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Budgets and Budgeting

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  • $326,000: Landfill post-closure care

    Editor's note: This is part of a daily series examining specific line items in state and local budgets. ISLE OF WIGHT — The continued care of a landfill the county closed years ago will cost Isle of Wight $326,000 next year under the current...
  • Enfield's Thompsonville Fire District Budget Hearing Dates Changed

    The Thompsonville Fire District will hold a series of budget hearings on April 28, 29, 30. The budget hearings were originally scheduled for April 21, 22, and 23 but due to a commissioner being ill, the dates have changed. The budget hearings will be...
  • Vote on controversial Baltimore school budget Tuesday

    Baltimore's school board is scheduled to vote Tuesday on a $1.3 billion budget that has drawn backlash from schools and lawmakers for its program cuts, and has led the board to consider overhauling a local funding formula that left some high schools...
  • Lawmakers nearing end of spring session and still no budget

    Lawmakers nearing end of spring session and still no budget
    The General Assembly will be back in session today on one of the last days of the spring session, with lawmakers still trying to agree on a state budget. The Senate is set to reconvene at 10 a.m. and the House at 11:30 a.m. House Speaker Michael...
  • A higher minimum wage -- at what cost?

    Washington politicos want to know which way popular winds are blowing so they can set their sails accordingly. Rarely, though, are they as explicit as President Obama in citing public opinion as a justification for policy. When pressed to defend his...
  • City police to eliminate 212 vacant officer positions

    City police to eliminate 212 vacant officer positions
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said Wednesday that he'll eliminate 212 officer positions — all vacant — from the department, marking the first significant reduction in the ranks in decades. Shrinking the size of the police...
  • City school board votes to fully fund gifted programs

    City school board votes to fully fund gifted programs
    The Baltimore school board voted Tuesday to fully fund programs for gifted students, which were originally slated for cuts next year, and to tap its rainy-day fund to avoid layoffs and cuts to central office operations. The board voted 7-2 to adopt...
  • State budget would put off tough decisions until after election

    State budget would put off tough decisions until after election
    Illinois Democrats on Tuesday rolled out a new state spending plan that puts off many tough decisions until after the November election by relying on a series of time-tested budget tricks. To make ends meet, at least on paper, lawmakers would bump up...
  • McAuliffe fired up over Medicaid

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe did his routine "Ask the Governor" interview this morning on WTOP/103.5 FM in D.C. Medicaid expansion and the state budget, of course, dominated much of the discussion. No big news to report, though McAuliffe did offer a 1-year...
  • Best and brightest [Editorial]

    In Minnesota Public Radio host Garrison Keillor's mythical town of Lake Woebegone, "all the men are strong, all the women are good-looking, and all the children are above average." Notwithstanding the statistical improbability of that latter claim, it'...
  • California Assembly Passes Expansion of Film and TV Tax Credit

    An expansion of California's film and TV tax credit overwhelming passed the state Assembly on Wednesday, legislation that would for the first time allow big-budget features and most one-hour TV shows eligible for incentives. But the legislation, AB1839,...