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AllAfrica.com
How Decentralization Policy Was Killed in 10 Yearslocal governments in the 2016/17 financial year fell by one percentage point fr
How Decentralization Policy Was Killed in 10 Years
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
local governments in the 2016/17 financial year fell by one percentage point from last year's 13 percent. Of the 12 percent budgetary allocations to the districts, about 80 percent is tied to staff salaries, leaving the districts with a paltry 20... Read more
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Pleasanton Weekly
Hintzke to seek re-election to Pleasanton school boarda position she also held in 2014. While on the board, she has lobbied for great
Hintzke to seek re-election to Pleasanton school board
Pleasanton Weekly / Posted 5 days ago
a position she also held in 2014. While on the board, she has lobbied for greater district transparency, tight financial control, a higher level of executive staff accountability, increased public and student involvement in district decisions,... Read more
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Times of Malta
Leo Brincat silent ahead of grilling, MEP raises concernsahead of Monday’s grilling on his suitability for the role. Mr Brincat will fa
Leo Brincat silent ahead of grilling, MEP raises concerns
Times of Malta / Posted 6 days ago
ahead of Monday’s grilling on his suitability for the role. Mr Brincat will face questions from MEPs forming part of the budgetary committee about his background and qualifications for the role. Contacted, Mr Casa, who is the PN’s head of... Read more
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Breitbart
Unaccountable MEPs Spent €6.2 million On Luxury Trips Abroad In Just Six Monthsthe parliament’s expected annual budget for such trips but, rather than rein in
Unaccountable MEPs Spent €6.2 million On Luxury Trips Abroad In Just Six Months
Breitbart / Posted 6 days ago
the parliament’s expected annual budget for such trips but, rather than rein in their excesses, a note on the parliament’s budgetary documents explains that “therefore, a transfer from the contingency reserve … will be necessary” to pay for members... Read more
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Daily News
[Cabinet Decisions]-Strengthening PCs and linear ministries Mechanisms introduced in the 2016 budge
[Cabinet Decisions]-
Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
Strengthening PCs and linear ministries Mechanisms introduced in the 2016 budget proposals allowed for budgetary allocations for Provincial Councils to be made under the vote of the Ministry of Provincial Councils and Local Governments. Accordingly,... Read more
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Boise Weekly
The Kids Aren't Alright: Idaho Has No Means to Adequately Track Birth DefectsWashington birth defect cluster is still a mystery, as are a great number of bi
The Kids Aren't Alright: Idaho Has No Means to Adequately Track Birth Defects
Boise Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
Washington birth defect cluster is still a mystery, as are a great number of birth defects: The Centers for Disease Control estimates as many as 3 percent of all births suffer a defect of one kind or another. Unknowns dominate every aspect... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Upgrades Wayne County, MI's IDR to 'BB+'; Outlook Stableof most of the recovery plan elements has ameliorated financial distress, mater
Fitch Upgrades Wayne County, MI's IDR to 'BB+'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
of most of the recovery plan elements has ameliorated financial distress, materially alters future prospects for budgetary balance and significantly improves credit quality. Economic Resource Base The Detroit area economy remains... Read more
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The Atlantic
How American Politics Went Insanewith the weakening of the institutions and brokers—political parties, career po
How American Politics Went Insane
The Atlantic / Posted 9 days ago
with the weakening of the institutions and brokers—political parties, career politicians, and congressional leaders and committees—that have historically held politicians accountable to one another and prevented everyone in the system from... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
What more are airline passengers waiting for? Now it's air traffic controlbut outfitted with the newest, most comfortable seats available. You're not ge
What more are airline passengers waiting for? Now it's air traffic control
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
but outfitted with the newest, most comfortable seats available. You're not getting away that easily. "Unfortunately, budgetary missteps and the (Federal Aviation Administration's) bureaucratic red tape have led to a shortage of air traffic... Read more
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The Hill
Air traffic control staffing shortage must be addressedOur nation’s air traffic control (ATC) system relies on a well-trained, highly
Air traffic control staffing shortage must be addressed
The Hill / Posted 14 days ago
Our nation’s air traffic control (ATC) system relies on a well-trained, highly qualified workforce. Air traffic controllers must work rapidly and efficiently under tremendous stress while maintaining complete concentration. Controllers guide 70,000... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Peru annual town election voters to decide two Select Board racesI'm concerned about the town and I think I can make needed changes." Wetherell
