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  • Gov. Jerry Brown wants tax credit for poor in California's budget

    Gov. Jerry Brown wants tax credit for poor in California's budget
    Gov. Jerry Brown, who has faced criticism for not doing more to combat persistent poverty in California, will include a new tax credit for the state's poorest families in his revised budget plan Thursday. The change would keep more money in the...
  • CTA trimming budget for proposed Rauner cuts

    CTA trimming budget for proposed Rauner cuts
    The CTA is taking the first steps to absorb as much as $130 million in threatened state funding cuts that transit agency officials have repeatedly warned would lead to big fare hikes, service cuts and employee layoffs, the CTA's top finance expert...
  • Community news for Vernon edition

    Correction VERNON -The photo in the story "Mike Wendus: Spearheading Santa House return to Rockville" on Page 5 of the April 2 edition of the Vernon ReminderNews should be credited to Patricia A. Schlag. Music, creativity, dating and high finance at...
  • No interest rate relief for savers

    As expected, when the Federal Reserve concluded its most recent two-day policy meeting, the central bankers decided to keep short-term interest rates at zero to one-quarter of a percent, which is where they have been since December 2008. In fact, it has...
  • Costa Mesa budgets for financial growth

    Costa Mesa officials are predicting increased revenues from sales and property taxes, as well as gains in fines and permits, according to the city's projected budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year. The $147.8-million preliminary budget, examined by the City...
  • PA Senate passes pension bill amid legal concerns, iffy $18 billion savings

    PA Senate passes pension bill amid legal concerns, iffy $18 billion savings
    HARRISBURG — On a near party-line vote that angered unions, the Republican-controlled Senate approved a pension bill Wednesday that reduces government's share of workers' retirement benefits to save taxpayers $18.2 billion over 30 years. But the...
  • Southington Sets New Tax Rate

    SOUTHINGTON — A new tax rate of 29.14 mills, a .78 mill increase from the current 28.36 rate, was set Wednesday night by a unanimous Board of Finance vote. The new tax, which takes effect July 1, results in $29.14 owed for every $1,000 of taxable...
  • Chicago Public Schools debt also is downgraded to junk status

    Chicago Public Schools debt also is downgraded to junk status
    Chicago's beleaguered public school system faces a likely increase in borrowing costs, tough bank negotiations and even calls for emergency state oversight after a major rating agency on Wednesday lowered the school district's debt rating to junk status....
  • Time for change at children's museum

    Time for change at children's museum
    Nobody wants to see the Young At Art museum in Davie suffer fatal financial troubles, but unless change happens quickly, the trend line looks bleak. The children's art museum continues to make headlines for financial troubles. And when this organization...
  • SD 230, most feeder districts to still lose state aid under new bill

    A town hall meeting this week on a bill that would change the way the state assigns funds for public education provided a similar scene for both speakers and community members at Sandburg High School in Orland Park. "Well, here we are again, it's just...
  • Buyer To Pay $17.6 Million For Hartford's Goodwin Square

    Buyer To Pay $17.6 Million For Hartford's Goodwin Square
    HARTFORD — Goodwin Square, a trophy downtown office complex, drew a high bid of $17.6 million Wednesday in an online auction, and the sale once again raises questions about the future of its long-closed hotel. The high bid was listed on auction....