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  • Park Ridge tax levy outlook not as grim as expected

    Park Ridge tax levy outlook not as grim as expected
    The outlook for Park Ridge's 2014 property tax levy has improved slightly, which means the city won't have to seek the 23.22 percent hike originally planned for next month, officials said. The currently proposed levy is now 22.09 percent higher than...
  • New York and Los Angeles Fight for Latenight Shows With Incentives

    When CBS announced last summer that Stephen Colbert would stay in New York when he takes over "Late Show," it wasn't much of a surprise in Los Angeles, even though Mayor Eric Garcetti had made overtures to lure the show West. In Gotham the production is...
  • Smithfield church sues Isle of Wight County over stormwater fees

    Smithfield church sues Isle of Wight County over stormwater fees
    ISLE OF WIGHT — When property tax bills went out last May, county residents got their first exposure to the cost of the county's new stormwater management program via a fee tacked onto their tax bills. But one local church, Calvary Baptist, has...
  • Nonbinding votes on minimum wage, millionaire tax on track for Democrats

    Nonbinding votes on minimum wage, millionaire tax on track for Democrats
    Two referendum questions aimed at boosting Election Day turnout among Democrats were on track to pass overwhelmingly Tuesday, with voters backing an increase in the minimum wage and higher income taxes for millionaires. Neither of those statewide ballot...
  • After Hogan victory, local governments look to cut taxes and fees

    After Hogan victory, local governments look to cut taxes and fees
    In Anne Arundel County, the property tax is on the chopping block. In Howard and Harford counties, the stormwater management fee — derided as the "rain tax" — is being targeted. Even in cash-strapped Baltimore — where a Republican...
  • Quinn-Rauner fight echoes as lawmakers return for veto session

     Quinn-Rauner fight echoes as lawmakers return for veto session
    The campaign is over but remnants of the fight between Gov. Pat Quinn and Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner remain as lawmakers return to Springfield this week, with the Democrat looking to score a final victory by raising the state's minimum wage while the...
  • Steve Ballmer's Clippers purchase: Don't write off tax-break potential

    Steve Ballmer's Clippers purchase: Don't write off tax-break potential
    Baseball fans remember Bill Veeck mostly for his bizarre stunts. The maverick team owner once signed a player with dwarfism, then sent the 3-foot-7 batter to the plate to draw a walk. Another time, he let the crowd hold up placards to dictate in-...
  • State filing liens at faster pace thanks to new software

    State filing liens at faster pace thanks to new software
    The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue is "cleaning out the queue" of old tax debts and is filing liens at an accelerated pace — thanks to the ongoing installation of a new tax software system. The result has been an autumn spike in business...
  • Hearing set on property tax levy for Northbrook Glenview District 30

    Hearing set on property tax levy for Northbrook Glenview District 30
    A slight increase in the 2014 property tax levy for Northbrook Glenview School District 30 will be discussed at a public hearing Dec. 11, followed by a school board vote. An initial vote by the board approved an increase of 1.5 percent for inflation and...
  • In Theory: Should nonprofits endorse candidates?

    According to a story on Politico.com, in the recent election some pastors across the nation endorsed candidates from the pulpit, ignoring IRS rules barring nonprofits from participating in political campaigns. Although that means they’re using tax...
  • Aundré Bumgardner: Carrying The Hopes Of His Party On His Slender Shoulders

     Aundré Bumgardner: Carrying The Hopes Of His Party On His Slender Shoulders
    State Rep.-elect Aundré Bumgardner of Groton is a socially progressive politician with a strong libertarian streak. An environmentalist who was endorsed by the NRA, he supports legalized abortion, reinstating tolls at the state's borders and an earned...