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Sandy Pappas: Honoring the legacy of American workers

Labor Day marks more than just the end of summer. It’s a celebration of American workers and the contributions they make to the strength, prosperity and economic well-being of our country. 656 more words

Minnesota Legislature

23 Aug 2014 (AFR) - Budget debate sparks foreign investor fears - Budget impasse creates perception of US-style crisis

(23 August 2014, AFR, p4, Jacob Greber)

‘Senior bankers say the budget impasse is creating a dangerous perception among some foreign investors that the ­government faces a US-style supply ­crisis and won’t be able to pay its bills. 46 more words

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Donations to medical research by philanthropists at risk due to Future Fund, survey suggests

ABC News Lindy Kerin 19 August 2014

The $400 million donated to the health and medical research sector every year could be at risk if the Federal Government’s Medical Research Future Fund goes ahead, a survey suggests. 34 more words

Leadership / Management

Joe Hockey's petrol blunder in 3 charts

Treasurer Joe Hockey has made the mother of all political mistakes: to downplay the impact of petrol prices on household budgets

In trying to defend the fairness of the measures in his budget, Joe Hockey told ABC Radio: 903 more words

Federal Budget

Hook, Line, and Sinker

 Ah, the easy answers.  So nicely packaged with pretty little bows on them.  So what if they’re complete lies?  They sound nice so let’s fall for them hook, line and sinker! 706 more words

Economics

Congress at Home, Advocates Should Urge Action in Fall

 

Will you be meeting with you representatives this month while they are in district?  Both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives are on recess during the month of August, resuming legislative business on Monday, September 8. 254 more words

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