A Dec. 31, 2012, deadline looms for Congress on a number of significant financial issues.
- Ben Gross
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Now that the election is over, the most prominent problem facing the U.S. government is the “fiscal cliff.” You may have heard or seen the term in recent media coverage, but what, exactly, does “fiscal cliff” mean? If Congress fails to act, on Jan. 1, 2013, a number of financial policies will either expire or initiate, including $7 trillion worth of tax increases and spending cuts over the next 10 years. Some of the agencies and programs affected include: Defense cuts, air travel safety and food inspection cuts, income tax rates, the estate tax, marriage penalty relief, child tax credit, the alternative minimum tax, a drop in Medicare reimbursements, small business tax breaks and more. How do you feel about the country potentially going …
A total of $52,455 will be distributed to 15 city neighborhoods and homeowner associations.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Greg Cohen
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Fifteen Gaithersburg neighborhoods and homeowner associations were awarded a total of $52,455 in matching grant funds from the City of Gaithersburg Frederick J. Felton Neighborhood Matching Grant Program, according to a city release. The grant program provides an incentive for neighborhood organizations to improve their communities by awarding matching grants of up to $5,000. The FY2013 budget allocated $60,000 for the program and the grants were approved Monday by the city's Mayor and Council. The remaining $7,545 in the matching grant fund will be made available when the program is re-advertised to neighborhood organizations in the fall of 2013. The neighborhoods and their approved funding projects are: Did your neighborhood receive …