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Econ 101: June 28, 2012

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Welcome to ThinkProgress Economy’s morning link roundup. This is what we’re reading. Have you seen any interesting news? Let us know in the comments section. You can also follow ThinkProgress Economy on Twitter.

  • House and Senate leaders say they plan to pass a package including reauthorization of transportation funding, a student loan bill, and national flood insurance by the end of the week. [The Hill]
  • European leaders arrive in Brussels today for a summit aimed at finding solutions to the continent’s continuing economic woes. [Washington Post]
  • California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed a budget yesterday that depends on voters approving tax hikes in a November referendum. [New York Times]
  • Most of America’s cities are growing at a faster rate than their suburbs for the first time in a century. [Associated Press]
  • The House Oversight Committee yesterday approved legislation requiring a full audit of the Federal Reserve. [The Hill]
  • Barclay’s has been fined $450 million bu U.S. and U.K. regulators for attempting to manipulate a London interest rate. [Financial Times]
  • Rhode Island’s new “homeless bill of rights” is being touted as a national model for preventing discrimination against homeless individuals. [Associated Press]
  • According to a new survey, nearly half of Americans don’t know their credit scores. [Huffington Post]
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