| Nov 12, 2014
| 3:26 PM
An attorney for a Howard County couple told the Supreme Court on Wednesday that Maryland law led to their out-of-state income being taxed twice, and argued that the unusual circumstance violates constitutional protections of interstate trade.
| Nov 13, 2014
| 10:17 AM
Oh, the arrogance of power. The top Maryland lobbyist for telecom giant Comcast couldn't even wait for the dust to settle after Election Day to start bashing Maryland lawmakers.
At a Chamber of Commerce luncheon talk right after Larry Hogan's victory,...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 2:58 PM
The average Naperville homeowner will pay about $47 more to the city in property taxes next year, under a proposal that won initial approval from councilmen.
The plan calls for a tax levy of $49.1 million, which is $3.2 million more than the previous...
| May 9, 2014
| 8:58 AM
The Republican-controlled House voted Friday to permanently extend and expand an expired business tax credit for research and development expenses, defying a veto threat from the White House over the bill's $156-billion cost.
There is broad bipartisan...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:38 AM
While acknowledging that nobody likes paying higher taxes, City Commisioner Robert Stuart defended the Orlando City Council’s decision to approve a 17.7 percent property tax increase that would bring the city an additional $17 million.
| Oct 31, 2014
| 3:59 PM
Standing beside a "Vote YES New Trier" sign prominently displayed on the front lawn of his Winnetka home, former principal Wes Baumann said he is an enthusiastic supporter of New Trier High School's $89 million referendum measure, which will be decided by...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 12:45 PM
The following items were taken from Winnetka police reports.
A resident of the 1100 block of Sheridan Road reported on July 7 that he received a suspicious phone call from a person claiming to be from the IRS and demanding money.
A resident of the 900...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Park Ridge's collective property value plummeted almost 18 percent from 2012 to 2013, vexing city officials who said construction activity increased last year. Those same officials said they worried the drop would herald more problems for the troubled...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Park Ridge aldermen must re-approve the recently OK'd referendum question asking residents whether to pay more property tax to the Park Ridge Public Library for four years, thanks to the city's newly revealed property value plummet.
On June 16, aldermen...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 10:13 AM
The March warning was clear: Park Ridge officials heard that unless matters changed by December, the City Council would have to raise Park Ridge's property tax levy by 16.38 percent, or $2.9 million, to cover the ballooning debt owed by a special taxing...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 9:56 AM
Park Ridge's referendum picture became clearer Monday as aldermen approved one question about airport noise and gave their first formal nod to a revamped question on a property tax increase for Park Ridge Public Library.
The City Council unanimously...