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KAIT Jonesboro
Finance committee moves forward with salary plan for city employeesA proposed new pay plan for Jonesboro city employees could mean a bigger payche
Finance committee moves forward with salary plan for city employees
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 42 minutes ago
A proposed new pay plan for Jonesboro city employees could mean a bigger paycheck in the coming weeks. At the Jonesboro City Council Finance Committee meeting Tuesday, Chairman Darrell Dover walked on an ordinance regarding a more than $1,000,000... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Plan to increase JEA's payments to City Hall gets green lightJEA and city officials finalized a financial aid package to provide more than $
Plan to increase JEA's payments to City Hall gets green light
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 9 hours ago
JEA and city officials finalized a financial aid package to provide more than $114 million to City Hall each year and millions of dollars more in other commitments from Jacksonville’s electric and water utility. A special City Council committee... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Political NewsletterTwo African-American candidates should be hoping the Democratic presidential co
Political Newsletter
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 16 hours ago
Two African-American candidates should be hoping the Democratic presidential contest stays hot until the March 15 Illinois primary: Andrea Zopp, who's running for the Democratic U.S. Senate nomination, and Kimberly Foxx, who's seeking the party's... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Emanuel tobacco tax package stallsMayor Rahm Emanuel's bid to raise the legal age to buy tobacco products in Chic
Emanuel tobacco tax package stalls
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's bid to raise the legal age to buy tobacco products in Chicago to 21 stalled Monday after aldermen complained that tax increases in the ordinance would further drive up illegal cigarette sales and hurt city businesses. During... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Alderman urge settlement in police shooting caseCHICAGO --Some Chicago aldermen are urging the city to settle a lawsuit filed b
Alderman urge settlement in police shooting case
WGN TV Chicago / Posted yesterday
CHICAGO --Some Chicago aldermen are urging the city to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of a woman shot and killed by Chicago police. Bettie Jones and Quintonio LeGrier were shot to death in late December, as police responded to a call at a West... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Paterson faces seven percent tax increase in 2016 budgetPATERSON – City property owners may be getting a tax increase of more than seve
Paterson faces seven percent tax increase in 2016 budget
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
PATERSON – City property owners may be getting a tax increase of more than seven percent no matter how successful municipal officials are in making additional budget cuts over the next several weeks. That’s because state officials say they will base... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Democratic U.S. Senate candidates to debate for first time todayWelcome to Clout Street: Morning Spin, our weekday feature to catch you up with
Democratic U.S. Senate candidates to debate for first time today
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
Welcome to Clout Street: Morning Spin, our weekday feature to catch you up with what's going on in government and politics from Chicago to Springfield. The three candidates are set to appear before the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board for an... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Towns to approve written agreement regarding e-ticketsMunicipalities in Craighead County are one step closer to having a written agre
Towns to approve written agreement regarding e-tickets
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 5 days ago
Municipalities in Craighead County are one step closer to having a written agreement on the books regarding money associated with tickets issued by Arkansas State Police. "Future generations will understand that this is what the agreement was," Tony... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Towns to approve written agreement regarding e-ticketsMunicipalities in Craighead County are one step closer to having a written agre
Towns to approve written agreement regarding e-tickets
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 5 days ago
Municipalities in Craighead County are one step closer to having a written agreement on the books regarding money associated with tickets issued by Arkansas State Police. "Future generations will understand that this is what the agreement was," Tony... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Settlement on Keane's special pension likely to face opposition on city councilMonths of negotiations to settle the bitter legal dispute over John Keane’s pen
Settlement on Keane's special pension likely to face opposition on city council
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 8 days ago
Months of negotiations to settle the bitter legal dispute over John Keane’s pension covered a wide array of financial scenarios, including Keane initially asking for $800,000 up-front as part of his pension payouts, according to records used in those... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Aiden's grandmother: 'I just hope they catch whoever did it'JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The woman who was in a car sprayed with bullets Friday nig
Aiden's grandmother: 'I just hope they catch whoever did it'
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 8 days ago
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The woman who was in a car sprayed with bullets Friday night and saw her grandson hit by a bullet said she has no idea who fired the shots, but knows what needs to be done. "I just hope they catch whoever did it," Mabel Paige... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Budget revisions outlined for FinanceThe revisions were referred to the full council on a pair of 5-0 votes at the c
Budget revisions outlined for Finance
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
The revisions were referred to the full council on a pair of 5-0 votes at the conclusion of the nearly hour-long meeting, which drew a crowd of more than two dozen city officials, council members and citizen observers that nearly filled the small... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Lima's Annual Budget ReviewWith the start of the new year, comes an annual city meeting for Lima. The Lim
Lima's Annual Budget Review
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 20 days ago
With the start of the new year, comes an annual city meeting for Lima. The Lima City Council Finance Committee met Wednesday evening to review budgets for the city regarding the year 2016. The overall budget for Lima is placed at around 32 million,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago marijuana dispensaries could have less-strict securityMedical marijuana dispensary owners in Chicago would be spared the requirement
Chicago marijuana dispensaries could have less-strict security
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
Medical marijuana dispensary owners in Chicago would be spared the requirement of hiring security guards to be on-site around the clock in a move aldermen framed as a way to help drive down costs. The City Council Finance Committee approved the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Eight is Enough turns out to be a bad ideaIf you’re drinking something, you may want to swallow and set it down before re
Eight is Enough turns out to be a bad idea
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 21 days ago
If you’re drinking something, you may want to swallow and set it down before reading further. It’s time to get rid of term limits for Jacksonville’s elected officials. The City Council Finance Committee discussed the idea Tuesday morning, and the... Read more
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The Post-Journal
City/BPU Task Force Schedule Next MeetingOn Monday, Anthony Dolce, Ward 2 councilman and task force chairman, said the n
City/BPU Task Force Schedule Next Meeting
The Post-Journal / Posted 28 days ago
On Monday, Anthony Dolce, Ward 2 councilman and task force chairman, said the next meeting for the task force will be held at 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22. This will mark the ninth time the task force, consisting of both city and Jamestown Board of Public... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Aldermen to consider $2.65 billion in borrowingWelcome to Clout Street: Morning Spin, our weekday feature to catch you up with
Aldermen to consider $2.65 billion in borrowing
Chicago Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
Welcome to Clout Street: Morning Spin, our weekday feature to catch you up with what's going on in government and politics from Chicago to Springfield. It’s Monday, Jan. 11, and Mayor Rahm Emanuel will ask the City Council Finance Committee to... Read more
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