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Editorial: No excuse for late state budgets and lax attitudes

There needs to be a wholesale attitude shift on Beacon Hill to prioritize one of the biggest responsibilities of our elected officials. No one in the business world accepts excuses for a late budget, so why do we accept it from our legislators?.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2018

In Albany, a session about nothing, just like in the Seinfeld era

To understand why little is happening in Albany, some history is needed. In the 1990s and 2000s, during the heyday of Jerry Seinfeld's "show about nothing," state lawmakers rationalized late budgets... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 13th, 2018

Chinese state media urges Canada to defy U.S., free Huawei executive

Canada should distance itself from U.S. "hegemonism" and grant unconditional freedom to Meng Wanzhou, a Chinese executive detained in Vancouver on Washington's request, the state-owned tabloid Global Times said in a Thursday editorial......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 12th, 2018

As the cost of healthcare keeps rising, here"s how much people are getting squeezed in every state

Shayanne Gal/Business Insider The cost of healthcare keeps on rising, and a new report shows just how much of a squeeze it's putting on family budgets. Researc.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 7th, 2018

Capitol Report: Bush remembered on Capitol Hill for foreign-policy legacy

Lawmakers remembered the late President George H.W. Bush for his foreign-policy legacy on Monday, as Washington was preparing for the 41st commander-in-chief’s remains to lie in state in the Capitol building......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 3rd, 2018

Trade deal possible at G20 but Chinese paper says U.S. must be "fair minded"

China and the United States can reach a trade agreement at the G20 meeting in Argentina this week, the state-run China Daily newspaper said in an editorial on Friday, but Washington must be "fair minded" if it wants to defuse spiraling tensions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 29th, 2018

China state paper says trade deal possible at G20 if U.S. "fair minded"

China and the United States can reach a trade agreement at the G20 meeting in Argentina this week, the state-run China Daily newspaper said in an editorial on Friday, but Washington must be "fair minded" if it wants to defuse spiraling tensions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 29th, 2018

Budgets are for the simple-minded — here’s a better way to save money

It’s wise to spend some of your life in a state of mild discomfort by hoarding cash......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 23rd, 2018

Marijuana is getting cheaper. For some states, that’s a problem.

While consumers may enjoy the cheaper prices, the low revenue may strain state budgets......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 16th, 2018

Marijuana is getting cheaper. For some states, that’s a problem.

While consumers may enjoy the cheaper prices, the low revenue may strain state budgets......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 16th, 2018

California’s Most Devastating Wildfire Scorches Entire Town

Although late in the year, California continues to battle devastating infernos. The state has been experiencing unrelenting, extremely dry conditions over the p.....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaNov 13th, 2018

Syracuse profits by handwriting thousands of late-tax notes

A city in New York state has found a novel way of motivating residents to pay their back taxes: personal notes handwritten by city officials......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 13th, 2018

Merkel Coalition Gets Overdue Spanking In Bavaria...But 5 Years Too Late To Save Germany

Authored by Robert Bridge via The Strategic Culture Foundation, In Bavaria’s state elections, German voters sent a powerful message to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has been harshly criticized for opening up Germany’s borders to the.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 19th, 2018

Facebook reportedly believes spammers were behind massive hack

Facebook has tentatively concluded that spammers masquerading as a digital marketing company were behind the massive security breach revealed last month, and not hackers working for a nation-state, the Wall Street Journal reported late Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 17th, 2018

Oregon"s Medicaid experiment is put to the test, as costs outpace budgets

Oregon's bold experiment with Medicaid delivery has scored some impressive wins, but as the state contemplates the next round of coordinated care contracts, rising costs are clouding the future.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 4th, 2018

China says it will not "surrender" in the trade war and "has enough fuel to drive its economy even if a trade war is prolonged"

Reuters/Carlos Barria An editorial in the state-run China Daily.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 14th, 2018

China will not "surrender" to U.S. demands in trade talks: state paper

China will not buckle to U.S. demands in any trade negotiations, the major state-run China Daily newspaper said in an editorial on Friday, after Chinese officials welcomed an invitation from Washington for a new round of talks......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 13th, 2018

Cuomo"s journey: Eight years of promises kept, kicked down the road or left behind

In August 2010 the state Legislature and beleaguered Gov. David Paterson finally agreed to an annual budget. Late for the fourth straight year—by a staggering 125 days—it included more than... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 8th, 2018

Best Public High School in Every State

Few public services are as uneven in quality as the U.S. public school system. Because school budgets are largely funded by property taxes, the quality of public schools is often a function of........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstSep 7th, 2018

145 former Ohio State students report sexual abuse by former team doctor

So far, 145 former Ohio State University students have reported first-hand accounts of sexual abuse in the investigation of the late Richard Strauss, who served as a university physician from the mid-1970s to the 1990s. That's according to a let.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 30th, 2018

Editorial: The state must rein in community contracts with marijuana firms

Too many communities who claim to be open to recreational marijuana are putting up barriers to minorities and low-income residents getting a piece of that business by demanding high up-front fees......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 29th, 2018