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Budgets and Budgeting

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  • Enfield Town Council And Board Of Education To Discuss Budget Monday

    The town council and board of education will meet Monday night to begin a discussion on the 2014-15 budget. Last week, the town manager proposed a $119 million budget, with $64 million allocated to the board of education, reducing what the board of...
  • Quinn faces political peril in new budget plan

    Quinn faces political peril in new budget plan
    Gov. Pat Quinn will deliver an election-year budget plan Wednesday that's fraught with politically perilous choices for ruling Democrats — primarily whether to extend the income tax increase set to expire in 2015 or make deep cuts in programs dear...
  • Did Budget send me the wrong damage claim?

    Did Budget send me the wrong damage claim?
    Budget wants Guilhem Ibos to pay $3,000 for damage to his rental car. But wait! Is that Ibos' rental car in the photo? No, it isn't. Q: I recently rented a car from Budget in Nashville and returned it to New Orleans. It was in perfect shape when I...
  • Planning Board passes schools capital budget with caveat

    The Baltimore County Planning Board on Thursday gave its stamp of approval to the school board's $56.2 million capital budget request for fiscal year 2015, though it attached a caveat to a controversial school construction plan approved in the budget. In...
  • Revenue shortfall looms for Maryland

    Revenue shortfall looms for Maryland
    Maryland faces a revenue shortfall of $238 million over the next 15 months, state officials warned Thursday, necessitating tough choices in balancing the state’s budget in the final weeks of the General Assembly. The Board of Revenue Estimates...
  • Open Space falls short [Editorial]

    Open Space falls short  [Editorial]
    When it comes to preserving land and creating public parks, few government programs have succeeded like Maryland's Program Open Space. It has been one of the state's most effective weapons in the cause of protecting the environment and off-setting the...
  • Charter change proposal is a political mondegreen

    Charter change proposal is a political mondegreen
    I had a lot of fun a few years ago writing about mondegreens, which are instances of misheard lyrics or other statements. Readers kept sending them to me for months, and they resulted in several columns. One of the most famous mondegreens got repeated...
  • Another budget setback [Editorial]

    Another budget setback  [Editorial]
    The announcement last week by Maryland's Board of Revenue Estimates that the state will be taking in $238 million less in taxes this year and next was certainly unwelcome, and it complicates the already difficult task the General Assembly faces in...
  • Commissioner relishes battle to revive besieged IRS

    In today's bitterly polarized environment, the Internal Revenue Service has become even more of a whipping boy for politicians as it struggles with deep budget cuts and accusations of incompetence and, some say, illegal actions. That makes the tax-...
  • Smithsonian Institution taps Cornell's president as next leader

    Smithsonian Institution taps Cornell's president as next leader
    This post has been updated. Please see below for details. David J. Skorton, a cardiologist who’s spent the past decade as president of Cornell University and the University of Iowa, will be the next head of the Smithsonian Institution starting...
  • Layoffs, furloughs proposed in Annapolis budget

    Layoffs, furloughs proposed in Annapolis budget
    Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides proposed a budget Monday night that lays off 13 employees, keeps 20 positions vacant and requires worker furloughs. Pantelides proposed his budget before a full house at Annapolis City Hall during Monday's regular city...