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Memo to Harper earlier this year questioned across-the-board budget cuts

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Stephen Harper was briefed earlier this year on how across-the-board budget cuts hurt public service morale, productivity and citizen satisfaction.

The memorandum — headlined “Death by a Thousand Cuts: How governments undermine their own productivity” — laid out arguments from an Australian, union-funded study that suggests poorly executed austerity undermines trust and confidence in public institutions. 546 more words


Rauner Asking State Agencies To Come Up With Plans For Budget Cuts

(CBS) — Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner is asking for a 20 percent budget cut from lame-duck Governor Pat Quinn.

CBS 2 news is confirming that Rauner is asking dozens of key state agencies from prisons to highways to present a plan to trim up to $7 billion from this year’s budget. 68 more words


Non-profit housing

Non-profit housing is housing owned and managed by a private, non-profit group such as a church, an ethnocultural community or by a government. Non-profit housing can use both private funds and government subsidies to support a rent-geared-to-income program for low-income tenants.


Budget Cuts

Why Cut the Arts?

When I was in high school, I was offered several types of art classes and after school programs during my first year. There would be classes for drawing, film photography and there was even a club after school that consisted of people playing guitar no matter what style. 175 more words


News Times: "Advocates worry budget cuts will slow efforts to improve mental health programs"

“It’s a noble and necessary goal to improve access to mental health services in Connecticut. But is it a realistic one, in light of the state’s recent budget difficulties?” 109 more words


Apache set to cut spending in 2015

Houston-based Apache Corp. (NYSE: APA) plans to cut spending by reducing its 2015 North American onshore budget to $4 billion, down $1.4 billion from 2014’s budget of $5.4 billion. 93 more words

Race project | Homelessness in King County: Blacks suffering the most

“This gives me my job, my friends and my family,” says Nick Maxwell as he holds the newspaper on the corner of 4th and Madison. (Photo by Marika Price) 566 more words