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Budgets and Budgeting

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  • $53,115: Daffodil Festival

    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 – The Daffodil Festival has been a part of springtime in Gloucester...
  • It's in Gloucester's budget: $5.7 mil for debt service

    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 – Over $38 million of school debt and $12 million of county debt make...
  • Preckwinkle faces the glare: Will you run for mayor?

    Preckwinkle faces the glare: Will you run for mayor?
    Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle squinted into the bright lights of the TV cameras lined up in front of her Thursday, searching for each reporter who volleyed her variations of the same question: Will you run for mayor? She was at a River...
  • Corbett stands by his demands as end-game begins

    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Corbett on Thursday said legislative leaders need to allow lawmakers to vote on bills that would change the state pension systems as part of next year's budget. The public deserves to know where their local lawmakers stand...
  • Legislature must end red-light camera scam

             Like the U.S. Supreme Court, the Florida Supreme Court often breaks along political lines on big rulings. With red-light cameras, however, conservative, moderate and liberal justices found legal harmony.        Last week, the court ruled 5-...
  • Incompetence at the IRS [Editorial]

    Incompetence at the IRS  [Editorial]
    Take a minute and Google the term "Internal Revenue Service" or "IRS," and you will find no shortage of famous quotes from people who are fearful of it. The federal agency has been compared to the Gestapo, the Mafia and the Lord Almighty. Such is the...
  • La Caņada Council divvies up the grant pie

    Representatives from several local organizations came to City Hall Monday with hats in hand, asking the City Council to dedicate $288,950 of next year’s budget to key projects and programs throughout the community. Council members have engaged in...
  • Final Parkland School District budget lowers tax hike

    The assessed value of Parkland School District's tax base grew by a whopping $204.2 million over the past year, enabling the district to lower the tax hike in its final 2014-15 budget to 1.88 percent. In May, the district was looking at a tax increase of...
  • East Hartford School Board Approves Shared Services Task Force

    EAST HARTFORD — The Board of Education voted at a special meeting Wednesday to create a task force charged with saving money by finding services that the school district and the town can share. The task force will be composed of three school...
  • UConn Poised To Approve $1.18 Billion Budget That Includes 6.5 Percent Tuition Hike

    UConn Poised To Approve $1.18 Billion Budget That Includes 6.5 Percent Tuition Hike
    The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees is poised to approve a $1.18 billion budget that includes a 6.5 percent tuition increase, more faculty and boosts financial aid and enrollment. The trustees are expected to vote Wednesday on a proposed...
  • "UNACCEPTABLE": Gov's office, House, quarrel over office breach

    "UNACCEPTABLE": Gov's office, House, quarrel over office breach
    I know you have wondered: Can this Medicaid fight get any wilder? The answer is yes. From scoop machine Jim Nolan at the Richmond Times-Dispatch: At the urging of House Speaker William J. Howell, the clerk’s office of the House of Delegates...