May 2, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle
The Lake Superior School District school board held a special meeting before a full house on Tuesday to discuss looming budget cuts under consideration for next year. Continue Reading
February 5, 2013 in The Daily Republic
WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama is asking Congress for a short-term deficit reduction package of spending cuts and tax revenue that will delay the effective date of steeper automatic cuts now scheduled to kick in on March 1. Obama said the looming cuts would be economically damaging and must be avoided. Continue Reading
November 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Republicans Rick Berg, John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer should follow the lead of the Wall Street Journal’s CEO Council by supporting a grand bargain, thereby putting America first, North Dakota second and Grover Norquist, if he’s on the list at all, a very distant third. Continue Reading
March 22, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press
According to a preliminary budget, Alexandria Public Schools faces a $2.1 million budget shortfall for fiscal year 2012-2013.
The district plans to start trimming non-personnel budget items things like textbooks, supplies, technology, summer school and activities and, in doing so, eliminate $780,000.
It’s a start, but there’s $1.3 million more to cut. Continue Reading