FISCAL Headlines

  • Why separating families is bad fiscal policy

    President Trump’s controversial immigration policy is costing American taxpayers more than twice as much as they would if families weren’t separated. Stephanie Ruhle explains how much it is costing the country to detain these migrants. Weighing in: NBC National Security and Justice Reporter Julia Ainsley, GOP Pollster Chris Wilson, and Vice Chair of the New York State Democratic Party Christine Quinn.

    NBC News
  • Suspect in killing of pregnant fiscal arrested

    The suspect in the killing of the pregnant Office of the Ombudsman prosecutor is now in the hands of the Philippine National Police.

    philstar.com
  • Group of Egyptian lawmakers slam Sisi's fiscal reforms

    CAIRO (Reuters) - A group of Egyptian lawmakers on Sunday criticized recent fiscal reforms enacted by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's government, especially subsidy cuts to fuel and electricity.

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  • Group of Egyptian lawmakers slam Sisi's fiscal reforms

    CAIRO, June 17 (Reuters) - A group of Egyptian lawmakers on Sunday criticised recent fiscal reforms enacted by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's government,...

    Mail Online
  • Argentina could revise fiscal targets for social spending -IMF

    By Luc Cohen and Jorge OtaolaBUENOS AIRES, June 8 (Reuters) - Argentina could revise the fiscal targets set as part of a $50 billion financing arrangement...

    Mail Online
  • Argentina could revise fiscal targets for social spending: IMF

    BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina could revise the fiscal targets set as part of a $50 billion financing arrangement with the International Monetary Fund to increase spending on social programs, an IMF director said on Friday, as the country's stocks rallied on the deal.

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  • More Immigrants Died in Detention in Fiscal Year 2017 Than In Any Year Since 2009

    Michelle Chen According to a new report, subpar medical care is contributing to deaths in ICE detention. The post More Immigrants Died in Detention in Fiscal Year 2017 Than In Any Year Since 2009 appeared first on The Nation.

    The Nation
  • Northern Vertex Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2018 Financial Results

    VANCOUVER, May 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Northern Vertex Mining Corp. (TSX.V:NEE) (the "Company") announces that the Company's interim consolidated financial results for the third fiscal quarter 2018 ended March 31, 2018 have been filed on SEDAR. The full version of the Condensed Interim...

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  • IMF warns US fiscal, trade policies create risks to global economy

    President Donald Trump's aggressive trade policies, and expansive tax cut at a time when the US economy is growing, are creating risks that could damage the...

    Mail Online
  • Lands' End Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2018 Earnings Conference Call

    DODGEVILLE, Wis., May 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lands' End, Inc. (Nasdaq:LE) will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m. read more

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  • The moral cost of Trump's family separation is incalculable, the fiscal cost: $580,000 a day

    Maybe this price tag will so offend House Speaker Paul Ryan's sensibilities that he'll finally want to do something about it: $580,000 in shelter costs each day for keeping families apart. That's the Kaiser Family Foundation's calculation based on the spending for shelter beds in fiscal year 2014. That's for the 2,342 children HHS has reported separated from their families, but they note that "estimates suggest that daily costs for tent-based shelters could be over three times higher than this...

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  • City Council Passes $89 Billion Budget As Fiscal Storm Clouds Loom On Horizon

    The City Council has just voted unanimously to approve a $89.16 billion budget that Mayor Bill de Blasio and Council Speaker Corey Johnson announced earlier this week. The budget, which increased 4.6 percent over last year, funds discount MetroCards for low-income New Yorkers, a major win for Council Speaker Corey Johnson. But while the city’s strong economy and growing tax revenue means that the budget outlook is stable, there are storm clouds on the horizon. [ more › ]

    Gothamist
  • Budget deficit jumps nearly $100 billion in first eight months of fiscal 2018

    The Congressional Budget Office reported Thursday that the budget deficit in the first eight months of the fiscal year was $530 billion, nearly $100 billion higher than the first eight months of the prior year.

    Washington Examiner
  • LAUSD’s Fiscal Crisis Can’t be Blamed on Charter Schools or Declining Enrollment: New at Reason

    Los Angeles Unified School District has lost 245,000 students over the last 15 years. Officials frequently claim charter schools are taking students and causing LAUSD's budget crisis in the process. But a new report shows the district's spending, including its hiring of more administrators as enrollment drops, is to blame. A new Reason Foundation study finds only 35 percent of LAUSD's enrollment decline over the past 15 years is due to students going to charter schools. In fact, as the district...

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