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The Florida Times-Union
Mark Woods: Is our water laced with hubris?of hubris? John Keane is accusing the city of theft. Corrine Brown is asking
Mark Woods: Is our water laced with hubris?
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 20 hours ago
of hubris? John Keane is accusing the city of theft. Corrine Brown is asking for people to donate to her legal defense fund. Tim Tebow is trying to become a major league baseball player. Let’s start with Keane. His tenure as director of the... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California Editorial RoundupSept. 17 The Press-Enterprise on funds to support mental health: The story of
California Editorial Roundup
The Record Searchlight / Posted 3 days ago
Sept. 17 The Press-Enterprise on funds to support mental health: The story of California's so-called Millionaires' Tax is the kind of thing that can give a big, bumbling bureaucracy a bad name. In an election year, it's also the kind of story that... Read more
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International Business Times
Zimbabwe: 'The poor are dying' amid crumbling health system unable to treat preventable diseasesout of painkillers. Against a backdrop of a cash-strapped public health system,
Zimbabwe: 'The poor are dying' amid crumbling health system unable to treat preventable diseases
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
out of painkillers. Against a backdrop of a cash-strapped public health system, civil servant salaries and government pensions also still have not been paid for the month of August (read box). Zimbabwe in recession Budget allocation failures... Read more
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Daily Mail
Chicago PD to add 970 more officers after over 500 homicides this yearChicago Police Department is adding 970 more officers to its roster over the ne
Chicago PD to add 970 more officers after over 500 homicides this year
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Chicago Police Department is adding 970 more officers to its roster over the next two years in an attempt to halt the 50 per cent surge in violence the city has sustained this year. And at $138,000 per new officer and a total of $134million for all... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Affirms New York State's 'AA+' IDR and Related Bond Ratings; Outlook StableFramework: 'aaa' factor assessment The natural pace of New York's spending gro
Fitch Affirms New York State's 'AA+' IDR and Related Bond Ratings; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
Framework: 'aaa' factor assessment The natural pace of New York's spending growth, driven by education and Medicaid funding demands, is likely to be marginally above revenue growth over time, requiring ongoing budget management. The state... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner mum on former ally's 'inappropriate online conversations'governor stuck by that strategy Monday despite the new, widely reported revelat
Rauner mum on former ally's 'inappropriate online conversations'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
governor stuck by that strategy Monday despite the new, widely reported revelations from Sandack and Downers Grove police. "I really can't comment on that. I don't know all the facts on that," Rauner told reporters after talking up the... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Police association president to retire amid concerns over Dallas police pay and pension fundThe president of the Dallas Police Association announced Monday that he is reti
Police association president to retire amid concerns over Dallas police pay and pension fund
Dallas Morning News / Posted 5 days ago
The president of the Dallas Police Association announced Monday that he is retiring from the police force amid concerns about a failing pension fund, low police pay and officers flocking to other departments. Ron Pinkston, a detective in the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
September 19threatened to render any pact meaningless. http://on.wsj.com/2cBavKC - In a ca
September 19
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
threatened to render any pact meaningless. http://on.wsj.com/2cBavKC - In a case that shook Albuquerque, two former police officers are scheduled to stand trial this week for the 2014 shooting death of a mentally ill homeless man.... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Riddle: Preparing for this his whole lifeout for you in the current budget that you support and that you would change?:
Riddle: Preparing for this his whole life
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 6 days ago
out for you in the current budget that you support and that you would change?: The largest revenue sources for the general fund are property taxes and transient occupancy taxes (TOT), both being at 19 percent. I like that a strong portion of the... Read more
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Minda News
Budget bill for public order: P206.57Bleast three agencies directly involved in the Duterte administration’s current
Budget bill for public order: P206.57B
Minda News / Posted 6 days ago
