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Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

WASHINGTON | Tackling what he has called a humanitarian crisis, President Barack Obama on Tuesday asked Congress for $3.7 billion to cope with a tide of minors from Central America who are illegally crossing the U.S. border, straining immigration resources and causing a political firestorm i…

July 08, 2014 12:30 pm Photos

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Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

In this June 25, 2014 photo, a group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally are stopped in Granjeno, Texas. Just since October, the Border Patrol’s Rio Grande Valley sector has made more than 194,000 arrests, nearly triple that of any other s…

July 08, 2014 12:12 pm
Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

Immigrant families and children's advocates rally in response to President Barack Obama's statement on the crisis of unaccompanied children and families illegally entering the United States, outside the Los Angeles Federal building Monday, July 7, 2014. A top Obama administration official sa…

July 08, 2014 12:12 pm
Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

In this June 20, 2014 photo, immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally stand in line for tickets at the bus station after they were released from a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility in McAllen, Texas. The immigrants entered the country through an area referred to as zone…

July 08, 2014 12:12 pm
Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

In this June 25, 2014 photo, a group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally are stopped in Granjeno, Texas. Just since October, the Border Patrol’s Rio Grande Valley sector has made more than 194,000 arrests, nearly triple that of any other s…

July 08, 2014 12:12 pm
Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

In this June 20, 2014 photo, Cindy Jimenez, 26, from Olancho, Honduras, and her son depart the bus station in McAllen, Texas. Jimenez crossed illegally into the U.S. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

July 08, 2014 12:12 pm

Pence's $400M in extra state road funds to bypass region

INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana will not directly benefit from the road funding legislation signed by Gov. Mike Pence last week in Valparaiso.

April 03, 2014 5:55 pm

Calumet City officials back budget; Jones objects to last-minute salary ordinance

CALUMET CITY | The City Council on Wednesday approved an appropriations ordinance that dictates how municipal government will spend $34.56 million during the fiscal year that began May 1.

July 31, 2013 10:15 pm

City Council prepares to approve budget in the black

CALUMET CITY | The City Council, meeting Tuesday as a finance committee, spent one last session reviewing a proposed budget for the current fiscal year.

July 30, 2013 11:30 pm

Cal City to double financial aid to veterans groups

CALUMET CITY | The City Council is likely to approve a municipal budget this week that doubles the amount of money the city provides to groups such as the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars.

July 29, 2013 10:00 pm

Council expected to approve appropriations ordinance Wednesday

CALUMET CITY | The City Council will engage in a last-minute push this week to review and approve the ordinance that dictates municipal spending for the current fiscal year.

July 28, 2013 6:15 pm

Lynwood approves financial appropriations for fiscal year

LYNWOOD | The Village Board on Tuesday approved an ordinance detailing its appropriation of just under $9.2 million to maintain municipal government for the current fiscal year.

July 23, 2013 9:56 pm

Crete sets deadlines for vehicle sticker purchase

CRETE | Local car owners now have a summertime deadline for buying village vehicle stickers without penalty.

June 24, 2013 10:31 pm

Pence ties state agency budgets to performance

INDIANAPOLIS | State agencies meeting or beating performance targets will be permitted to spend nearly their full appropriations under a management plan announced Monday by Gov. Mike Pence.

June 17, 2013 6:30 pm Related

Trouble ahead for plan giving school vouchers to siblings

INDIANAPOLIS | A top Senate Republican appeared ready Wednesday to kill legislation intended to increase the availability of private school vouchers.

January 09, 2013 7:00 pm

Cal City approves appropriations for current fiscal year

CALUMET CITY | The City Council on Thursday approved an appropriations ordinance that provides a nearly $1.4 million increase in funds for municipal government for the current fiscal year.

July 26, 2012 10:50 pm

Jones’ ‘speed bump’ request incorporated into proposed budget

CALUMET CITY | Third Ward Alderman Thaddeus Jones got his City Council colleagues to add some money to the proposed budget for an issue in which he has taken interest in recent weeks – speed bumps on residential streets.

July 19, 2012 10:30 pm

New firefighters among potential benefits to proposed budget

CALUMET CITY | The City Council reviewed its proposed budget for the Fire Department for the current fiscal year – one that could allow the city to hire three new firefighters in coming months.

July 18, 2012 11:30 pm

Cal City budget similar to last year, but potential exists for last-minute changes

CALUMET CITY | City Council members began their process of a line-by-line review of an appropriations ordinance that makes few changes from last year, but also leaves open the possibility for last-minute increases in the days before a budget gets final approval.

July 17, 2012 9:23 pm

Council prepares to approve Calumet City appropriations

CALUMET CITY | City officials will spend most of next week reviewing the proposed appropriations ordinance that details spending for the current fiscal year.

July 12, 2012 11:00 pm
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