Sylvain Leduc and Dan Wilson: Are State Governments Roadblocks to Federal Stimulus? Evidence from Highway Grants in the 2009 Recovery Act=: >We examine how state governments adjusted spending in response to the large temporary increase in federal grants under the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Show More Summary
In case you missed this from Owen Zidar: Are State Governments Roadblocks to Federal Stimulus? Evidence from Highway Grants in the 2009 Recovery Act, by Owen Zidar: From Sylvain Leduc and Dan Wilson: We examine how state governments adjusted spending...
By Brian L. Wilson: Raptor Pharmaceuticals (RPTP) hit a new multi-year high after news that the FDA had granted orphan drug status to the company's flagship product Procysbi (cysteamine bitartrate). This was unexpected due to the orphan...Show More Summary
"Most people don't realize Steve's been with me longer than Grant. He's been with me for years longer than Grant," says "Ghost Hunters" Jason Hawes.
Last week, Rena Rivas was seven hours away from being deported when Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (D-FL) intervened and called an Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) official to halt his removal. A week later on Monday evening, a final decision came in: Rivas had been granted a one-year deportation reprieve based on humanitarian grounds. He no [...]
It looks like Grant Wilson is about to play the con game. Following my interview about his new Dwarven Miner Kickstarter campaign, the Rather Dashing Games vice-president, and former co-lead on Syfy’s Ghost Hunters, reached out exclusively...Show More Summary
On Saturday, Defense Distributed—America’s best-known group of 3D gunsmiths—announced on Facebook that its founder, Cody Wilson, now has a federal license to be a gun manufacturer and dealer. The group published a picture of the Type 7 federal firearms license (FFL) to prove it. “The big thing it allows me to do is that it... Read More
After watching the inauguration in January, Cameron Myers Milne — a sixth-grader from Wilson, North Carolina — decided to write the justices to explain her position on Hollingsworth v. Perry and U.S. v. Windsor. Granted, the proper format for making her case would be an amicus brief, but let’s agree......
Wilson v. Commissioner, No. 10-72754 (9th Cir. Jan. 15, 2013): Affirming the Tax Court’s grant of innocent spouse relief under § 6015, the panel held that the Tax Court properly reviewed new evidence outside the administrative record and correctly applied a de novo standard of review in determining the taxpayer’s...
Inside the 2 Kings Pub. Property Paranormal Pop Culture Want to own a little piece of Ghost Hunters franchise? Well, you're in luck if you've got $795,000 lying around. Grant Wilson, formerly the co-lead on Syfy's Ghost Hunters, announced...Show More Summary
Can you make the argument that Russell Wilson should win the NFL Rookie of the Year, particularly after he went on the road and beat the Washington Redskins on Wild Card Weekend? Of course. Granted, awards such as the ROY are obviously...Show More Summary
New Bills President Russ Brandon said of his conversation with owner Ralph Wilson, “He told me he was passing the torch to run this franchise in totality. He has granted me full authority to run this franchise with zero restrictions and zero limitations. Obviously, I’m honored and humbled in his confidence in me to lead…
After eight years and more than 150 episodes, Grant Wilson stepped down from his role as co-lead investigator on Syfy's paranormal reality-TV show Ghost Hunters last May. However, don't play taps from Wilson's career. Instead, Wilson is playing by a new set of rules - literally. Show More Summary
Highway Grants: Roads to Prosperity? By Sylvain Leduc and Daniel Wilson FRBSF, November 26, 2012 Federal highway grants to states appear to boost economic activity in the short and medium term. The short-term effects appear to be due largely to increases in aggregate demand. Medium-term effects apparently reflect the increased productive capacity brought [...]
For infrastructure spending, in particular spending on roads and highways, Sylvain Leduc and Daniel Wilson "find that the multiplier is at least two": Highway Grants: Roads to Prosperity?, by Sylvain Leduc and Daniel Wilson, FRBSF Economic Letter: Increasing government spending...
Nancy Wilson (right) and Ann Wilson of Heart, shown here at New York’s Beacon Theatre in October, will play the Fox Theatre on Wednesday, Nov. 7. Photo: Getty Images FRIDAY Grant Hart, Ray Dafrico Hart was the drummer for influential Minnesota punk trio Husker Du and was also one of the band’s songwriters, along with guitarist Bob Mould. Show More Summary
You could argue that Russell Wilson is playing like a rookie. Should we expect any different? Granted, the young quarterback obviously has talent, poise and that elusive “upside.” Will that translate into 300 yards of passing one of these days? Not necessarily. Show More Summary
It says a lot about your personality and your likeability when fans are really distressed that you left the public eye to pursue something the rest of us take for granted - a private life.Grant Wilson explained eloquently on his site why he left Ghost Hunters show. Show More Summary
"This kid does not deserve to work," Jason Hawes says of Jason Biggs. "And Nickelodeon was promoting his tweets? How could they not be paying attention to things that he said, if they're promoting his tweets to children who watch their network. It's just downright disgusting."
After premiering with its first episode sans Grant Wilson last night, Sept. 5, Syfy announced Ghost Hunters had its most watched season premiere since August 2010. Says the network, "Compared to the April 2012 season premiere, GhostShow More Summary