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Budgets and Budgeting

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  • Pentagon says automatic budget cuts would hit F-35, other weapons

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Tuesday detailed $48.3 billion in cuts to major weapons programs like Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 fighter jet that would kick in from fiscal 2016 to 2019 if Congress does not reverse automatic budget cuts that are to...
  • Sen. Tim Kaine tours Newport News Shipbuilding and NASA Langley in Hampton

     Sen. Tim Kaine tours Newport News Shipbuilding and NASA Langley in Hampton
    Newport News Shipbuilding and NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton are feeling the pinch of budget uncertainty in Washington, but Sen. Tim Kaine says Congress might clear that up in the coming weeks. The Virginia Democrat toured both facilities...
  • Simsbury Finance Board Sends $91 Million Budget To Referendum

    SIMSBURY — The board of finance voted Tuesday night to send a $91 million budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year, which could result in a lower tax rate, to a referendum early next month. The proposed budget would increase spending by about 1 percent,...
  • Lawmakers load up budgets with local projects

    TALLAHASSEE — Florida's economic rebound has rekindled a flurry of hometown projects in the Capitol this year. The competing, $75 billion House and Senate budget plans that legislators will hash out in the next three weeks hold hundreds of requests...
  • Hampton School Board to consider possible additional funding from city

    Hampton School Board to consider possible additional funding from city
    The city of Hampton is poised to give the school division extra money to alleviate some of the cuts in its recently approved budget. But School Board members say it is too early to speculate where any such money would be used. In the proposed city...
  • Homer Glen trash collection rates to drop 6%

    Homer Glen residents soon will see lower bills for trash collection, the village announced. Residents will be charged a lower rate and seniors will receive a larger discount as part of a new two-year contract approved by Homer Glen trustees for refuse,...
  • Northbrook lowers property tax increase

    Northbrook lowers property tax increase
    A planned property tax increase was lowered slightly and water and sewer rates are going up under the new Northbrook budget that allows for some new hires and capital projects. For the 2014-2015 fiscal year, which starts May 1, general fund expenditures...
  • Medicaid sides trade letters, hypocrisy barbs

    House Republicans held a press call this morning to decry the "just blinding" hypocrisy they've seen from Gov. Terry McAuliffe and U.S. Sen. Mark Warner. McAuliffe and Warner both complained last year of the tactics Republicans in the U.S. Congress used...
  • LaGrange budget includes fee hikes, new food tax

    LaGrange budget includes fee hikes, new food tax
    Water and sewer rate increases and a new food and beverage tax will help fund a $13.5 million annual budget the La Grange Village Board passed Monday. A 7.5 percent increase in water rates will cost the average La Grange homeowner about $65 a year,...
  • Florida lawmakers litter budget with hometown projects

    Florida lawmakers litter budget with hometown projects
    TALLAHASSEE – Southwest Ranches describes itself glowingly as a rural, Old Florida time-warp of a town near Fort Lauderdale, complete with “donkeys braying, roosters crowing, and no sidewalks.” But the farming community of 7,000 on the...
  • Middletown Council Begins Budget Hearings Tuesday

    MIDDLETOWN — The common council will hold its first of three budget hearings Tuesday night, with department presentations scheduled from the mayor's office, finance department and the four public safety departments. In the budget hearings, the...