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Budgets and Budgeting

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  • CPS issues $5.8 billion preliminary budget

     CPS issues $5.8 billion preliminary budget
    Forced once again to cover a gaping deficit that this year approaches $900 million, Chicago Public Schools is using a one-time accounting adjustment to make ends meet in a $5.8 billion preliminary operating budget that was released Wednesday. The...
  • State Managers' Raises Deserved

    It's tempting to criticize Gov. Dannel P. Malloy for granting raises to some 2,000 state employees at a time when there's a lingering private-sector jobs problem in Connecticut — salary stagnation, a paucity of jobs. But these reasonable salary...
  • How a bad Chicago Public Schools idea got worse

    How a bad Chicago Public Schools idea got worse
    In April, Chicago Public Schools officials revealed that they intended to grab what turned out to be $650 million from the district's fiscal 2016 budget. They said they wanted to shovel that not-yet-collected revenue into their fiscal 2015 budget to...
  • Indian Budget Gives Modest Boost to Digital Economy

    HONG KONG - A couple of new TV channels and a move to expand the Internet into rural areas were among a package of media-related measures unveiled on Thursday by India's finance minister in the first budget of the new BJP government headed by Narendra...
  • $84,586: Board of Supervisors

    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 – Gloucester County spends $84,586 on its governing body. The seven...
  • The mystery of the feds' investigation

     The mystery of the feds' investigation
    Even for those as angelic as newborns, few messages are as intimidating as, The U.S. Department of Justice would like information from you. Imagine the widespread angst, then, as federal prosecutors intensify their look at, and around, Gov. Pat Quinn's...
  • $129,787: Environmental health

    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. City inspectors routinely visit restaurants and other establishments to make sure they...
  • PA state legislators earned Gov. Tom Corbett cuts and our scorn

    PA state legislators earned Gov. Tom Corbett cuts and our scorn
    A friend sent me the following joke last week. It's mildly risque, so stop reading if you think you'll be offended. (I added that to ensure everyone will keep reading) A circus owner runs an ad for a lion tamer and two people show up. One is a retired...
  • McKinney: Will Lead State Back To Prosperity

    For the last four years, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy enjoyed every opportunity for success. He has veto-proof legislative majorities at home and a federal delegation made up entirely of Democrats. In Washington, our governor's party controls the Senate and he...
  • CPS traditional schools see drop in funding under plan

    CPS traditional schools see drop in funding under plan
    While Chicago Public Schools officials maintain they do everything to keep budget cuts away from the classroom, the proposed operating budget for the coming school year decreases funding to 504 traditional neighborhood schools by $72 million. The budget...
  • Westmont budget for 2014-15 reflects revenue spike

    Westmont budget for 2014-15 reflects revenue spike
    Westmont trustees recently approved a $43.9 million budget for fiscal year 2014-15 that anticipates a spike in village revenues. The 2014-15 fiscal budget revenues are projected to be $35.8 million compared to the $32.8 million in the previous year's...