least three agencies directly involved in the Duterte administration’s current war on drugs – the Philippine National Police (PNP), the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), and the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) – also have proposed budget... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Redding council to talk reservesWith public safety funding a main political theme in this year's City Council e
Redding council to talk reserves
The Record Searchlight / Posted 7 days ago
With public safety funding a main political theme in this year's City Council election, Redding's cash reserves once again are under scrutiny by opponents of the half-cent sales tax Measures D and E. The reserves, which are expected to be at just... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Existential Madness Of Putin-Bashingweeks after Putin’s op-ed in the Times, a prominent neocon, Carl Gershman, the
The Existential Madness Of Putin-Bashing
Zero Hedge / Posted 8 days ago
weeks after Putin’s op-ed in the Times, a prominent neocon, Carl Gershman, the longtime president of the U.S.-government-funded National Endowment for Democracy, issued what amounted to a rejoinder in The Washington Post on Sept. 26,... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
DPD Officers Worried About Pensions Pushing Up RetirementDALLAS (1080 KRLD) – Several senior Dallas police officers are pushing up their
DPD Officers Worried About Pensions Pushing Up Retirement
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 8 days ago
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) – Several senior Dallas police officers are pushing up their retirements due to pension concerns. Sources told KRLD that many, who were thinking about retirement are setting a date before October, and asking for their money now... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Police pension fund money removed at alarming rateDALLAS -- Ken Sprecher was a Dallas police officer for 31 years. He retired in
Police pension fund money removed at alarming rate
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 8 days ago
DALLAS -- Ken Sprecher was a Dallas police officer for 31 years. He retired in 2005 believing he was promised to receive a great pension. “That was the selling point when you recruit and try to retain folks. That you may not make it up-front with... Read more
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Fortune
Graft Cases Point to Different Ways out of Crisis For Brazil, Russiaof the very different ways in which corruption cases in the respective countrie
Graft Cases Point to Different Ways out of Crisis For Brazil, Russia
Fortune / Posted 8 days ago
of the very different ways in which corruption cases in the respective countries are playing out. In Moscow this week, police found $120 million in cash at an apartment registered in the name of the sister of Dmitry Zakharchenko, the deputy... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
City's retirement funds trapped in recapitalization; Up to 80 percent of pension payments not goingcontributions made into the retirement system are now going toward the recapita
City's retirement funds trapped in recapitalization; Up to 80 percent of pension payments not going
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
contributions made into the retirement system are now going toward the recapitalization effort, and not toward supporting pensions. "This recapitalization is causing significant problems," Donchess said. Nashua is expecting to pay $23 million in... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Law professor points out the holes in your retirement planprofessors have been seeking solutions. Some have called 401(k)s a failed syste
Law professor points out the holes in your retirement plan
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
professors have been seeking solutions. Some have called 401(k)s a failed system. Some long for a return of old-style pensions even though some companies and states such as Illinois have made a mess of them. Now, William Birdthistle, a... Read more
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Daily Mirror
9 bits of bad news that got buried on the last day before Tory conferencethe long grass. Dan Kitwood/Getty ImagesCharities have sounded the alarm over
9 bits of bad news that got buried on the last day before Tory conference
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 days ago
the long grass. Dan Kitwood/Getty ImagesCharities have sounded the alarm over cuts to supported housing Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary Debbie Abrahams blasted the government for "sneaking this out yet again the day before our recess" instead... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
City Council approves Emanuel's new water and sewer taxback the latest tax, the proceeds from which will be funneled into the city's f
City Council approves Emanuel's new water and sewer tax
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
back the latest tax, the proceeds from which will be funneled into the city's financially ailing municipal workers pension fund. Approval means the city will drain about $53 from the pocketbook of the typical homeowner next year, an amount that... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Salinas City Council passes new contract for policeunion president Gabe Carvey said. The vote Tuesday night comes after almost a
Salinas City Council passes new contract for police
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 11 days ago
