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Budgets and Budgeting

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  • Mayor, Councilman Trade Barbs In Emails

    Mayor, Councilman Trade Barbs In Emails
    HARTFORD — It's been one day since Mayor Pedro Segarra released his spending plan for the coming fiscal year, but a heated debate between the mayor and a city council member has already begun. In a series of emails, Councilman Larry Deutsch...
  • Farmington Council Discusses Technology Budget

    Farmington Council Discusses Technology Budget
    FARMINGTON — The town manager on Tuesday night spoke to the council about ongoing upgrades to technology through this recommended budget and challenges to the town's technology plan. Town Manager Kathy Eagen said money was set aside both in the...
  • Middletown School Officials Defend Budget Request

    Middletown School Officials Defend Budget Request
    MIDDLETOWN — School officials at a budget hearing Tuesday night said cuts in the board of education budget could lead to increased class sizes. The board is requesting a $78.83 million allocation from the common council for the 2014-15 fiscal...
  • Cost controls boost Dow Chemical margins, profit tops estimates

    (Reuters) - Dow Chemical Co , the No. 1 U.S. chemical maker by sales, reported a stronger-than-expected rise in quarterly profit as cost controls helped to boost margins in its divisions that make coatings, plastics and crop-protection products. The...
  • Madigan: Votes not there yet on income tax, minimum wage hike

    Madigan: Votes not there yet on income tax, minimum wage hike
    SPRINGFIELD — As the General Assembly heads into its final month of session, House Speaker Michael Madigan said Tuesday that he doesn’t have enough votes lined up yet to extend the state’s income tax increase or raise the minimum wage....
  • Newport News schools

    On May 6, voters in Newport News will select four members to serve on the School Board. One candidate — Carlton Ashby, who represents the South District and is the board's chairman — did not draw a challenger and will return to the seat he has...
  • Greece qualifies for new debt relief after 2013 budget surplus

    BRUSSELS/ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece is set to obtain more debt relief from its international lenders after European officials confirmed on Wednesday that Athens had topped its fiscal targets and achieved a budget surplus in 2013. Wednesday's...
  • Greek budget deficit falls to 2.1 percent of GDP in 2013

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Greece reduced its budget deficit, excluding a one-off expenditure to recapitalize its banks, to 2.1 percent of gross domestic product last year from 6.2 percent in 2012, the European Union's statistics office said on Wednesday....
  • Lawmakers jockey over budget surpluses

    WASHINGTON Less than 24 hours after the University of Kentucky men's basketball team beat cross-state rival Louisville to advance to the Sweet 16, Lexington Mayor Jim Gray asked state lawmakers for $80 million to renovate Rupp Arena, the iconic building...
  • Greece sees 2013 primary budget surplus at 1.5 billion euros: deputy finance minister

    ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's general government primary surplus last year, as calculated by the country's international lenders, is estimated at 1.5 billion euros ($2.07 billion), Greece's deputy finance minister said on Wednesday. Attaining a primary...
  • Berlin Council Discusses Pending Vote On $78.76M Budget

    BERLIN — The annual budget referendum is Tuesday, when taxpayers will decide to accept or reject the $78.76 million town and school proposal that would raise taxes by 1.1 percent. The budget, approved last month by the majority town council...