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Their comments and questions ranged from the state’s witness protection program and the need for an assault weapons ban to how the governor would ensure community organizations receive the investments they need to violence prevention programs and whether there has been success elsewhere for gun buy-back programs. A leader, Cherry, did not have a lap …

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CWST) saw revenue rise 31.4% in the second quarter of 2022 from a year earlier as prices for recycled raw materials rose. The Vermont-based waste management service provider also cited the impact of acquisition turnover; positive pricing of collection and disposal; higher solid waste cost recovery fees; higher solid waste …

The Mega Millions jackpot has reached over $1.02 billion. But not all winners win the same pot; depending on the state you live in, you may be subject to higher state taxes. Friday’s drawing is the third largest Mega Millions jackpots all time. Although lottery jackpots are often shared by multiple winners, Mega Millions set …

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved Egypt’s Country Strategy Paper for the period 2022-2026. Under the new strategy, the Bank will be guided by the priorities of the country’s National Development Plan, also known as Egypt’s Vision 2030, and its Government Action Program 2023-2027. The objective is to support …

The Chronicle Senior Business Journalist The Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Prof. Mthuli Ncube, has said that implementing a strategy of arrears clearance, debt relief and debt restructuring is the only way for the country to to access the new external financing necessary for the post-Covid-19 recovery and the realization of the economic development …

The 5G Technology and 5G Infrastructure market study report offers a detailed assessment of this industry, highlighting the growth drivers and lucrative prospects that will augment the overall industry remuneration over the forecast duration. It also mentions the restrictions and limitations for businesses in this domain along with measures to counter the …

A petition to cap service charges on payday loans will not officially appear on the November ballot. The Michigan Board of State Solicitors denied certification of the petition on Thursday after learning that the campaign had failed to collect enough valid signatures to get past voters. Michigan Chief Electoral Officer Jonathan Brater said the group …

The new seven-part plan is expected to provide opportunities for Detroiters to have greater access to higher quality affordable housing. // Image bank The City of Detroit announced a $203 million Affordable Housing Plan that officials say will take significant steps to address housing insecurity using several new strategies, many of which are funded by …

A petition Capping service charges on payday loans will not officially appear on the November ballot. The Michigan State Council Canvassers refused certification of the petition on Thursday after learning that the campaign had failed to collect enough valid signatures to get past voters. Michigan Chief Electoral Officer Jonathan Brater said the group initially took …

It has never been more important for hoteliers to be on top of their global distribution strategy and be mindful of rates across the various channels they sell on, said experts at the HSMAI 2022 conference on the revenue optimization. Speaking at the ‘Distribution Strategies that Optimize Profit and Accelerate Recovery’ panel, Andrew Rubinacci, executive …

Iowa lawmakers are failing to tackle state oversight of nursing homes, seniors’ advocates say, despite a backlog of hundreds of uninvestigated complaints. “Elected officials should shout from the rooftops their displeasure with the current situation,” said John Hale, an Iowa seniors consultant and advocate. “Yet they are not. Their silence either means they are completely …

The Spanish government has announced a new global multi-annual action plan to combat desertification, a phenomenon that affects two-thirds of the country. Desertification is seen as a growing threat to soil fertility and biodiversity in many regions, including some of Spain’s most important olive-growing areas. Desertified lands are the simplified vestiges of an original landscape… …

“The future is crisp! states a digital recreation of a young LeBron James in the ubiquitous TV ad promoting Crypto.com. That is, the hype. Savage. Exciting. Cryptocurrency is trending, especially for African Americans. I’m still trying to understand. The Oxford Online Dictionary defines “cryptocurrency” as “a digital currency in which encryption techniques are used to …

Xi Jinping’s key economic target is in tatters after the Chinese premier’s zero Covid strategy triggered a severe slowdown in growth. China’s economy grew just 0.4% in the second quarter, the weakest performance since the start of the pandemic and the lockdown of Wuhan two years earlier, and the second weakest in three decades. The …

CHICAGO (CBS) — Inflation is at its highest level in 40 years – hitting 9.1% on the year in June, the highest since 1981. The Consumer Price Index reports that the price of gas has skyrocketed nearly 60% in the past year – and that’s of course far from the only commodity affected. Meanwhile, a …

This major report presents a clear view of the current performance of the global Anti-Mobile Three Phones market and its likely development in the coming years. The key findings of the Global Three Anti-Mobile Phones Market report focuses on changing Global Three Anti-Mobile Phones Market dynamics, substantial new opportunities, critical forces likely to aid market …

Implementation of the Pacific Blue Continent Strategy 2050 will be high on the agenda at this week’s Pacific Islands Forum in Suva. PIF Secretary General Henry Puna said the 2050 strategy charts a long-term path for the region with a focus on tackling common challenges. https://www.fbcnews.com.fj/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/100722-JD-PUNA-1PM.mp3 “It is very important because we need a strategic …

Comment this story Comment A famous saying goes that no military plan survives its first contact with the enemy. The greatest war theorist, Carl von Clausewitz, has often explained that strategy must be dynamic, constantly changing and rejuvenating. In his famous treatise “On War”, he wrote that some generals “consider only unilateral action, whereas war …

Another chemical specialist that has done well is Mumbai-based Aarti Industries Ltd., which manufactures more than 200 chemicals in its 17 factories. Established by first generation technocrats in 1984, its core business is benzene derivatives, used in paints, medicines, shampoos, agriculture and even airplanes. More than 60% of the production is consumed on site. Net …

Gen Z wants work at work: a casual dress code, pet-friendly offices, and a paycheck every day. According to a recent report from the Center for Generational Kinetics (CGK). As the first generation to come of age in an age where daily paychecks are possible, according to CGK, it makes sense that Gen Z would …

“Zero Tolerance”, the third national strategy to combat domestic, sexual and gender-based violence (DSGBV) was launched this week by Minister Helen McEntee TD. Containing 144 far-reaching actions, the strategy outlines for the first time a whole-of-government response to violence against women. Measures to address strongly gender-based forms of violence will be led by a new …

This major report presents a clear view of the current performance of the global T-Box market and its likely development in the coming years. The key findings of the Global T-Boxes Market report focus on changing Global T-Boxes Market dynamics, substantial new opportunities, critical forces likely to contribute to the growth of the Global …