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    Newt Gingrich is usually, and rightly, blamed for destroying American politics, even more than Donald Trump. The former House Speaker didn’t go to Washington in the 1970s to strike deals. He went there to wage soft civil war against the United States. This article was originally published at The Editorial Board But if there’s a close second to the title of America’s Worst Person, it probably goes to someone you never heard of. He’s not a politician. He’s not a pundit or...
    State and local budgets are an emergency as the coronavirus economy hits them hard, reducing revenues and straining resources. The new fiscal year started July 1 in most places, with state and local governments waiting to hear from Congress, which is on recess for two weeks. The House passed $1 trillion in help for state and local governments back in May, but Sen. Mitch McConnell’s Senate has done nothing. “I don’t think you can overstate the amount of uncertainty that states are...
    Just over two years ago, the Supreme Court’s decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair overruled past precedent to allow states to impose sales tax obligations on out-of-state, largely online businesses. This decision was hailed as a potential windfall for states at the time, as legislators and state budget accountants giddily anticipated an influx of revenue. Seemingly, the pandemic makes Wayfair even more important. States are facing substantial budget shortfalls as a locked-down economy and increased social spending take their toll...
    Coastal Carolina already had one of the smaller athletic budgets in the Football Bowl Subdivision, and that was before a 15% spending cut was ordered because of projected declines in state funding and student fees stemming from the coronavirus pandemic. Facing the prospect of having to pay for testing of returning athletes and staff for the virus this summer, athletic director Matt Hogue went to work finding a way to defray costs. His 19-sport program includes about 450 athletes, and...
    Tony Stark and Steve Rogers put their differences aside to save the world one more time in Avengers: Endgame. Marvel Studios Christopher Nolans upcoming film Tenet reportedly cost more than $200 million to make. Though costly, its not one of the 30 most expensive movies ever made. The Avengers movies, new Star Wars trilogy, and Justice League are among the priciest films to produce. The most expensive movie made is 2011s Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides,...
    The president of the Government, Pedro SánchezHe chatted with the journalists who accompanied him to the summit of the Sahel informally on the flight to Mauritania. As revealed by some media, such as SER, El Mundo or Antena 3, the socialist revealed his plans to negotiate the Budgets, among other things. His great plan is to include Citizens in the agreement for state accounts, even if it is a minimum agreement and thus be able to better face the...
    During a 13-month span in the middle of the last decade, the UCLA and Cal athletic departments signed a series of independent but massive contracts with sports apparel and marketing partners. Each school teamed up with Under Armour for shoes and gear and with Learfield/IMG College for multimedia sponsorship rights. The four deals, signed between Aug. 2015 and Sept. 2016, were worth more than $500 million (combined) to the athletic departments in cash, product and branding opportunities. A half-decade later...
    US cities are already defunding the police and cutting millions in budgets, as New York City promises substantial change. Action to defund police departments follows after the death of George Floyd. 14 A protester in NYC holds up a sign that reads DEFUND NYPDCredit: Rex Features 14 Protesters in Baltimore, Maryland lead a demonstration following the death of George FloydCredit: Getty Images - Getty 14 Protesters in Seattle show support for the Black Lives Matter movementCredit: Getty Images - Getty...
    CITIES and states across the country looking to close the massive budget shortfalls created by the coronavirus pandemic are considering raising taxes on homes, cigarettes, local business and global tech giants. The increases that have been proposed and in some cases adopted reflect the growing desperation on the part of government leaders. Its forced leaders to consider more harmful and economically risky moves in the middle of an economic crisis. 4 Some state lawmakers have proposed or consider raising taxes...
    The fatal arrest of George Floyd has sparked nationwide protests demanding an end to police brutality and a restructuring of police departments across the country. That change is being manifested in calls to reform, defund, dismantle or abolish the police. The movement to defund the police seems to have gained the most support from thought leaders and policymakers across the nation. Despite a sharp decline in crime rates since the early 1990s, the United States is spending more on...
    People look at the Manhattan skyline before watching a movie at the Skyline Drive-In NYC cinema experience on June 16, 2020 in the Brooklyn Borough of New York City, amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.Angela Weiss | AFP | Getty Images More than 700 cities across the U.S. plan to delay or cancel planned infrastructure projects after their responses to the coronavirus outbreak left budgets with unplugged holes, according to a National League of Cities survey released Tuesday.  The survey, which...
    As schools consider how and when to reopen their buildings during the pandemic, many are finding themselves overwhelmed by the potential expenses that would come with operating under social distancing guidelines: protective equipment, staff for smaller classrooms, and additional transportation to keep students spread out on bus rides. The burdens loom large in particular for urban, under-resourced districts that often have neither the space nor the budgets to accommodate new health protocols. In Hartford, Connecticut, Superintendent Leslie Torres-Rodriguez...
    As schools consider how and when to reopen their buildings during the pandemic, many are finding themselves overwhelmed by the potential expenses that would come with operating under social distancing guidelines: protective equipment, staff for smaller classrooms, and additional transportation to keep students spread out on bus rides. The burdens loom large in particular for urban, under-resourced districts that often have neither the space nor the budgets to accommodate new health protocols. In Hartford, Connecticut, Superintendent Leslie Torres-Rodriguez shudders at...
