| Jul 18, 2014
| 9:48 AM
The Mariners’ Museum reopened its giant USS Monitor conservation lab this week after the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration — which administers the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary — agreed to provide a one-year funding...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 11:26 AM
Despite a board member downplaying the benefits, Arlington Heights is expected to take on two budgeting periods next year as it transitions its fiscal cycle.
The switch from a May-April fiscal year to a January-December one, officials said, will mean...
| Jul 20, 2014
The Defense Department's vision for the future of the nation's armed forces puts Hampton Roads in a troubling predicament, where national and local interests come into conflict.
On the one hand, we wish to see the United States maintain a robust...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 9:56 AM
Residents in Wheaton Warrenville Community Unit School District 200 will have a month to view the district's tentative budget before a public hearing is held next month.
Board of Education members voted to post the preliminary 2014-2015 budget at the...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:46 PM
A preliminary budget for Downers Grove's public elementary schools shows expenses outpacing revenue, as it has in recent years.
The Downers Grove District 58 school board unanimously approved a $64.1 million tentative budget for the 2014-2015 school...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 5:20 AM
WASHINGTON Parents in Charlotte, N.C., celebrated this month when their county commissioners approved a budget that includes $1.8 million to make sure every public school has a full-time nurse.
The agreement capped two years of work by a parents advocacy...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Wednesday continued to slowly roll out ideas on how he’d govern if elected, calling for an overhaul of tax credits used to keep businesses in Illinois and the end of several targeted tax breaks.
| Jun 30, 2014
| 3:55 PM
SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday signed into law a new state budget disliked by the governor, his running mate and even Republican challenger Bruce Rauner — a $35.7 billion spending plan that bows to election-year political realities....
| Jun 19, 2014
On June 5, The Morning Call published a story detailing closed-door budget discussions among Gov. Tom Corbett’s administration and Republican House and Senate leaders. The story was based on a June 3 memo prepared by Republican House...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 3:53 PM
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle squinted into the bright lights of the TV cameras lined up in front of her Thursday, searching for each reporter who volleyed her variations of the same question: Will you run for mayor?
She was at a River...
| Jun 25, 2014
Like a five-star high school recruit in his senior year, college athletics is at a crossroads. Pressure from current players, former players and lawsuits means a system of paying college students to play sports is finally getting serious attention....