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The Berks County Housing Authority will manage public housing in Northampton County

The Berks County Housing Authority supports the operation of public housing in Northampton County. Northampton County Commissioners have chosen authority to run their Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher scheme, two public housing estates and a low income housing tax credit property. The authority will assume this role from August. The Northampton County Housing Authority was […]

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Coney Island council housing still struggling with repairs, stove gas broken 10 years after Sandy

“There’s nothing you can do,” said O’Dwyer resident Roberta Rankins. “You can’t wash your head, do the dishes or mop the floor. It’s disgusting because when I pay the rent they say light, gas and hot water are included, but we don’t. Without access to stoves and ovens, NYCHA gave residents one electric hot plate […]

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After “years of neglect”, a movement towards social housing

CEO of ACTCOSS, Dr Emma Campbell. Photo: Holly Treadaway. THE ACT government is spending $30 million to deliver promised social housing and $57.3 million to undertake social housing repairs in this Emma Campbell, CEO of ACT Social Services Council (ACTCOSS), describes as “a long-awaited and desperately needed response to the ACT housing crisis”. “The ACT […]

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The Ombudsman investigates the vacancy rate of public housing

File photo. The Ombudsman is investigating the Department of Housing as the vacancy rate for some social housing has reached up to 60%. Winnie Chiu Wai-yin, the ombudsman, announced an immediate investigation on Thursday to review arrangements for senior housing (HSC) and converted single person units (C1P) by the Housing Department. HD information showed […]

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Government accepts invitation for further talks with civil service unions hours after announcing industrial action ballot campaign

The government accepted an invitation for further talks with civil service unions just hours after announcing a coordinated campaign of protest votes. The unions have also received an invitation from the Workplace Relations Commission, but are asking for clarification on whether the government side is “flexible in its position in order to reach an agreement”. […]

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Thousands of people applied for public housing in Savannah

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) – The window is now closed for applicants to join a waiting list for public housing in the city of Savannah. Before the closing of applications for social housing in Savannah, more than 2,000 applications had already been submitted. That’s less than 24 hours after opening the window. Yolanda Fontaine, the Savannah […]

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People and Public Service – Cody Baynori

ON THE HILL is the official Victory Congress intern blog. Opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of LGBTQ Victory Institute. Learn more about the internship at winnerinstitute.org/vci. ———————————– Public service is not easy, it can be heartbreaking. As I begin to focus on my career, I know I want to help those who were […]

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56 vacancies, check posting, eligibility and how to apply here

Nagaland Civil Service Commission Recruitment 2022: 56 Vacancies, Job Verification, Eligibility and How to Apply Here Nagaland Civil Service Commission Recruitment 2022: The Nagaland Public Service Commission has called for applications to fill the 56 (fifty-six) vacancies of Assistant Principal/Junior Education Officer through a limited departmental review under the Department of School Education. Applicants will […]

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Roses and Raspberries: Recycling Decision Yields Sour Fruits and Roses for the Public Service | Editorial

raspberries City of Santa Maria, which denied residents the ability to redeem their state-mandated recycling depots on bottles and cans. This week, the city council rejected a permit for a redemption center to be placed in the Foods Co. parking lot. Such centers were operated in two other grocery store parking lots in the city […]

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Halifax desperately needs new social housing after 50-year stall, expert says

A renewed focus on building social housing would help vulnerable people affected by the housing crisis, according to a retired Dalhousie University urban planning professor. Jill Grant said effective social or public housing is built with public funds and subsidized so people pay rent based on their income – not a percentage of average rents […]

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People in Public Service: Gertrude Nelson and the Olympia School District

On April 21, 1918, the people of Olympia gathered to celebrate the ongoing construction of the new Olympia High School building on what is now Capitol Way. As Joseph Wohleb, the building’s architect, hoisted the American flag on the site’s mast, a teacher sang the “Star Spangled Banner.” Her name was Gertrude Nelson and she […]

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I grew up in HLMs in the North. The system is not working for Indigenous people

This first person chronicle is written by Katłįà Lafferty from Yellowknife. Learn more about CBC North’s first-person chronicles here. I recently traveled to Geneva where I attended the 90th session of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child. I was there to express my concerns about the routine placement of children in […]

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Civil servants union negotiators recommend ‘coordinated campaign’ including industrial action ballots – The Irish Times

