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  • Bruce Rauner: Phase out income tax hike, widen sales tax

    Bruce Rauner: Phase out income tax hike, widen sales tax
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner issued his most expansive plan yet to deal with Illinois' finances, proposing Thursday to phase out the state's 2011 income tax hike, broaden the state sales tax to include some services and freeze local property...
  • USS Monitor lab to reopen

    USS Monitor lab to reopen
    The Mariners’ Museum reopened its giant USS Monitor conservation lab this week after the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration — which administers the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary — agreed to provide a one-year funding...
  • Delray's party planners ask for bigger budget

    Delray's party planners ask for bigger budget
    Delray Beach knows how to throw a party, and when the invite list reaches more than 100,000 guests, it takes an efficient party planner to keep the budget in check. That's where the Delray Beach Marketing Cooperative, a team of four responsible for...
  • 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...
  • Euro zone periphery on recovery track but deflation a worry: Reuters poll

    (Reuters) - Some of the euro zone's most vulnerable economies are set for stable if lackluster growth over the coming year and deflation remains a serious threat, a Reuters poll of economists showed on Thursday. The economic outlooks for Ireland and...
  • New Winter Park budget has no tax hikes, no spending cuts

    New Winter Park budget has no tax hikes, no spending cuts
    The city has started the budget process, which will last until Sept. 22, when the commission is scheduled to take a final vote on adoption of the new budget. Until then, there will be meetings in August to get feedback and comments from the public....
  • Orange backs another no-new-taxes budget

    Orange County leaders Thursday backed another no-new-taxes budget that for next fiscal year includes money for new projects, raises and added positions. As in recent budgets, Mayor Teresa Jacobs touted its austerity and she avoided any dire warnings...
  • It's in Hampton's budget: $129,787 for environmental health

    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. City inspectors routinely visit restaurants and other establishments to make sure they...
  • $12,000: Bank charges

    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. POQUOSON — The city of Poquoson annually budgets $12,000 for charges it incurs for...
  • U.S budget surplus falls to $71 billion in June

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. budget surplus was $71 billion at the end of June, down 39 percent from the same period last year, according to data released by the Treasury Department on Friday. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected a surplus of $80...
  • Lehigh commissioners take home rule charter change off the table

    Lehigh County's budget can go into effect with tax increases and spending cuts without the county commissioners having to approve either. Commissioner Mike Schware says that's a flaw in the system. But he also thinks commissioners should take more time...