Congressional Republicans aren't even going to be making a show of being the loyal opposition, or bothering to resemble a responsible governing party any more. In this election year, the last year of President Obama's final term in office,...Show More Summary
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Small retailers can expect to score bigsales this year. Americans are expected to spend up to arecord$19.7 billion on Valentine's Day. Here are the best cities for couples on a budget.
In our third annual industry survey, we surveyed 7,725 professionals to find out how their companies handled UX in 2015, including budget allocations, frequency of usability testing, and more. While most of the questions focused on what companies did in … The post UX Industry Survey Shows Multi-Device Interactions Are Gaining Ground appeared first on.
You may be on an incredibly tight budget, but there are only so many nights you can eat ramen noodles. A minor splurge on fast food would be nice, but how do you stay within your limited budget? The major fast-food chains may have eliminated...Show More Summary
Most state governors want to bring more businesses and employment to their states and maintain sustainable budgets. An important new paper from two of our colleagues, Michael Mazerov and Mike Leachman (M&L), provides a new and important...Show More Summary
Maybe your Valentine’s Day budget isn’t quite as plump this year and, while you still want to celebrate, you’d like to tame the costs a bit. I tasted through a range of sparkling wines that were priced atunder $20 a bottle.Easy andsimple wines did not make the cut. I was [...]
Dozens of Chicago State University students and faculty members rallied in the Loop on Monday to protest the eight-month-long budget standoff in Springfield that could force the South Side institution to shut down before the end of the semester. In a brief demonstration at the Thompson Center and...
With his 2017 budget heading to Congress this week, President Obama has been busy making policy announcements. While an oil tax and autonomous vehicle plan are getting all the attention, a smaller element of the budget will have much greater impact: a proposal to make sure all Americans have access to clean, safe water. Read more...
Chinese smartphone maker ZOPO Mobile has launched a new device called Hero 1 in India and it's a budget smartphone that interested consumers might want to try. According to The Times of India, it will soon be made available for both online and offline stores and will be priced at Rs 12,000.
Over on the home page, I’ve written a complete overview of the budget talks currently escalating in the House. Republican leadership hopes to pass a budget that adheres to the $1.07 trillion spending framework established by President Obama and John Boehner in October. Show More Summary
For many people living a frugal life is based out of necessity. If you don’t have a lot of money to spend, you budget accordingly and make the most of the money you have at your disposal. However, frugality can extend behind the working class. Show More Summary
Recently we learned that President Obama's final budget proposal includes a plan to raise money for transportation projects and other uses by imposing a per-barrel tax on US oil companies. Here are a few quick thoughts on this ill-conceived idea. read more
Gov. Bruce Rauner has started 2016 with a series of high-profile press events that seem geared to emphasize accomplishment rather than his ongoing standoff with Democrats over the state budget. The latest came Feb. 4 when he announced...Show More Summary
Lady Gaga, once best known for meat dresses and big budget music videos, has completed her career rehabilitation. Last night, her performance of the national anthem at Super Bowl 50 hammered home the fact that, beyond American Horror Story and Tony Bennett collaborations, Gaga can sing, and she does it damn well. …Read More
Feb. 05--Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., called President Barack Obama's upcoming budget proposal to impose a $10 per barrel tax on crude oil "dead on arrival" in Congress. "It makes no sense to put a $10 per barrel tax on oil at a time when Ame
At a time when virtually every municipality is finding ways to cut back health benefits in order to balance their budget, the city of Kirkland, Washington decided to create a moonshot goal -- slay the healthcare cost beast while simultaneously improving the health of the city employees. As has been [...]
Feb. 05--WASHINGTON -- President Obama will propose a $10-per-barrel tax on oil in next year's budget to modernize the U.S. transportation system, using the fossil fuels tax to pay for a transition to clean energy, administration officials said
The Louisiana governor is proposing significant tax increases; they wouldn’t be necessary if the state was more fiscally responsible.
The U.S. plans on filling Eastern Europe with thousands of troops along with vehicles and weapons to equip an armored combat brigade. That will require a special budget request of $3.4 billion for next year. An unnamed administration...Show More Summary