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MINSK, 25 October (BelTA) - Belarus and Poland intend to step up cooperation in matters concerning investments and privatization, the press service of the State Property Committee of Belarus told BelTA. On 25 October the Committee's Chairman Andrei ...
The ground for large-scale privatization is already being prepared. On the federal level, for example, President Obama signed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act in 2014, which has a provision that promotes private investment in water ...

The chairman of the House committee on Privatization, Yerima Ahmed, said by engaging the American firm, FEC had usurped the functions of the Bureau of Public Enterprises and the National Council on Privatisation. "Section 11 (j) outlines the procedures ...
Amendment 2 simply gives more parks the flexibility to partner with businesses to develop and/or maintain attractions at the parks as they have done for years.
Sale of airports proposed in report to Ottawa.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - A proposal meant to improve care for veterans in Michigan could prove to be a sweeping overhaul of how health care for veterans is ...

Mr Buckingham said the government should have learnt from the privatisation of Port Macquarie Base hospital 20 years ago. ''There was a massive blowout in costs for the delivery of the service, and terrible outcomes in terms of quality of that service ...
Speaking at the AANA Reset Conference in Sydney, Shing, whose role is to chart the next opportunities for the US-based digital arm of Time Warner, said that younger audiences were seeking deeper connections with the people they knew and trusted, and ...
So much of what is enjoyable about living in Brighton and Hove is our access to the unique environment around us from the sea to the fantastic South Downs.
Look at the following description of Amendment 2 from the website Ballotpedia (the privatization language is highlighted): "A 'yes' vote supports this proposal to prohibit reallocating state park funds for other uses and allow the Department of ...
In an increasingly social media-driven world (see: the current presidential election), U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton wanted more visibility, a better presence and an easier way to be identified.
U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney will have to best two challengers to win a fifth term in the U.S. House of Representatives.
The balance of payments problems arising from oil shocks in the 1970s and the US Fed's increase of the interest rate to well over 20% precipitated sovereign debt crises in Latin America and elsewhere from the early 1980s, forcing many developing ...
PRIVATISATION WAS BY all accounts the hottest, most intense element of the topsy-turvy 2013 general election with pollsters and pundits divided over predictions of a change in government after just one term for the Democratic Labour Party based ...
A year after the Decatur City Council chose not to outsource the city's garbage service, privatization is no longer under consideration.
Some focus on Michigan's emergency manager laws, which the Republican-dominated legislature has used to suspend democracy in majority-African-American cities, including Flint, Detroit, Pontiac, Highland Park, and Benton Harbor. .... law firm in the ...
In a compendium of privatization disasters, the watchdog group In the Public Interest (ITPI) concludes that "government privatization disproportionately hurts poor individuals and families." By shifting .... That so many working people believe a ...