Civil service union negotiators have recommended a coordinated union campaign on civil service pay, backed by strike votes, to address the impact of soaring inflation on low and middle incomes. In a letter to members of the Irish Trades Union Congress’s Public Services Committee (PSC), the committee’s chief negotiators say the government is breaching the […]

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A Public Service Profile for Housing Affordability by Chris Coudriet

New Hanover County is growing. It is an undeniable fact. And while growth is inevitable, ensuring it provides affordable opportunities for a range of families at different income levels is something the Board of Commissioners is committed to making possible. This year, Commissioners made a significant political commitment in the enacted budget and dedicated $3 […]

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Ethiopia: Addis city administration cancels public housing lottery due to ‘intrusive tech assault’

Addis Ababa: The Addis Ababa City Administration canceled the recent public housing lotto under the city government’s condominium savings scheme known as 20/80 and 40/60 and was on the about to be distributed to thousands of the city’s inhabitants. The mayor’s office said yesterday that the lotto had been revoked entirely after allegations of technological […]

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News: Addis City Admin cancels public housing lotto due to ‘intrusive tech assault’

Officials announcing the cancellation of the recent condo lotto for Addis Ababa city residents. Photo: mayor’s office Addis Ababa : The Addis Ababa City Administration canceled the recent social housing lotto under the city government’s condominium savings scheme known as 20/80 and 40/60 and was about to be distributed to thousands of city residents. The […]

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Students Submit Joint Statement to Public Service Commission – Technical

On Friday, July 1, Tech’s Students Organizing for Sustainability (SOS) jointly submitted a statement to the Georgia Public Service Commission advocating for increased clean energy investment with a coalition with 13 other organizations of sustainable development led by undergraduate students in the state of Georgia. . The coalition submitted the joint statement in hopes of […]

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Singapore and Mongolia deepen cooperation in public housing and social security reform

SINGAPORE – Singapore will help Mongolia develop affordable and sustainable social housing and reform its social security system under two agreements signed Thursday (July 7th). Mongolian Prime Minister Oyun-Erdene Luvsannamsrai witnessed the signing of the two MoUs between his government and the Singapore Cooperation Enterprise (SCE) at the Fullerton Hotel. He is in Singapore until […]

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Public welfare is government’s priority: Prime Minister Shehbaz

Prime Minister Shehbaz said public welfare projects are the government’s priority The Prime Minister was addressing the inauguration ceremony of the Green and Blue Line bus service PM says inflation has been high for four years in Pakistan ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister (PM) Shehbaz Sharif said Thursday that public welfare projects were the government’s priority. The […]

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Don’t Let the Civil Service Loan Forgiveness Deadline Surprise You

To date, the Civil Service Loan Cancellation Program has canceled a total of $7.3 billion in student loans for more than 127,000 borrowers. After the rule changes in October 2021 and again in april this year, student loan relief has been extended to even more public servants – such as teachers, government employees, first responders […]

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🌱 Roanoke Public Housing Crisis + Botetourt County Rabies Warning

Happy 4th of July, Roanoke! Here’s a quick rundown of everything you need to know about what’s happening locally. High: 87 Low: 71. 👀 For local businesses and merchants: Attract more customers to Roanoke by sponsoring this daily newsletter, which is read by the same people you are trying to reach. Click here to find […]

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DR. DENNIS CURRY: The shortage of public housing for seniors in Nova Scotia is a permanent disgrace

DR. DENNIS CURRY • Guest review Dr. Dennis E. Curry is a political commentator and resident physician in psychiatry. He practices in Ontario. He received his MD from Dalhousie University in 2021. Subscribe to his newsletter at https://denniscurry.substack.com/ Nova Scotia is no stranger to change, and last year’s out-of-the-box majority mandate for Premier Tim Houston […]

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Government civil service pay offer ‘not credible’, unions say – The Irish Times

The government’s offer of a 5 percent pay rise over two years for civil servants is ‘not credible’, and an improved offer is needed to continue talks, the unions told the Labor Relations Commission. the workplace (WRC). The Public Services Committee (PSC) of the Irish Trades Union Congress said it backed the view of union […]

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Walthourville Utility/Roads Department to Receive $100,000 in Federal Funds for New Equipment

On June 23, U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) announced that rural Georgia would receive several federal investments from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Development Agency, totaling $1,314,000, which will be used to enhance public safety. , improve infrastructure and modernize residences for the elderly. “Our rural communities are the heart of our state […]

