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Budgets and Budgeting

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  • Costa Mesa budget is higher, still balanced

    The Costa Mesa City Council approved 3 to 2 a nearly $140-million balanced budget for the next fiscal year, with some disagreement arising from last-minute changes to the capital improvements funding. Mayor Pro Tem Steve Mensinger won inclusion of three...
  • Northampton County surpluses running low, auditor says

    Northampton County's emergency surplus fund continues to erode to levels well below what's considered desirable, the county's outside auditor warned Wednesday. The auditor from CliftonLawsonAllen presented a 2013 review to County Council's Finance...
  • Magical thinking on government debt

    Magical thinking on government debt
    The U.S. government debt now stands at $17 trillion, more than double what it was a decade ago. It's still expanding, as the Treasury pays out more than it takes in, and the shortfall is expected to grow over the next decade. So it's deeply gratifying...
  • Rawlings-Blake briefs L.A. officials on Baltimore's budget

    Rawlings-Blake briefs L.A. officials on Baltimore's budget
    Los Angeles has Hollywood, two pro basketball teams and some of the country’s best beaches. It’s also the city with the third highest gross domestic product in the world. But leaders in the West Coast city say they’re envious of...
  • Crossroads land gets revival

    HAMPTON — A 20-acre stretch of asphalt sitting between Hampton Coliseum and Interstate 64 could become a site for swimmers seeking a respite from the midday heat. The City Council has agreed to earmark $200,000 to create schematic drawings for...
  • Luxury Travel On A Budget

    Luxury Travel On A Budget
    Last Wednesday was National Splurge Day. And while I've spent most of my life doing anything but splurging, sometimes even a die-hard budgetista gets the urge to indulge in a bit of frivolous spending now and then — especially when it comes to...
  • Winter Park eyes state money for quiet zones

    Winter Park eyes state money for quiet zones
    There’s some good budget news from out of Tallahassee, City Manager Randy Knight noted: the new budget that lawmakers approved includes funding for creating quiet zones around railroad tracks. The budget just approved by Gov. Rick Scott contains...
  • 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......
  • $96 billion: All sorts of stuff

    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. This is a special installment of "It's in the Budget," because Virginia actually has a...
  • $2.2 million: Coastal mapping

    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. It's in Virginia's budget: $2.2 million for coastal mapping The state spends somewhere...
  • Outsider could end 100-year tradition by becoming L.A. County sheriff

    The last time an outsider was elected Los Angeles County sheriff, posses tracked bandits into the hills of Glendora, Charlie Chaplin had just hit movie screens and Angelenos were watching anxiously as World War I began in Europe. Since the election of...