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  • Northampton County Council kills Executive John Brown's budget

    Northampton County Council kills Executive John Brown's budget
    Northampton County Executive John Brown's first budget has hit a legal snag that will force him into a deficit strategy he's condemned as poor fiscal management. In response to a legal opinion critical of his plan to balance the budget with a $20.1...
  • Bethlehem Mayor Donchez calls for tax increase in 'austere' budget

    Bethlehem Mayor Donchez calls for tax increase in 'austere' budget
    After trimming $5 million from the budget and raising more in fees increases and property sales, Bethlehem Mayor Robert Donchez announced Friday the city will need a tax increase of just under 1 mill to balance the "austere" budget and fix the...
  • Eustis, Umatilla recognized for excellence in financial reporting

    Eustis, Umatilla recognized for excellence in financial reporting
    Eustis and Umatilla have received kudos for the way they keep the books. Each has received a certificate of achievement for excellence in financial reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada, a nonprofit...
  • Gov.-elect Tom Wolf names his transition team

    Democratic Gov.-elect Tom Wolf announced Thursday who will help his Chief of Staff Katie McGinty transition into the governor's mansion. Some of the new members of Wolf's transition team may look familiar. They served under Democratic Gov. Ed Rendell....
  • Dillard High takes $$ from clubs to pay for athletics

    Dillard High takes $$ from clubs to pay for athletics
    Dillard High withdrew $55,725 from the budgets of school clubs, the music department and other areas to cover a deficit in the athletic budget, an audit has found. A bookkeeper at the Fort Lauderdale school made the transfers around June 11 at the...
  • Flintridge Prep boys' water polo season of success ended by Arroyo Grande

    Flintridge Prep boys' water polo season of success ended by Arroyo Grande
    PASADENA — There were hugs, high-fives, well wishes and congratulatory speeches between the players and coaching staff from the Flintridge Prep boys’ water polo team in the aftermath of their CIF Southern Section Division IV first-round...
  • Metra to borrow for the first time as fare increase looms

    Metra to borrow for the first time as fare increase looms
    Metra is expected to approve a fare hike and budget plan Friday that will mark the first time in the agency's 30-year history that it will borrow money. The proposal includes a nearly 11 percent fare increase, and part of that revenue will be used to...
  • Girls' Volleyball: Sea Kings stay alive

    LA CANADA — A playoff pendulum that saw momentum swing for and against the visiting Corona del Mar High girls' volleyball team Thursday evening turned what seemed to be a sure victory into a nail-biting contest. Nonetheless, the Sea Kings remained...
  • Budget Outlook: Pennsylvania faces $2 billion deficit

    Budget Outlook: Pennsylvania faces $2 billion deficit
    HARRISBURG - Pennsylvania got a double whammy of bad news Thursday in separate reports, one projecting a nearly $2 billion budget deficit, and another saying the state had maxed out its borrowing. The Independent Fiscal Office, in its long-term economic...
  • 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...
  • 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...