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2014-07-30 12:27:08

TORONTO, July 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian economy continues to face serious macroeconomic challenges, the most important of which is addressing the burden of a slow-growth recovery, according to a report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In "What Now? Addressing the Burden of Canada's Slow-Growth Recovery", McGill University economist Christopher Ragan calls for Canadian policy makers to accept the likelihood of a continued slow-growth recovery over the next few years and to address its...

2014-07-23 12:26:28

TORONTO, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Ontario should not delay fiscal consolidation, while Ottawa should take a more gradual approach than planned, according to a report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In "User Discretion Advised: Fiscal Consolidation and the Recovery," author William Scarth calls on the Ontario provincial government to address its long-term sustainability challenges before it embarks on any major new expenditures, while stating that the federal government should delay its...

2014-06-09 20:21:18

DENVER, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Triangle Petroleum Corporation ("Triangle" or the "Company") (NYSE MKT: TPLM) today provides an operational update and reports its first quarter fiscal year 2015 results for the three-month period ended April 30, 2014 ("Q1 fiscal 2015" or "Q1 FY2015"). First Quarter Highlights for Fiscal Year 2015 (ended April 30, 2014) -- Increased quarterly production volumes to 724 Mboe (+200% y/y, 8,129 Boepd) as compared to 242 Mboe (2,714 Boepd) in Q1...

2014-04-17 23:11:14

Syndicated columnist George Will analyzes the Balanced Budget Amendment, first passed by the Georgia General Assembly, The Amendment originated in the Georgia House of Representatives as HB794, sponsored by Rep. Paulette Rakestraw Braddock. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Nationally syndicated George Will’s recent column (published in the Washington Post and more than 400 other newspapers) illuminated the growing interest in the Compact for a Balanced Budget Amendment. Georgia...

2014-04-14 12:30:28

OAKLAND, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To help Americans see how their federal taxes are being spent, the Independent Institute today is launching the free mobile MyGovCost App based on the Government Cost Calculator website at MyGovCost.org. Available in the Apple App Store for the iPhone and iPad, MyGovCost personalizes how any American taxpayer's taxes are spent by the U.S. government in 2014 and over his/her lifetime. "MyGovCost provides custom-made calculations that...

2014-04-01 20:21:46

WASHINGTON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Concord Coalition today welcomed the budget proposal from House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan but expressed concern that it does not represent a realistic blueprint for making progress on a fiscal sustainability plan. "It is the statutory duty of the House and Senate Budget Committees to produce a budget," said Robert L. Bixby, Concord's executive director. "Chairman Ryan thus deserves credit for following 'regular...

2014-03-31 16:22:25

By Lawrence Kadish OLD WESTBURY, N.Y., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the White House slashes America's military budget and our influence proves irrelevant in Ukraine and other hot spots around the globe it is clear our economic policies have failed to grow our economy to create jobs and generate much needed revenue. This failure has resulted in budget deficits, increased debt and a loss of military strength. Our national debt has increased from approximately $11...

2014-03-22 23:04:35

The bill, which originated in the Georgia House as HB794 under Rep Rakestraw Braddock's sponsorship, positions the Peach State be the first to pass the Compact for a Balanced Budget. It now awaits Governor Nathan Deal's signature. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 22, 2014 State Rep. Paulette Rakestraw Braddock announced that on Wednesday, March 19, the Georgia Senate passed by a vote of 30-25 the Compact for a Balanced Budget Amendment. “I am thrilled to see Georgia take the lead to...

2014-03-19 12:24:04

LONDON, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Money Dashboard shows exactly how the Budget will affect UK spending on alcohol and cigarettes George Osborne's latest round of tax increases on alcohol and cigarettes will cost the average drinker an extra GBP19.76 and a smoker GBP69.06 each year. This is according to research announced today by smart account aggregation service Money Dashboard. [https://www.moneydashboard.com ]...

2014-02-28 23:31:55

The Georgia House passed House Bill 494, a historic measure to amend the U.S. Constitution with a balanced budget requirement. The Compact is an important step towards reigning in the nation's $17.4 trillion federal debt. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 State Representative Paulette Rakestraw Braddock (R-HD19)) announced the passage of House Bill 794 on Friday, February 21. Sponsored by Rep. Rakestraw Braddock, HB 794 proposes to amend the United States Constitution by adding a...


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