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  • CPS traditional schools see drop in funding under plan

    CPS traditional schools see drop in funding under plan
    While Chicago Public Schools officials maintain they do everything to keep budget cuts away from the classroom, the proposed operating budget for the coming school year decreases funding to 504 traditional neighborhood schools by $72 million. The budget...
  • 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...
  • PB School Board gives first OK to budget, tax rate

    PB School Board gives first OK to budget, tax rate
    Palm Beach County property owners will likely have to pay more in taxes next year to support a cash-strapped school district. The Palm Beach County School Board tentatively approved its $2.4 billion budget and tax rate Wednesday, with final approval...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...