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  • Criticism of Pepco merger with Exelon unfounded

    Criticism of Pepco merger with Exelon unfounded
    A Pepco Holdings merger with Exelon is a good deal and is in the best interest of residents of the state of Maryland. It has the potential to make Maryland a national leader in the development of microgrids, energy efficiency, distributed energy —...
  • Coral Springs woos valve systems firm

    Coral Springs is pulling out all the stops to ensure that a major company that is currently located in another city within the county relocates to its corporate park rather than move to Texas. At last week's City Commission meeting, officials approved...
  • Q&A: Newport News' Florence Kingston on why she loves her job and stayed so long

    Q&A: Newport News' Florence Kingston on why she loves her job and stayed so long
    Florence Kingston, the Newport News Development Director, has overseen some of the city's largest projects: City Center at Oyster Point, Newport News Shipbuilding's Downtown Apprentice School and major company expansions. She dishes on her 34-year...
  • MdTA approves Maryland toll reductions

    The Maryland Transportation Authority's board voted Thursday to reduce tolls statewide at the urging of Gov. Larry Hogan — mostly for E-ZPass drivers but also for those who pay cash at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. The $6 cash toll to cross the Bay...
  • Suspended state grants will reduce Aurora area immigrant services, teen mentoring

    Suspended state grants will reduce Aurora area immigrant services, teen mentoring
    Some Aurora area organizations that help immigrants and mentor children and teens after school will be forced to cut services or charge for them after Gov. Bruce Rauner suspended $26.3 million in state grants last week to help fill a budget hole. The...
  • Aurora to save more than $2 million by refinancing water and sewer bonds

    Aurora to save more than $2 million by refinancing water and sewer bonds
    The city of Aurora will refinance a 2006 water and sewer bond issue and save about $2.6 million. Aldermen this week approved refunding the original bond issue of about $28.4 million. City Finance Director Brian Caputo said the city got three bids...
  • Murky mess at Illinois Capitol as higher stakes loom

    Murky mess at Illinois Capitol as higher stakes loom
    Gov. Bruce Rauner on Thursday admitted he's not sure his plan to cut government worker pension costs is legal and suggested legislators may need to pass a bunch of laws to see what sticks. Rauner also indicated he's "taken a number of things off the...
  • Saucon Valley School Board cites surplus, won't raise taxes

    Saucon Valley School Board cites surplus, won't raise taxes
    The Saucon Valley School Board has found a way to avoid a tax hike it had warned property owners could come their way. It will tap into the district's surplus to balance the 2015-16 budget. The board voted 8-1 Tuesday night to pass the $42.9 million...
  • Phoenix CEO: Share Price Disconnected From Fundamentals

    Phoenix CEO: Share Price Disconnected From Fundamentals
    — The share price of The Phoenix Cos. is disconnected from the company's fundamental business performance, CEO James Wehr told shareholders Thursday during an annual meeting at the company's headquarters. "It's always important to take a long-...
  • Q&A with U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on L.A., Amtrak

    Q&A with U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on L.A., Amtrak
    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx came to Los Angeles on Thursday to urge Congress to keep money flowing for state highway, bridge and transit projects. In two weeks, unless Congress acts, federal officials' ability to give money to state and...
  • Kane County sheriff expects budget to be short an additional $800k

    Kane County sheriff expects budget to be short an additional $800k
    Kane County Sheriff Don Kramer appeared before the county's Judicial and Public Safety committee Thursday with good news about a tentative collective bargaining agreement with correctional officers and bad news about an additional $800,000 in revenues...