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2014-08-04 12:26:55

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: United States Business Forecast Report Q4 2014 http://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/north_america/usa/united_states_business_forecast_report_q4.html Core Views T he US economy will accelerate slightly this year, with real GDP growth increasing to 2.1% from 1.9% in 2013. Stronger contributions from personal consumption expenditure growth will be offset somewhat by slower fixed investment...

2014-07-18 12:20:51

New BPC/AEI Chartbook Outlines Military Personnel Spending WASHINGTON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) and the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) released a chartbook today detailing the growth in spending on military personnel since 2001. The new explanatory resource shows that per capita personnel costs paid by the Department of Defense - including pay and health, retirement and other benefits - increased by 42 percent between 2001 and 2012...

2014-05-13 12:35:01

WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While lawmakers are working on appropriations bills to fund the government next year, they seem to have lost interest in trying to meet the country's long-term fiscal challenges. But the newly updated Federal Budget Challenge (www.federalbudgetchallenge.org) gives citizens across the country a chance to succeed where Congress has thrown in the towel, letting users select policies to put the country on a fiscally sustainable path. Two nonpartisan,...

2014-04-15 23:05:00

New Deltek federal budget report provides contractors with insight into budget priorities and strategies. Herndon, VA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 According to a new report from Deltek, the President’s FY 2015 budget request reveals agencies’ attempt at some level of recovery in FY 2014 while making targeted cuts for FY 2015. The request reflects a decline in federal contractor-addressable spending from $647 billion in FY 2013 to $608 billion in FY 2015. Most interestingly, agency estimates...

2014-04-10 12:25:14

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Editors and designers for the Harvard Political Review - a top undergraduate journal on politics and public policy supported by Harvard's Institute of Politics - have released the FY 2013 Annual Report of the USA (ARUSA), a research tool offering an examination of the federal budget and challenges facing American taxation and spending policy. Highlights of the report - including a short video showcasing the study's authors and their...

2014-02-04 16:28:16

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although the federal deficit is currently dropping, The Concord Coalition said today that new projections by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) show that Washington cannot afford to put fiscal reform on the back burner. The CBO's Budget and Economic Outlook, released this morning, estimates that budget deficits will add $7.9 trillion to the federal debt in the coming decade as Washington struggles with high health care spending,...

2014-01-13 12:20:09

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Stimson Center report issued today says the United States and Japan would both benefit by jointly initiating a pragmatic and collaborative approach to modernize and strengthen their alliance at a time when U.S. defense spending cuts are worrying Japanese government and military leaders. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130228/DC68405LOGO) The report, titled "Opportunity Out of Necessity: The Impact of US Defense Budget Cuts on...

2014-01-07 23:02:16

An Innovation and Competitiveness-Centered Approach to Deficit Reduction, produced by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), presents a comprehensive series of recommendations designed to focus federal policy on investments that promote growth. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 The "Washington Consensus" on the federal budget process is grounded in faulty economic theory which leads to a fixation on reducing the debt and a focus on putting...

2013-10-30 23:21:04

The 1.5% 2014 Social Security cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) confirms that the annual boost is at record lows. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 The 1.5% 2014 Social Security cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) confirms that the annual boost is at record lows. According to an analysis by The Senior Citizens League (TSCL), the average COLA between 2010 through 2014 hits new lows at just 1.5% — far lower than the 3% average over the past 3 decades. More than 58 million beneficiaries...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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