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By | June 20, 2014

Santa Clara County budget includes restoration of services, health care expansion
A financial outlook beefed up by Affordable Care Act expectations and a pleasant property tax surprise has given Santa Clara County budgeteers a chance to make up for recession-era losses, and supervisors the opportunity to throw some surplus dollars …
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NC adjusted unemployment rate increases slightly from April to May, decreases
Major industries experiencing decreases were Professional & Business Services, 3,400; Manufacturing, 2,200; Government, 400; Information, 200; and Financial Activities, 200. Since May 2013, Total Nonfarm jobs gained 77,600 with the … The average …
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Rep. Hal Rogers races clock on spending bills
The most recent low point came last October, when the government shut down for 16 days for lack of money, tied up in a fight over the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. The current fiscal year ends Sept. 30. The last time all the spending …
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If SEC Fails to Move on Proxy Advisers, Lawmaker Promises Congressional Action
June 18 — The leadership of the House Financial Services Committee will act if the Securities and Exchange Commission fails to address the outsized influence wielded by the two dominant proxy advisory firms in the U.S., Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-N.C …
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Town, Board of Ed disagree on consolidation
In a letter June 9, Hobbs and the board addressed suggestions made by the town to consolidate noneducational services between town departments and the schools. Photo: Nelson Oliveira. Board of … the school side doing the same?" In light of the new …
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Borrowing Balance: New Regulations Raise Prices, Lower Risk
The new regulations, including the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 and The Volcker Rule, also may make it difficult for some borrowers to be approved for certain financial services. In spite of higher service …
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