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Brandon Sun
Concerns over cost of Olympics rise as excitement over Pan Am Games wanes2024 Summer Olympics, he'll have to quell concerns in his own council about the
Concerns over cost of Olympics rise as excitement over Pan Am Games wanes
Brandon Sun / Posted 6 hours ago
2024 Summer Olympics, he'll have to quell concerns in his own council about the financial risks involved. The head of the city's budget committee said Tuesday that now that the excitement over the Pan Am Games has faded, he is feeling more... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown councilwoman claims legislation was intentionally stalled in wake of FBI investigationWhat do they want? Government reform. When do they want it? Yesterday. In the
Allentown councilwoman claims legislation was intentionally stalled in wake of FBI investigation
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
What do they want? Government reform. When do they want it? Yesterday. In the weeks since Allentown City Hall was raided by the FBI, Allentown City Council has begun considering two bills designed to promote better government in the city. One would... Read more
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The Post-Journal
No Pay Increase For City CouncilOn Monday, the Jamestown City Council members discussed the proposal to increas
No Pay Increase For City Council
The Post-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
On Monday, the Jamestown City Council members discussed the proposal to increase the salaries for elected positions made last year by the Salary Review Commission. During the Finance Committee meeting, Anthony Dolce, Ward 2 councilor and Finance... Read more
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The Register
City of Edinburgh Council in £186m outsourcer swapCity of Edinburgh Council has walked away from a 15-year outsourcing relationsh
City of Edinburgh Council in £186m outsourcer swap
The Register / Posted 8 days ago
City of Edinburgh Council has walked away from a 15-year outsourcing relationship with BT to jump into bed with CGI in a £186m long-term IT outsourcing agreement. It seems Edinburgh can't kick its mega deal habit, with the seven-year CGI contract... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Battling Drugs With Little HelpBut those working hard and often courageously to beat the pushers have to watch
Battling Drugs With Little Help
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 12 days ago
But those working hard and often courageously to beat the pushers have to watch their nickels and dimes. Municipal and county budgets can bear only so much in law enforcement expenditures, no matter how effective and how critical the... Read more
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WTAP Parkersburg
Recording Surfaces of Newell encouraging Flowers to leave WV.Updated 8/18/2015 11:45 P.M. Several new recordings surface on what is believe
Recording Surfaces of Newell encouraging Flowers to leave WV.
WTAP Parkersburg / Posted 13 days ago
Updated 8/18/2015 11:45 P.M. Several new recordings surface on what is believed to be the website of former Parkersburg Finance Director, Ashley Flowers. The most notable of these being a nearly 24-minute recording of a phone conversation between... Read more
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The Express-Times
Bethlehem still in the black for 2015, city saysRevenues had come in $744,000 over budget, and while expenses were $325,000 ove
Bethlehem still in the black for 2015, city says
The Express-Times / Posted 13 days ago
Revenues had come in $744,000 over budget, and while expenses were $325,000 over, that still left the city a current $419,000 surplus, Bethlehem Business Administrator David Brong told city council Tuesday. "We're beating plan on the revenue side by... Read more
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WTAP Parkersburg
More Responses Filed To Flowers SuitUpdated: 8/17/2015 5:30 P.M. There's another response to the suit filed by Par
More Responses Filed To Flowers Suit
WTAP Parkersburg / Posted 15 days ago
Updated: 8/17/2015 5:30 P.M. There's another response to the suit filed by Parkersburg's former finance director... and another request to dismiss the case. This response comes from the River City News Network, which states Ashley Flowers used the... Read more
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The Huntington Herald-Dispatch
Funding to save recycling is likely Aug. 15, 2015 @ 12:01 AM HUNTINGTON - The chairman of Huntington City Counci
Funding to save recycling is likely
The Huntington Herald-Dispatch / Posted 17 days ago
Aug. 15, 2015 @ 12:01 AM HUNTINGTON - The chairman of Huntington City Council's administration and finance committee said he believes the group can find the money needed to help a countywide recycling program... Read more
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The Huntington Herald-Dispatch
Council looks to save recycling programwaste authority says $20K needed By BEN FIELDS The Herald-Dispatch befields@
Council looks to save recycling program
The Huntington Herald-Dispatch / Posted 21 days ago
