Congress Clinches Sweeping Spending Deal

December 14, 2019 By News Staff 0

WASHINGTON – Federal lawmakers this week reached a deal in principle for a sweeping agreement to fund the government. The $1.34 Trillion agreement includes all 12 spending bills. The development eliminates the threat of a


Lawmakers Pass County Budget, Increasing Taxes

October 24, 2019 By News Staff 1

MAYVILLE – Lawmakers in Chautauqua County approved the proposed 2020 budget Wednesday night, a spending plan that increases taxes. Four lawmakers, Terry Niebel, Martin Procter, Elisabeth Rankin and Dave Wilfong voted against the spending plan,


Average Tax Refunds Up $40 For 2019

March 3, 2019 By News Staff 0

WASHINGTON – The IRS says taxpayers are receiving refunds that are about the same size as last year’s, even with new tax reforms. On average, taxpayers saw about $40 more this year than last year.