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  • Brown talks budget, pensions to small town hall crowd

    Paul and Mary Wozniak were perfectly suited as audience to Northampton County Executive John Brown, who targets his message to taxpayers and county employees. The couple, East Allen Township residents and county employees, were among a handful of...
  • Glen Ellyn tries to pare down project wish list

    Glen Ellyn tries to pare down project wish list
    Capital projects are expected to be a major topic of discussion among Glen Ellyn officials, especially as the village prepares to head into the budget season in the fall. Trustees and staff kicked off discussions earlier this month during a workshop...
  • District 225 budgets for enrollment increase

    District 225 budgets for enrollment increase
    Glenbrook High School District 225 officials passed a tentative budget for the 2014-2015 school year, predicting an estimated surplus of $700,000. Expenses are projected to jump by $5.3 million, or 5 percent, to $109.8 million in the upcoming year...
  • Chicago aldermen endorse higher phone fees

    Chicago aldermen endorse higher phone fees
    Everyone with a phone billed to a Chicago address would be hit with a 911 fee increase by Oct. 1 under a measure the City Council Finance Committee endorsed Tuesday. With a solid majority of the 50 aldermen signed on — and Mayor Rahm Emanuel...
  • 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...
  • CHA saved millions while residents waited, report says

     CHA saved millions while residents waited, report says
    For the first time in more than five years, the Chicago Housing Authority has opened its waiting list and is issuing housing choice vouchers to 3,000 new residents who need help paying their rent, officials with the agency said. But while the...
  • Chicago aldermen approve 911 fee hike

    Chicago aldermen approve 911 fee hike
    The Chicago City Council today approved a 911 phone line fee increase without dissent. The fee hike will hit nearly all Chicago residents in September and October just months before the February city elections. The idea is that the 911 fee hike will help...
  • City commissioners like no-new-taxes budget for new year

    City commissioners like no-new-taxes budget for new year
    It’s been a while, City Manager Randy Knight noted, since Winter Park raised its property taxes. “The millage rate of 4.0923 is the same millage rate we’ve had now for six years,” Knight told city commissioners during the July 28...
  • Rising pension costs loom over new Huntington budget

    Huntington Beach's finance department forecast another balanced budget for the coming fiscal year, though it reminded City Council members of rising costs of unfunded liabilities, mostly for city employee pensions. It's the city's second consecutive...
  • Downers Grove looks at annual flood control fee hikes

    Downers Grove looks at annual flood control fee hikes
    Downers Grove officials must choose between maintenance and capital projects when deciding how to spend stormwater revenue in upcoming years, officials said. Council members met with village staff and residents this month as the village prepares its...
  • Illinois college athletic programs heavily funded by students

     Illinois college athletic programs heavily funded by students
    In 2008, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville began its transition from Division II to Division I athletics. Today, its men's basketball games are broadcast to millions and ticket sales are at historic highs. Donations more than tripled in 2013...