Kinzinger said the undercover videos recently released by an anti-abortion group to shame Planned Parenthood are “barbaric” but said he’s not sure whether that will derail budget bill. Whole sections of video were missing from the meetings. “Showing the videos from the Center for Medical Progress will outrage Planned Parenthood“. But anti-choice activists have demonized
With the hope of balancing the budget by 2019, no one can accuse the Liberal campaign of taking the easy way out The post Justin Trudeau pitches spending and deficits. And a side of honesty. appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Despite strict voter ID laws, Alabama is in the process of closing 45 of 49 driver's license offices. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said budget cuts will result in closing driver's license offices across the state. The agency said the cut will be in phases, with 33 offices closed during the first wave. Show More Summary
As we get older the world becomes (hopefully) less daunting. The same goes for understanding budgeting and money. Check out the comical difference between how people in their 20s and people in their 30s view money, originally featured on The Cooper Review. Some people say the more you know about money, the more money you'll have. Show More Summary
Global Biocapacity / Global Footprint Network Humanity is placing inordinate demands on nature, and it just keeps getting worse. In 2000, humanity had exceeded its "ecological budget" by October. This year, "Earth Overshoot Day" was August 13, according to the Global Footprint Network, a California-based environmental think tank. Show More Summary
The CBO isn’t one to lie about it, as they’re a non-partisan budget office, so this is bad news: The deficit is estimated to more than double in 10 years, which is projected to push debt held by the public up to 77 percent as a percentage of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), according to Congressional […]
Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced this week the city will host three town hall meetings to gather ideas on solving the latest budget crisis.
As Congress and the White House gird up for another round of budget battles -- by Christmas there will be another standoff about raising the budget ceiling -- it is easy for people to forget that major budget cuts are already in the works. Show More Summary
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has a lot on his plate this summer: dealing with the Iran sanctions, the Greek turmoil, the queasy markets, the Puerto Rico debt crisis, the budget, and the impending need to lift the debt ceiling, among other issues. But the former New Yorker still managed to... More »
Alcatel OneTouch thoroughly surprised the Android world earlier this year with the release of the Idol 3 5.5. We weren’t blown away with its specs, benchmarks, or flagship killing, but it is a beautifully simple budget phone with a [...]
In its semi-annual fiscal update, released this week, the Congressional Budget Office projects that federal revenues will remain flat over the next decade, while spending—mostly for health care and Social Security—will rise. The result: Budget deficits, which have been declining in recent years as the economy has grown, will once [...]
Experts claimed that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries failure to maintain the oil price levels needed to support its member states’ budgets and will not be able to enforce these prices facing competition from North American shale producers and the new Iranian crude supply.
Last month, federal regulators announced they had stepped up scrutiny of budget carrier Allegiant Airlines after a string of in-flight disturbances and accusations from a pilot’s union of poor safety standards. Now, after yet another issue, the airline says it plans to inspect its entire fleet. ABC 7 News in Chicago reports that the Las Vegas-based airline announced it … [More]
Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to make the world a better place, smart tactics for taming your laundry, and hostel etiquette for the budget traveler. Top 5 Articles 27 Ways to Make the World a Better (and Greener) Place — Never...
On-call scheduling is a retail practice that looks great on a store’s budget on paper, but wrecks employees’ lives in real life. Gap Inc. is the third major retailer in recent months that has announced that they’re ending the practice across all of their brands, after months working on what they call “sustainable scheduling practices.” On-call scheduling means that a … [More]
In a budget speech, the governor said state finances are on the mend, but he warned of federal sequestration.
Are you in the market for a smartphone with respectable specifications that doesn’t break the bank? Verizon just might have the perfect thing for you. The carrier today launched HTC Desire 626, it’s a smartphone meant for the budgetShow More Summary
Driver's education will no longer be offered to CMS students through the school system when the temporary school budget expires next week. The law currently requires 16- and 17-year-old kids to take driver's ed to get a license, but the Senate budget would only require 85 hours of driving with a licensed adult and a score of at least 85 percent on the written DMV test.…
2015 will be remembered as the year budget Android smartphones stopped being junk and started being pretty damn good. The $199 Obi Worldphone SF1 and $129 SJ1.5 are the two latest budget Android phones to shake things up on the low end...Show More Summary
Acer is bringing two budget phones to the US market, the Acer Liquid Jade Z and Z410. The former is priced at around $230, the latter at $129.