Slush Fund

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Name: Slush Fund
First reported 38 mins ago - Updated 38 mins ago - 1 reports

Right to veto

Gov. Tom Corbett was right to veto part of the General Assembly's budget appropriations as long as legislators sit on $150 million-plus in “leftover” tax dollars from previous years. This slush fund isn't their money. It belongs to us, the taxpayers.If ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 38 mins ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 5 reports

HSU boss complains of 'ambush' at inquiry

UNION whistleblower Kathy Jackson says new evidence to an inquiry showing a $50,000 payment from a union slush fund to her ex-husband is an ambush. ... [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

War Spending "Just a Slush Fund"

By Tila Neguse and Devon Grayson-Wallace on 07/24/2014 @ 11:45 AMRecently, there has been a flurry of activity on Capitol Hill calling attention to the bloat in the Pentagon budget. The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense passed their version ... [Published Noodls - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Drive-Bys, Dems Trying to Bully GOP Into Passing Obama's Border Slush Fund

RUSH: Now, get this story.  This is classic.  This is just classic.  It is from TheHill.com.  The headline alone. .. Now, keep in mind everything we have learned today and everything we know is going on. We're now gonna start flying refugees. We're gonna ... [Published RushLimbaugh.com - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Judge delays decision on Central Basin Municipal Water District lawsuit over slush fund

Entities: Slush Fund, Lawsuit
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

PM dismisses Labour's 'slush fund'

Prime Minister John Key is dismissing Labour leader David Cunliffe's plans for a new regional infrastructure fund as a "slush fund".The fund would pale into comparison next to the cost a Labour government would impose on the regions, Key said.Cunliffe ... [Published stuff.co.nz - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

Union starts slush fund to pay fines

The Western Australian branch of the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union wants its members to each pay $A200 to a new fund. Dubbed the 200 Club, the fund will pay the fines of construction workers who participate in strikes that are deemed ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 2 reports

The Fed's Financial Repression At Work: How Big Blue Was Turned Into A Wall Street Slush Fund

This juxtaposition should not be surprising. For more than a decade now, IBM has been eating its seed corn. Since the beginning of fiscal 2004, Big Blue has posted $131 billion in cumulative net income, but saw fit to reinvest fully $124 billion or 95% ... [Published Nasdaq - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

House members say war budget should not be ‘slush fund’ - U.S.

The departments of Defense and State should not use temporary funding to pay for long-term needs, members of the House Budget Committee said Thursday, as DOD officials defended their request of $58.6 billion for overseas contingency operations. Top DOD ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

House Lawmakers Critical of Proposed Counterterrorism Fund : Roll Call Politics

Pentagon leaders faced heavy opposition from the House Armed Services Committee on Wednesday to the Obama administrations requested counterterrorism partnership fund, with members from both parties raising concerns that the proposed $5 billion account ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 3 reports

Lawmakers challenge spending billions more on wars

James Rosen and John Moritz, McCLATCHY NEWSPAPERSPosted:Thursday, July 17, 2014, 1:07 AMWASHINGTON - Pentagon leaders faced a barrage of skeptical questions Wednesday from lawmakers over President Obama's request for $58.6 billion in emergency funds for ... [Published Philly.com - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

Pentagon defends war-funding request amid 'slush fund' complaints

Top Pentagon officials on Wednesday defended their 2015 war-spending request before skeptical lawmakers, some of whom called the $58.6 billion plan a "slush fund" to offset defense cuts at home and others who worried the funding-level was too small.Deputy ... [Published Reuters - Jul 16 2014]

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...Rather it was to reimburse the union for its legal and staff costs. Mr Stoljar put it to Ms Jackson it was members' money. "Well, that's not the way that I saw it,’’ she replied."
"I just want to make it clear that the immense pressure that's been on me and my family has been appalling" she said
She asked for the opportunity to seek legal representation "to allow me to properly respond to these matters, as I've been ambushed"
"The summit was a cost-effective and efficient way of engaging with multiple potential investors, using a major event as a drawcard" said the ministry's petroleum and minerals general manager, James Stevenson-Wallace

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Jackson tells inquiry 'i've been ambushed' [Published NEWS.com.au - 21 hours ago]
HSU whistleblower 'ambushed' at Commission [Published Melbourne Age - 21 hours ago]
Kathy Jackson admits paying ex-husband $50,000 ... [Published South West Advertiser - 23 hours ago]
I've been ambushed: Jackson tells inquiry [Published Brisbane Times - 23 hours ago]
Jackson quizzed over backpay deal [Published Townsville Bulletin - Jul 30 2014]
Last-ditch effort to save Brand USA [Published Hotel News Now - Jul 29 2014]
Luxury oil summit was an 'investment' [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 29 2014]
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Where’s the concern for babies [Published St. Joseph News-Press - Jul 27 2014]
A Pa. Senate lawsuit?: The claptrap of connivers [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jul 27 2014]
Combining cyber and fire power [Published Sunday Observer - Jul 26 2014]
War Spending "Just a Slush Fund" [Published Noodls - Jul 26 2014]
Christie brings $2.5 million for Rauner, spring... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 26 2014]
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