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Budgets and Budgeting

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  • LAUSD OKs budget; spending on teachers, needy students to grow

     LAUSD OKs budget; spending on teachers, needy students to grow
    Marking a new direction in school finance, the Los Angeles Board of Education unanimously approved a $6.6-billion budget Tuesday that features the largest funding boost in years and the first-ever blueprint for spending millions of new dollars to...
  • Compton Community College trustees slowly regain influence

    Compton Community College trustees slowly regain influence
    Andres Ramos won his first race for public office when he was still a senior at USC in 2007, making the then-22-year-old among the youngest elected officials in California. But shortly after securing a seat on the Compton Community College District...
  • McAuliffe: Senate will sustain my vetoes

    RICHMOND — Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed the state budget during the weekend and made a series of budget vetoes official. Then he told a room full of Democrats assembled for the party's annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner that the state Senate will...
  • District 303's proposed budget shows $400,000 deficit

    District 303's proposed budget shows $400,000 deficit
    St. Charles School District 303 is projecting a budget deficit of about $400,000 in an overall budget of nearly $210 million next fiscal year, according to district documents. On Thursday, the Board of Education's Business Services Committee reviewed...
  • Economic developers to PA House: Don't cut job creating tax credits

    Over the years, the Lehigh Valley has relied partly on state tax credits to help entice new businesses and to convince employers to expand existing local facilities. Now those credits have become a bargaining chip in the effort to plug a $1.5 billion...
  • Read Gov. McAuliffe's budget vetoes

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed the state's 2015-16 budget. His line-item veto messages are pasted below. There's one new one, which wasn't mentioned Friday, at the bottom. It deals with how much information the executive branch must provide to the...
  • Burbank City Council discusses utility rates

    A week after voting against proposed water and power rate increases, the Burbank City Council on Tuesday discussed what money-saving measures could help cover millions of dollars in rising operating costs including the possibility of still raising fees,...
  • $64,321: Poquoson City Council

    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. POQUOSON — The city budgets nearly $65,000 for its governing body annually. Each...
  • Jerry Brown signs budget; California government 'actually working'

    Jerry Brown signs budget; California government 'actually working'
    Gov. Jerry Brown signed California’s new $156.3-billion budget on Friday, ensuring a permanent source of state funding for construction of the bullet train he has championed. The budget, which includes a $108-billion general fund, $7.3 billion...
  • 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...
  • 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...