Newspaper Roundup for Thursday, June 7, 2012

June 7, 2012 - 9:08 AM

Providence Journal:
R.I. Labor Department to lay off dozens
Layoffs blamed on lower federal funding for fiscal year 2013

National Review Online:
New documents shed new light on Obama's ties to a leftist party in the 1990s

Chicago Tribune:
Produce stands legalized in Chicago
City Council authorizes licenses for movable outdoor fruit and vegetable carts

USA Today:
Boy Scouts will keep ban on gay leaders despite Eagle Scout's petition

Politico:
Steny Hoyer's daughter announces she's gay
Inspired to come out after her father’s recent endorsement of same-sex marriage

Houston Chronicle:
Romney promises to "get the nation on track for a balanced budget"

Houston Chronicle:
Court to review Planned Parenthood funding ban in Texas

Fox News:
Issa: Obama administration classifies ordinary jobs as green jobs
Political motivation

The Hill:
Whistleblower helps Rep. Issa whack Justice Dept.

Washington Times:
D.C. Council chairman resigns in disgrace
Federal indictment charges him with felony bank fraud

Washington Post:
Panetta meets with U.S. commanders in Afghanistan to discuss rising violence

Los Angeles Times:
Prop. 29's tobacco tax teeters on edge of defeat

Washington Times:
Panetta: Patience with Pakistan ‘reaching limits’

Politico:
Kerry questions NYT decision to report U.S. cyberattacks on Iran
"Serious question whether or not that served our interest and whether the public had to know”

Denver Post:
Word misspelled on Md. high school's diplomas

Politico:
NYT responds to Kerry: "Our job is to report issues in the public interest"

The Hill:
McCain, White House clash over ‘grossly irresponsible’ national security leaks

Washington Times:
Another blow to unions: Labor agreement dropped from D.C. area rail project

Washington Times:
GOP proposes one-year extension of Bush tax rates
So winner of the November election can decide

Politico:
Obama will not extend tax cuts, W.H. says

The Hill:
Wisconsin Gov. Walker in line for speaking spot at Republican convention

USA Today:
6 months after U.S. pulls back, can Iraq go it alone?

Washington Times:
High turnover on congressional staffs leaves public short-changed
The most powerful nation on Earth is run largely by 24-year-olds

USA Today:
Fear keeps migrant workers from getting health care

Washington Times:
California voters deal twin blows to unions
Approve cost-cutting moves on worker benefits, contracts

The Hill:
Ethics committee says case against Maxine Waters to move forward

USA Today:
Mass. teen guilty in fatal texting-while-driving crash

Philadelphia Inquirer:
In Philly, first lady predicts close race in November
Give "a little part of your life each week to this campaign"

Los Angeles Times:
President Obama gets enthusiastic welcome at L.A. gay event

The Hill:
Barney Frank: Dems, unions made 'big mistake' in pushing for Wisconsin recall

Politico:
Jeb Bush: 2012 was 'my time' to run

Politico:
Pelosi to GOP: Call off recess

Politico:
Rendell wavers on Obama's Pennsylvania prospects
Says the election will be determined by 4 Philadelphia suburban counties

Fox News:
After picture shows gas can in car seat, Colorado woman says she's 'not a bad mom'

Miami Herald:
Palm Beach police probed for writing too many tickets