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Budgets and Budgeting

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  • Simsbury Finance Board Sends $91 Million Budget To Referendum

    SIMSBURY — The board of finance voted Tuesday night to send a $91 million budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year, which could result in a lower tax rate, to a referendum early next month. The proposed budget would increase spending by about 1 percent,...
  • How Hampton's two business incubators are doing: the good, the bad and the money

    How Hampton's two business incubators are doing: the good, the bad and the money
    Hampton funds two incubators -- Peninsula Technology Incubator and Hampton University Business Incubator -- to foster growth of the entrepreneurial scene and potential taxpayers. But how successful are these business launch pads? During the Economic...
  • Why poverty across the world matters to Americans

    The following editorial appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Sunday, April 13: A child starving in South Sudan should matter to Americans. That was the message delivered last week by Nancy Lindborg, whose job at the U.S. Agency for International...
  • Kamenetz budget includes no tax rate hikes, focuses on school construction

    Kamenetz budget includes no tax rate hikes, focuses on school construction
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz released a budget proposal Tuesday that he says is part of a long-term plan to eliminate school overcrowding, resulting in a surplus of classroom seats by 2021. The county could face a shortage of 1,400 seats by...
  • Car comparison: Three cheapest subcompacts on the market

    Car comparison: Three cheapest subcompacts on the market
    Cars cost a lot of money. With an average sales price of about $32,000, we know a new car is out of reach for many. The automakers know this too, which is why they continue to roll out bottom-rung cars for buyers on way-below-average budgets. The...
  • Sen. Tim Kaine tours Newport News Shipbuilding and NASA Langley in Hampton

    Sen. Tim Kaine tours Newport News Shipbuilding and NASA Langley in Hampton
    Newport News Shipbuilding and NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton are feeling the pinch of budget uncertainty in Washington, but Sen. Tim Kaine says Congress might clear that up in the coming weeks. The Virginia Democrat toured both facilities...
  • Hartford Schools Propose $423M Education Budget

    HARTFORD — District administrators presented a $423 million budget Tuesday night that would add about 50 full-time positions to the city schools, including an English Language Learner coach, a special education director, a technology manager and...
  • Nazareth Area budget would raise taxes 2.3 percent, preserve school programs

    The Nazareth Area School Board is likely to pass a preliminary budget this month that would raise real estate taxes by 2.3 percent and keep all educational programs intact for the 2014-15 school year. District officials expect to spend about $3.5 million...
  • Tax hike around 2.5 percent likely for Northampton Area schools

    The Northampton Area School Board will consider a modest tax increase for next year while staying below the maximum threshold allowed by the state. Finance Director Terry Leh on Monday gave directors two options to consider when they are asked to vote on...
  • Gloucester supervisors approve 2014-15 budget

    GLOUCESTER — The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a $60 million fiscal year 2014-15 budget that includes no tax rate increases and no new borrowing. The Board of Supervisors stuck to its mantra throughout the budget process of no new taxes...
  • Northbrook lowers property tax increase

    Northbrook lowers property tax increase
    A planned property tax increase was lowered slightly and water and sewer rates are going up under the new Northbrook budget that allows for some new hires and capital projects. For the 2014-2015 fiscal year, which starts May 1, general fund expenditures...