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The AG report on social housing denounces the failures of the system

GUYSBOROUGH – Nova Scotia does not have an effective governance structure in place for public housing and does not provide adequate oversight of regional housing authorities across the province, Auditor General Kim Adair says in a report released on 21st of June. “It’s important that eligible Nova Scotians have access to social housing in a […]

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Eligible for Civil Service Loan Forgiveness? You may need to act sooner than you think

The Civil Service Loan Cancellation Program has now canceled a total of $7.3 billion in student loans for more than 127,000 borrowers. After the rule changes in October 2021 and again in april this year, the loan relief has been extended to even more public servants – such as teachers, government employees, first responders and […]

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Battle erupts over future of SF public housing where Mayor Breed grew up: ‘We’re going to fight’

A battle has erupted over the future of the dilapidated Western Addition public housing project which the city wants to redevelop with 755 new homes – a mix of public, affordable and market-priced housing. Plaza East, where the mayor of London Breed grew up, is set to be reinvented just 20 years after the city […]

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Community Q&A: Toppenish Council Member Naila Prieto-Duval Talks Public Service | Local

Naila Prieto-Duval has lived in the Yakima Valley for most of her life. Born in Yakima and raised in Toppenish, Prieto-Duval has always wanted to see her community prosper. Over the past three years, she has devoted much of her time to making sure that happens. Naila Prieto-Duval poses for a portrait at Heritage University […]

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Experimentation and innovation on a daily basis in this public service agency

Digital transformation in the time of Covid-19 The pandemic and rapid digitization have led CPF members to expect more ease and personalization in their dealings with the board. Mr. Teo’s department has grown rapidly as the board has focused on innovating digital services and creating internal digital tools to provide the best digital experience for […]

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Federal mandate for smoke alarms for social housing? Philadelphia fire inspires policy change

The legislation provides funding for education, but not directly to help homeowners install new detectors – and the PHA says cost is a big issue. Mark Henninger / Imagic Digital 💌 Do you like Philly? Sign up for Billy Penn’s free newsletter to get everything you need to know about Philadelphia, every day. The federal […]

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Public Service Rental Program – Solomon Times Online

The decision by the Ministry of Civil Service to continue with the current Civil Service Hire Program is acknowledged. It was announced in 2021 that a new policy has been adopted by Cabinet to allow all rentals to be paid directly into officers’ bank accounts. The reason for this change is to help mitigate rising […]

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How Odisha’s Mo Bus won the UN Public Service Award

The public transport service, Mo Bus, in Odisha is honored by the United Nations Public Service Awards for helping the world recover from COVID-19. Mo Bus is part of the 10 global initiatives of Brazil, Canada, India, Ireland, Panama, Philippines, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Thailand and Ukraine. Contents Why is Mo Bus special? Capitalregiontransport The UN […]

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Drug use and violence among unhoused infiltrators of a Manning Square public housing estate, residents say

The Frank J. Manning Apartments are public housing located close to Central Square and its social services. (Photo: Tyler Motes) Some residents of Manning Apartments, a public housing complex near Central Square for the elderly and disabled, say they feel unsafe amid a spike in illegal activity in and around the building – and a […]

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Inuit representation in Nunavut public service stagnates at 50% – Eye on the Arctic

The latest annual report on the public service of Nunavut was tabled in the territorial Legislative Assembly this month. (Paul Chiasson/CP) The territorial government has a long-standing goal of 85% Inuit public service The latest report on the Nunavut public service shows that the territorial government is still far from achieving its goal of having […]

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First Title IX complaint sparked career in public service for Seattleite Anne Levinson

In a yellowed University of Kansas student newspaper clipping dated May 9, 1978, Anne Levinson, then a sophomore at KU, announced her intention to file a complaint with the Department of Health, Education and Welfare as the Title IX compliance deadline approaches. “I have an inner feeling that no one really believes women deserve equal […]

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New South Wales budget hits workers, women, social housing and the environment

The New South Wales Coalition’s June 21 budget locks in a pay cut for public sector workers, introduces a new property tax and further bolsters transport privatization. NSW Unions Secretary Mark Morey has criticized the Government for blocking an effective 2.5% pay cut for essential workers. “That means the average public sector worker in hospitals, […]

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Social protection programs behind Modi Govt’s success: Bhushan – Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism

