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  • Property values rise more than expected

    Property values rise more than expected
    Improved property value forecasts may ease Palm Beach County government's budget squeeze, according to estimates released Thursday. Palm Beach County's taxable property values are going up about 7.4 percent this year to $139.5 billion. That's better...
  • After 3rd Try, East Hampton Passes A Budget

    EAST HAMPTON — After two failed referendums voters on Thursday approved a $40.4 million town and education budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year that eliminated a controversial police captain's position sought by the town manager. "I'm relieved the...
  • EU leaders signal shift from austerity of euro crisis

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - In the latest shift away from the austerity of the euro zone crisis, European Union leaders signalled at a summit that they were ready to give member states extra time to consolidate their budgets as long as they pressed ahead with...
  • Allentown schools' final budget raises taxes, cuts teachers

    Another budget. Another gaping deficit. Another crop of Allentown teachers forced to search for a new job. Allentown School District's recurring financial nightmare continued Thursday as school directors voted 6-3 to authorize a final budget that...
  • Madonna and Young: Pa. tax system 'hopelessly outdated' for the 21st century

    People are asking lots of good questions about Pennsylvania's proposed 2014-15 budget. But few are raising what may be the most urgent question of all: Why are state revenues down this year by more than a half-billion dollars amid a national economic...
  • $53,115: Daffodil Festival

    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. GLOUCESTER – The Daffodil Festival has been a part of springtime in Gloucester...
  • Preckwinkle faces the glare: Will you run for mayor?

    Preckwinkle faces the glare: Will you run for mayor?
    Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle squinted into the bright lights of the TV cameras lined up in front of her Thursday, searching for each reporter who volleyed her variations of the same question: Will you run for mayor? She was at a River...
  • Corbett stands by his demands as end-game begins

    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Corbett on Thursday said legislative leaders need to allow lawmakers to vote on bills that would change the state pension systems as part of next year's budget. The public deserves to know where their local lawmakers stand...
  • Legislature must end red-light camera scam

             Like the U.S. Supreme Court, the Florida Supreme Court often breaks along political lines on big rulings. With red-light cameras, however, conservative, moderate and liberal justices found legal harmony.        Last week, the court ruled 5-...
  • Incompetence at the IRS [Editorial]

    Incompetence at the IRS  [Editorial]
    Take a minute and Google the term "Internal Revenue Service" or "IRS," and you will find no shortage of famous quotes from people who are fearful of it. The federal agency has been compared to the Gestapo, the Mafia and the Lord Almighty. Such is the...
  • La Cañada Council divvies up the grant pie

    Representatives from several local organizations came to City Hall Monday with hats in hand, asking the City Council to dedicate $288,950 of next year’s budget to key projects and programs throughout the community. Council members have engaged in...