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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

Deal reached on sweeping, permanent rent reforms

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and state Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins announced late Tuesday that their two houses have agreed on reforms to the rules covering nearly 1 million... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

Why Oregon is spending more on Medicaid than before the Great Recession

The effects of the downturn continue to be a drag on state budgets......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 4th, 2019

Oregon House passes PERS reform bill after last-minute scramble by Kotek

Oregon's House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill that reforms PERS, the state's pension system for public employees. The vote was not without drama. Senate Bill 1049 failed on a 29 to 31 initial vote late Thursday afternoon. Nine Democr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 30th, 2019

How the Golden State Warriors Achieved Unicorn Status

It's taken an owner from Kleiner Perkins and an aggressive late-stage tech company mentality to .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 30th, 2019

Struggling nonprofits urge mayor to speed up late payments

New York lawmakers gave final passage to legislation Wednesday that would allow President Donald Trump'… state tax returns to be released to congressional committees that have, so far, been barred... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 26th, 2019

Slideshow: Here"s how much athletic travel costs Ohio State (and the rest of the Big Ten)

It costs a pretty penny to feed, lodge and transport all 1,100 student-athletes at Ohio State University – and that's before you factor in the $23.1 million already spent on financial aid for student-athletes. According to operating budgets Ohio S.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 15th, 2019

Exclusive: OneJet had history of late payments long before default on $2M in county, state loans

An investigation by the Pittsburgh Business Times found late payments stretching back to the early days of the first loan from the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County, and well before a second loan was granted......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 2nd, 2019

Oil Surges As Washington Prepares To End Iranian Crude-Export Waivers

Expectations that the Trump administration would extend export waivers on Iranian oil have been dashed after the Washington Post reported late Sunday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was preparing to announce .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 22nd, 2019

Algeria President Bouteflika Resigns After 20 Years In Office Following Army Demands

Late in the day Tuesday the official Algerian state press agency APS announced the two-decade long ruler, Presdient Bouteflika, has formally resigned, finally givin.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 2nd, 2019

Watch out AOC: voters are mad at you

It’s likely too late to save the Amazon headquarters deal, but the politicians who led the fight against it may find themselves in deep political trouble as city and state officials now have a green... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 21st, 2019

Trump Today: Trump Today: President says he’ll keep China tariffs in place for ‘substantial period’ and renews attack on McCain

President Donald Trump said Wednesday he wants to keep tariffs on China until he makes sure Beijing complies with any trade deal it makes with the U.S., as he visited the battleground state of Ohio and renewed an attack on the late Sen. John McCain......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 20th, 2019

New York Attorney General Subpoenas Deutsche Bank and Investors Bank Over Trump

The state wants financing documents for some major Trump Organization projects. The New York State attorney general’s office issued subpoenas late Monday night to Deutsche Bank and Investors Bank for financial re.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 12th, 2019

Cuomo budget czar says pied-à-terre tax could help pay for MTA

A proposal to tax so-called "foot on the ground" homes might finally have a foot in the door.State Budget Director Robert Mujica released a statement late Wednesday listing a so-called pied-à-terre... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 11th, 2019

Here"s Why bluebird bio Gained 16.3% in February

The biopharma announced fourth-quarter 2018 operating results and reminded investors of its deep late-state pipeline......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 11th, 2019

Arizona Teachers Vote to Go on Strike

Arizona teachers voted late Thursday to go on strike next week, making the state the fourth this year to host teacher protests in support of increased pay......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 20th, 2018

Editorial: Legislators again fail to cap sick time for state workers

With so many .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 18th, 2018

Editorial: Court reforms need to stay

Municipalities that must rely on speed traps and excessive fines to balance their budgets should instead look at shrinking government, and consolidating with neighboring courts and municipalities......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 5th, 2018

Americans Feel Politicians" Misconduct Goes Unpunished And Rule of Law Not Respected [Survey]

"In light of current debates about the state of the democratic process and the importance of truth, the Center has further deepened its focus on public attitudes.".....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 5th, 2018

State Budgets Get Lift From Economy, Tax Bill

Officials from Utah to Connecticut are reporting better tax revenues and say their fiscal outlook has improved, thanks to an expanding economy and job growth......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 6th, 2018