Local budgets

FILE - In this July 9, 2017 file photo, Amtrak workers continue ongoing infrastructure renewal work beneath Penn Station in New York. Proponents of a $13 billion project to build a new rail tunnel between New York and New Jersey seen as critical for the future of the nation's busiest rail corridor are panning President Donald Trump's infrastructure proposal. The budget released by the White House on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, envisions $1.5 trillion in infrastructure spending over the next 10 years; however, only $200 billion would be direct federal spending aimed at leveraging state and local dollars. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
February 12, 2018 - 10:52 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Proponents of a $13 billion project to build a new rail tunnel between New York and New Jersey seen as critical for the future of the nation's busiest rail corridor are panning President Donald Trump's infrastructure proposal. The budget released by the White House on Monday...
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December 21, 2017 - 3:46 pm
With Congress sending President Donald Trump a tax overhaul, state and local governments are preparing for some fallout. A look at some of the ways it might affect them: FEDERAL-STATE CONNECTIONS The federal tax overhaul will force officials in most states to decide whether to apply similar changes...
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FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2002, file photo, U.S. champion Michelle Kwan practices for the women's short program for the Winter Olympic Games at Salt lake Ice Center in Salt Lake City. A committee studying the possibility of Salt Lake City making a bid to host another Winter Olympics says it would rather host the games in 2030, but would be ready if for some reason they are needed for 2026. (AP Photo/Doug Mills, File)
December 18, 2017 - 7:26 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah officials studying the possibility of Salt Lake City making a bid to host another Winter Olympics said Monday they would rather host the games in 2030, but could be ready if they're needed for 2026. Hosting the games after the 2028 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles would...
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September 18, 2017 - 5:16 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A summer of natural catastrophes, from epic hurricanes to scorching wildfires, has exposed another peril in disaster-prone states: How to pay for the rescues, repairs and rebuilding. The combined tab from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma is expected to hit $200 billion or more. While the...
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August 30, 2017 - 1:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A new report finds that transit delays have cost New York City over 17,000 hours in lost work time this year. The Daily News ( http://nydn.us/2xMCkEN ) asked the city's Independent Budget Office to analyze transit's effect on city workers. The analysis used a database that lists...
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August 30, 2017 - 1:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A new report finds that transit delays have cost New York City over 17,000 hours in lost work time this year. The Daily News ( http://nydn.us/2xMCkEN ) asked the city's Independent Budget Office to analyze transit's effect on city workers. The analysis used a database that lists...
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FILE - In this May 11, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, the venue proposed for Olympic opening and closing ceremonies and track and field events. stands in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles City Council is expected Friday, Aug. 11, 2017 to endorse a proposal to host the 2028 Olympics, following an announcement of a deal last month to leave 2024 to Paris. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
August 11, 2017 - 4:22 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles took another step Friday toward bringing the 2028 Olympics to the city, despite questions about future costs. The City Council voted 12-0 to endorse documents at the heart of its plan to stage the Summer Olympics for the third time since 1932. The contract outlines...
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In this May 23, 2017, photo, an official watches security cameras at the Southern Nevada Counterterrorism Center in Las Vegas. As law enforcement authorities in Las Vegas try to calm concerns after the city was targeted in an Islamic State propaganda video, officials are learning that millions of dollars in federal anti-terrorism finding could be lost under President Trump's proposed budget. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 06, 2017 - 3:42 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cities are pushing back on the possibility of losing millions of dollars in U.S. anti-terrorism grants under President Donald Trump's spending plan — the third straight White House that has moved to cut the funding. The proposed budget would cut cash for the program from $605...
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A police officer carries a floral tribute close to the Manchester Arena, the morning after a suicide bomber killed more than a dozen people as an explosion tore through fans leaving a pop concert in Manchester England Tuesday May 23, 2017. (Danny Lawson/PA via AP)
May 23, 2017 - 8:26 pm
LONDON (AP) — Even before the suicide bombing that killed 22 people at a Manchester, England, arena Monday night, the Chicago Cubs were evaluating ways to make the area around Wrigley Field safer. The City Council Budget Committee on Tuesday approved a $1 million donation by the World Series...
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Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison talks to media as he arrives at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Morrison says he will outline a budget for the next fiscal year that will be fair and rein in mounting debt. (AP Photos/Rod McGuirk)
May 09, 2017 - 9:22 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's government announced Tuesday plans for major infrastructure spending including a new Sydney airport and an inland railway linking two major cities, while sticking to its goal of restoring a budget surplus in three years through higher taxes. Treasurer Scott...
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