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Budgets and Budgeting

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  • Couple's reception at 1681 home keeps budget at historic lows

    Couple's reception at 1681 home keeps budget at historic lows
    Some days come down to this: the perfect mixture of autumnal sunlight and crispness, the throaty renditions of a jazz quartet, the elegance of dining under a tent - and the backdrop of a red house brimming with historical significance. For Joan Thorne...
  • Malloy Orders Layoffs Today; No Deal Reached With Unions

    Malloy Orders Layoffs Today; No Deal Reached With Unions
    Despite numerous hours of talks over the past two months, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ordered layoff notices to start going out Tuesday because no deal has been reached between his administration and the state employee unions. Malloy had been warning workers...
  • Downers Grove looks at annual flood control fee hikes

    Downers Grove looks at annual flood control fee hikes
    Downers Grove officials must choose between maintenance and capital projects when deciding how to spend stormwater revenue in upcoming years, officials said. Council members met with village staff and residents this month as the village prepares its...
  • Illinois college athletic programs heavily funded by students

     Illinois college athletic programs heavily funded by students
    In 2008, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville began its transition from Division II to Division I athletics. Today, its men's basketball games are broadcast to millions and ticket sales are at historic highs. Donations more than tripled in 2013...
  • Delray discusses proposed budget

    Delray discusses proposed budget
    Even though Delray Beach's property tax rate for the upcoming fiscal year is lower than the current rate, folks may find themselves spending more in taxes this year. Commissioners haven't made many changes to the proposed budget since it was presented...
  • End the city pension fight [Editorial]

    End the city pension fight  [Editorial]
    Their loss Wednesday in a federal appeals court left Baltimore's police and fire unions with a few options to continue the fight over Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's 2010 pension reform law, but none of them look promising. Rather than subject themselves...
  • $205,384: Insurance

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. GLOUCESTER – Just like individuals, local governments need insurance for a variety...
  • $1,523,521: Hampton-Newport News Community Services Board

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. The city of Newport News will pay $1,523,521, about 2.3 percent, of the Hampton-...
  • Facing Higher Metro-North Costs, State Officials Open Fight

    With Connecticut facing the prospect of sharply higher costs for Metro-North service, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Thursday both publicly proclaimed that fare increases wouldn't be justified. But the railroad said fares for...
  • Wheaton Warrenville D200 tests using more electronics in classroom

     Wheaton Warrenville D200 tests using more electronics in classroom
    Wheaton Warrenville Community Unit School District 200 will be rolling out personal electronic devices to some staff members next month, the first wave in what officials are calling a test year for the district's technology plan. Principals from each...
  • State still sees about $1 billion budget surplus

    State still sees about $1 billion budget surplus
    TALLAHASSEE -- Economists have slightly lowered their forecast of tax dollars flowing into the state but still project lawmakers to be on track to have at least a $1 billion surplus for the next budget. Members of the Revenue Estimating Conference...