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  • Budgets raided to address border crisis amid Congress' inaction

    Budgets raided to address border crisis amid Congress' inaction
    Surveillance drones that hunt drug smugglers along the Mexican border could soon be grounded. Installation of pole-top cameras and ground sensors to intercept illegal crossings might be delayed. About $44 million has already been diverted from the...
  • Voters OK Change In Thompsonville Fire District, Get Right To Vote On Budget

    ENFIELD — Thompsonville Fire District taxpayers voted Wednesday night to change the way the district operates, giving them the right to vote on the annual budget and any money borrowing proposals. The vote was 88-1 to change from relying on the...
  • City pool, more firefighters on Apopka's wish list

    City pool, more firefighters on Apopka's wish list
    Apopka's "wish-list" budget, unveiled Wednesday, includes $1.2 million for a community pool and $1.6 million to staff and equip a planned fire house. But those luxuries are not likely to be part of the city's final financial plan for the upcoming fiscal...
  • Rapid buses beat rails [Commentary]

    Rapid buses beat rails [Commentary]
    Transit agencies from Baltimore to San Diego and from Seattle to St. Petersburg are planning new light-rail lines. Yet light rail is not only vastly more expensive than buses, it is slower, less comfortable, less convenient and has lower capacities than a...
  • McKinney Outlines Plan To Repeal Income Tax

    McKinney Outlines Plan To Repeal Income Tax
    Republican gubernatorial candidate John McKinney on Thursday outlined a two-year budget plan that, following a year of spending cuts, would eliminate the income tax for residents earning less than $75,000 a year. McKinney, the state senate minority...
  • Scott, Crist trade economic blame in governor's race

    Scott, Crist trade economic blame in governor's race
    TALLAHASSEE — Call it economic roulette: Despite the luck involved, governors get praised for economic recoveries and blasted for downturns. Florida's economy has been dominating debate in the governor's race this summer between Republican Gov....
  • Huntington Ingalls hopes for additional funding

    Huntington Ingalls hopes for additional funding
    Huntington Ingalls Industries recently received good news for its Newport News Shipbuilding division: The refueling of an aircraft carrier, a job worth billions of dollars and once in danger, now seems on course. Now comes HII's Ingalls Shipbuilding...
  • Chicago's day of reckoning over pensions delayed

    Chicago's day of reckoning over pensions delayed
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and aldermen won't grapple this fall with the financial reckoning the city faces over its underfunded police and fire pension systems, budget officials acknowledged Thursday. Instead, the Emanuel administration plans to take advantage...
  • Wilton Manors eyes rise in taxes, fire fees

    Wilton Manors eyes rise in taxes, fire fees
    The city's tax rate isn't dropping as fast its property values are rising, and that could put a pinch on taxpayers. The city's total taxable property value increased 10.1 percent this year, the second-highest jump in Broward County. But the city's...
  • District 200 budget reflects staff cuts, building projects

    District 200 budget reflects staff cuts, building projects
    Residents in Wheaton Warrenville Community Unit School District 200 will have a month to view the district's tentative budget before a public hearing is held next month. Board of Education members voted to post the preliminary 2014-2015 budget at the...
  • Corbett draws links between pensions and school tax hikes

    HARRISBURG — As Gov. Tom Corbett reasserts his case for changing the retirement benefits for future state and school workers, he has emphasized a connection more tangible to voters than that of state budget pressures: increases in local property...