union president Gabe Carvey said. The vote Tuesday night comes after almost a year of negotiation between the Salinas Police Officers Association and the city of Salinas. Carvey says there are more people working at an In-N-Out burger than... Read more
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The Post-Journal
City’s Pension Payment To Remain About The Sameless in 2017 than they did this year. The city annually makes two payments towa
City’s Pension Payment To Remain About The Same
The Post-Journal / Posted 11 days ago
less in 2017 than they did this year. The city annually makes two payments toward the state's retirement systems: one for police and fire and one for employees. While the payment for the police and fire will increase by about $37,000 next year,... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Republican Party, methane gas and asthma, Dallas city managementAs a result, taxpayers lose out on hundreds of millions of dollars in tax reven
Republican Party, methane gas and asthma, Dallas city management
Dallas Morning News / Posted 11 days ago
As a result, taxpayers lose out on hundreds of millions of dollars in tax revenue, half of which would go to states to fund education, infrastructure construction and repair, and more. The cost of methane mitigation is low and with more than... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Seven candidates to be interviewed for city inspector general positionwho will be interviewed: � Kevin Donovan, a section chief with the FBI � Scot
Seven candidates to be interviewed for city inspector general position
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
who will be interviewed: � Kevin Donovan, a section chief with the FBI � Scott Ando, most recently with the Independent Police Review Authority in Chicago � Lisa Green, director of investigations for the current Office of Inspector General �... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
National Book Award winner Ta-Nehisi Coates to speak at Amherst Collegenamed one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People.” The event is made p
National Book Award winner Ta-Nehisi Coates to speak at Amherst College
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 12 days ago
named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People.” The event is made possible by the Victor S. Johnson Lectureship Fund and the Croxton Lecture Fund. Coates’ latest book, “Between the World and Me,” was published in 2015 and went on to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Top Kogi Officials Arrested for Allegedly Diverting Pension FundFive top civil servants in Kogi have been arrested for allegedly diverting N230
Top Kogi Officials Arrested for Allegedly Diverting Pension Fund
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Five top civil servants in Kogi have been arrested for allegedly diverting N230 million pension fund to their private uses. The Accountant-General of the state, Yusuf Okala, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria in Lokoja on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
5 Kogi State Civil Servants Arrested Over Pension FundFive top civil servants in Kogi have been arrested for allegedly diverting N230
5 Kogi State Civil Servants Arrested Over Pension Fund
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Five top civil servants in Kogi have been arrested for allegedly diverting N230 million pension fund to their private uses. The Accountant-General of the state, Alhaji Yusuf Okala, confirmed the development to newsmen in Lokoja on Sunday. Okala,... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Age pensioners left for months without an incomeof the backlog or the amounts of money involved. Department of Human Resources
Age pensioners left for months without an income
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
of the backlog or the amounts of money involved. Department of Human Resources general manager Hank Jongen said while aged pensions took longer to assess, some customers had experienced delays. "We sincerely apologise for this,'' Mr Jorgen... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Age pensioners left for months without an incomeof the backlog or the amounts of money involved. Department of Human Resources
Age pensioners left for months without an income
Daily Examiner / Posted 13 days ago
of the backlog or the amounts of money involved. Department of Human Resources general manager Hank Jongen said while aged pensions took longer to assess, some customers had experienced delays. "We sincerely apologise for this,'' Mr Jorgen... Read more
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Northern Star
Age pensioners left for months without an incomeof the backlog or the amounts of money involved. Department of Human Resources
Age pensioners left for months without an income
Northern Star / Posted 13 days ago
of the backlog or the amounts of money involved. Department of Human Resources general manager Hank Jongen said while aged pensions took longer to assess, some customers had experienced delays. "We sincerely apologise for this,'' Mr Jorgen... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Age pensioners left for months without an incomeof the backlog or the amounts of money involved. Department of Human Resources
Age pensioners left for months without an income
The Daily Mercury / Posted 13 days ago
