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  • Weighing L.A. County payroll additions under budget plan

    Weighing L.A. County payroll additions under budget plan
    There is necessarily a tug of war between a government's obligation to provide service and its duty to remain fiscally responsible, a fact duly noted in the letter transmitting the proposed 2015-16 Los Angeles County budget to the Board of Supervisors. In this year of continuing economic recovery, budget officials recommend funding for more than 1,000 new positions. That's a lot of new employees — even in a county of 10 million people. One in every 100 county residents already is a county worker.
  • Maryland's spending problem [Letter]

    Maryland's spending problem [Letter]
    Dreary job reports coupled with the news that Maryland is projecting $405 million in less revenue for the current fiscal year and the next has caused the O'Malley/Brown cheerleaders at The Sun to put on the pompoms and go into full attack mode ("...

    Parents brainstorm ways to educate black students

    Parents brainstorm ways to educate black students
    RIVIERA BEACH — With the shooting of an 18-year-old in Ferguson, Mo., on their minds, about 50 parents gathered at Suncoast High School on Tuesday to brainstorm the best ways to educate African-American boys who they say are too often mislabeled...

    District 64 expects deficit spending to pay for some projects

    District 64 expects deficit spending to pay for some projects
    The Niles Park Ridge School District 64 administration projects a small operating budget surplus of roughly $641,000 for the 2014-15 school year, but that projection does not take into account the cost of roughly $5.9 million worth of capital...

    Foster, Senger clash on taxes, job creation

     Foster, Senger clash on taxes, job creation
    Republican state Rep. Darlene Senger repeatedly labeled Democratic U.S. Rep. Bill Foster a hypocrite on taxes during a tense joint appearance Friday. However, she also struggled to provide specifics when pressed on some of her own positions on taxes...