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  • CPS issues $5.8 billion preliminary budget

     CPS issues $5.8 billion preliminary budget
    Forced once again to cover a gaping deficit that this year approaches $900 million, Chicago Public Schools is using a one-time accounting adjustment to make ends meet in a $5.8 billion preliminary operating budget that was released Wednesday. The...
  • Congress faces tough choices, tight timeline for highway funding

    Congress faces tough choices, tight timeline for highway funding
    Congress returns to work Monday facing a tight deadline to fund highway and road projects across the country, an election-year scramble that has injected uncertainty into state and local construction plans at the start of the summer driving season....
  • McKinney: Will Lead State Back To Prosperity

    For the last four years, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy enjoyed every opportunity for success. He has veto-proof legislative majorities at home and a federal delegation made up entirely of Democrats. In Washington, our governor's party controls the Senate and he...
  • District 303's proposed budget shows $400,000 deficit

    District 303's proposed budget shows $400,000 deficit
    St. Charles School District 303 is projecting a budget deficit of about $400,000 in an overall budget of nearly $210 million next fiscal year, according to district documents. On Thursday, the Board of Education's Business Services Committee reviewed...
  • Cedarbrook to steal Lehigh County budget spotlight again

    Cedarbrook to steal Lehigh County budget spotlight again
    Lehigh County Executive Tom Muller won't introduce his 2015 budget until Thursday, but battles over that spending plan already have been waged on several fronts. Earlier this year the board of commissioners launched the opening salvo, issuing a warning...
  • Deficit dips, but long-term federal budget outlook remains dim

    The federal deficit continues to decline thanks to budget cuts and slower growth in Medicare costs, but lower than expected corporate tax revenues dimmed some of the improved outlook, according to a report Wednesday from the Congressional Budget Office....
  • State Improving Under Malloy

    Connecticut ended the 2009 fiscal year with a $926 million deficit and the runaway train of state debt was set to become $4.71 billion after 2010. This was left to us and to our new governor when he came into office. Should Gov. Dannel P. Malloy have...
  • Saturday's local interest college football roundup: Maine shuts down Norfolk State offense to thwart Spartans' upset bid

    Norfolk State nearly pulled off one of the best wins in school history Saturday night, but Maine -- ranked 25th in the Football Championship Subdivision -- escaped with a 10-6 home win in Orono in the opener for both teams. Daniel Collins found the...
  • Top 10 Games of 2013-14: Glendale water polo is No. 1

    Top 10 Games of 2013-14: Glendale water polo is No. 1
    The top-10 high school games from the 2013-14 season were selected by the sportswriters of the Glendale News-Press. 1 Glendale boys’ water polo defeats Los Altos, 13-11, Nov. 23, 2013 “It was a moment that hadn't occurred in nearly 25...
  • San Bernardino County's smallest city faces big financial woes

    For four decades, the smallest city in San Bernardino County fought them. But the financial burdens that have troubled this city since its incorporation 44 years ago have finally caught up to it. Back in 1970, San Bernardino County staffers...
  • A fair-minded pundit falls into a right-wing trap on Social Security

    New York Magazine's Jonathan Chait is usually a judicious and perceptive analyst of the intersection between politics and economics. So it's disappointing to see him blindly falling in step with a conservative attack on Social Security. Chait's error is...