News is mostly quiet here, as the city slowly emerges from a holiday-induced food coma, but across the state, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette asks whether privatizing city parking lots will cause rates to go up.

Across the Delaware, a New Jersey lawmaker is sponsoring a bill to improve reporting of tax exclusions.

A trade publication asks whether California will default on its debt next year.

And in a good sign for the struggling economy, holiday sales appear to have gone up from last year.

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