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News Roundup | September 28, 2011

Here’s a roundup of this morning’s must-read budget and economic stories:

Politico and Roll Call have updates on what’s going on with the debt supercommittee.

The New York Times looks at how short-term budget and tax legislation affects the country.

The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal look at President Obama’s continued efforts to pass his jobs bill. Meanwhile, according to The Washington Post and The Washington Times, the Senate won’t immediately take up the legislation.

According to Politico, the transportation industry is lobbying hard for a new stimulus bill.

ABC News looks at plans to reform the U.S. Postal Service, which is in deep financial trouble.

The Wall Street Journal examines recently passed state and local tax increases.

The New York Times reports European leaders are nearing a deal on a bailout fund for cash-strapped countries. The Telegraph says the U.S. and Germany differ on approach.

On the opinion pages: Lawrence Kotlikoff has a five-step plan for getting the economy back on track and it includes getting the nation’s fiscal house in order; Charles Schwab discusses regulations; and Steven Cunningham and Polina Vlasenko say high U.S. debt will eventually hinder economic growth.

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