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The Register NorthJersey.com
Ridgewood draws county financing support for downtown parking garage constructionRIDGEWOOD — Plans to have county money fund construction of a municipal parking
Ridgewood draws county financing support for downtown parking garage construction
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 2 days ago
RIDGEWOOD — Plans to have county money fund construction of a municipal parking garage on Hudson Street took a step forward Thursday after the Bergen County Improvement Authority agreed to bond for the project. The unanimous vote was taken after... Read more
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Quay County Sun
What’s Happening—Feb. 3Lodger’s Tax Advisory Board: 10 a.m., City Hall Quay County Commission: 9 a.m.
What’s Happening—Feb. 3
Quay County Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Lodger’s Tax Advisory Board: 10 a.m., City Hall Quay County Commission: 9 a.m., Quay County Courthouse City Offices Feb. 11 City Commission Work Session: 5 p.m., City Hall City Commission: 6 p.m., City Hall City offices will be closed on Feb. 14... Read more
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WestportNow
Seniors, Disabled Get an Even Better Tax BreakWednesday, February 03, 2016 By James Lomuscio Seniors and permanently and
Seniors, Disabled Get an Even Better Tax Break
WestportNow / Posted 3 days ago
Wednesday, February 03, 2016 By James Lomuscio Seniors and permanently and totally disabled Westporters caught a break tonight, a property tax break. The Board of Finance unanimously approved... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Firefighting a hot topic at budget meetingFirst Selectman Peter Tesei and a number of residents pressed Board of Estimate
Firefighting a hot topic at budget meeting
Greenwich Time / Posted 5 days ago
First Selectman Peter Tesei and a number of residents pressed Board of Estimate and Taxation members on Monday night to approve longstanding plans for more firefighters throughout town and a station for northwest Greenwich, as the finance board... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Blake: Proposed Milford budget strikes ‘delecate balance’MILFORD — Mayor Benjamin Blake on Monday unwrapped his proposed budget for the
Blake: Proposed Milford budget strikes ‘delecate balance’
Connecticut Post / Posted 5 days ago
MILFORD — Mayor Benjamin Blake on Monday unwrapped his proposed budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year and said if the plan required a tax increase, it would be the smallest one the city has seen in years. “This proposal strikes a critical, yet delicate... Read more
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Brandon Sun
BSD may need $6M for accessibility workNew accessibility standards in Manitoba could mean more than $6 million in reno
BSD may need $6M for accessibility work
Brandon Sun / Posted 6 days ago
New accessibility standards in Manitoba could mean more than $6 million in renovations to Brandon School Division buildings for projects ranging from new elevators and power doors to switching all doorknobs and sink taps for levers. The revelation... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
There’s a Limit: PEIA may face trouble even if plan is approved"To think our medical plan hinges on the passage of a tobacco tax really scares
There’s a Limit: PEIA may face trouble even if plan is approved
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 10 days ago
"To think our medical plan hinges on the passage of a tobacco tax really scares me," Lee said. He referred to action by the PEIA?Finance Board that rescinds much of the $120 million in benefit cuts and higher payments by employees that were approved... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Boulder bowling alley getting a modernizationThe only bowling alley in Boulder is getting a long-overdue update. Crews will
Boulder bowling alley getting a modernization
Colorado Daily / Posted 10 days ago
The only bowling alley in Boulder is getting a long-overdue update. Crews will replace aging pinsetters, ball returns and other mechanical equipment used by the bowling alley at the University Memorial Center at the University of Colorado, likely... Read more
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Reuters
New Jersey Gov. Christie backs Atlantic City takeover planA man mops the entrance to a store along the boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Je
New Jersey Gov. Christie backs Atlantic City takeover plan
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
A man mops the entrance to a store along the boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Jersey January 19, 2016. A house sits near the Revel Atlantic City, a casino and resort that opened in 2012 and closed in 2014, in Atlantic City, New Jersey January 20,... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Atlantic City May Declare BankruptcyAtlantic City's local government will meet Tuesday afternoon to consider asking
Atlantic City May Declare Bankruptcy
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 11 days ago
Atlantic City's local government will meet Tuesday afternoon to consider asking New Jersey for permission to declare bankruptcy. The struggling seaside gambling resort is still reeling from Gov. Chris Christie's veto of a financial aid package, $160... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Atlantic City to consider asking for bankruptcy at meeting todayATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's local government will meet Tuesday a
Atlantic City to consider asking for bankruptcy at meeting today
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 12 days ago
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's local government will meet Tuesday afternoon to consider asking New Jersey for permission to declare bankruptcy. The struggling seaside gambling resort is still reeling from Gov. Chris Christie's veto of a... Read more
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NBC New York
Atlantic City May Declare BankruptcyAtlantic City's local government will meet Tuesday afternoon to consider asking
Atlantic City May Declare Bankruptcy
NBC New York / Posted 12 days ago
