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  • Don't hand lawmaker veto over sports rebates: Editorial

    Don't hand lawmaker veto over sports rebates: Editorial
    Orlando scored a big victory a year ago in Tallahassee. That's when the Florida Legislature voted overwhelmingly to set aside funding for another round of state sales-tax rebates for sports facilities, making the city's planned soccer stadium eligible for...
  • Politicians aren't counting the social costs

    While granted a small reprieve for fiscal year 2015, human service programs across the state will once again face significant cuts in the state budget as Illinois rightly tries to put its fiscal house in order. Yet critical services to at-risk populations...
  • Two school districts worried about delayed spending reimbursements

     Two school districts worried about delayed spending reimbursements
    One Downers Grove school district will see a portion of state funding that was cut last month in a budget deal restored, but the other will not. A law recently signed by Gov. Bruce Rauner is part of an effort to help close a $1.6 billion budget deficit....
  • Groton City Council May Consider 'Financial Independence' From Town, Including Secession

    GROTONĀ - Groton City Councilors have proposed a resolution that would explore ways for the city to become financially independent from the town, including secession. "I personally favor secession from the town because they definitely treat us like we're...
  • Business events scheduled for the coming month

    All times are Eastern FRIDAY, May 1 WASHINGTON —Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for April, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for March, 10 a.m. DETROIT — Automakers release...
  • Hopkins research finds Twitter mood predicts success of IPOs

    Hopkins research finds Twitter mood predicts success of IPOs
    Wondering whether to take a chance and invest in a company that's about to go public? You might want to tune in to Twitter, researchers at the Johns Hopkins University say. The chatter on Twitter and other social media channels is already being mined to...
  • Medicaid hit with $106 million cut from Illinois budget deal

    Illinois nursing homes are at a loss for how they will deal with a roughly $65 million cut in state Medicaid funding made by Gov. Bruce Rauner's office as part of a budget fix for this fiscal year. Pat Comstock, executive director of Health Care...
  • Gov. Hickenlooper signs $25 billion Colorado budget

    Gov. John Hickenlooper signed Colorado's $25 billion budget on Friday, a spending plan that sends more money to schools, transportation infrastructure and refunds to taxpayers because the state is collecting more money than it can keep. "We saw again...
  • Cal Ripken signs to rep OppenheimerFunds

    Cal Ripken signs to rep OppenheimerFunds
    Orioles great Cal Ripken Jr. has signed a deal with OppenheimerFunds to host "exclusive client events" for the New York-based fund manager. Oppenheimer announced Friday that it has also partnered with celebrity chef Daniel Boulud for the events....
  • Rhode Island: Guards paid more in overtime because of suit

    The state paid its prison guards $1.5 million more in overtime than planned because of a hiring freeze prompted by a federal lawsuit over how correctional officers are hired, according to its financial statements. The state's auditor general found a...
  • AP National News Calendar

    Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of April 26-May 2. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute. The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EDT), unless otherwise noted: SUNDAY: No events of note....