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Spending cuts will cost local communities

The honeymoon period might be over for Auckland’s Supercity Mayor Len Brown.

This follows a letter addressed to him from the Chairs of 21 local boards, questioning his motives and  false promises. 112 more words



I’m Jennifer Moore of Moore Family Law in Plymouth, Minnesota. Our legal practice encompasses trusts, estate law and probate as well as family law. But the holidays present a special challenge for families that are going through a divorce, a process which often brings with it disputes over emotional hurts, property, child support and alimony, custody and visitation and… 679 more words


#Ireland: Irish plan growth budget after 6 years' austerity

In this photo taken on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, people walk past photos of shoppers on O’Connell Street, Dublin, Ireland. The Irish Central Bank has sharply raised its economic outlook for Ireland but cautioned the government not to soften austerity plans in this month’s budget, the first to be unveiled since the country’s exit from an international bailout. 519 more words


Thought Spending Cuts were to reduce Public Debt? Think again

Last week David Cameron told the Tory Conference that under the Coalition the country was “paying down its debt.” This, after all, we are told is the reason why we have had to endure: 246 more words


Moore Family Law – On Budget Cuts


Article XI of the Minnesota Constitution prohibits the State from running a deficit.

http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/mncon/Article11.htm When tax revenues are significantly lower than expected, the State must cut spending or raise taxes in order to balance the budget. 261 more words


Haslam calls for spending cuts

(News Channel 5 – Nashville)

Republican Governor Bill Haslam is calling on all state agencies to plan for up to 7 percent spending cuts in the upcoming budget year. 105 more words

Absent councillors – the case for recallable delegates

Back in August, we published this post – Councillors should be recallablehttp://southessexheckler.wordpress.com/2014/08/07/councillors-should-be-recallable/ which argued that councillors should effectively act as delegates who, if they fail in their duties to the communities they represent, should be subject to recall by residents and replaced. 414 more words