Newspaper Roundup for Friday, March 12, 2010

March 12, 2010 - 8:23 AM
USA Today:
States may hold onto tax refunds for months
The recession has tied up cash
 
Los Angeles Times:
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to adopt 'carbon surcharge'
Ratepayers must pay more to cover the cost of renewable energy
 
Boston Globe:
As costs soar, Mass. foresees change in health insurance rules
Many required to have it cannot afford coverage
 
Washington Post:
New round of foreclosures threatens housing market
 
Los Angeles Times:
Fight splits backers of ballot initiative to suspend state's global warming law
 
Washington Times:
Obama's exports nominee tied to 2 watch list firms
 
Washington Times:
Immigrant rights advocates, poised to rally, pressure Obama
 
Washington Post:
A frustrated Black Congressional Caucus keeps complaints about Obama quiet
 
Washington Times:
With Bush out of office, criticism of Iraq rises in new human rights report
 
Los Angeles Times:
3 teachers reassigned for using 'very poor judgment' in Black History Month incident
 
Washington Post:
Experimental colony of endangered bats fails to take flight at National Zoo
Zoo accused of mishandling animals and disregarding advice on their care
 
Washington Post:
Suburban Washington school system discourages food gardens
Superintendent calls them a magnet for pests
 
Washington Post:
Education Department buying 27 shotguns
 
USA Today:
Potholes put dent in city coffers
 
Los Angeles Times:
GOP candidate Whitman's riches could create plenty of conflicts
 
Washington Times:
NHTSA may seek more authority on auto safety
 
Boston Globe:
State Senate OK’s bill to curtail bullying
Emotions high on Beacon Hill
 
Washington Times:
Obama urges China to depress value of its currency
Steep value of yuan widens U.S. trade gap
 
USA Today:
Tax breaks can help when you lose your job
 
USA Today:
Water shortages may hit northern Rockies
 
Politico:
Nancy Pelosi: Health care was 'hijacked'
 
Politico:
Jim DeMint's bid to embrace tea party irks Senate GOP colleagues
 
Politico:
Tea parties stir evangelicals' fears
Some social conservatives say tea party leaders don’t care about their issues
 
USA Today:
ABBA's Rock Hall induction won't be a reunion
 
Washington Post:
FCC rolls out iPhone app, Web site to test speeds, quality of broadband
 
Washington Post:
Maryland's strong alcohol lobby likely to quash tax increase
 
Washington Post:
Rev. Jeremiah Wright discusses Obama controversy, history of his church