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  • Water chief's exit comes as South Florida Water Management District faces budget squeeze

     
    Carol Ann Wehle???s pending departure from the South Florida Water Management District comes as the agency faces its toughest budget squeeze in years. Wehle on Wednesday announced her retirement, surprising board members that oversee the West Palm Beach-...
  • Palm Beach County clerk identifies $820,000 owed to county amid budget crunch

     
    Finding $820,000 doesn???t hurt while trying to prove your financial worth to budget-cutting Florida lawmakers. Palm Beach County Clerk and Comptroller Sharon Bock on Thursday announced that her auditors identified more than $820,000 in assessments and...
  • Palm Beach County budget outlook improves, but shortfall remains

     
    Palm Beach County???s budget shortfall may not be as big as expected, thanks to improved property value projections. Instead of property values declining 5 percent, the property appraiser???s office now projects a 1 or 2 percent dip this year. That......
  • Winners for Palm Beach in state budget

     
    It was a tight budget year for the state, but when Palm Beach County legislators finished their work they had earmarked a substantial amount of cash to bring home. If you want to take a look at what they......
  • The traveling supervisor

     
    In the budget year that ended on June 30, 2006, Gloucester taxpayers paid $11,085.06 for Supervisor Teresa Altemus to travel to various national and state meetings, according to county records. By comparison, the second-highest amount of travel expenses...
  • Ross Perot launches new website

     
    by Katie Fretland Ross Perot (you remember him, right?) is back. And he has charts. Our colleague, Andrew Malcolm, at Top of the Ticket, reports that the "father of fiscal charts" has launched a new public information website designed to......
  • Palm Beach County budget hearing could spark fireworks

     
    We're settling into the county's day-long budget hearing, the first of the summer. The big question will be what the commisioners think about Administrator Bob Weisman's 8.3 percent tax rate increase. A few flashpoints to look out for: * The......
  • Morning reads: The week of living economically

     
    This week, both Obama and McCain are trying to hammer home how much they care about the economic struggles of ordinary Americans. Both campaigns point to some critical reviews of each other's plans in the morning papers: The McCain......
  • Paterson speech: The text

     
    Other than as a kind of transparent effort to use the power of the office to raise Paterson's political profile, it's still unclear why he needed to give a statewide television address today to say a bunch of stuff that......
  • 2009 deficit forecast: $482 billion

     
    by Frank James Bad news on the budget-deficit front. The Bush Administration shared with the nation today its forecast for the federal budget deficit: A record-setting $482 billion for fiscal year 2009. But there was good news too. Jim Nussle,......
  • Paterson, perception: Looking to lead - and look like it

     
    Gov. David A. Paterson???s unusual televised warning of fiscal trouble appeared crafted to combat the perception that he???s an accidental executive who may have been unprepared for prime time when he was thrust into office four months ago. Moments...