Atlantic City's local government will meet Tuesday afternoon to consider asking New Jersey for permission to declare bankruptcy. The struggling seaside gambling resort is still reeling from Gov. Chris Christie's veto of a financial aid package, $160... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
PEIA Reforms Still Needed"To think our medical plan hinges on the passage of a tobacco tax really scares
PEIA Reforms Still Needed
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 13 days ago
"To think our medical plan hinges on the passage of a tobacco tax really scares me," Lee said. He referred to action by the PEIA?Finance Board that rescinds much of the $120 million in benefit cuts and higher payments by employees that were approved... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Colchester finance board to get own Facebook pageCOLCHESTER — One town board is looking for a new way to get information out qui
Colchester finance board to get own Facebook page
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
COLCHESTER — One town board is looking for a new way to get information out quickly to Colchester residents as budget season approaches.The Board of Finance went before selectmen Thursday to ask permission to set up its own page on Facebook. The... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Raise up: WV analysts say latest minimum wage increase too new to gaugeJason Barrett proved himself as a small businessman, running pizzerias long bef
Raise up: WV analysts say latest minimum wage increase too new to gauge
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 14 days ago
Jason Barrett proved himself as a small businessman, running pizzerias long before his two-year stint as an elected official. That experience gave him a perspective other delegates heavily leaned on as they crafted a bill that became law during the... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Burgaw Mayor proposes lowering property taxesEugene Mulligan, the Mayor of Burgaw, has suggested looking at the possibility
Burgaw Mayor proposes lowering property taxes
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 15 days ago
Eugene Mulligan, the Mayor of Burgaw, has suggested looking at the possibility of lowering property taxes for Burgaw residents. “We are in the enviable position, in that we have a very good savings fund. It is not necessary for us to build that up... Read more
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Philly.com
Fearing default by Atlantic City, S&P slashes ratingThe city had balanced its $262 million budget for 2015 - with the approval of t
Fearing default by Atlantic City, S&P slashes rating
Philly.com / Posted 15 days ago
The city had balanced its $262 million budget for 2015 - with the approval of the state Local Finance Board - on the assumption that it would receive $33.5 million in aid from the state to pay its debt service. Gov. Christie, however, this week... Read more
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Hartford Courant
New Britain Schools Might Seek $14 Million IncreaseNEW BRITAIN — The school board on Monday night must decide whether to endorse a
New Britain Schools Might Seek $14 Million Increase
Hartford Courant / Posted 16 days ago
NEW BRITAIN — The school board on Monday night must decide whether to endorse a proposed 11 percent budget increase or ask for something less. The school administration is recommending a $137 million budget for next year, nearly $14 million more... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Sweeney says Atlantic City officials won't get permission from N.J. to file for bankruptcyTalk by Atlantic City officials of possibly seeking bankruptcy protection for t
Sweeney says Atlantic City officials won't get permission from N.J. to file for bankruptcy
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 16 days ago
Talk by Atlantic City officials of possibly seeking bankruptcy protection for the cash-strapped casino resort city shows the extent to which they fail to understand their fiscal situation, Senate President Stephen Sweeney said Thursday. They can’t... Read more
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Boston Globe
Cutting late-night T service could impact minority, low-income ridersEliminating late-night weekend T service might have a disproportionate effect o
Cutting late-night T service could impact minority, low-income riders
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
Eliminating late-night weekend T service might have a disproportionate effect on low-income and minority riders, a transit official said Tuesday. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, which runs the T, is required by federal law to run an... Read more
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Philly.com
Church rally opposes state takeover of Atlantic CityThe legislation follows years of budget crises in Atlantic City that were made
Church rally opposes state takeover of Atlantic City
Philly.com / Posted 19 days ago
The legislation follows years of budget crises in Atlantic City that were made even worse by the cratering of the city's casino industry, which has long funded most of the budget. Atlantic City's casino revenue fell from $5.2 billion in 2006 to just... Read more
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Daily Journal
Church rally opposes state takeover of ACATLANTIC CITY - Atlantic City residents, clergy and elected officials gathered
Church rally opposes state takeover of AC
Daily Journal / Posted 19 days ago
ATLANTIC CITY - Atlantic City residents, clergy and elected officials gathered in a black church on Martin Luther King Jr. Day and invoked the slain civil rights leader’s work as they expressed vociferous opposition to a state takeover of the seaside... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Church Leaders Fight AC TakeoverAtlantic City residents, clergy and elected officials gathered in a black churc
Church Leaders Fight AC Takeover
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 19 days ago
