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Budgets and Budgeting

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  • CPS budget hearings tonight may be heated

    CPS budget hearings tonight may be heated
    Hearings this evening on the proposed budget for Chicago Public Schools figure to be no less heated than in past years, as critics line up to question plans that include more cuts to traditional neighborhood schools. The proposed $5.8-billion operating...
  • Editorial: Preckwinkle's prose challenges candidates for governor and mayor

    Editorial: Preckwinkle's prose challenges candidates for governor and mayor
    “You campaign in poetry. You govern in prose.” —Mario Cuomo, Democratic Party elder and former governor of New York. The 2014 race for governor of Illinois is set, and the 2015 race for mayor of Chicago is fast coming into focus....
  • $1.8 million: Judicial services

    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. GLOUCESTER – Gloucester County spends a little over $1.8 million a year for an...
  • Allentown officials: Fire, police budget transfers were above board

    Allentown officials responded Wednesday to accusations leveled against them by a councilwoman that money was misappropriated from the city's fire and police department budgets. Councilwoman Jeanette Eichenwald last month raised questions at a council...
  • Lake commissioners back tentative tax-rate increase but will look to whittle it down

    Lake commissioners back tentative tax-rate increase but will look to whittle it down
    TAVARES — A sea of uniformed deputies mixed with residents wearing bright yellow shirts emblazoned "Save Our Libraries" packed the County Commission chambers this week as Lake leaders signaled their intent to increase property taxes. The...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Arlington Heights changes budget timetable

     Arlington Heights changes budget timetable
    Despite a board member downplaying the benefits, Arlington Heights is expected to take on two budgeting periods next year as it transitions its fiscal cycle. The switch from a May-April fiscal year to a January-December one, officials said, will mean...
  • The mystery of the feds' investigation

     The mystery of the feds' investigation
    Even for those as angelic as newborns, few messages are as intimidating as, The U.S. Department of Justice would like information from you. Imagine the widespread angst, then, as federal prosecutors intensify their look at, and around, Gov. Pat Quinn's...
  • 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...
  • 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...