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Budgets and Budgeting

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  • Proposed D58 budget plans for teacher raises, iPad training

    Proposed D58 budget plans for teacher raises, iPad training
    Downers Grove elementary school officials say they are boosting revenues and cutting costs in their newest budget, preparing the district for tougher fiscal conditions in upcoming years. Grade School District 58 administrators recently previewed plans...
  • $1,052,000: Historical Services Fund

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series examining individual line items in state and local budgets. The city is spending a little more than $1 million to staff and run four city-owned museums: Endview Plantation, Lee Hall Mansion, Newsome...
  • Speaker Boehner is right: Immigration reform is hard

    The stories about Republicans criticizing House Speaker John A. Boehner for his comments about immigration reform reminded me of one of my favorite anecdotes from the days when Democrat Tom Foley was speaker. For those who aren't regular readers of...
  • Budget cutbacks spurring defense mergers

     Budget cutbacks spurring defense mergers
    With protracted federal budget cuts at the Pentagon and NASA on the horizon, aerospace companies across the nation are choosing to combine forces as they vie for fewer dollars and brace for the tough times ahead. In the first quarter of this year, there...
  • School funding falls short for city gifted programs

    School funding falls short for city gifted programs
    Darius Johnson says he's just an ordinary student, presented with an educational opportunity in his freshman year of high school that led him to extraordinary choices: Johns Hopkins, Columbia, Duke, Princeton, Harvard, Cornell, Stanford and Washington...
  • Young and living on a tight budget? You can still eat healthy

    I never knew how expensive food could be until recently. After I graduated from college, I was going out and swiping a card to pay for meals like I always had. It didn't take long to realize that this was my actual money and not just my prepaid (by my...
  • Arundel's Neuman set to propose 20 additional police officers in budget

    Arundel's Neuman set to propose 20 additional police officers in budget
    Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman has announced that the budget she'll unveil Thursday will include funding for 20 more police officers. Neuman said in a statement that a staffing analysis by Police Chief Kevin Davis showed a need for more...
  • Council to review options to address Glendale budget deficit

    Although city fees related to Glendale’s building boom and a rebound in post-recession sales taxes are expected to boost resources for the city’s budget, rising pension, medical, and other costs are expected to eat into those increases,...
  • Arundel $1.35 billion budget proposal includes property tax reduction, additional police

    Arundel $1.35 billion budget proposal includes property tax reduction, additional police
    When Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman unveiled her proposed $1.35 billion county budget on Thursday, she described it as a package that reduced the county's property tax rate "without cutting essential services or depleting our savings." But in...
  • Mundelein approves water rate hike

    Mundelein approves water rate hike
    Starting June 1, Mundelein residents will see a 10 percent hike on their water bills, after officials approved the town's first rate increase on water and sewer in the last three years. With an estimated $14.25 million in improvements needed on the...
  • Malloy Forced To Shift From Rebate To Reality

    The end of the legislative session has featured an unusual amount of gear-shifting by the state's leading policy-makers. The most notable came last week when reality forced Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to abandon his $55-a-person income tax refund under pressure...