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  • Lehigh County Commissioners backed off three budget amendments

    Lehigh County Commissioners backed off three budget amendments
    Lehigh County commissioners backed off three budget amendments Wednesday, handing Tom Muller victories on half of his executive vetoes. Board Republicans had the power to override all six of Muller's vetoes, which passed originally with veto-proof...
  • 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...
  • 'To Make Men Free' is a timely tale of the ever-changing GOP

    'To Make Men Free' is a timely tale of the ever-changing GOP
    With division in Washington a solidifying fact of modern American politics, this is a smart moment for a deep examination of the political faction that gave this country the income tax, that railed against business trusts on behalf of working men and...
  • 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...
  • Lehigh County commissioners approve budget cutting taxes $1.25 million

    Lehigh County commissioners approve budget cutting taxes $1.25 million
    Voting strictly along party lines, Lehigh County commissioners approved a 2015 budget Wednesday that cuts taxes by $1.25 million. Commissioners criss-crossed party lines in a marathon meeting two weeks ago, when they approved 17 amendments cutting...