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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Pimco to close two stock funds as equities investment chief leaves

    Pimco to close two stock funds as equities investment chief leaves
    Pacific Investment Management Co. said that it was closing funds under two of its main stock investment strategies and that its equities investment chief was leaving, a sign that its push for growth in the crowded field of stock mutual funds had hit a...
  • 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...
  • Proposed state budget allocates $2.2 billion for drought response

    Proposed state budget allocates $2.2 billion for drought response
    As Californians prepare to confront the coming hot, dry summer months, Gov. Jerry Brown proposed more than $2 billion in additional drought funding Thursday as part of his revised state budget. The surge in funding comes mostly from Proposition 1, a $7....
  • Key real estate terms every buyer should know

    Key real estate terms every buyer should know
    Jumping into the real estate market is exciting and stressful all at the same time, and it's easy to gloss over some of the nitty-gritty terminology when you'd rather pay attention to the kitchen — and the yard — and the master bedroom suite....
  • ITT Educational faces SEC charges of student loan cover-up

    ITT Educational Services is facing charges that it duped investors by concealing huge losses on loans made to students attending the company's for-profit colleges scattered across the country, including three in Illinois. The alleged scheme outlined in a...
  • Md. governor can help Baltimore now

    Md. governor can help Baltimore now
    Whether the governor's statement that "we've been kind of busy saving the city," is an accurate reflection of his role in calming the storm that erupted across Baltimore recently, what is clear is that Gov. Larry Hogan has a number of important tools at...
  • Letters to the editor

    Letters to the editor
    State budget cuts have substantial social costs While granted a small reprieve for fiscal year 2015, human service programs across Illinois will again face significant cuts in the state budget as Illinois rightly tries to put its fiscal house in order....
  • How to catch up on the pension crisis (if you haven't been listening for the past 10 years)

    How to catch up on the pension crisis (if you haven't been listening for the past 10 years)
    Explain this pension thing to me, please. As the newest member of the Tribune Editorial Board, I knew coming in about a month ago that I was enrolling in a crash-course on the Illinois pension crisis. Trouble is, there’s so much homework I&...