Wednesday, October 21, 2009

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Vote could make Boone budget public - Rockford, IL - Rockford Register Star

Boone County residents may be hours away from getting their first glimpse at what could be the county’s fiscal year 2010 budget.

Included in the budget are 3 percent raises for nonunion employees and wage freezes for select department heads, including those from the Highway Department, Health Department, assessor’s office, Planning Department and County Administrator Ken Terrinoni.

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Manzullo unveils jobs plan

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Republican Don Manzullo says he'd both cut taxes and end burdensome regulations he says stifle entrepreneurs.

His other proposals include increasing the meals and entertainment tax deduction for small businesses to 80 percent. He also wants to make it easier for small businesses to band together to purchase health insurance at more affordable group rates

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