Christopher Easley

Christopher Easley

State budget cuts ‘ineffective’ tax breaks | New

BOSTON – A controversial grant for filmmakers has been put in place as part of the state budget, even as lawmakers have withdrawn several other tax breaks. A $ 47.6 billion spending package signed by Gov. Charlie Baker last week repeals three tax credits that a state commission said were …

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How PPP Loans Helped Lane County Nonprofits

From providing essential community relief to planning for various scenarios to keep the Olympic trials going, federal loans have helped nonprofits continue their key work during the coronavirus pandemic. Between April 2020 and May 2021, $ 868.6 million entered Lane County from the Federal Paycheck Protection Program, which aimed to …

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“Devastating”: grants from founders

Hundreds of women entrepreneurs were falsely informed that they had been successful in their application to a federal government grant program after an error saw a congratulatory email sent to all applicants to the program, rather than those who had received grants. Monday morning, the candidates for the second round …

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RBHS ended the year with a surplus of $ 1.2 million

Thanks to generous federal assistance in the wake of pandemic relief, Riverside-Brookfield High School ended the 2020-2021 fiscal year with an operating budget surplus of $ 1,203,864. This is significantly different from the $ 1.6 million operating deficit forecast when the budget was approved in September 2020. RBHS received approximately …

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