of the backlog or the amounts of money involved. Department of Human Resources general manager Hank Jongen said while aged pensions took longer to assess, some customers had experienced delays. "We sincerely apologise for this,'' Mr Jorgen... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Pension burden increases in DixonContributions to Dixon's combined fire and police pension fund are estimated to
Pension burden increases in Dixon
SaukValley.com / Posted 15 days ago
Contributions to Dixon's combined fire and police pension fund are estimated to increase from about $1.4 million to $1.6 million, actuary Todd Schroeder told the City Council this week. This came as startling news, considering the city committed an... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Group explains Redding’s $218M in pension debts — and why they may be higherwould he know what's going on?" He and Constant said a Reason employee origina
Group explains Redding’s $218M in pension debts — and why they may be higher
The Record Searchlight / Posted 16 days ago
would he know what's going on?" He and Constant said a Reason employee originally from Redding met Cadd at an event and pensions arose in the discussion. Constant said that concern made Redding an obvious choice. That system is the largest... Read more
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The Hill
Wells Fargo fined $185M for fake accounts | Warren wants tax changes after Apple ruling | Lawmakers try to put focus on deficit(CFPB) fined Wells Fargo $185 million, including a $100 million penalty the ban
Wells Fargo fined $185M for fake accounts | Warren wants tax changes after Apple ruling | Lawmakers try to put focus on deficit
The Hill / Posted 16 days ago
(CFPB) fined Wells Fargo $185 million, including a $100 million penalty the bank will pay to the CFPB's Civil Penalty Fund -- the largest fine ever levied by the regulator. ADVERTISEMENT "Because of the severity of these violations, Wells... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Rates Ocean County, (N.J.)'s $34M Series 2016 GO Bonds 'AAA'; Outlook Stabledownturns. Fitch expects long-term liabilities to remain low based on manageabl
Fitch Rates Ocean County, (N.J.)'s $34M Series 2016 GO Bonds 'AAA'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 16 days ago
downturns. Fitch expects long-term liabilities to remain low based on manageable capital needs and a history of full funding of pension actuarially determined contributions. Economic Resource Base Ocean County encompasses 634 square miles... Read more
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The Hill
Lawmakers kick off energy bill talksBILL: Thousands of coal miners and their allies rallied near the Capitol on Thu
Lawmakers kick off energy bill talks
The Hill / Posted 16 days ago
BILL: Thousands of coal miners and their allies rallied near the Capitol on Thursday for a bill to rescue their pension fund. The United Mine Workers of America, which operates the fund, organized the rally, where about a dozen lawmakers spoke... Read more
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The Hill
Coal miners rally for pension fixand their allies rallied outside the Capitol on Thursday in support of a bill t
Coal miners rally for pension fix
The Hill / Posted 16 days ago
and their allies rallied outside the Capitol on Thursday in support of a bill to rescue their union’s troubled pension fund. United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) President Cecil Roberts spoke passionately and at length to members of his... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
A federal solution to Chicago's public pension messto the latest annual financial reports of Chicago's five major pension plans, w
A federal solution to Chicago's public pension mess
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
to the latest annual financial reports of Chicago's five major pension plans, we're looking at $35 billion in unfunded pensions. But that's using a more than 7 percent expected return on investment. The real numbers are even worse. This... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Rates $108MM Alabama GOs 'AA+'; Outlook StableBurden: 'aaa' factor assessment Debt levels are moderate with most debt issued
Fitch Rates $108MM Alabama GOs 'AA+'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 17 days ago
Burden: 'aaa' factor assessment Debt levels are moderate with most debt issued by a variety of authorities. Pension funded ratios have weakened in recent years, but the state's overall liability burden remains low. Operating Performance:... Read more
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Al.com
Seeking better policy for Retirement Systems of Alabamaare rightfully concerned about our state's public pension system. I hope my pol
Seeking better policy for Retirement Systems of Alabama
Al.com / Posted 18 days ago
are rightfully concerned about our state's public pension system. I hope my policy and academic work on public pensions and the Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA) can positively contribute to ongoing dialogue on this important... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Dallas voters will be asked to cut city pensions. But will it be enough?Compared to Dallas’ pension fund for its police officers and firefighters, the
Dallas voters will be asked to cut city pensions. But will it be enough?