Peru annual town election voters to decide two Select Board races
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 20 days ago
I'm concerned about the town and I think I can make needed changes." Wetherell said the town lacks long-term planning for budgetary expenses and other matters, in part due to a relatively inactive Finance Committee, missed out on more than... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Congress looks to regain budget authorityLast week federal lawmakers on the U.S. House Budget Committee acknowledged the
Congress looks to regain budget authority
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
Last week federal lawmakers on the U.S. House Budget Committee acknowledged the battery drain in a hearing that examined ways to reassert its constitutional responsibilities, "Reclaiming Congressional Authority Through the Power of the Purse." In... Read more
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Roll Call
Ryan's Gamble for Order in the Houseto get as far as it did. The combative conservatives who pushed out Speaker Joh
Ryan's Gamble for Order in the House
Roll Call / Posted 23 days ago
to get as far as it did. The combative conservatives who pushed out Speaker John A. Boehner last fall listed his tight control over the legislative mechanics among their biggest complaints, after all, and loosening things up was a central Ryan... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Prospect of Going Into Recession Is Frighteningto court to pay a fine of some N250, the patrol team just shot six of them. Hel
Prospect of Going Into Recession Is Frightening
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
to court to pay a fine of some N250, the patrol team just shot six of them. Hell was let loose. The situation went out of control for the police, and the military took over. Mohammed Yusuf went into hiding; the military looked for him, arrested... Read more
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Salon.com
The Pentagon’s dark money: Billions of federal dollars are vanishing into thin airit has something to hide. Don’t for a moment imagine that the Pentagon’s growi
The Pentagon’s dark money: Billions of federal dollars are vanishing into thin air
Salon.com / Posted 1 months ago
it has something to hide. Don’t for a moment imagine that the Pentagon’s growing list of secret programs and evasive budgetary maneuvers is accidental or simply a matter of sloppy bookkeeping. Much of it is remarkably purposeful. By keeping... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Citing “bad practice”, Baker holds dim view of budget policy ridersof hot dogs on Memorial Day. “I thought we all decided that was a bad practice
Citing “bad practice”, Baker holds dim view of budget policy riders
WWLP Springfield / Posted 1 months ago
of hot dogs on Memorial Day. “I thought we all decided that was a bad practice and that policy issues should be debated by committee and dealt with through hearings and handled separately and not incorporated into the budget,” Baker said Friday in... Read more
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The Hill
Budgetary stalemates are the ‘regular order'This week, House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price began a series of hearings
Budgetary stalemates are the ‘regular order'
The Hill / Posted 1 months ago
This week, House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price began a series of hearings to explore overhauling the Congressional budget process with an eye towards making it function better. Finger pointing failing to pass the annual budget measures required... Read more
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Northern Echo
New housing developments and Army shake up put pressure on schoolsmuch of the cash coming from the Government. But Suzanne Firth, strategic plan
New housing developments and Army shake up put pressure on schools
Northern Echo / Posted 1 months ago
much of the cash coming from the Government. But Suzanne Firth, strategic planning officer, told members of the executive committee there are major challenges and a predicted budgetary shortfall of £6.8 million. “The programme remains volatile... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Democrats Plan To Keep Fight Going Over Puerto Rico Bill-- home to 3.5 million American citizens -- the power to restructure its $70 bi
Democrats Plan To Keep Fight Going Over Puerto Rico Bill
The Huffington Post / Posted 1 months ago
-- home to 3.5 million American citizens -- the power to restructure its $70 billion in debt. The House Natural Resources Committee passed the bill out of committee on Wednesday with strong Democratic support, but Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and... Read more
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FOX News
UN lifts final sanctions on Liberia after civil warsresolution adopted by the U.N.'s most powerful body terminated an arms embargo
UN lifts final sanctions on Liberia after civil wars
FOX News / Posted 1 months ago
resolution adopted by the U.N.'s most powerful body terminated an arms embargo on armed groups and dissolved the council committee and its panel of experts that monitored Liberian sanctions. Liberia was battered by civil wars that left 200,000... Read more
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