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  • 7 of 8 District 34 schools to see improvements

    7 of 8 District 34 schools to see improvements
    About $5 million in work is underway in Glenview Elementary School District 34 to repair roofs, repave parking lots and sidewalks, replace emergency generators and lights and other projects. Improvements, which kicked off when the school year ended, are...
  • Arundel council members make pitch for additional nonprofit funding

    Arundel council members make pitch for additional nonprofit funding
    Members of the Anne Arundel County Council are calling on County Executive Laura Neuman to fund $250,000 in grants to nonprofit organizations that weren't included in the executive's initial budget proposal.. Three councilmen lined up representatives...
  • Northbrook Park District to adopt new budget

    Northbrook Park District to adopt new budget
    Officials at the Northbrook Park District expect to soon adopt a new 2014-15 budget. Total expenditures in 2014-15 are up by about 1.4 percent to $22.1 million from around $21.8 million last year, according to budget documents. Total revenue is up by 3.7...
  • California acts to speed up quake fault mapping

    California acts to speed up quake fault mapping
    With Gov. Jerry Brown's approval, California officials are reviving an ambitious plan to study dangerous earthquake faults and create zoning maps that could restrict development. The California Geological Survey began Tuesday to zone the Santa Monica...
  • City of Glendale looks at fee changes

    About 300 city fees may be increased and roughly 100 new ones may be created as the City Council prepares to vote on Glendale's budget for next fiscal year. Proposed changes include: — Increasing the vehicle impound-release fee from $7 to...
  • Confident Brown can have it his way in state budget process

    Gov. Jerry Brown definitely rules the roost in California's Capitol. And on Tuesday he was strutting and crowing and thoroughly enjoying himself. Unlike previous governors—including his dad Pat Brown a half century ago—Jerry seldom holds...
  • 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...
  • There's a way around Democrats in the Virginia Senate

    Senate Democratic Leader Richard Saslaw has signaled repeatedly - and sometimes just outright said - that he doesn't see any movement coming on the state's budget impasse until after the new fiscal year starts July 1. And with the news this morning that...
  • Taxpayer-Funded 'Newsletter' By GOP Legislators Criticizes Democrats, Campaign-Style

    Many people aren't happy to find still another taxpayer-funded constituent newsletter from their state legislator in the mailbox. That's because there's often less news than self-promotion in the brochures, some of which could double as campaign...
  • Warning signs for Md.'s budget [Editorial]

    Warning signs for Md.'s budget  [Editorial]
    Gov. Martin O'Malley's decision to seek $77 million in cuts to a budget that's barely 24 hours old is a sobering reminder that the state's economic recovery is tenuous at best. Maryland experienced no gross domestic product growth last year, and job...
  • La Cañada school district balances state mandates

    As La Cañada Unified enters a new fiscal year, officials find themselves caught between conflicting state legislation that mandates districts to pay more into the teacher retirement system but limits the amount of money they are able to save from year...