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King County Bus Riders, Brace Yourselves

In blocking a vote on a transportation package before the Washington State Legislature adjourned this weekend, Senate Republicans led by Rodney Tom utterly failed anyone who rides the bus—or drives through or around—King County. 36 more words


Ending Family Homelessness

The House Operating Budget fully funds all these programs and adds a new program called “Ending Family Homelessness” which aims to end homelessness for households with children who are unsheltered or living in shelters and motels.

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Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)

Many thousands more are living in deep poverty and paying more than they can afford for rent, leaving them extremely vulnerable to homelessness.

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Here's a primer on the latest firm that crushed your portfolio: Glencore

So there’s a company you may never have heard about, that in the next week or so could bring much pain to your portfolio and derivatives markets around the world. 364 more words


Charity begins at The Bank of England ...

I have just written, arranged and recorded some songs on “economics futures” for our 2015 Charity campaign with Dr Andrew Sentance, former MPC member at The Bank of England, Haydn Jones, Managing Director at Fujitsu, alongside a band of musicians featuring Rick Benbow, a session musician and member of Brit Floyd, who recently scored Status Quo’s “Aquostic” album. 477 more words

Academy Of Rock

Yellen is transforming the US economy into her favourite textbook model

When you read the standard macroeconomic textbook you will be introduced to different macroeconomic models and the characteristics of these models are often described as keynesian and classical/monetarist. 32 more words