June 29, 2016


Obama to release final budget of administration, more than $4 trillion

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is unveiling his eighth and final budget, a $4 trillion-plus proposal that’s freighted with liberal policy initiatives and new and familiar tax hikes — all sent to a dismissive Republican-controlled Congress that simply wants to move on from his presidency. The budget will be released Tuesday morning, the same day Read More…

Former county auditor cashes in on $18K in unused sick time

ELYRIA — Former Lorain County Auditor Mark Stewart made a brief return to county government in April, long enough to qualify him to cash out 1,000 hours of unused sick time left over from his days as a county employee before he became an elected official in 1995. The move cost taxpayers $18,080. County Auditor Craig Read More…

New law complicating taxes in Elyria, Grafton-Midview library districts

ELYRIA – The Elyria Public Library System and the Grafton-Midview Public Library are entangled in a complicated situation involving a new state law, more than 2,000 Elyria residents living in the Midview school district and thousands of dollars in tax revenue that could have far-reaching financial implications for both entities. On its surface, the issue Read More…