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  • Warner, Gillespie trade barbs at Beach forum

    Warner, Gillespie trade barbs at Beach forum
    Sen. Mark Warner and GOP challenger Ed Gillespie took sequential potshots at one another Thursday at what's almost certain to be their last joint appearance before voters. What neither remarked on was that they offer very similar stands on sequestration,...
  • 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...
  • Five best candidates for Pompano Beach City Commission

    Five best candidates for Pompano Beach City Commission
    District 1: Barry Dockswell Plans for a new parking garage, retail complex and possibly a new hotel have dominated the Pompano Beach campaigns, especially in the city's coastal District 1, where the city pier has already been upgraded. Depending on...
  • Bethlehem council approves financing deal

    Bethlehem council approves financing deal
    Bethlehem City Council on Tuesday approved a financing deal expected to erase at nearly $3.5 million of a $5.9 million deficit projected for next year. The deal involves refinancing two bonds, a $24.1 million pension obligation bond and a $1.85 million...
  • 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...
  • Parkland sweeps Emmaus for EPC girls volleyball championship

    With the Parkland girls volleyball team, everyone notices the hitting, and for good reason. The Trojans are, pure and simple, blessed with outside hitters and middle blockers, which explains why Parkland cruised into the first Eastern Pennsylvania...
  • Enjoy your $8 burger and bigger budget deficit thanks to Lehigh County commissioners

    Enjoy your $8 burger and bigger budget deficit thanks to Lehigh County commissioners
    I just watched a pretty awesome video for the zombie song, "All We Wanna Do Is Eat Your Brains." A guy is hiding in his house while one of his co-workers and other zombies are outside trying to get in, and the zombie co-worker uses BusinessSpeak to...
  • Lower the debt, clear the way for the American dream

    There is nothing progressive about red ink. This year, progressives will run on strengthening the economic recovery, reducing inequality, improving college affordability, promoting broad-based wage growth and making sure the most vulnerable among us are...
  • '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...
  • School district to continue deficit spending

    Glendale Unified spent more than $10 million they didn't have during the last fiscal year in an ongoing trend of deficit spending that will continue, although at a lesser amount, this year. School officials estimate, though, that this figure will drop...
  • 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 ("...