The City of Chicago has been looking for new ways to pay for services. Property taxes went up to provide schools with more money but fees and fines appeared to be the new tax hike. On Monday the state legislature signed off on Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s call for speed cameras near schools and parks.
A controversial bill that would place speed cameras around Chicago school zones is heading to the Illinois House for a full vote.State Rep. Dan Burke (D-Chicago) chairs the committee that voted Tuesday morning to send the bill to the full House.
It’s been a while since Indiana reported revenues exceeding projections, but that’s what happened in May.Indiana’s State Budget Agency reported today that the state took in $1.2 billion, roughly $151 million more than forecasters projected.The increase covers a nearly $90 million revenue shortfall i
While many states struggle to fill budget gaps, the state of Indiana took in $150 million more than expected during the month of May. State officials reported Friday that sales tax collections were $28 million above May collections last year.