Vote Scheduled
    State lawmakers are gearing up for a budget vote this weekend. But don’t be fooled. It doesn’t mean they’ve reached a long-overdue deal on how to make up a 15 billion dollar shortfall. The budget is now nearly 50 days late.
    Thursday, August 14, 2008
  • Commentary: Give 'Em the Boot
    Commentator Stuart Leavenworth has some ideas for prompting state lawmakers to cut a budget deal.
    Friday, August 15, 2008
  • Nest Egg Not So Safe: Plan Ahead for Long-Term Care
    The housing market collapse is making it hard for many middle-class seniors to get long-term care. That’s because home equity is often used to pay for the expensive costs. Waddell and Reed financial planner Ben Goldhammer offers some planning tips.
    Friday, August 15, 2008