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  • Councilman wants answers from city on $1.5 million in excessive tax breaks

      Update: On Friday afternoon, Henry J. Raymond, the city’s deputy finance director, sent The Sun this email: “We are in our continuous audit process and will not take any action until all accounts can be reviewed and we can approach these...
  • State report ranks Indianapolis, Carmel at top for debt

    State report ranks Indianapolis, Carmel at top for debt
    The State Department of Local Government Finance released a report that highlights both Indianapolis and Carmel. According to the report, Carmel ranks number one in the state over every other city and town because of its debt. Indianapolis City-County...
  • Glendale to see drop in Americana revenue

    Glendale to see drop in Americana revenue
    Glendale was set to make about $5.6 million in tax revenues from the Americana at Brand this year, but with its Redevelopment Agency gone, the city can expect to see that figure drop by roughly half in the years to come, officials reported. Rather than...
  • Elizabeth Esty: 'A Problem Solver'

    Elizabeth Esty knew her vote could cost her the next election. As a freshman state lawmaker in 2009, Esty stepped into the center of the emotional debate over whether to abolish the death penalty. The issue was especially crucial for Esty because she...
  • Vote 'NO,' except on Amendments 4 and 11

    Vote 'NO,' except on Amendments 4 and 11
    The Sun Sentinel Editorial Board has reviewed the 11 constitutional amendments proposed by the Florida Legislature as the first in a series of editorial endorsements. The following involves recommendations on Amendments 1 through 5: Vote NO on...
  • Inslee, McKenna argue over education, health care issues in debate

    Inslee, McKenna argue over education, health care issues in debate
    Democrat Jay Inslee labeled Republican Rob McKenna's education funding proposal a "property tax gimmick" that he said would "not raise one dime" for the state's schools -- a charge that McKenna flatly rejected in their debate Thursday night.   In turn,...
  • King County deputies use mobile devices to take fingerprints of suspects on street

    King County deputies use mobile devices to take fingerprints of suspects on street
    The King County Sheriff’s Office is using portable devices to take fingerprints of suspects on the streets, allowing them to identify criminals faster.  Voters will be asked on the Nov. 6 ballot to pay an increased property tax levy to continue...
  • City Council urges homeowners to apply for tax break

    About 25,000 Baltimore homeowners who received the Homestead Property Tax Credit this year will lose the sometimes-large break if they don't apply for it by Dec. 31, the Baltimore City Council warned Monday. The one-time application is a relatively new...
  • Harrah's casino to pay city at least $11 million in first year

    Harrah's casino to pay city at least $11 million in first year
    The developers of Baltimore's casino will pay the city at least $11 million in their first year of operation — significantly less than terms proposed in 2009, but enough to help fund a small property tax cut for city homeowners, officials said. The...
  • Commentary: Measure Z invites community solution

    While Measure Z clearly removes a tax, the issue is indeed far from simple. But first, the easier part to understand: Currently residents and businesses alike subsidize the employee portion of our public employee pensions though an assessment included...
  • Mailbag: Election a chance to vote for change

    I have not paid as much attention to local politics as I should have until recently when I became familiar with the proposed social host ordinance. Whatever your opinion on whether such an ordinance is right for our community, we should all be greatly...