Atlantic City residents, clergy and elected officials gathered in a black church on Martin Luther King Jr. Day and invoked the slain civil rights leader's work as they expressed vociferous opposition to a state takeover of the seaside gambling... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Church rally opposes state takeover of Atlantic CityATLANTIC CITY — Atlantic City residents, clergy and elected officials gathered
Church rally opposes state takeover of Atlantic City
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 19 days ago
ATLANTIC CITY — Atlantic City residents, clergy and elected officials gathered in a black church on Martin Luther King Jr. Day and invoked the slain civil rights leader's work as they expressed vociferous opposition to a state takeover of the seaside... Read more
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The Washington Times
Evoking MLK, church rally opposes state takeover of Atlantic CityATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Atlantic City residents, clergy and elected official
Evoking MLK, church rally opposes state takeover of Atlantic City
The Washington Times / Posted 19 days ago
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Atlantic City residents, clergy and elected officials gathered in a black church on Martin Luther King Jr. Day and invoked the slain civil rights leader’s work as they expressed vociferous opposition to a state takeover of... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Parsonage Cottage loan revision to go before full RTMThe revised loan arrangement for Parsonage Cottage will be before the Represent
Parsonage Cottage loan revision to go before full RTM
Greenwich Time / Posted 19 days ago
The revised loan arrangement for Parsonage Cottage will be before the Representative Town Meeting Tuesday night for its final approval. Under the new terms, which will retroactively go into effect Jan. 1, the Housing Authority’s loan with the town... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Boulder student leaders pledge to keep fee increases lowUniversity of Colorado student leaders hope to keep student fee increases to a
Boulder student leaders pledge to keep fee increases low
Colorado Daily / Posted 20 days ago
University of Colorado student leaders hope to keep student fee increases to a minimum and are pledging to increase the mandatory student activity fee by 3 percent or less next year. Students at CU pay between $275 to $1,073 each semester in... Read more
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The News-Times
Lone Democrat on Bethel finance board resignsBETHEL — Just weeks after being re-elected to another four-year term on the Boa
Lone Democrat on Bethel finance board resigns
The News-Times / Posted 22 days ago
BETHEL — Just weeks after being re-elected to another four-year term on the Board of Finance, the only Democrat on the panel has already resigned. Patricia Smithwick, who received more than 2,000 votes in the Nov. 3 election, in a letter questioned... Read more
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DNA Info
Inez Dickens Fined $3,500 for Breaking Campaign Finance LawsHarlem's city council representative was fined $3,500 for breaking the city's c
Inez Dickens Fined $3,500 for Breaking Campaign Finance Laws
DNA Info / Posted 22 days ago
Harlem's city council representative was fined $3,500 for breaking the city's campaign finance law. View Full Caption HARLEM — Councilwoman Inez Dickens has been fined $3,500 for violation election fundraising laws, according to the city’s Campaign... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
State to review alleged conflicts in Glen RockEthics violations alleged by the borough last October against Glen Rock Council
State to review alleged conflicts in Glen Rock
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 23 days ago
Ethics violations alleged by the borough last October against Glen Rock Councilwoman Amy Martin will be reviewed at the state level, not locally, Mayor Bruce Packer said last week. In a resolution last October, the Borough Council stated its... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Sell The F*#&ing Rip: Day 4Moar greater foolz needed! He who panics first, panics best... Please move in
Sell The F*#&ing Rip: Day 4
Zero Hedge / Posted 24 days ago
Moar greater foolz needed! He who panics first, panics best... Please move in an orderly fashion toward the exits. They would be panicking if they understood what we understand. A testament to their naivete this is happening in such a relatively... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Atlantic City casino revenues continue to slide as state takeover bill is introducedTotal revenues for the Atlantic City casino industry fell by 6.5 percent in 201
Atlantic City casino revenues continue to slide as state takeover bill is introduced
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 24 days ago
Total revenues for the Atlantic City casino industry fell by 6.5 percent in 2015, and the $2.6 billion figure for the year is just half of what they took in at the industry’s peak in 2006, according to figures released Wednesday by the state Division... Read more
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Daily Journal
AC leaders grapple with state takeover threatATLANTIC CITY - Atlantic City’s elected officials are reeling from a threatened
AC leaders grapple with state takeover threat
Daily Journal / Posted 24 days ago
ATLANTIC CITY - Atlantic City’s elected officials are reeling from a threatened state takeover of the city’s finances and assets and are struggling to find the right response. Shortly before a state takeover bill was expected to be introduced... Read more
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Philly.com
Senate president to Atlantic City: Takeover or bankruptcyHis comments came shortly after the Legislature approved a revised Atlantic Cit
Senate president to Atlantic City: Takeover or bankruptcy
Philly.com / Posted 25 days ago
His comments came shortly after the Legislature approved a revised Atlantic City aid bill that would have its eight casinos pay more in lieu of taxes. The Legislature was also about to move forward with a bill to authorize a referendum on expanding... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Who Should Be Charting Out AC's Future?A proposed bill in the state Legislature would give the state vast power over A
Who Should Be Charting Out AC's Future?
