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  • Pompano growth slows; tax hike proposed, rejected

    Pompano growth slows; tax hike proposed, rejected
    What would have been the first increase in Pompano Beach's tax rate in three years flopped in front of the City Commission Wednesday. City administrators, citing increasing costs and slowing growth in property values, recommended the city increase its...
  • 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...
  • China, India have many rivalries, some areas of cooperation

    India's prime minister is visiting China this week to build friendship between the two Asian giants despite a long history of disputes and rivalries, along with some areas of cooperation, especially in the economic sphere. HIMALAYAN BORDER DISPUTES...
  • 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...
  • Pursue plans for Bonnet House restaurant

    Pursue plans for Bonnet House restaurant
    An onsite restaurant at the Bonnet House Museum & Gardens? There could be worse options to keep the historic estate from sliding further into financial difficulty. The idea is in its early stages, but it is a viable strategy that park officials should...
  • 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...
  • Investment advice becoming a new option for retirement plans

    The huge baby boom generation has had an impact on society at every stage of its evolution. Do you think it's a coincidence that contact lenses and Lasik surgery became affordable just as boomers started to need help with their eyesight? Or that hip and...
  • 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....