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  • What taxpayers need to know about Christie's budget

    New Jersey taxpayers got a glimpse Tuesday of how Gov. Chris Christie plans to spend their money for the next fiscal year, as he weighs a 2016 presidential bid and highlights his attempt to work with the state teachers union on pension reform. Christie...
  • Ohio governor's State of the State speech

    The text of Ohio Gov. John Kasich's State of the State speech Tuesday in Wilmington, Ohio. Thank you. Thank you, Mr. President. Thank you, Mr. Speaker. A little nervous tonight? First time? Yeah. Give him a great round of applause. Our brand-new...
  • Markets subdued ahead of Yellen's second testimony

    Markets subdued ahead of Yellen's second testimony
    U.S. financial markets eased back from record highs in early trading Wednesday. Investors were monitoring corporate earnings from Lowe's, Target and several other companies. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was scheduled to deliver another round of...
  • GSU hopes Rauner will back off proposed cuts

    GSU hopes Rauner will back off proposed cuts
    Cuts in funding for higher education proposed by Gov. Bruce Rauner would be detrimental to the state's future, Governors State University President Elaine P. Maimon said Tuesday, and she has invited Rauner and his staff to tour the campus in University...
  • Former CSCU Provost Speaks Up On Budget Quandary For State Universities, Colleges

    Former CSCU Provost Michael Gargano Jr. has been silent since his abrupt resignation in November, but on Thursday morning he e-mailed a letter to the Courant and other news outlets urging his own solutions to public higher education's budget crunch....
  • Power, flexibility for district topic of D300 forum

    Power, flexibility for district topic of D300 forum
    Unfunded mandates were an especially hot button topic during District 300's third Legislative Forum Monday night. The purpose of the annual forum is for local legislators and District 300 administrators to discuss the latest legislative issues impacting...
  • Northfield trustees may sell bonds for infrastructure needs

    Northfield trustees may sell bonds for infrastructure needs
    The village of Northfield may ask residents to approve a bond issue in order to meet its most critical infrastructure needs. According to village staff, about $7.5 million is needed to fund the next decade worth of village infrastructure needs, which...
  • More subway delays ahead if NYC can't fund transit budget

    It's an ominous refrain, repeated endlessly in the same automated monotone: "Ladies and gentlemen, we are delayed because of train traffic ahead of us." Every New Yorker who rides the subway to work each day — all 6 million, on the busiest days &#...
  • Lake Zurich approves method to restructure millions in debt

    With the life of its tax increment financing district extended 12 more years, the village of Lake Zurich is already working on making its TIF-related bond debt payments more manageable. At its Feb. 17 village board meeting, officials approved an...
  • Chicago Public Schools is borrowing once again

    The city's cash-strapped school system is seeking to borrow up to $700 million as finance officials work to manage the district's many debts. Chicago Board of Education members on Wednesday voted 6-0 to approve a measure providing for up to $300 million...
  • New Sheff Agreement Offers More Magnet, 'Open Choice' Seats

    New Sheff Agreement Offers More Magnet, 'Open Choice' Seats
    HARTFORD — A new agreement in the Sheff v. O'Neill case will allow another thousand┬ácity students to enroll in magnet programs as part of the state's court-ordered efforts to limit racial isolation in Hartford public schools, an attorney for the...