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A Mayor's Dozen: Sam Adams Proposes 12 Spending Hikes as the City Cuts its Budgetnew

Much ink has been spilled over Mayor Sam Adams’ budget decision to divert $20 million from Portland’s backlog of sewer-system repairs to help build new bicycle boulevards. But that’s not the only spending question facing the mayor this month.
Willamette Week  |  Beth Slovic  |  03-17-2010  |  Politics

Could Public-Private Partnerships Save New York State Parks?new

In response to Gov. David Paterson’s plan to save New York $6.5 million by cutting funding to state parks, Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy said this week that corporate sponsorships could be the answer. Levy, a Democrat, has said he would turn Republican if it would help his run for governor.
Artvoice  |  Buck Quigley  |  02-26-2010  |  Environment

New Haven Non-Profit Leaders Saw Big Raises Just Before the Market Crashed in 2008new

Sciulli was the bottom rung on the Advocate's last biennial salary survey, published in 2007. Now, the Solar Youth founder and director has moved up a notch. Nationally and statewide, experts predict there won't be as much good news to report on in fiscal year 2009.
New Haven Advocate  |  Betsy Yagla  |  12-21-2009  |  Business & Labor

Money, Environmental and Political Worries Halt Big Bridgenew

AFTER YEARS OF steamrolling steadily in the same direction, the controversial Columbia River Crossing (CRC) plan has hit gridlock as leaders of the I-5 bridge replacement project clearly split last Friday.
The Portland Mercury  |  Sarah Mirk  |  12-10-2009  |  Transportation

Nonprofits in a No-Profit Economynew

As the Dow takes a dive, Chicago con­temporary arts group Renaissance Society works on its first endowment.
Chicago Reader  |  Deanna Isaacs  |  10-14-2008  |  Economy

Arts Axed: Canada Hacks into Arts Funding

With $45 million to be removed from the Canadian government's arts funding, where does this leave various arts organizations?
Monday Magazine  |  Amanda Farrell  |  09-03-2008  |  Policy Issues

Never-Never Landnew

Can Gov. Patrick's Readiness Project bring funding equality to Massachusetts public schools?
Dig Boston  |  Cara Bayles  |  01-24-2008  |  Education

Democrats Lie to Prolong Iraq; Reporters Go Along

Congressional Democrats don't need a vetoproof majority to end the war in Iraq -- so why is the media perpetuating a lie?
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  09-12-2007  |  Commentary

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