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  • Windsor Council Adopts Budget With Vote Along Party Lines

    WINDSOR — The town council adopted a $107.6 million budget Monday that will increase spending by just over $3 million, or 2.94 percent, over the current year. The budget, if approved at a May 12 referendum, will increase taxes by 2.89 percent. The...
  • Wolf's education chief vows to advocate for schools

    Wolf's education chief vows to advocate for schools
    When Gov. Tom Wolf tapped Pedro Rivera, former superintendent of the Lancaster School District, to be the state's education chief, Rivera was in shock. "Are you sure?" Rivera said he asked the governor. "The guy who has been a pain the neck for the last...
  • Committee Votes To Alter Spending Cap, Restores Some Cuts In State Budget

    Committee Votes To Alter Spending Cap, Restores Some Cuts In State Budget
    HARTFORD — The legislature's appropriations committee approved a budget Monday that, by using a new definition of the state's mandatory spending cap, allowed it to restore millions to popular programs that had been cut under the governor's...
  • Westminster passes budget, funds wastewater improvements

    Westminster's real estate tax rate will hold steady at 56 cents per $100 assessed value as the Common Council voted 3-1 Monday to approve the Fiscal Year 2016 budget. Approximately $30 million out of the $64,763,151 budget is allocated to pay for...
  • Mayors organize to fight Rauner's fund grab

    Suburban mayors have launched a public relations campaign attacking Gov. Bruce Rauner's plan to take away half of their share of state income tax revenue to patch a multi-billion dollar budget hole. In addition to calling a news conference to blast...
  • French bakery built with stolen funds, records show

    French bakery built with stolen funds, records show
    When Robert Smylie used to drive by La Maison Du Pain, he would recall the uplifting story behind the bustling Mid-Wilshire bakery. His law firm's former office manager and her sister built the business from scratch, welcoming customers on an unassuming...
  • Judge wants $10 million set aside for possible award in 'Fifty Shades' lawsuit

    FORT WORTH, Texas A Texas state district judge wants $10 million in cash or investments to be set aside for a potential award after a Tarrant County jury ruled earlier this year that an Arlington woman was cheated out of royalties from the blockbuster...
  • Legislative budget restoring cuts clears Connecticut panel

    Democrats in the Connecticut General Assembly rebuffed many of the Democratic governor's proposed spending cuts on Monday, approving an alternative plan that fully or partially restores reductions to budget items ranging from mental health care grants...
  • Meet Mia Romeo: Finalist in the CCPS Business Challenge

    Meet Mia Romeo: Finalist in the CCPS Business Challenge
    Westminster High School senior Mia Romeo, 18, who has spent her teenage years working in restaurants, has developed a business plan to start an eatery of her own, earning her a spot as a finalist in the second annual Carroll County Public Schools Business...
  • Florida's budget stalemate: A look at what's happening

    The Florida Legislature will end its annual session Friday, but legislators still have not reached a deal on a new budget. That's because the Republican-controlled House and Senate are at odds about health care, including whether to accept federal money...
  • State extends emergency declaration for bird flu response

    Gov. Mark Dayton and state officials approved a monthlong extension to a peacetime state of emergency Monday to battle bird flu, acknowledging they still don't know the full scope of an outbreak that has wiped out about a fifth of the turkey population in...