The Davenport Civil Rights Commission will take another stab at trying to convince Davenport City Council members to increase its funding in order to add staff to more quickly investigate cases of discrimination in the city.
Bettendorf residents are invited to a review of the city's 2021-22 proposed budget at a meeting beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday in the city hall council chambers, 1609 State St.
ILBC outlines agenda, new goals for 2021
State government reporter Brenden Moore discusses Gov. J.B. Pritzker's budget address on Wednesday.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker outlined a $41.6 billion budget proposal Wednesday that would hold most state agencies at flat funding levels but which relies heavily on increased federal funds as well as changes to the state’s corporate tax structure that lawmakers have not yet approved.
Gov. Tony Evers' proposed his 2021-23 spending plan Tuesday. It now heads to the Republican-controlled Legislature for likely major revisions.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker declared a disaster proclamation for Illinois on Tuesday, after a winter storm blanketed wide sections of the state with sn…
Budget will close $900 million in ‘corporate tax loopholes,’ according to governor’s office
Iowa Republican U.S. Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks on Friday voted against a budget resolution that could clear the way for President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package.
Since Democrats gained complete control of the federal lawmaking levers in the 2020 elections, some Congressional leaders from both major political parties have expressed support for the return of earmarks, the practice of funding specific projects in broader spending bills.
2021 calls for a different kind of budget plan. Pennygem’s Lenneia Batiste has tips on how to create a budget for this year that actually works!
DES MOINES — Gov. Kim Reynolds on Tuesday proposed an $8.1 billion state spending plan for fiscal 2022, a 3.7% increase that would fund priorities in broadband expansion, K-12 and higher education and mental health programs for adults and children.
There’s no better time to give your home a makeover than the start of a new year. If you don’t have the money to remodel, here are a few thing…
Saving money is about changing your lifestyle and doing it cold turkey is never sustainable. If you cut these expenses that you’re not likely …
The showdown on the East Moline city budget won’t take place Dec. 21 as some may have originally thought.
Despite financial shortfalls caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Davenport "is in a strong and stable financial position" and continues on that track five months into the budget year that began July 1, city finance and human resources director Mallory Merritt said.
Plan includes possible furloughs, prison closures
SPRINGFIELD — As the state government attempts to close a multi-billion-dollar budget hole, Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan has said he is prepared to vote for an increase to the state’s flat income tax rate, should the governor request it — a proposal met with pushback from his Republican counterpart, House Minority Leader Jim Durkin.