Quid pro quo

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Name: Quid pro quo
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Wealthy Individuals Bankroll Washington Campaigns

So far this year, business interests have contributed more than $16 million to political campaigns and committees in Washington.But gifts from individual donors eclipse even that. That’s because a small group of wealthy people are writing large check ... [Published Boise State Public Radio - 5 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Harborfest grant linked to land needs

Vehicle importer Pasha Automotive has a large corporate giving program to benefit the community and the employees who live in it. But one donation apparently came with the hope of some return benefit.The company gave $2,500 to Chula Vista’s Harborfest ... [Published U-T San Diego - 10 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Teeth

Editorial by Maurice Ulrich. Funds allocated to local bodies shall be reduced to the tune of 3.7 billion. As regards social security, savings worth many billions have already been voted for, or negotiated. Here is why your daughter is dumb, as Moliere ... [Published L'Humanite - 12 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Letters Routed Through UT Chancellor's Office Released

In response to an open records request, the University of Texas at Austin on Thursday released dozens of recommendation letters written by lawmakers and other individuals that were initially sent to University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cig ... [Published 590 KLBJ - 16 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Sexual harassment: Coworker flirtation case may expand quid quo pro liability

By Kate DeForestThe 1st Circuit recently concluded that an employer could be liable for sex discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 when a "jilted coworker intent on revenge" actively seeks to have the object of his or her desire ... [Published HRnext - 17 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

The UK Is A-Changin'

Change is coming across the UK.The only poll worth watching was the final one.While commentators, business and markets have twitched and twittered with the gyrations of #indyref polls in the past month - NO has won this referendum by a clear margin.While ... [Published Huffington Post UK - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Campaign Diary: Friday, Sept 19

Quote of the day‘‘It’s business as usual for us.’’ Conservative Party leader Colin Craig tries to appear unfazed by the shock, and mysterious, resignation of his press secretary, Rachel MacGregor.It’s awkward nowMacGregor’s last effort on Twitter was ... [Published The Press NZ - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Public Servant Stephen Tryon Challenges Career Politicians in Congressional Bid

SALT LAKE CITYTryon, author of the book Accountability Citizenship, is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Utah's"When people give you a big donation, they expect something in return. This holds true for elected official who accept ... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Arguments begin in Jagan cases

00:15 IST A Central Bureau of Investigation court on Tuesday and Wednesday heard the arguments of the investigating agency on framing of charges against accused in the first of the 11 charge sheets filed in the quid pro quo cases against YSR Congress ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

ASG Retirement Board passes retroactive COLA increase

Quid pro quo?By joy@samoanews.comThe Retirement Board has unanimously approved a Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) of 0.5% increase for retirees whose date of retirement occurred prior to October 1, 2014, said Governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga in a letter ... [Published SamoaNews.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

21 Problems Only Liam Neesons Will Understand

1. You have a really devoted fan base. 2. But these days you’re so manly you can’t even call at someone’s house without damaging their face.(This film is out on Friday by the way and looks amazing ).3. Frankly this is a nightmare scenario for you.Idea ... [Published BuzzFeed - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Money corrupting politics

Monday, September 15, 2014 0 Comments | If you need a glaring example of how money corrupts our political system, one need look no further than the former Republican majority whip Eric Cantor, who just fled his House seat to work for an investment bank ... [Published Reflector.com - Sep 16 2014]

Quotes

...physical connectivity in the Asian region, and the Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar (BCIM) Corridor in particular, which he said he believed also "require(d) a peaceful, stable and cooperative environment, and a climate of confidence in the entire region."
...that this measure could potentially lead to additional savings of 2 billion to reach the figure of 21 billion as planned in the 2015 budget. "Expenses by the government and its units are set to go down by more than a billion Euros, whereas in the normal course of events, they should have gone up by 6 billion. Funds allocated to local bodies shall be reduced to the tune of 3.7 billion. As regards social security, savings worth many billions have already been voted for, or negotiated." Here is why your daughter is dumb, as Moliere said. And here is why the poorest are losing their teeth
..." However, the court concluded that Velazquéz- Pérez had a viable claim for sex discrimination in this case because a reasonable fact finder could "view Martinez's persistent and forceful lobbying as a proximate cause of [his] discharge" even though she was not his supervisor
"The question of English votes for English laws, the so-called West Lothian question, requires a decisive answer."

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John Ivison: ‘No’ for Scotland, but this could ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 19 2014]
EDINBURGH — Scotland has decided – and the answer is No. No to the costs and risks associated with breaking up the robust 307-year-old partnership with the rest of the United Kingdom. But No too, to the opportunity of Scotland taking its place once ...
John Ivison: ‘No’ for Scotland, but this could ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Sep 19 2014]
EDINBURGH — Scotland has decided – and the answer is No. No to the costs and risks associated with breaking up the robust 307-year-old partnership with the rest of the United Kingdom. But No too, to the opportunity of Scotland taking its place once ...
Andrew Coyne: Just because McGuinty hasn’t brok... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Sep 18 2014]
The last time we heard from Dalton McGuinty, he was testifying before a committee of the Ontario legislature on his election-eve decision to cancel the construction of two electricity plants, at a cost, it was belatedly revealed, in excess of $1-billion. ...
After Pay To Play Accusations Christie Administ... [Published Firedoglake - Sep 16 2014]
The New Jersey Pension Fund has now sold a stake in a venture capital firm tied to one of  Governor Christie’s campaign contributors according to The Bergen Record. The investment by the NJ Pension Fund in General Catalyst Partners became a scandal ...
The Syrian Quagmire [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 12 2014]
Douthat considers Obama’s case for war in Syria specifically and finds it lacking: Writing in support of our initial northern Iraqi intervention, I argued that it passed tests that other Middle Eastern interventions, real and hypothetical, did ...
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