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Senate, Rejecting Curbs on Food Stamps, Passes Compromise Farm Bill - The New York Times

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 16:31
Senate, Rejecting Curbs on Food Stamps, Passes Compromise Farm Bill  The New York Times

Lawmakers overwhelmingly approved an $867 billion bill that ditched new work requirements for food stamps that had been embraced by the House and ...

Macron’s Proposal to Mollify Yellow Vest Protesters Fails to Impress - The New York Times

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 16:18
Macron’s Proposal to Mollify Yellow Vest Protesters Fails to Impress  The New York Times

PARIS — The fine print of President Emmanuel Macron's financial proposal, intended to end protests by France's middle class and working poor, was still ...

Schoharie County to boost tax levy 2.4% - The Daily Gazette

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 15:52
Schoharie County to boost tax levy 2.4%  The Daily Gazette

SCHOHARIE COUNTY — The Schoharie County Board of Supervisors passed resolutions Tuesday to enact a $90.7 million spending plan for 2019. The budget ...

Moment of reckoning looms for ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen - The Associated Press

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 15:41
Moment of reckoning looms for ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen  The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — The moment of reckoning has nearly arrived for Michael Cohen, who finds out Wednesday whether his decision to walk away from President ...

Senate Confirms Treasury Tax Law Architect as Deputy Secretary - The New York Times

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 14:58
Senate Confirms Treasury Tax Law Architect as Deputy Secretary  The New York Times

Justin Muzinich, a former Wall Street banker, joins the top ranks of President Trump's economic team.

In Major Victory for Progressives, Democratic Leadership Abandons Tax Rule That Would Have Made Bold Agenda Impossible - Common Dreams

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 14:35
In Major Victory for Progressives, Democratic Leadership Abandons Tax Rule That Would Have Made Bold Agenda Impossible  Common Dreams

In a major victory for the growing Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) and everyone who supports popular solutions like Medicare for All, a Green New ...

For sale in Upstate NY: A $2.49M Greek Revival mansion with mountain views - NewYorkUpstate.com

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 14:28
For sale in Upstate NY: A $2.49M Greek Revival mansion with mountain views  NewYorkUpstate.com

This stately mansion is the former Wolf Rock Hotel in Ulster County.

The cost of France’s protests is running into the billions - New York Post

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 14:27
The cost of France’s protests is running into the billions  New York Post

Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire says the fallout from the protests, which have seen hundreds of arrests, 1400 injured and five deaths in protest-related ...

Cuomo preparing recreational marijuana plan for New York in 2019 - CNBC

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 14:24
Cuomo preparing recreational marijuana plan for New York in 2019  CNBC

The Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday reaffirmed its commitment to creating a model program for controlled recreational marijuana use in New York ...

Nassau County executive defends tax reassessment plan, calls for legislative support - WABC-TV

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 14:17
Nassau County executive defends tax reassessment plan, calls for legislative support  WABC-TV

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran defended her property tax reassessment plan Tuesday after weeks of outcry from some taxpayers and members of the ...

Munis see whirlwind issuance as the year-end rush is on - Bond Buyer

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 14:03
Munis see whirlwind issuance as the year-end rush is on  Bond Buyer

The market absorbed a surge in bond issuance, led by the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York and the Illinois Toll Highway Authority.

Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen to be sentenced in New York - Hamilton Journal News

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 13:19
Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen to be sentenced in New York  Hamilton Journal News

A federal judge in New York is scheduled to sentence President Donald Trump's former long-time attorney Michael Cohen on Wednesday after he pleaded guilty ...

The Democrats’ Best Response to Republican Power Grabs - The New York Times

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 13:02
The Democrats’ Best Response to Republican Power Grabs  The New York Times

In Michigan and Wisconsin, lame duck Republican-majority legislatures are enacting laws to limit the powers of incoming Democratic governors. Two years ago ...

The Democrats’ Best Response to Republican Power Grabs - The New York Times

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 13:02
The Democrats’ Best Response to Republican Power Grabs  The New York Times

In Michigan and Wisconsin, lame duck Republican-majority legislatures are enacting laws to limit the powers of incoming Democratic governors. Two years ago ...

Anchorage Goes Back to School After an Earthquake - The New York Times

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 12:47
Anchorage Goes Back to School After an Earthquake  The New York Times

Some 48000 students returned to class this week for the first time since the earthquake. Even before the quake, the school system had wrestled with tumult.

American for Tax Reform mount corporate tax push - Politico

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 12:31
American for Tax Reform mount corporate tax push  Politico

Bliss joins FP1 — Countries facing sanctions hire Trump-connected lobbyists.

E.U. Hoped to Put Its House in Order This Year. Not Even Close. - The New York Times

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 11:38
E.U. Hoped to Put Its House in Order This Year. Not Even Close.  The New York Times

BRUSSELS — This was supposed to be the year Europe put its house in order. It would finally ratify a deal with Britain on its departure from the bloc. The French ...

Public Schools Lost Billions to Corporate Tax Incentives - CityLab

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 11:25
Public Schools Lost Billions to Corporate Tax Incentives  CityLab

A new Good Jobs First study shows that corporate tax incentives—like those given for Amazon HQ2—have diverted almost $2 billion from public schools.

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