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Fluvanna Projects $1.6 Million Budget Surplus

By Bryan Rothamel, Field Officer

The Fluvanna County Board of Supervisors approved keeping the pay plan as it passed earlier in the budget season.

Because of state shortfalls the county will cover the $13,421 from the board’s contingency fund. 391 more words

Board Of Supervisors

Chart of the day

Two findings stand out in a new study from the Economic Policy Institute (pdf) on black-white wage gaps in the United States:

First, since 1979, the gap between all workers’ wages—black and white, women and men—and productivity has increased dramatically. 242 more words

Nova Scotia surplus grows in budget forecast

HALIFAX – Nova Scotia is projecting a slim surplus of $18.9 million for the 2016-17 fiscal year.

The surplus figure is $1.8 million dollars more than the $17.1 million figure estimated in the April budget. 88 more words


County treasurer projecting budget surplus for 2016

The county is saving $35,000 a week during the 12-week library strike that has left 58 librarians on the picket line and shut down 14 branches. 356 more words

Local News

Rising tides and marginal productivity theory

A constant refrain among mainstream economists and pundits since the crash of 2007-08 has been that, while the state of mainstream macroeconomics is poor, all is well within microeconomics. 961 more words

Deck jackets are totally "on point" and "in" this season

The thing about the really classic jackets is that while they may be deemed “on point” and terribly in vogue at random intervals of time, the true greatness of them is that outside the fickle and pointless world of fashion, they are always great. 1,021 more words


10 things you need to know before the opening bell

(Source: www.businessinsider.sg)

Here is what you need to know.

The European Central Bank meets. Expectations are for the central bank to hold its key interest rate at -0.40% and possibly signal an extension of its quantitative easing program beyond the currently scheduled end in March 2017. 364 more words

Money Matters