Dallas Morning News / Posted 21 days ago
Compared to Dallas’ pension fund for its police officers and firefighters, the city’s civilian retirement system looks like a fiscal golden child. While the police and fire pension is in danger of collapse by 2030, the city’s civilian fund has at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PENCOM Prosecutes Employers Not Remitting Workers' Retirement Benefitsof PENCOM, Emeka Onuora, told Daily Trust that over N9.38 billion has been reco
PENCOM Prosecutes Employers Not Remitting Workers' Retirement Benefits
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
of PENCOM, Emeka Onuora, told Daily Trust that over N9.38 billion has been recovered from firms that deducted pensions from salaries of staff under the compulsory pension scheme but failed to remit same. Describing the act as... Read more
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Daily Herald
Naperville plans 'more scrutiny' for fundraisers seeking grantsGrants to help pay for cultural activities in Naperville may someday not apply
Naperville plans 'more scrutiny' for fundraisers seeking grants
Daily Herald / Posted 22 days ago
Grants to help pay for cultural activities in Naperville may someday not apply to events that function mainly as fundraisers. The special events and cultural amenities fund, known as SECA, is designed to support events that celebrate the city's... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Pension rates stay flat in New Yorkof payroll, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli announced Thursday. For the curre
Pension rates stay flat in New York
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
of payroll, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli announced Thursday. For the current year, the rate was 15.5 percent. For police and fire employees, local governments and the state will pay 24.4 percent of payroll, up from 24.3 percent. The... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Upgrades Tallahassee, FL's Capital Bonds and IDR to 'AA+'; Outlook Stableeducation but such sectors have not supported strong revenue growth over time.
Fitch Upgrades Tallahassee, FL's Capital Bonds and IDR to 'AA+'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 24 days ago
education but such sectors have not supported strong revenue growth over time. Long-term liabilities related to debt and pensions are expected to remain low. Economic Resource Base The city is located in the north central portion of the state... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Kalamazoo donation threatens to redefine government-- the creation of a foundation into which he and Parfet would pour $70 million
Kalamazoo donation threatens to redefine government
Detroit Free Press / Posted 24 days ago
-- the creation of a foundation into which he and Parfet would pour $70 million over the next three years, and a combined fundraising effort to swell the foundation's endowment by $300 million to $500 million more. The initial $70 million would... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Affirms San Jose, CA's GOs at 'AA+'; Outlook Stableand a somewhat inflexible labor negotiating framework. Long-Term Liability Bur
Fitch Affirms San Jose, CA's GOs at 'AA+'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 24 days ago
and a somewhat inflexible labor negotiating framework. Long-Term Liability Burden: 'aa' factor assessment Debt and unfunded pension liabilities are moderate relative to the city's large and wealthy resource base. Operating Performance: 'aaa'... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Affirms Normal, IL's IDR and ULTGOs at 'AAA'; Outlook StableBurden: 'aa' factor assessment The long-term liability burden is moderate rela
Fitch Affirms Normal, IL's IDR and ULTGOs at 'AAA'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 24 days ago
Burden: 'aa' factor assessment The long-term liability burden is moderate relative to the resource base, with adjusted unfunded pensions and overall debt at 12.2% of personal income. Operating Performance: 'aaa' factor assessment Ample reserves... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Affirms Modesto, CA's IDR at 'AA-' and LRBs at 'A+'; Outlook Stableaffirmed the following city of Modesto, CA ratings: --Issuer Default Rating (I
Fitch Affirms Modesto, CA's IDR at 'AA-' and LRBs at 'A+'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 24 days ago
affirmed the following city of Modesto, CA ratings: --Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'AA-'; --$58 million lease revenue refunding bonds issued by the Modesto Public Financing Authority series 2008 at 'A+'. The Rating Outlook is... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Donor to Baltimore police surveillance program says privacy debate 'healthy'The public uproar over the secrecy of the Baltimore Police Department's test of
Donor to Baltimore police surveillance program says privacy debate 'healthy'
Baltimore Sun / Posted 26 days ago
The public uproar over the secrecy of the Baltimore Police Department's test of an aerial surveillance technology is a "healthy" part of the process to decide whether the city will support the program with taxpayer money, said one of the... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Affirms Oakland, CA's POBs & JPFA Revs at 'A'; Outlook StableWIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the following Oakland, CA (the city) ratings:
Fitch Affirms Oakland, CA's POBs & JPFA Revs at 'A'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 26 days ago
WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the following Oakland, CA (the city) ratings: --$93 million pension obligation refunding bonds, series 2001 at 'A'; --$86 million Oakland Joint Powers Financing Authority (Oakland Administration Buildings)... Read more
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