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Urban Planner Alain Bertaud's Case for Bottom-Up Design - CityLab

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 11:16
Urban Planner Alain Bertaud's Case for Bottom-Up Design  CityLab

Urban planner Alain Bertaud's new book, Order Without Design, argues that cities are really shaped by market forces, not visionaries.

Jamal Khashoggi among The Guardians, group named TIME Person of the Year 2018 - WABC-TV

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 11:05
Jamal Khashoggi among The Guardians, group named TIME Person of the Year 2018  WABC-TV

The Guardians, a group of journalists that includes Jamal Khashoggi, have been named the TIME Person of the Year 2018. The title is given the person or group ...

NY Enacts Retroactive Property Tax Relief For Nonprofits - Law360

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 11:05
NY Enacts Retroactive Property Tax Relief For Nonprofits  Law360

New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill that offers tax relief to nonprofits that are exempt from property tax and purchase property after taxes ...

The beauty of New York has lured Haley away from her home state of South Carolina - The State

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 10:12
The beauty of New York has lured Haley away from her home state of South Carolina  The State

A few weeks ago, U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley received much media attention when she announced plans to convene her fellow delegates for meetings in ...

Homes For Sale Under $500K In Northport - Northport, NY Patch

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 10:03
Homes For Sale Under $500K In Northport  Northport, NY Patch

For those looking for a decently priced home in the Northport area, Realtor.com allows you to choose the home pricing based on your preferences.

Will DeWine Increase Ohio's Funding for Local Governments? Outlook Cloudy - Cincinnati CityBeat

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 09:32
Will DeWine Increase Ohio's Funding for Local Governments? Outlook Cloudy  Cincinnati CityBeat

Cincinnati, Hamilton County and other local governments have taken big hits from cuts to the state's local government fund. Incoming governor Mike DeWine ...

Weekly Weed News Roundup: NYC Argues Over Weed Taxes, MedMen Faces Class Action Lawsuit - MERRY JANE

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 09:13
Weekly Weed News Roundup: NYC Argues Over Weed Taxes, MedMen Faces Class Action Lawsuit  MERRY JANE

In other news, Denver is working on clearing form pot offenders' records, and Senator Mitch McConnell signs the 2018 Farm Bill with a hemp pen.

Cellphone taxes stifling investment, harming the poor - Washington Examiner

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 08:04
Cellphone taxes stifling investment, harming the poor  Washington Examiner

If you're shopping around for a new wireless plan this holiday season, you might be shocked at the portion of your monthly bill that goes toward taxes. Almost 20 ...

Brady takes another swing - Politico

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 08:00
Brady takes another swing  Politico

Editor's Note: This edition of Morning Tax is published weekdays at 10 a.m. POLITICO Pro Tax subscribers hold exclusive early access to the newsletter each ...

Modi’s Party Is Trounced in India’s ‘Semifinal’ Elections - The New York Times

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 07:59
Modi’s Party Is Trounced in India’s ‘Semifinal’ Elections  The New York Times

The governing party lost ground in several states, leaving many wondering if Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in danger of losing in national voting next year.

Top Senate Democrat calls for permanent renewable energy, storage, EV tax credits - pv magazine USA

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 07:56
Top Senate Democrat calls for permanent renewable energy, storage, EV tax credits  pv magazine USA

Senator Chuck Schumer is calling for permanent tax credits for clean electricity, storage and EVs as part of a set of demands for the form of any new ...

Q&A: Will New York's Lyft, Uber driver salary changes spread? - Phys.Org

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 07:47
Q&A: Will New York's Lyft, Uber driver salary changes spread?  Phys.Org

Lyft, Uber and companies like them have rewritten what transportation looks like in the 21st century. They've been living in a four-wheeled wild west, though, ...

The Largest Charities For 2018 - Forbes

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 07:45
The Largest Charities For 2018  Forbes

United Way Worldwide remains No. 1 on the annual Forbes list of the 100 largest U.S. charities. That's despite a decade-long decline in private contributions to ...

Powerful NY Unions Could Complicate Push For Single Payer Health Care - Gothamist

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 07:27
Powerful NY Unions Could Complicate Push For Single Payer Health Care  Gothamist

For proponents of single-payer healthcare in New York, these are heady times. After a decade out of power, Democrats are set to take control of the state senate, ...

Signal Check: Span A is Below Span B for Nuveen Insured New York Tax-Free (NRK) - Stock Voice

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 07:13
Signal Check: Span A is Below Span B for Nuveen Insured New York Tax-Free (NRK)  Stock Voice

Currently, traders are closely monitoring shares of Nuveen Insured New York Tax-Free (NRK). Recently, we have spotted Span A below Span B. If this position.

Voya Selected as New Service Provider for New York City Deferred Compensation Plan - Business Wire

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 07:00
Voya Selected as New Service Provider for New York City Deferred Compensation Plan  Business Wire

Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA), announced today that through a recent competitive proposal process, its Retirement business was selected to become t.

Inside New York’s pitch to Amazon - The Real Deal Magazine

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 06:12
Inside New York’s pitch to Amazon  The Real Deal Magazine

A joint New York city and state proposal to lure Amazon to the region suggested using eminent domain to help secure property, according to a report.

Making A Fortune: 19 Million Public Employees Across America Cost Taxpayers Nearly $1 Trillion - Forbes

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 05:55
Making A Fortune: 19 Million Public Employees Across America Cost Taxpayers Nearly $1 Trillion  Forbes

1.7 million public employees across America earned more than $100000 last year. There are 105000 local & state public employees who made more than any ...

Former 'Evil Empire' Yankees Now Backing Down in MLB Free-Agent Money War - Bleacher Report

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 05:00
Former 'Evil Empire' Yankees Now Backing Down in MLB Free-Agent Money War  Bleacher Report

Once upon a time, the New York Yankees were the perennial bullies of the MLB offseason. The big spenders. The Evil Empire. These days, the Bronx Bombers' ...

Cell Phone Taxes and Fees in 2018 - Tax Foundation

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 04:00
Cell Phone Taxes and Fees in 2018  Tax Foundation

A typical American household with four wireless phones paying $100 per month for taxable wireless *service* can expect to pay about $229 per year in wireless ...

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