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Budgets and Budgeting

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  • It's in Virginia's budget: Salaries

    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 annual state budget doesn't list salaries for all of the 105,000-plus people who...
  • Boynton CRA moving forward with downtown renovations

    Boynton CRA moving forward with downtown renovations
    Much of the Boynton Beach Community Redevelopment Agency's $9 million budget will go toward redevelopment of the city's downtown area. Board members discussed developing the city's Town Square — which includes many of the city's administrative...
  • L.A. weighs plan to press banks to renegotiate rate swaps

    Los Angeles could become the nation's biggest city seeking to jettison financial deals crafted on the eve of the Great Recession that union and community activists contend are draining funds from city services. The City Council will vote Wednesday on...
  • Orland officials project flat property tax levy

    Orland officials project flat property tax levy
    Growing sales tax revenue and funds unspent during prior years will likely let Orland Park keep a flat property tax levy next year, though the village may take on more new debt than in prior years to fund capital projects, village officials said Monday....
  • Film entrepreneur draws mixed reviews

    Film entrepreneur draws mixed reviews
    Wade Bradley sells the Hollywood dream. But unlike the stories on screen, the ending isn't always happy, some of his investors claim. Bradley's Media Society Inc. solicits wealthy people to invest in a slate of independent films that it produces and...
  • Lake commissioners back tentative tax-rate increase but will look to whittle it down

    Lake commissioners back tentative tax-rate increase but will look to whittle it down
    TAVARES — A sea of uniformed deputies mixed with residents wearing bright yellow shirts emblazoned "Save Our Libraries" packed the County Commission chambers this week as Lake leaders signaled their intent to increase property taxes. The...
  • The Ups And Downs Of State Surplus Estimates

    HARTFORD — Keeping track of official estimates of Connecticut's state surplus over the past few months has been a little like attempting to describe the flight of a bumblebee: It's down, it's up, down, and there it goes, up again. All those swerves...
  • Watchdog: Don't wait to cut debt: Front & Center

    Watchdog: Don't wait to cut debt: Front & Center
    There's rough weather ahead for the federal budget and the nation's economy, according to this month's long-term forecast from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. The CBO projects the growing national debt will reduce Americans' incomes, raise...
  • $205,384: Insurance

    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 – Just like individuals, local governments need insurance for a variety...
  • Anti-tax proponents must offer concrete solutions to cut Lake budget

    Anti-tax proponents must offer concrete solutions to cut Lake budget
    Woe to those who decree iniquitous decrees, and the writers who keep writing oppression, to turn aside the needy from justice and to rob the poor of my people of their right, that widows may be their spoil, and that they may make the fatherless their...
  • Behind the numbers: Following Scott, Crist jobs and tax-cutting math

    Behind the numbers: Following Scott, Crist jobs and tax-cutting math
    TALLAHASSEE — Turn on a TV and you're going to hear Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist trying to claim credit for stewarding the state’s tourism- and housing-dependent economy through the worst global crash...