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  • Lauderdale-by-the-Sea tax rate to be lowered

    Commissioners say they will lower the town's property tax rate this year. They just have to decide by how much. Property owners will see a proposed 3.3 percent drop in the town's rate on preliminary tax notices to be mailed in August, but officials hope...
  • Property values tick up We're still below 2007 levels, but Broward overall rises 7.2 percent, above expectations

    Broward County property values exceeded expectations this year, rising 7.2 percent, another sign of the rebounding real estate market. Broward Property Appraiser Lori Parrish released the annual tax roll Friday, posting the third straight increase after...
  • Weston budget: taxes, fees see bump

    The city's tax rate is expected to increase next year, along with fees for garbage collection and fire service. City Manager John Flint proposed raising the tax rate to $2.39 for every $1,000 of taxable value to bring in another $2.6 million. Last year's...
  • Big Ten schools could afford to pay athletes

    Big Ten schools could afford to pay athletes
    Like a five-star high school recruit in his senior year, college athletics is at a crossroads. Pressure from current players, former players and lawsuits means a system of paying college students to play sports is finally getting serious attention....
  • District 200 budget reflects staff cuts, building projects

    District 200 budget reflects staff cuts, building projects
    Residents in Wheaton Warrenville Community Unit School District 200 will have a month to view the district's tentative budget before a public hearing is held next month. Board of Education members voted to post the preliminary 2014-2015 budget at the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Long-term healthcare spending dips but debt remains high, CBO says

    The government's long-term spending on healthcare is projected to decline slightly in the next 25 years, but the rising federal debt load remains on an unsustainable trajectory, the CBO said Tuesday in its annual budget outlook. The long-term fiscal...
  • Madonna and Young: Gov. Corbett's gunfight at the O.K. Corral

    It's a trite but true political aphorism: "Where you stand depends on where you sit." If you're a Pennsylvania Republican, no matter where you sit, it's hard to see what Gov. Corbett did with the 2014-15 budget as anything but a divisive, last-gasp...
  • Proof that the point of the IRS 'scandal' was to cut the IRS budget

    It was obvious almost from the inception of the ginned-up IRS "scandal" that its goal was to intimidate the agency into allowing bogus nonprofits to funnel cash into election campaigns. That's exactly what happened, as is shown by an exhaustive study by...
  • 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....