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 25 days ago
A proposed bill in the state Legislature would give the state vast power over Atlantic City, including the right to make most major decisions and to sell off assets and land. Senate President Steve Sweeney said his bill would let the state take over... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Former Amory mayor leaves lasting legacyBy Emily Tubb and Ray Van Dusen AMORY – Former Amory Mayor Howard Boozer died
Former Amory mayor leaves lasting legacy
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 25 days ago
By Emily Tubb and Ray Van Dusen AMORY – Former Amory Mayor Howard Boozer died Monday due to medical complications. He was 68. The two-term mayor was first elected in 2005 and continued to serve until 2013. He had previously served a four-year term... Read more
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Philly.com
Atlantic City caught off guard by takeover billMayor Don Guardian and other elected officials were caught "completely off guar
Atlantic City caught off guard by takeover bill
Philly.com / Posted 25 days ago
Mayor Don Guardian and other elected officials were caught "completely off guard" by Sweeney's call for a far reaching takeover of Atlantic City government - the fourth version of such "drastic" state intervention to overtake the Boardwalk since... Read more
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NJ Biz
Legislators propose state takeover of Atlantic CitySenate President Steve Sweeney, state Sen. Paul Sarlo and state Sen. Kevin O'To
Legislators propose state takeover of Atlantic City
NJ Biz / Posted 25 days ago
Senate President Steve Sweeney, state Sen. Paul Sarlo and state Sen. Kevin O'Toole announced their plans Tuesday to put forth a bipartisan bill calling for a state takeover of Atlantic City's finances. “Taxpayers from Bergen County to Cape May have... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Former Amory mayor Boozer diesBy Emily Tubb and Ray Van Dusen AMORY – Former Mayor Howard Boozer died Monday
Former Amory mayor Boozer dies
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 26 days ago
By Emily Tubb and Ray Van Dusen AMORY – Former Mayor Howard Boozer died Monday due to medical complications. He was 67. The two-term mayor was first elected in 2005 and continued to serve until 2013. He had previously served a four-year term as... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
State officials working to take control of Atlantic City financesAmid the push to expand casino gambling throughout New Jersey, state officials
State officials working to take control of Atlantic City finances
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 26 days ago
Amid the push to expand casino gambling throughout New Jersey, state officials are in fast-moving discussions to take over Atlantic City’s finances for 15 years. Sparking a turnaround for Atlantic City has been one of Governor Christie’s goals since... Read more
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WestportNow
Marpe: Much Remains to be DoneMonday, January 11, 2016 By James Lomuscio A little more than halfway throu
Marpe: Much Remains to be Done
WestportNow / Posted 26 days ago
Monday, January 11, 2016 By James Lomuscio A little more than halfway through his four-year term, Westport First Selectman Jim Marpe is building on his accomplishments and looking forward to a packed, ambitious... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Elmira player's shot draws attention from near and farJustin Henderson made ESPN's SportsCenter with a three-quarter shot that gave t
Elmira player's shot draws attention from near and far
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
Justin Henderson made ESPN's SportsCenter with a three-quarter shot that gave the Soaring Eagles a victory Dec. 30. Elmira College senior guard Justin Henderson made ESPN's SportsCenter and drew additional national attention when he made a... Read more

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