Newspaper Roundup for Thursday, March 25, 2010

March 25, 2010 - 6:29 AM
Washington Times:
Unions want Washington's help with pension funds
Private businesses may absorb financial liabilities of underfunded union pension plans

New York Times:
Social Security to See Payout Exceed Pay-In This Year
 
Fox News
Terrorists Could Use Explosives in Breast Implants to Crash Planes, Experts Warn
 
USA Today:
Mexican prison gang may target U.S. agents
 
Washington Times:
Pakistan feels the love from Obama administration
'Completely different' attitude noted by Pakistan's foreign minister
 
Denver Post:
Proposed initiative would let utility customers opt out of renewables
Customers should have the right to choose less expensive forms of energy
 
Los Angeles Times:
Business leaders decry L.A. mayor's plan to raise utility rates
 
Washington Post:
Obama urges Democrats to make hard push on financial regulation
 
Washington Post:
National Urban League urges attention on housing, jobs for African Americans
 
Washington Times:
Gas price up $1 a gallon on Obama's watch
Pressure rises for exploration

Los Angeles Times:
Measure to legalize marijuana will be on California's November ballot
 
Houston Chronicle:
Outlaw pot growers in California fear legalization
Will drive down the price of their crop
 
Fox News/Wall Street Journal:
U.S. Softens Sanction Plan Against Iran
Even as it gets tough with Israel
 
Fox News:
Biden: Without Health Care Obama Would Be 'Absolutely Done'
 
Washington Post:
GOP Senate challenges send health 'fix' bill back to House
 
USA Today:
Warren Buffett sees strong rail system as key to U.S. growth
 
Los Angeles Times:
Bank of America to reduce mortgage principal for some borrowers
 
USA Today:
Both sides of abortion issue quick to dismiss executive order
 
Denver Post:
City audit questions use of wastewater fund for street repairs
 
Palm Beach Post:
Student punished for refusing to Pledge Allegiance will $32,500 from school system
 
USA Today:
Battle begins again over proposed Gettysburg casino
 
Denver Post:
Study finds trade deficit with China has cost Colorado 45,000 jobs since 2001
 
Boston Globe:
Health mandate tests the reach of government
No direct legal precedent for order to buy insurance
 
Philadelphia Inquirer:
City takes hard stance on flash mobs
 
New York Times:
U.S. Fails to Convince Israel on Housing Dispute
 
Houston Chronicle:
U.S. Supreme Court delays Texas execution
Convicted killer insists DNA evidence will exonerate him

Baltimore Sun:
Health Care for Homeless to hold housewarming
 
Politico:
White House, labor to health care vote-switchers: We won't forget
Target Dems who voted against bill
 
Politico:
'Democrats fear for their families'
Why, those evil, violent conservatives/Republicans...
 
Politico:
Tea partiers air doubts about Dick Armey
 
Baltimore Sun:
Vice President Biden attends fundraiser in Baltimore
 
USA Today:
Sweeping school lunch bill clears Senate panel
 
Boston Globe:
City Council forcing future retirees to enroll in Medicare at age 65
Measure will curb municipal health care costs
 
Fox News/The Sun:
Syphilis Soars in U.K., Thanks to Facebook
 
Fox News/AP:
Warned of Priest, Vatican Failed to Remove Him
 
Washington Post:
NJ gov off to a strong start; some say too strong
 
Los Angeles Times:
Regents apologize for racist incidents at UC San Diego
 
Washington Post:
Vote on TSA nominee delayed
The Hill:
McDermott bill would use revenue from new online gaming tax for foster kids
 
The Hill:
Boehner: Republican majority would refuse to fund healthcare reform
 
Providence Journal:
R.I. Assembly leaders consider sales taxes for nonprofits
Tax exemption may be stripped from churches, hospitals, private universities, YMCAs, PTAs
 
New Hampshire Union-Leader:
NH Senate approves expanded gambling
 
New Hampshire Union-Leader:
Seasonal tourism industry could get hammered by the new health care law
Ski resorts must provide health insurance to employees working more than 120 days a year
 
Palm Beach Post:
Fort Lauderdale jury awards $30 million to smoker’s widow
 
South Florida Sun-Sentinel:
Bank of America to start reducing mortgage principal in loan modifications
Bank to forgive up to 30 percent of some borrowers' total mortgage balance
 
St. Louis Times-Dispatch:
Gay men may be allowed to donate blood
New federal review of policy may lead to rule change