The balance of payments problems arising from oil shocks in the 1970s and the US Fed's increase of the interest rate to well over 20% precipitated sovereign debt crises in Latin America and elsewhere from the early 1980s, forcing many developing ...
... president in the White House; and Republicans, in general, would dearly love to either eliminate or privatize (profitize) these beneficial social programs that protect millions of Americans.
For one thing, the leaks show prohibitions on requiring foreign companies to employ local workers, says Deborah James.
Military family housing privatization has been under way since 1996. The defense acquisitions website reports that at the beginning of the program, the department had an inventory of approximately 257,000 family housing units.
THE RECENT DECISION to get the private sector involved in the collection of garbage, and the gradual expansion of private operators in the public transportation sector, is a clear message from the Freundel Stuart administration.
The Department of Developmental Services announced in August plans to privatize 40 group homes and other services, while cutting 605 positions.
State Senator Marc Pacheco called on lawmakers Wednesday to go back into session to prevent more outsourcing at the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, a year after legislators gave the agency more latitude to privatize its services. Governor ...
Filling the air outside Faneuil Hall on Wednesday with charged rhetoric about corporations profiting off government work, union officials and elected Democrats railed against privatization at the MBTA without charting a clear course for stopping those ...
... informed discussion on the way forward. The most partisan among us must recognise that Barbados is at a crossroads. It is unlike any other in the past.
At a rally organized Wednesday by Boston's Carmen Local 589 and the MBTA Coalition of Unions, U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch blasts efforts to privatize public transportation. Photo/Antonio Caban/SHNS ...
Seoul, South Korea - The army has cut guest-lodging prices by 15 percent to 40 percent at bases in South Korea and Germany due to savings from the privatization of facilities in the United States. However, room rates increased at full-service resort ...
ECG privatisation: Court to hear injunction suit today. Wednesday 12th October ... Ghana and the United States have signed an agreement for the release of the $498,200,000 grant meant to improve power distribution in the country under the second ...
Margaret Hole, former president of the NSW Law Society, said that privatisation could make title insurance a necessity for home buyers, as commonly seen in the US. She said a home buyer would have to pay about $990 for title insurance on the purchase ...
Lingering concerns over credit risk prompted UBS to pull out as financial adviser weeks ago to the US$4.4 billion deal that took Dalian Wanda Commercial Properties private, a transaction that the Swiss Financial Services giant helped initiate ...
The MBTA's fiscal board voted Thursday to privatize the transit agency's troubled cash collection department, over protests from unionized workers.
Yet bomb-sniffing dogs in airports across the United States are failing to pass certification tests, causing serious concern.
We will never, ever engage in a risky scheme to privatize Social Security. Donald Trump wrote a book and he said Social Security is a Ponzi scheme and privatization would be good for all of us." Pence's response was that "all Donald Trump and I have ...
The successful privatization of the telephone system serves as an example of how the government can get out of public utilities.
Looks like I picked the wrong week to quit drinking. -Steve McCroskey, AIRPLANE (1980) I have shared this sentiment on a daily basis during this absolutely.
The first batch of outside contractors working as part of a privatization of based state agency computer Help Desk functions are set to arrive on Monday.
The San Antonio City Council on Thursday approved the privatization of the San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau.
In Dillon Beach, California, residents pay four to six times more for their water than residents of neighboring towns. To save money, older residents on fixed incomes told researchers, they sometimes bathed only once a week, or recaptured and reused ...
Federal and local agencies are hiring for-profit businesses to handle public services -- critics say it's backfiring.
A key Democrat wants to bring the presidential campaign fight over veterans health care to the House floor, offering a resolution Wednesday that opposes the privatization of Veterans Affairs programs. ... The fight has become the primary friction point ...
Last Month, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that it will phase out the use of privately operated prisons, citing data that shows for-profit institutions are not as safe or effective as those run directly by the government.
Privatization is bad news for federal, state and local government workers, and the communities where they live. That's according to a new report released Wednesday by In the Public Interest, a research group focused on the effects of privatization. The ...
"Essentially for government to earn the trust of its people, the government must deliver on what it says. "I am insisting (that privatisation) goes through proper channels; through the NCP and the BPE. "Let us, the people of Nigeria, monitor the ...
The Puerto Rico electric power Authority, the island's government-owned utility, began its privatization process before before last week's outage, the corporation's Executive Director Javier Quintana told the local newspaper El Vocero Tuesday.
Ghana signed the Power Compact with the United States of America acting through the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), an independent United States government agency, on the sidelines of the US Africa Leaders' Summit in Washington DC on ...
Paula Schneider is the latest to jump ship from troubled garment maker American Apparel. The CEO is voluntarily resigning her position as of October 3, according to a story on women's Wear Daily.
Sean Dahl, Field Representative for the Ohio Association of public school Employees (OAPSE) State Office, as well as the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), was in attendance to support the workers. "They are not ...
On the contrary, as I reveal in my new book - Beyond Banksters: Resisting the New Feudalism [2] - the financial oligarchy is particularly focused on increasing privatization and is pushing the trade deals in order to make remunicipalization impossible ...
Ontario-lottery-privatization-scrapped The Canadian province of Ontario has scrapped plans to privatize its state-run lottery business.


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