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  • 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...
  • 7 of 8 District 34 schools to see improvements

    7 of 8 District 34 schools to see improvements
    About $5 million in work is underway in Glenview Elementary School District 34 to repair roofs, repave parking lots and sidewalks, replace emergency generators and lights and other projects. Improvements, which kicked off when the school year ended, are...
  • Behind the numbers: Following Scott, Crist jobs and tax-cutting math

    Behind the numbers: Following Scott, Crist jobs and tax-cutting math
    TALLAHASSEE — Turn on a TV and you're going to hear Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist trying to claim credit for stewarding the state’s tourism- and housing-dependent economy through the worst global crash...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Dyer to propose tax increase in Orlando to bridge budget gap

    Dyer to propose tax increase in Orlando to bridge budget gap
    Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer will recommend raising property taxes on Monday, but he wants everyone to know one thing: The tax hike has nothing to do with the big projects he has championed. The initiatives that started under Dyer's watch — more...
  • 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...
  • Palm Beach County holds the line again on property tax rates

    Palm Beach County holds the line again on property tax rates
    Palm Beach County's property tax rate won't increase, but most tax bills will cost more anyway under a preliminary budget plan county commissioners approved Tuesday. Commissioners for the fourth year in a row held the line on the tax rate, agreeing to...