The Budget affords ambitious chancellors the chance to shine. Thus goes the common sense of the observers of Westminster's murky intrigues. If true, might one expect fiscal pyrotechnics at the despatch box this week as George Osborne delivers his speech? After all, this is the long lead-in to a contest the Tories are widely expected to lose. Show More Summary
While Intel isn't known for its massive smartphone-market share, a lineup of new budget phones with Intel silicon inside shows a glimpse of Intel's future potential.
Fortunately for Mr. Will, he works for Jeff Bezos, a man who accumlated $32 billion (more than 40 percent of the annual food stamp budget) by assisting people in evading state and local sales taxes. (Under most state laws, people are obligated to pay sales tax on items they buy over the Internet, however enforcement is essentially zero. Show More Summary
That Paul Ryan's one-man crusade against poverty has gotten off to a laughably bad start should have surprised no one. After all, his various "roadmaps" and GOP budgets have called for giving massive tax cuts for the rich, slashing non-defense discretionary spending to its lowest share of the U.S. Show More Summary
Every year the Budget comes and goes, amid a flurry of live blogging and urgent blog posts at The Spectator. And almost every year, the papers are full of the… Continue reading The post What I want from George Osborne’s Budget appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Some folks might think that the point of a newspaper is to provide information to readers. Those people have nothing to do with reporting at the Washington Post. That is why, in an article on unexpected state budget surpluses, the paper...Show More Summary
CRIMEA holds a secession referendum, the Britain’s budget is announced, Germany's constitutional court rules on the European Stability Mechanism and Michelle Obama visits China
4Children, the national charity for children and families, is calling on the Chancellor of the Exchequer to make a fresh commitment to families in his budget on Wednesday 19 March. 4Children is calling on the Chancellor to: 1. Extend the pupil premium to pre-school children to help disadvantaged children under-five develop their skills. There is […]
Ever play darts with a blindfold on? That's exactly what you're doing when you put together a social media campaign without audience research. Successful campaigns, whether long or short term, have some earmarks. First, they are based on the needs of your audience, not on yours. Next, they are based on measurable goals. read more
Rahm's budget people predicted (there's that word again) that speed cameras would bring in $70 million for all sorts of "children's programs." Guess how much they've brought in so far? Mayor Rahm Emanuel is counting on speed camerasShow More Summary
All this "sturm und drang" about the massive snowfall blowing through the city budget, and it turns out everything was already paid for? A “snow escrow” salted away in anticipation of a brutal winter will allow Chicago to absorb $33.2...Show More Summary
My regular column is available to subscribers on www.thesundaytimes.co.uk This is an excerpt. Wednesday's budget will be the latest in a very long line. I say that with enthusiasm even though I have covered enough to last a lifetime...
(Reuters) - The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels elite aviation team famed for its crowd-pleasing daredevil stunts at public air shows, returns to the skies on Saturday after being grounded by budget cuts for much of 2013, Navy officials sai...
State Rep. Garry Smith: 'If you want to make a point, you have to make it hurt.' Because freedom, that's why! A proposed South Carolina state budget for the upcoming fiscal year includes nearly $70,000 in funding cuts for two public colleges that assigned books addressing gay and lesbian themes. Show More Summary
Unit charged with preventing another Nairobi mall attack has tiny budget for essentials such as vehicle repairs: agency.
A report out last week from the center-left Brookings Institution highlights that, although a little bit of progress has been made on budget...
As I'm sure you have all heard, we recently went through some budget and workflow changes here at Massively. For me, the revamp meant that I went from three columns, several livestreams, and the occasional news post down to a singleShow More Summary
Looking for some inspiration — in multiple price ranges — for a classic and cozy looking space? This combination of items is what I like to call a good base. With a soft wall color, natural floor covering and simple and sleek furnishings, this is the sort of look you could start with and add your own art, accessories and personality on to it! READ MORE »
To start on a glamorous note: subsidised bus fares for those in full-time education outside London. I turned 16 in the same year my dad turned 60, and just as… Continue reading The post What I’d I like to see in the Budget appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Samsung has certainly done their bit to ensure that there will be as many tablets and smartphones possible to cater for just about anyone and everyone out there, so that all budgets will have a corresponding tablet or smartphone to purchase. Show More Summary