After two relatively flat budget years, Joe Hewgley says, several big-ticket items are hitting Lincoln County at once.
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The North Platte Airport Authority board Monday night unanimously adopted a 2019-20 budget that nearly tripled from last year due to a multimi…
Grow the economy and control spending. Earn more, spend less. These are basic principles of budgeting.
All sides claimed credit for the against-the-odds political victory. The agreement outlines $1.37 trillion in agency spending next year.
Millennials are doing far worse financially than generations before them, with student loans, rising rents and higher health care costs pushing the average net worth below $8,000, a new study shows.
Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky single-handedly triggered the shortest shutdown in history with a filibuster that forced the Senate to miss a midnight deadline to approve a spending deal that Paul regarded as wasteful. As a result, the government technically ran out of money at 12:01 a.m. that Friday. But Congress members worked through the night and approved the bill at roughly 5:30 a.m. the same day, allowing the government to function normally with no interruptions.
The Republican-led Congress and Clinton were still at odds on six of that year's spending bills when the short-term fix ending the first shutdown expired. An estimated 280,000 federal workers were furloughed. They eventually agreed to spending plans that enacted some of the cuts Republicans wanted, though less than they had originally sought.
The local ballot question facing Lincoln County voters Tuesday is quite simple: Should the County Board continue with just three commissioners…