Budget Cuts http://tristatesradio.com en Galesburg Draft Budget Cuts Jobs http://tristatesradio.com/post/galesburg-draft-budget-cuts-jobs <p>Galesburg may let go several city staff as part of millions in cuts to next year&rsquo;s budget. Tue, 08 Oct 2013 19:25:07 +0000 Scott Stuntz 41874 at http://tristatesradio.com Galesburg Draft Budget Cuts Jobs WIU Profs Say Sequester will Hit the State Hard http://tristatesradio.com/post/wiu-profs-say-sequester-will-hit-state-hard <p>A couple of experts believe the federal spending cuts known as the sequester will hit Illinois “harder than average.” Fri, 22 Mar 2013 20:50:47 +0000 Scott Stuntz 30807 at http://tristatesradio.com WIU Profs Say Sequester will Hit the State Hard Keokuk Keeps Science Teacher http://tristatesradio.com/post/keokuk-keeps-science-teacher <p>The Keokuk School Board approved more than $600,000 in cuts to next year&rsquo;s budget during last night&rsquo;s meeting.&nbsp; There was one exception, though, which earned the board plenty of applause.</p><p>The board met for about 2 &frac12; hours last night, in front of roughly 30 students, parents, and teachers at the former Torrence Elementary.</p><p>About a half-dozen of them spoke during the meeting, including three current students, with most calling for the board to not eliminate a half-time high school science position.</p> Tue, 13 Mar 2012 04:54:59 +0000 Jason Parrott 11711 at http://tristatesradio.com Keokuk Keeps Science Teacher Keokuk School Board Reviews Cuts http://tristatesradio.com/post/keokuk-school-board-reviews-cuts <p>The Keokuk School Board is weighing future goals versus current needs as it considers cutting next year&rsquo;s budget.</p><p>The panel met for nearly two hours, Monday night, to review the administration&rsquo;s plan for closing a $1.3-million shortfall.</p><p>It calls for the use of @$580,000 in cash reserves and $700,000 in cuts.</p><p>The cash reserves are being looked at as a one-time revenue source, so the same amount would likely be needed through cuts next year.</p> Tue, 06 Mar 2012 13:44:33 +0000 Jason Parrott 11344 at http://tristatesradio.com Keokuk School Board Reviews Cuts