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  • State Managers' Raises Deserved

    It's tempting to criticize Gov. Dannel P. Malloy for granting raises to some 2,000 state employees at a time when there's a lingering private-sector jobs problem in Connecticut — salary stagnation, a paucity of jobs. But these reasonable salary...
  • Terence T. Finn, author and retired NASA executive, dies at 71

    Terence T. Finn, author and retired NASA executive, dies at 71
    Terence T. Finn, a retired NASA executive who boosted the Space Shuttle program and whose passion for military history fueled four books on the subject, died June 27 of a blood platelet disorder. The Eastern Shore resident was 71. Dr. Finn, a New York...
  • Indian Budget Gives Modest Boost to Digital Economy

    HONG KONG - A couple of new TV channels and a move to expand the Internet into rural areas were among a package of media-related measures unveiled on Thursday by India's finance minister in the first budget of the new BJP government headed by Narendra...
  • How a bad Chicago Public Schools idea got worse

    How a bad Chicago Public Schools idea got worse
    In April, Chicago Public Schools officials revealed that they intended to grab what turned out to be $650 million from the district's fiscal 2016 budget. They said they wanted to shovel that not-yet-collected revenue into their fiscal 2015 budget to...
  • Budget moving, cuts will hit Jeff Lab, Peninsula

    Budget moving, cuts will hit Jeff Lab, Peninsula
    RICHMOND - The die is all but cast: Virginia's 2015-16 budget passed the Senate Finance Committee late this afternoon and it's headed for fast track votes this evening in both the House and Senate. Senate Democrats, who pushed hard to include Medicaid...
  • $84,586: Board of Supervisors

    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 – Gloucester County spends $84,586 on its governing body. The seven...
  • Long-term healthcare spending dips but debt remains high, CBO says

    The government's long-term spending on healthcare is projected to decline slightly in the next 25 years, but the rising federal debt load remains on an unsustainable trajectory, the CBO said Tuesday in its annual budget outlook. The long-term fiscal...
  • $46,340: Election workers

    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. York County spent just shy of $315,000 on elections this year. Only about 15 percent...
  • $107,129: Budget preparation

    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. The city was budgeted to spend $107,129 in fiscal year 2014 – which ends June 30...
  • Spending outpacing revenue in Downers Grove District 58

    Spending outpacing revenue in Downers Grove District 58
    A preliminary budget for Downers Grove's public elementary schools shows expenses outpacing revenue, as it has in recent years. The Downers Grove District 58 school board unanimously approved a $64.1 million tentative budget for the 2014-2015 school...
  • State funding dismays Parkland, but district had backup plan

    It was a time of assessment for the Parkland School Board. On Tuesday evening, board members got to hear how the 2014-15 Pennsylvania state budget will affect the school district's funding. The bottom line: Parkland will be getting several hundred...