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Opinion: Tax increment financing benefits Chattanooga's community and economic development

Times Free Press 28 Jun 2022
Tax increment financing is a financial tool used by local governments to fund public infrastructure and facilities ... How does this work? Local governments first establish boundaries to determine the TIF district. Existing taxes generated in that district are frozen and continue to be paid to the city and county's general funds.

U.S. Rep. Neal addresses cybersecurity, U.S. trade relationship with China at General Dynamics event

The Berkshire Eagle 28 Jun 2022
Neal, who chairs the House Ways and Means Committee, was the keynote speaker at the all-day event, titled "Innovating for the Future Supply Chain," which was held to provide local and regional businesses ideas about how to interact with General Dynamics ... several local politicians.

Councils warn of ‘disastrous’ cuts and viability threat as inflation costs rise

Belfast Telegraph 28 Jun 2022
Local authorities have warned of “disastrous” emergency funding cuts to local services due to spiralling inflation and other pressures which are threatening their financial viability ... the impact on our local services could be disastrousJames Jamieson, the LGA ... As our analysis shows, the impact on our local services could be disastrous.

Kim Adams returns to Local 4 News

Longview News-Journal 28 Jun 2022
... will rejoin WDIV as a meteorologist on all of our station's main content platforms -- Local 4 News on television, the station website, and the station's streaming channel Local 4+, it was announced today by WDIV Vice President and General Manager Bob Ellis.

Longtime chair of Eagle County Republicans out in shakeup

Vail Daily 28 Jun 2022
She’s been replaced replaced by Tony Martinez, acting treasurer of the local party ... Moving ahead toward the November general election, Martinez said local party leaders plan to get through primary election season, get nominees in place, then evaluate its options.

Duluth continues to explore broadband options, with up to $9 million fiber pilot project

Duluth News Tribune 28 Jun 2022
Steven Robertson, a senior planner for the city of Duluth, said people have long been interested in bringing better and cheaper broadband to the local scene, initially with the thought that it could juice economic development ... within the city's general fund ... Local ... Local ... Local.

Motorcycle thief killed in shootout with cops in Novaliches — QCPD

The Philadelphia Inquirer 28 Jun 2022
According to the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) on Monday night, local police placed checkpoints and were doing dragnet operations ...

MTF honours Dr Awal for innovative tourism drive

Business Ghana 28 Jun 2022
The Secretary General of Mediterranean Tourism Foundation, Mr Andrew Agius Muscat said as international tourism rebound, over-tourism related issues resuscitate and therefore stressed the need for sustainable development ... destinations and local communities for generations to come.

Ringleader of illegal Virginia opioid distribution network pleads guilty

Wtop 28 Jun 2022
A Virginia woman pleaded guilty Monday to being the ringleader of a decadelong oxycodone distribution network. According to court documents, Candie Marie Calix, 40, of Front Royal, illegally sold 49,000 oxycodone pills to the general public between from 2012 to 2022. More Virginia News More Local News ... 21 ... 28 ... Source .

No farewell pints but Paul Reid joins Tony Holohan on the same road out of the HSE

Irish Independent 28 Jun 2022
About 700 consultant posts remain unfilled and disability services are struggling.The plan to carve up the HSE into six regional authorities, to give power back locally, is being overseen by Mr Reid and Department of Health Secretary General Robert Watt.

What are politicians doing for Travelling community?

Irish Independent 28 Jun 2022
I hope the report was not just concerning the relationship with gardaí, as the relationship between State institutions in general needs attention. It would be interesting to see if the study examined the amounts of money received from the Government by local authorities to house ...

Springfield expected to generate $45.2M in income tax revenue for 2023

Springfield News-Sun 27 Jun 2022
Local government funds are expected to add $2.4 million in general fund revenues for that year, representing an increase when compared to what is projected for this year, Beckdahl said ... Projected general fund revenues will make up 53% ... He also reports on the local healthcare industry as well as local government.

With Pending Transaction: Media Mogul Envisions Escalated Voices of African-Americans in Broadcast Media

The Tennessee Tribune 27 Jun 2022
Federal regulators, namely the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) currently have the opportunity to support more diverse local broadcasting by approving the purchase of major broadcaster TEGNA by Standard General, a minority-owned firm.

EDITORIAL: STR Owners File Lawsuit Against the Town of Pagosa Springs, Part Three

Pagosa Daily Post 27 Jun 2022
The meeting, on Friday, June 24, had been advertised in the local newspaper and had been announced in the Daily Post, and was open to the general public. The general public did not show up, however. But a sizable number of local and out-of-town STR owners were in attendance, along with a handful of realtors and property managers.

Dothan Eagle wins 20 Alabama Press Association media awards

Dothan Eagle 27 Jun 2022
ORANGE BEACH - The Dothan Eagle won seven first place awards, including the Best Local News Coverage award, and finished second in General Excellence at the Alabama Press Association Media Awards Saturday night, placing it among the state’s best newspapers ... The General Excellence award is based on the total amount of awards won by each newspaper.

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