Newspaper Roundup for Thursday, March 18, 2010

March 18, 2010 - 7:45 AM
Boston Globe:
In Boston, a $63m push to retrofit public housing
Effort billed as the nation's largest energy efficiency overhaul in public housing
 
Fox News:
Obama: 'Procedural' Spat Over Health Bill Vote Doesn't Worry Me
 
Washington Post:
Obama's Fox News interview 'a testy affair'
 
Boston Globe:
Catholic opposition to health bill fades
Demands easing for abortion curbs
 
The Hill:
No CBO score released Wednesday; Saturday healthcare vote unlikely
 
Politico:
CBO crumbles under health workload; staff working '100 hour weeks'
Cannot keep up with lawmakers' queries lawmakers about health care impact
 
Politico:
Republicans hope to bottle up health care reform in Senate
Plotting ways to strike major elements of the reconciliation bill
 
Washington Post:
GOP lawmakers, candidates pledge to repeal health-care legislation
 
Politico:
President Obama's pitch: Fate of presidency on the line
 
Washington Post:
Obama's plans to travel overseas as health vote nears draw criticism
 
The Hill:
Stupak: Leading revolt against Dems' health care bill has been “living hell”
 
Boston Globe/AP:
Voters in Seneca Falls, N.Y., approve dissolution of their village government
 
Los Angeles Times:
U.N. body rejects ban on polar bear trade
U.S.-backed proposal would hurt indigenous economies
 
Washington Times:
State Dept. defends $450K for Venice art, architecture exhibitions
Hit for spending in tough times
 
Washington Post:
Soaring IED attacks in Afghanistan stymie U.S. counteroffensive
 
Los Angeles Times:
Tuesday's Los Angeles-area earthquake occurred on a fault 'that could eat L.A.'
 
Los Angeles Times:
Pennsylvania prosecutor can't bring 'sexting' charges, court rules
 
Philadelphia Inquirer:
City council floats idea of raising property taxes
 
New York Times:
To Fill Budget Gaps, ‘Stealth’ Taxes Are Creeping Up
 
USA Today:
GAO report scolds EPA
Commitment to keeping children safe from toxic chemicals has lapsed
 
Fox News:
Tattoo model says she slept with Sandra Bullock's husband while actress filmed 'Blind Side'
 
Politico:
Grassley: Jobs bill a boon for banks
 
Fox News:
Wal-Mart 'Sympathetic' to Man Fired for Using Medical Pot, but Won't Rehire Him
 
Washington Times:
Medical pot lights up D.C. debate; Activists decry restrictions
 
Politico:
President Obama on Israel: Friends can disagree
 
Washington Times/AP:
FBI chief defends handling of Xmas case
 
Washington Times:
Illinois GOP borrows Brown's strategy in bid to grab Obama seat
Seeks to replicate Mass. win
 
Fox News:
CIA Chief: 'Disrupted' Al Qaeda Is 'On the Run'
 
USA Today:
More taxpayers become do-it-yourselfers
 
Chicago Sun-Times:
Buses may get dirtier as CTA tests plan to cut back on cleaning
 
Washington Post:
Joe Biden subs for Obama; Joke-telling at the Radio & TV Correspondents' dinner
 
Washington Post:
Biden mistakenly blesses Irish leader's mother
 
Washington Post:
Sen. Al Franken seeks balance between humorist and humorless scold
Often appears irascible, sometimes nasty
 
Boston Globe:
Students, faculty give Harvard a global reach
 
Washington Post:
Plan to rework 'No Child' prompts concerns for rural areas
 
USA Today:
Poll: Most OK with 5-day mail service
 
USA Today:
States give inmates access to personal data of others
Baltimore Sun:
Libraries' free grocery-delivery service helps areas without supermarkets
Shopping service helps fill city's nutrition gap

Seattle Times:
Walgreens: no new Medicaid patients as of April 16 in Wash. State stores

Houston Chronicle:
In census, same-sex couples counted
 
St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Federal Census officials get an earful from local community leaders
Express concern that St. Louisans will be undercounted
 
Houston Chronicle:
Support for Mexico's drug war wavering

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
N.J. Gov. Christie's school budget cuts reflect waning support of public education, unions
 
Baltimore Sun:
Court fight looms over fire, police pensions
Controversy surrounds plans to alter the troubled public safety pension system
 
Palm Beach Post:
Bill to limit gun questions in adoption probes called 'pandering to the NRA'
 
Arizona Republic:
Bill allowing faculty members to carry guns on college campuses advances
 
Baltimore Sun:
Annapolis priest is first openly lesbian bishop for Episcopalians
 
Baltimore Sun:
Judge marries defendant to alleged victim
Balto. County jurist dismisses case, is reassigned
 
South Florida Sun-Sentinel:
FEMA won’t offer aid to Florida homeowners who have Chinese drywall
 
South Florida Sun-Sentinel:
Florida House poised to end wrongful death statute of limitations