    As schools consider how and when to reopen their buildings during the pandemic, many are finding themselves overwhelmed by the potential expenses that would come with operating under social distancing guidelines: protective equipment, staff for smaller classrooms, and additional transportation to keep students spread out on bus rides. The burdens loom large in particular for urban, under-resourced districts that often have neither the space nor the budgets to accommodate new health protocols. In Hartford, Connecticut, Superintendent Leslie Torres-Rodriguez...
    By MIKE CATALINI and MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press As schools consider how and when to reopen their buildings during the pandemic, many are finding themselves overwhelmed by the potential expenses that would come with operating under social distancing guidelines: protective equipment, staff for smaller classrooms, and additional transportation to keep students spread out on bus rides. The burdens loom large in particular for urban, under-resourced districts that often have neither the space nor the budgets to accommodate new health protocols....
    As schools consider how and when to reopen their buildings during the pandemic, many are finding themselves overwhelmed by the potential expenses that would come with operating under social distancing guidelines: protective equipment, staff for smaller classrooms, and additional transportation to keep students spread out on bus rides. The burdens loom large in particular for urban, under-resourced districts that often have neither the space nor the budgets to accommodate new health protocols. In Hartford, Connecticut, Superintendent Leslie Torres-Rodriguez...
    Major cities spend anywhere from less than 5% to over 50% of their budgets on police, and per capita cost on residents varies dramatically in different places, a study conducted by a business insurance advisory firm showed. Springfield, Missouri, leads the pack and spends about 50.7% of its $154 million budget on its police force. Conversely, Washington, D.C., spends 4.6% of its $13 million budget on police — the lowest percentage recorded, according to data generated by AdvisorSmith. Other cities...
    Major cities spend anywhere from less than 5% to over 50% of their budget on police, and per capita cost on residents varies dramatically in different places, a study conducted by a business insurance advisory firm showed. Springfield, Missouri, leads the pack and spends about 50.7% of its $154 million budget on its police force. Conversely, Washington, D.C., spends 4.6% of its $13 million budget on police — the lowest percentage recorded, according to data generated by AdvisorSmith. Other cities...
    Two House Republicans have introduced legislation that would reduce lawmakers annual office budgets if they ote by proxy during the coronavirus pandemic instead of traveling to Washington to cast votes in person.The bill introduced on Thursday from GOP Reps. Mike JohnsonJames (Mike) Michael JohnsonThe Hills Morning Report - Treasury, Fed urge more spending, lending to ease COVID-19 wreckage Floyds brother urges Congress to take action House GOP delays police reform bill MORE (La.) and Debbie Lesko (Ariz.) would direct the...
    More than 100 Long Island school districts saw their budgets passed this week, though at least three will be up for a revote later this summer before the next academic year. In total, 119 school budgets passed this week, though some ballots are still being counted after New York’s first all-mail election process due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. In Uniondale, the district’s proposed $211 million was defeated by a final tally of 1,157 to 885, a difference of...
    Food bank lines are going to stay terrible if Congress doesnt act. Congress needs to pass $1 trillion in aid to local and state governments slammed by coronavirus. Why $1 trillion? Because, the Economic Policy Institute explains, “Each dollar in state and local spending cuts triggers a multiplier effect as governments end contracts with local businesses and public-sector employees see income drops and, in turn, pull back on their consumption spending.” Without federal assistance, that is projected to translate to...
    Food bank lines are going to stay terrible if Congress doesnt act. Congress needs to pass $1 trillion in aid to local and state governments slammed by coronavirus. Why $1 trillion? Because, the Economic Policy Institute explains, “Each dollar in state and local spending cuts triggers a multiplier effect as governments end contracts with local businesses and public-sector employees see income drops and, in turn, pull back on their consumption spending.” Without federal assistance, that is projected to translate to...
    The Five co-hosts Jesse Watters and Juan Williams laid out one simple step Wednesday that municipalities could take to help speed police reform in the wake of George Floyds death and the subsequent nationwide unrest. Before the show came on the air, Tea Party activist Sonnie Johnson reminded President Trump during a White House meeting on race relations and police reform that after the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., it was discovered that the local government was encouraging police to hand...
    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has cut budgets for things like archaeology, nature reserves and crime victims so deeply — about 75% in some cases — that parts of his own government cried foul Thursday. López Obrador says the cuts are needed to raise money for hospitals during the coronavirus epidemic, and refuses to borrow money or run up budget deficits, even though many government are doing so now. Researchers at the National Institute of...
    As many leaders nationwide are looking for ways to help mitigate the economic harms this virus has brought upon us, one industry claims it has an easy fix to shore up immense budget shortfalls: marijuana. Tax revenue, Big Pot says, will flow almost endlessly. Its an easy fix. They must be smoking something. This month, legislative leaders from California, Colorado, Nevada, Oregon and Washington sent a letter to Congress requesting $1 trillion in federal aid to help states deal with...