| Sep 7, 2012
| 6:52 PM
Cambria County Commissioner Mark Wissinger said the county is committed to paying its half of the Cambria Somerset Authority's annual $650,000 debt service obligations. Cambria County commissioners have made a partial payment of $135,000 so far this year....
| May 31, 2012
| 4:42 PM
A decision Wednesday from a Sacramento County Superior Court that will prevent cities from obtaining money with which to pay down redevelopment debt has left local officials disappointed and frustrated.
Glendale had joined with Pasadena, Huntington Beach...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 7:00 PM
The Boonsboro Town Council passed a sewer rate increase Monday night, but customers actually will see a $9 reduction in utility bills under a budget plan approved by council members.
The town had a $1.4 million loan for two water filtration plants, and...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 6:33 PM
New leadership in Cambria County could bring changes to the Cambria Somerset Authority and its holdings.
According to Commissioner Mark Wissinger — the county’s representative to the board — it may be time for a re-evaluation.
| Jun 11, 2012
| 11:37 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A $125 billion plan to rescue Spain's banks won't solve Europe's debt crisis or ease the pain of double-digit unemployment across the continent.
But it is likely to calm financial markets and buy time for European policymakers...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 2:44 PM
After maneuvering through a tangled bureaucratic mess, Burbank and Glendale have received millions to pay down redevelopment-related debt obligations, although the amounts they received fell short of what city officials say is their fair share.
| Jan 17, 2012
| 8:12 PM
Slight improvements in Europe’s troubled debt markets and China’s economy were enough to lift stocks on Tuesday. The Dow Jones industrial average rose as many as 151 points in the morning before fading to a 60-point gain at the close.
| Jan 20, 2012
| 3:02 PM
After the largest tax increase in Connecticut state history, a key Wall Street rating agency downgraded the state's bonds Friday as the state is teeter-tottering toward a deficit in the current fiscal year.
The Moody's Investors Service rating agency...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 9:55 PM
Q: I have been unemployed for about a year and still have not gotten a job. I was paying my credit cards until a couple of months ago. My unemployment benefits stopped, and my savings are now gone.
I have spoken with my credit card companies and most...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 2:14 PM
Budget advisers are recommending that Washington County make about $444 million worth of investments in capital projects such as schools, roads and bridges over the next decade.
That’s after the Capital Improvement Plan Committee cut about 40...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 6:43 PM
In an effort to reduce spending, school board members agreed to refinance the district's debts from a 2005 renovation project.
In 2005, bonds were issued to pay for renovations to the middle and high school buildings. A new cafeteria and renovations to...