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  • Editorial: Preckwinkle's prose challenges candidates for governor and mayor

    Editorial: Preckwinkle's prose challenges candidates for governor and mayor
    “You campaign in poetry. You govern in prose.” —Mario Cuomo, Democratic Party elder and former governor of New York. The 2014 race for governor of Illinois is set, and the 2015 race for mayor of Chicago is fast coming into focus....
  • Millions in unspent money could be added to sidewalk repair budget

    Millions in unspent money could be added to sidewalk repair budget
    Millions of dollars budgeted to fix Los Angeles sidewalks this year -- but not spent -- would be reallocated to increase repairs next year under a plan vetted Monday by a City Council committee. Earlier this year, city officials disclosed that despite a...
  • Family finances: how millennials can stretch their money

    When you first launch your career, money is bound to be tight. But even if you've been working a while, you may find that you're living paycheck to paycheck, without enough left over to meet your goals. That's why you need a strategy for how you'll...
  • Aberdeen passes $14.08 million budget for next year, transfers funds in this year's

    With little fanfare, the Aberdeen City Council passed its $14.08 million budget for the next fiscal year that calls for spending less than in this fiscal year and does not include a property tax rate or water and sewer rate increase. As it passed the...
  • Illinois budget risks reversal of fiscal progress, Moody's says

    Illinois budget risks reversal of fiscal progress, Moody's says
    The fiscal 2015 budget passed by the Illinois Legislature late last week, which failed to include an extension of higher income tax rates, poses the risk the state could erode some of the progress it has made in reducing its huge pile of unpaid bills,...
  • Fee on oil transported by rail a key issue in state budget debate

    Fee on oil transported by rail a key issue in state budget debate
    With a Sunday deadline for a state budget agreement, a proposed fee on oil transported by rail cars across California has emerged as a major target for opposition by oil companies and business lobbyists. The controversial fee was proposed by the Brown...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Business as usual for Jerry Brown the day after primary victory

    The morning after taking a major step toward an unprecedented fourth term, Gov. Jerry Brown held no public events, nor did he rally with other Democratic candidates before a bank of cameras. Instead, Brown went to his office Wednesday morning and worked...
  • Illinois should focus on creating jobs, not raising taxes

    A tumultuous legislative session came to an end on a sour note.  On May 30, Democrats rammed through an unbalanced budget that was cobbled together with a combination of borrowing schemes, fund sweeps, payment delays and inflated revenue projections...
  • Helsel: End the stalemate, I'll talk Medicaid

    Del. Gordon Helsel called this week to get something off his chest: He thinks Gov. Terry McAuliffe should remove his demands for Medicaid expansion from the current budget debate. Now, this isn't a surprise. Helsel, R-Poquoson, is part of the House...