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Senate Democrats Block GOP's Zika Funding Bill

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WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate Democrats have blocked a GOP-drafted measure to provide $1.1 billion to fight the Zika virus, accusing Republicans of packing the measure with partisan provisions and unfair spending cuts. 116 more words


Health leaders’ survey: footprints, financing and staff morale

The Nuffield Trust has published the results of the sixth survey of their Health leaders’ panel of 100 health and social care leaders in England. 95 more words

Service Improvement

"All Hands On Deck!": A Trump Presidency Would Sink All Boats

Hello, investors. Come join the foreign policy experts in daily panic attacks over what a President Donald Trump would mean for your world. What does one do about a candidate whose tax plan would send America into the fiscal abyss — who flaps lips about not making good on the national debt? 549 more words


Free-Market Think Tanks Should Pitch Trump Their Best Ideas

By Deroy Murdock – Re-Blogged From National Review

Conservatives can help him craft an innovative reform agenda. Free-marketeers who are in tears about Donald J. Trump’s pending presidential nomination should heed the wisdom of the Beatles: “Take a sad song and make it better.” 705 more words

GDP & Employment

UK economic growth experiencing slowdown

The forthcoming EU referendum may be having an adverse effect on UK economic growth, a new survey suggests.

Financial data firm Markit’s Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) survey revealed that economic growth during April totalled just 0.1%. 136 more words

John Kasich's Tax Plan: 2008 Was Great!

Last week I wrote about Donald Trump’s dumbfounding decision, as the Republican frontrunner, to advocate for increasing taxes on the wealthy.  I left for today commentary on the amazing… 875 more words

Moody's Warning: Australia's AAA credit at risk unless Turnbull government raises taxes

By James Massola
Chief political reporter
Sydney Morning Herald

The Turnbull government must raise taxes as well as cut spending to reduce the budget deficit, or it will risk losing its AAA credit rating. 1,164 more words