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A CRY FOR JUSTICE: CONGRESSIONAL BRINKSMANSHIP V. THE NEEDS OF THE PEOPLE

THE COMING BUDGET WAR

Once again, we have come to the time of year when the annual federal budget is coming before Congress for a vote. 932 more words

OP-ED

Lessons from Katrina Include Value of Tax Credit Programs

When Hurricane Katrina made landfall in southeastern Louisiana Aug. 29, 2005–a decade ago–it became the costliest natural disaster in United States history and killed more than 1,800 people. 1,227 more words

Affordable Housing

Labor's M1 Lie Exposed

Labor has been caught telling “porky pies” after attempting to rewrite history by claiming they had submitted a request for a $350 million M1 motorway upgrade between Robina and Reedy Creek. 257 more words

Gold Coast

Listen Up Planet Earth! - Defense Spending

As of 2011 the United States currently spends approximately 20 percent of the budget on defense spending. This percentage itself is only similar to the amount spent on social security or Medicaid. 211 more words

Education

Boost your Govt Aged Pension – the curious upside of depreciation

Depreciation drives a deal

The West Australian, 17 August 2015

No matter how indifferent you try to act in the showroom, there’s nothing quite like picking up a brand new car. 654 more words

Superannuation

Should We Pay Off Our National Debt?

Wayne,

Here’s a graph from a Paul Krugman blog post. This shows the ratio of the United Kingdom’s national debt to its gross domestic product, GDP. 435 more words

Federal Budget

GSEs’ Business Boost Bodes Well for Housing Trust Fund, Capital Magnet Fund

Fannie Mae’s and Freddie Mac’s Securities and Exchange Commission filings for the second quarter of 2015 were made public last week. They show that both single-family and multifamily volume has increased, which is good news for the Housing Trust Fund (HTF) and Capital Magnet Fund (CMF). 536 more words

Affordable Housing