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Governor Brownback won't be present for budget announcement

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) – Gov. Sam Brownback doesn’t plan to be present when his administration outlines $50 million in spending cuts to help Kansas avert a budget deficit. 88 more words

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Our long term economic madness

In May the Conservative Party portrayed the election as a choice between Tory competence and Labour chaos. Labour’s spending and borrowing compared to the Conservative “long term economic plan”. 574 more words

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My spending cuts wish list

The received wisdom of our age tells us that Britain is suffering through an era of severe austerity, the truth is a mite more complex. 1,572 more words

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More budget cuts coming; governor expands aide's duties

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Gov. Sam Brownback’s chief spokeswoman says he expects to outline spending cuts next week to keep Kansas’ current budget balanced.

Brownback spokeswoman Eileen Hawley confirmed his plans Friday as the Republican governor announced that he’s expanded the duties of budget director Shawn Sullivan to help find efficiencies throughout state government. 82 more words

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Osborne Demands 40% Cuts From Ministers

Minister are told to slash 40% off their Budgets. George Osborne has told Government Ministers to cut 40% off their budgets as the Treasury looks to cut £20 Billion of cuts while he launches a spending review. 184 more words

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Google Pulls Back The Reigns On Corporate Spending

MOUNTAIN VIEW (CBS SF) – Google’s free-wheeling spending days may be over.

The Wall Street Journal reports that the company is undertaking an internal cost and accounting audit, and that top executives are now now deciding which teams are allowed to hire new workers, compared to the past practice of teams padding their staff on an annual basis. 94 more words

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"Greece’s Economy Is A Lesson For Republicans In The U.S.": The Toxic Combination Of Austerity With Hard Money

Greece is a faraway country with an economy roughly the size of greater Miami, so America has very little direct stake in its ongoing disaster. To the extent that Greece matters to us, it’s mainly about geopolitics: By poisoning relations among Europe’s democracies, the Greek crisis risks depriving the United States of crucial allies. 778 more words

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