Slush Fund

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First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

NSW Coalition government accused of running a poker machine ‘slush fund’

The New South Wales government has been accused of running a poker machine “slush fund” after it emerged that a $20m pool of club profits was spent overwhelmingly on community projects in Coalition electorates or to pay for Liberal-National party election ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 17 hours ago]
Entities: Poker, Slush Fund, Coalition
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Vote NO on transportation slush fund amendment

At a point when the Legislative Fiscal Bureau projects that Gov. Scott Walker’s austerity policies will lead to a $1.8 billion shortfall in the next budget cycle, the worst thing the state could do would be to limit the flexibility of legislators and ... [Published Capital Times - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 20/10/2014

Glorious headline from the Sunday Times. The ANC has confirmed that Zuma will avoid taking direct questions from opposition MPs until Julius Malema and his firebrand supporters have been tamed [ TimesLIVE ]5th Cape Town shopping mall robbery in the past ... [Published News 100 - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

State Asset Sell Off

By Dublin Eileen : When the Troika Banksters formally took over our economy in 2010 a small group of Irish people met with Max and Stacy in Dublin. Max asked if Irish people were in a state of shock or just suffering from Stockholm Syndrome ... [Published St George West - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Spies plunder R1bn slush fund

Manala Manzini. Picture: Khaya Ngwenya/City PressIntelligence minister David Mahlobo has received inspector general’s report and says appropriate action will be takenHundreds of millions of rands were sunk into a slush fund intended to improve South Africa’s ... [Published City Press - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Deputies’ slush fund ‘donation’ to likely fuel skepticism

Santiago.- Chamber of Deputies president Abel Martínez and 17 Santiago Province lawmakers on Friday announced they “donated” RD$1.8 million from the slush fund known as the "barrilito" (little barrel) to Santiago’s Grullon children's hospital.The announcement ... [Published Dominican Today - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Slush fund claim from Aird stalls meeting

“I’ve come in here and been told it’s a €20,000 slush fund to each councillor,” fumed Cllr Willie Aird, before going on to claim that “this is going to end up as an auction”.The first draft budget meeting since the reform of local authority certainly ... [Published Leinster Express - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

PAC expected to compel witnesses over €4m ‘slush fund’ account

The Dáil Public Accounts Committee is expected to press ahead with plans to compel a number of individuals to appear before it next month as part of its investigation into a highly controversial €4 million fund which was used, in part, to finance foreign ... [Published Irish Times - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 2 reports

Private PAC meeting on 'slush fund' SIPTU official's refusal to attend committee

The PAC is this morning meeting in private to discuss the refusal of former SIPTU official Matt Merrigan to come before it to discuss his role in a €4.4m 'slush fund'. The committee is currently meeting in Leinster House with its legal advisor to discuss ... [Published Irish Independent - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Despite deputies’ slashed slush fund, senators won't rid theirs

Santo Domingo.- Several senators on Wednesday disagreed with, and reacted angrily to the Chamber of Deputies’ decision to eliminate part of the slush fund known as "barrilito" (little barrel), with the excuse that it wouldn’t solve any of the country’s ... [Published Dominican Today - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 3 reports

Kennedy begs to differ in budget fracas

KennedyLouisiana Treasurer John Kennedy has a bone to pick with the Jindal administration, which recently — surprise! — announced that the state ended the most recent budget year with a $178.5 million dollar surplus.Kennedy has rightfully questioned the ... [Published The IND - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

Judge expected to make ruling on Central Basin Water District lawsuit over slush fund

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State Asset Sell Off [Published St George West - Oct 19 2014]
By Dublin Eileen : When the Troika Banksters formally took over our economy in 2010 a small group of Irish people met with Max and Stacy in Dublin. Max asked if Irish people were in a state of shock or just suffering from Stockholm Syndrome ...
President Obama Already Has An Ebola Czar. Wher... [Published MuskegonPundit - Oct 16 2014]
President Obama Already Has An Ebola Czar. Where Is She? :"As the Ebola situation in West Africa continues to deteriorate, some U.S. officials are claiming that they would have been able to better deal with the public health threat if only they had more ...
We Already Have an Ebola Czar [Published Hit & Run - Oct 14 2014]
As John McCain and other big-government Republicans call for an Ebola czar , The Federalist's MollieHemingway points out that we already have one—and that the office doesn'tseem to be doing much good: <img alt="THE CURE" height="305" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/jwalker/2014_10/czar.jpg?h=305&w=300" ...
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