In the last seven gubernatorial races, dating back to 1976, Democrats have made gains in DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will counties
, according to an analysis of election returns by The Chicago Reporter.
This had become a sticky problem as successive "Machinery Acts" in North Carolina reorganized tax collection procedures so as to enable counties
to track down every taxable poll and property owner more effectively.
We describe a method that can improve the quality of surveillance data by identifying counties
that submit lower numbers of animals for testing than their surrounding counties
Developments in four types of nonmetro counties
are particularly noteworthy.
The divide in the GOP between aggressive skeptics of big government and status-quo huggers is writ large in this most Republican of counties
5 million for the 15 counties
with no targets and $56 million for the 49 counties
that don't have any of the top 50.
5 percent was recorded in Marin and San Mateo counties
The 'A-' rating reflects the strength of security provisions, including the revenue and tax support of the underlying counties
served by the district and the diverse economic base.
Ventura County is like most of the state's 58 counties
in that it doesn't have a chief administrative officer who shares the same authority as his counterparts in a dozen California counties
where the chief executive is a kind of chairman of the board.
Half-cent sales tax proceeds are distributed to each county based on its retail sales activity, and within counties
according to a formula based on the relative population of the incorporated and unincorporated areas.
As a result, the panel recommended that county lawyers - deputy district attorneys and public defenders - have their pay brought into line with those in other California counties
County leaders and officials in Santa Clara River cities have criticized the project's EIR for not adequately dealing with impacts downstream, downwind and down the roads linking the two counties
Michigan law authorizes counties
to borrow to fund DTRFs without voter approval.
Hill said her staff prepared the report to help lawmakers gauge how well each of the state's 58 counties
is performing a variety of services, from keeping roads in repair to keeping jail inmates locked up.
The state pays for operating expenditures and provides subsidies to counties
for maintenance and a portion of interest on approved bonds as an incentive to counties
to construct or renovate court facilities.