waste authority says $20K needed By BEN FIELDS The Herald-Dispatch befields@herald-dispatch.com HUNTINGTON - Huntington City Council's finance committee will meet sometime in the next week to try and find $20,000 to help sustain the Cabell... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Report to Sudbury council raises idea of job cutsThe deadline has passed to submit money-saving ideas to the city, but next week
Report to Sudbury council raises idea of job cuts
The Sudbury Star / Posted 24 days ago
The deadline has passed to submit money-saving ideas to the city, but next week, the finance committee will hear more about how staff -- with help from engaged citizens ­-- will try to find $6 million in savings. Unfortunately, it has been suggested... Read more
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The Sault Star
Council to consider spending review processCity council's spending review committee is recommending changes to the annual
Council to consider spending review process
The Sault Star / Posted 25 days ago
City council's spending review committee is recommending changes to the annual budget process that will allow elected officials greater input in the process. The committee was established at the recommendation of Mayor Christian Provenzano and... Read more
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Everett Herald
A better path to its decisionsIn Our View / Everett City Council Published: Friday, August 7, 2015, 12:01
A better path to its decisions
Everett Herald / Posted 25 days ago
In Our View / Everett City Council Published: Friday, August 7, 2015, 12:01 a.m. The Everett City Council on Wednesday night made two changes to the way it gets things done, which should limit surprises for the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown residents call for resignations in wake of FBI investigationHaving had a month to digest the FBI investigation swirling around Allentown Ci
Allentown residents call for resignations in wake of FBI investigation
The Morning Call / Posted 26 days ago
Having had a month to digest the FBI investigation swirling around Allentown City Hall and Mayor Ed Pawlowski, residents lashed out at City Council on Wednesday night, demanding officials take action to address political corruption in the... Read more
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The Brown and White
Allentown residents hammer council over FBI probe, with some seeking resignationsJeanette Eichenwald also said she is greatly disappointed after only recently l
Allentown residents hammer council over FBI probe, with some seeking resignations
The Brown and White / Posted 26 days ago
Jeanette Eichenwald also said she is greatly disappointed after only recently learning of a previous FBI investigation into city contracts in 2014, though the administration denied knowledge of a prior probe. "I don't know anything about it – it is... Read more
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WTAP Parkersburg
New Finance Director Swears InAnother step forward for Parkersburg's city government as it's finance director
New Finance Director Swears In
WTAP Parkersburg / Posted 29 days ago
Another step forward for Parkersburg's city government as it's finance director is officially sworn in Monday. Eric Jiles is no stranger to the city of Parkersburg, it's his hometown. He cares about the community, he cares about his new role and the... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Councilmembers Could Be Called in Jeff Thompson Casedeals. According to a lawsuit filed against him by D.C. Chartered Health Plan,
Councilmembers Could Be Called in Jeff Thompson Case
Washington City Paper / Posted 29 days ago
deals. According to a lawsuit filed against him by D.C. Chartered Health Plan, Thompson's former Medicaid contractor now in city receivership, Thompson allegedly looted the company with bogus contracts to other companies he controlled. Thompson's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenema Mayor in TroubleHon. S.B.B. Dumbuya, regarding their investigation into the alleged corruption
Kenema Mayor in Trouble
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
Hon. S.B.B. Dumbuya, regarding their investigation into the alleged corruption case against members of the Public Account Committee in Parliament. It could be recalled that Mayor Joseph S. Keifala of the Kenema City Council, some months ago,... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Police funds, URA policies approvedA motion by Councilwoman Nancy Wilcox to double the chief's request of $5,000 f
Police funds, URA policies approved
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted a month ago
A motion by Councilwoman Nancy Wilcox to double the chief's request of $5,000 for training and $3,000 for travel was approved on a 5-4 vote, and the amended resolution passed by the same margin. "It makes my job easier," Martin said. Warren Bigley,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Emanuel proposes $20 million in TIF money for Payton College PrepA long-planned expansion to Walter Payton College Prep High School would be lar
Emanuel proposes $20 million in TIF money for Payton College Prep
Chicago Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
A long-planned expansion to Walter Payton College Prep High School would be largely financed with $20 million from tax-increment financing districts under a proposal from Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office. The money would go toward a three-story addition... Read more

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