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  • Incompetence at the IRS [Editorial]

    Incompetence at the IRS  [Editorial]
    Take a minute and Google the term "Internal Revenue Service" or "IRS," and you will find no shortage of famous quotes from people who are fearful of it. The federal agency has been compared to the Gestapo, the Mafia and the Lord Almighty. Such is the...
  • La Caņada Council divvies up the grant pie

    Representatives from several local organizations came to City Hall Monday with hats in hand, asking the City Council to dedicate $288,950 of next year’s budget to key projects and programs throughout the community. Council members have engaged in...
  • Final Parkland School District budget lowers tax hike

    The assessed value of Parkland School District's tax base grew by a whopping $204.2 million over the past year, enabling the district to lower the tax hike in its final 2014-15 budget to 1.88 percent. In May, the district was looking at a tax increase of...
  • East Hartford School Board Approves Shared Services Task Force

    EAST HARTFORD — The Board of Education voted at a special meeting Wednesday to create a task force charged with saving money by finding services that the school district and the town can share. The task force will be composed of three school...
  • UConn Poised To Approve $1.18 Billion Budget That Includes 6.5 Percent Tuition Hike

    UConn Poised To Approve $1.18 Billion Budget That Includes 6.5 Percent Tuition Hike
    The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees is poised to approve a $1.18 billion budget that includes a 6.5 percent tuition increase, more faculty and boosts financial aid and enrollment. The trustees are expected to vote Wednesday on a proposed...
  • "UNACCEPTABLE": Gov's office, House, quarrel over office breach

    "UNACCEPTABLE": Gov's office, House, quarrel over office breach
    I know you have wondered: Can this Medicaid fight get any wilder? The answer is yes. From scoop machine Jim Nolan at the Richmond Times-Dispatch: At the urging of House Speaker William J. Howell, the clerk’s office of the House of Delegates...
  • Swiss agree to widen cooperation with France on tax evasion

    BERNE (Reuters) - France and Switzerland agreed on Wednesday to cooperate more closely on French efforts to crack down on citizens with hidden Swiss bank accounts to root out tax dodgers and cheats. Countries around the world are trying to crack down...
  • Enfield Council, Residents Discuss Charter Revision Proposals

    ENFIELD — At a public hearing Monday on recommendations by the charter revision commission, residents and town council members focused on two concerns: a public vote on the town budget and resident's ability to submit petitions. Of the 13 residents...
  • City's cable-access relaunches with HGTV-style fare, increased budget

    City's cable-access relaunches with HGTV-style fare, increased budget
    On Wednesday, Baltimore will relaunch its publicly owned TV station, shifting its focus from broadcasts of government meetings to CharmTV, a showcase for city restaurants, businesses and neighborhoods. City leaders see an opportunity to counteract...
  • Legislature must end red-light camera scam

           Like the U.S. Supreme Court, the Florida Supreme Court often breaks along political lines on big rulings. With red-light cameras, however, conservative, moderate and liberal justices found legal harmony.        Last week, the court ruled 5-2...
  • And they're off

     
    The Legislature’s annual sprint race to finish budget by the June 30 deadline officially got started Friday with the introduction of a flat-line spending bill for 2014-15. If you want to know what’s inside it, look at the current 2013-14......