government spending

A Stryker vehicle from the U.S. Army's Company A, 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, returns to base camp at the Yakima Training Center in Yakima, Washington. (Photo by General Dynamics/Getty Images)

$4 Million In US Projects That Aim To Protect Sage Grouse Could Hurt Military

Federal officials have announced more than $4 million in projects in four states as part of a wildfire-fighting strategy but the efforts could hurt training operations at numerous U.S. military facilities in the West.

04/29/2015

Gov. Pat Quinn

Quinn: Spending Is Necessary To Create Jobs, Improve Budget

Gov. Pat Quinn on Friday defended his call for “investment” in several new programs in his State of the State Address, even though the state is in a budget crisis.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2012