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Budgets and Budgeting

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  • New Britain Passes 11 Percent Tax Increase

    NEW BRITAIN – Insisting that they hated to do it, council members Thursday night passed a budget with the biggest tax increase in well more than a decade. Property owners will pay 11 percent higher tax bills starting July 1. Even so, the city will...
  • $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...
  • State law places no dollar limit on special assessments

    Q: We live in a five-unit condominium. Since we bought our unit last summer, it has been assessed more than $10,000 in special assessments. It appears that previous boards deferred maintenance for many years and there is no reserve fund. Is there anything...
  • Arundel council OKs budget with tax cut, more teachers and police

    Arundel council OKs budget with tax cut, more teachers and police
    The Anne Arundel County Council approved a spending plan Friday that includes a small property tax break and funding for teacher raises, more police officers and firefighters and additional grants to nonprofit groups. The $1.35 billion operating budget...
  • State budget deal emerges

    State budget deal emerges
    RICHMOND - A potential budget deal emerged Monday after the surprise resignation of a Democratic state senator. The plan, as described by Senate Republicans involved in the negotiations, is for the Senate Finance Committee to meet Thursday morning. It...
  • Candidates for governor promise to restore local highway aid

    Candidates for governor promise to restore local highway aid
    OCEAN CITY — Gubernatorial candidates of both parties promised city and town officials that they would restore local road repair money cut from the state budget by the O'Malley administration. Appearing at the annual convention of the Maryland...
  • $2,734,441: Codes compliance

    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. Making sure buildings are safe and properties are maintained so that they're not a...
  • Craig hopes experience translates into victory

    Craig hopes experience translates into victory
    Second in a series of profiles of candidates for governor. If a political resume were enough for victory, David R. Craig would be a sure thing to win the Republican nomination for governor. Havre de Grace city councilman, mayor, member of the House of...
  • New Producers Flooding Indie TV With Faith and Family Friendly Fare

    Just when it seems that the world's largest media congloms are tightening their grip on the airwaves, an independent TV production boom has erupted in the nation's heartland. In Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, Louisiana, Michigan and other states,...
  • Gov. Brown, legislators negotiating budget help for preschoolers

    Gov. Brown, legislators negotiating budget help for preschoolers
    With only a few days left before the deadline, Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders are negotiating a budget that would expand preschool opportunities for poor children and tap an environmental fund to help pay for the state's beleaguered bullet train...
  • Glendale City Council approves early exits as part of retirement incentive plan

    As salaries and benefits continue to dampen Glendale’s fiscal health, the City Council gave final approval for a voluntary buyout program aimed to trim down staff at City Hall. Employees eligible for retirement along with younger workers can...