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Posts Tagged: Hobby
What we do outside of work can often attribute to our success at work. Being in public service is extremely rewarding in many ways but I do not have to tell you that it comes with its stresses too. Maintaining a healthy level of stress has many positive benefits but there is a thin lineRead… Read more »
It was October 2010, and I had a crazy morning at work. I was out for a jog on the Trinity Trail during my lunch break when I saw two abandoned, skittish Basset Hounds that would forever change my life. My original plan was to foster these two sweethearts, who we named Hank and Lucy.Read… Read more »
On the surface, the drop in the civilian unemployment rate to 8.6 percent signals an important and positive breakthrough. Data provided by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louisshows that since the most recent recession “officially” ended in June 2009, there has been an uneven, but steady downward trend in the unemployment rate. Figure 1Read… Read more »
Right now federal spending is consuming 24 percent of national income. At the same time, the amount of tax revenue the government is receiving is 14 percent of national income. In the event economic growth fails to increase at rates to close this spending-revenue gap, then cutting spending or raising taxes become the policy options.Read… Read more »
If the debt ceiling is not raised in the very near future, then the U.S. government will only be able to spend the tax revenue coming in every month. No more borrowing until the debt ceiling is raised. How much spending and how much tax revenue exist in August? According to a new report byRead… Read more »
As the City of Houston’s 2011 fiscal year winds down, hard decisions have been made to overcome a $70 million shortfall. Enacting mandatory furloughs and lay-offs, reducing library hours and closing some neighborhood pools are just a few of the methods the city administration has chosen to use to balance this year’s budget. With suchRead… Read more »