Mayor Touts South Bend’s AA Credit Rating

Mayor Touts South Bend’s AA Credit Rating

Mayor Pete Buttigieg sounded mostly upbeat about South Bend’s financial health during an annual fiscal address to the Common Council on Monday night. “South Bend once again has one of the top bond ratings in the state, showing that our fiscal discipline and tough choices are paying off for taxpayers,” Buttigieg says. “The City must…

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St. Joseph County, Facing Shortfall for 2014 and 2015, Cuts Budget 3 Percent Immediately

The St. Joseph County Council and Commission sent out a memo on Thursday notifying department heads that the county would need to cut both the current 2014 budget and the upcoming 2015 budget. The memo is signed by County Commission President Andrew Kostielney, Council President Rafael Morton, and County Auditor Peter Mullen. According to the…