“We are insolvent,” says Orr. Why? Because city employee pay and benefits exceed city revenues.
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Why is it that someone has been able to come in and review the finances of the city and report on them in 45 days – while many have been responsible for the finances for years, but spoke with a muted voice?
On May 10, some of the lowest-paid, least-respected workers in Metro Detroit stood up for themselves by going on strike.
The anti-frackers have hired the King of Hoaxes to unleash his tried-and-untrue fury of lies and fear mongering.
The news of the IRS targeting tea parties couldn’t help but stir memories of Richard Nixon’s Political Enemies Project.
So how did the federal investment in VPG enhance the viability of compressed natural gas? It’s hard to see a way.
Today is Mother’s Day and this is the beginning of Teachers Appreciation Week.
Last year Mississippi passed new restrictions on abortion with the intention of shuttering the last remaining abortion clinic in the state. The law requires that clinics get admitting privileges to a local hospital to keep their state certification. “If something goes wrong, which it might – we hope it doesn’t, but it could – that … Continue Reading →
The House GOP plan is a deliberately unrealistic ploy, which could be fairly characterized as governing by press release.
A fundamental problem with immigration from Mexico is that capital can’t freely flow to Mexico so the labor flows to the capital.