DDC Chairman Bharat Bhushan addressing a function as part of Block Diwas celebrations at Phallian Mandal on Wednesday. Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 22: Abundant social welfare programs and the governance model of Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas are behind the successful eight-year run of BJP government at the Centre.So said the Chairman of the District Development […]

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Inuit representation in the Nunavut public service remains at 50%

The latest report on the Nunavut public service shows that the territorial government is still far from achieving its goal of having a majority Inuit workforce. Since the creation of Nunavut in 1999, the territorial government has aimed to have a public service representative of its population, which is approximately 85% Inuit. But at the […]

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The relevance of life lies in living in the spirit of public welfare

Governor Mangubhai Patel said the meaning of life lies in living in the spirit of public good. Human beings have a special ability to understand and cooperate with others. Along with this incredible power of communication, the ability to reach out was given. He said it is the responsibility of the educated section of the […]

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NYCHA’s ‘Public Housing Preservation Trust’ is a Resident Engagement Prank

“This year alone, public budgets have allocated billions of dollars in federal spending on overseas military intervention, the state subsidy for a billionaire’s football stadium in Buffalo, and even more $1 billion in municipal funding for PACT conversions of public housing to private management. enterprises rather than for public housing itself. Adi Talwar NYCHA’s Gun […]

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“Legal obligation” to restore public service pay

The Taoiseach said the government was legally bound to restore the salaries of senior civil servants to pre-austerity levels. Micheál Martin said 90% of pay raise recipients were doctors and consultants. Yesterday it emerged that senior civil servants, including medical consultants, CEOs of state agencies, some members of the judiciary and senior civil servants, were […]

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A two-time BGSU graduate, he brings his life experience in public housing to his new role as Senior Advocate for Federal Housing and Urban Development

From the BGSU OFFICE OF MARKETING AND BRAND STRATEGY A two-time Bowling Green State University alumna will soon have the opportunity to make a broader impact on communities in Ohio and across the country as a senior advisor to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in the Biden-Harris administration. Early life and […]

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An innovative form of public service commission has generated millions in financial savings for the government

New research reveals that Social Performance Contracts have generated £10 of social, economic and fiscal value for every pound spent by government since its launch a decade ago. This is the first published study of the public value generated by these contracts to date. The research comes at a time when there is increased pressure […]

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Foundations and individuals support public service journalism

The Alabama Initiative for Independent Journalism began in 2022 with support from individual donors, supplemented by the national NewsMatch 2021 campaign and grants from three Alabama foundations. “We are proud to be one of 275 nonprofit news organizations across the country who were able to participate in the year-end NewsMatch program, hosted by the Institute […]

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Syracuse rejected a $50 million grant to rebuild public housing near I-81; leaders commit to moving forward

The city of Syracuse failed in its first attempt to win a competitive $50 million federal grant to begin the proposed $1 billion renovation of the neighborhood in the shadow of Interstate 81. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has rejected an application, made by the city and the Syracuse Housing Authority, for […]

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Wisconsin Public Service Foundation awards grant to Peninsula Players Theater for new housing

The Peninsula Players Theater announced that it was the recipient of a $75,000 grant from the Wisconsin Public Service Foundation (WPS) for its housing campaign, Act II: Protecting the Past, Securing the Future. The theater announced the launch of its $3.5 million campaign on the season opening night on June 14. The theater plans to […]

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We need (a lot) more social housing in Australia

I don’t know what you did this week, but I was certainly busy looking for new stats. This time, I unearthed for you a wonderful long-term housing occupancy dataset from the ABS. Our first chart is a great lesson in how we read data. We are immediately attracted to the sharply declining line (owners without […]

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Government ‘offered additional pay rises worth 5%’ before civil service talks collapsed

Civil service pay talks broke down early this morning after the government offered additional pay rises worth 5%. The Irish Trades Union Congress’ Public Services Committee said the proposed amount was “well below inflation”. The talks ended after a major rift developed between government officials and union negotiators. The Workplace Relations Committee has asked the […]

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Broadband interactive map published by the Public Service Commission

The New York State Public Service Commission issued a high-speed interactive map showing residents of the state how well serviced their area is, by Press release of Governor Kathy Hochul. The map allows you to enter a specific address or scroll through different regions of New York. According to the press release, this is the […]

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Desperate low-income residents are being overlooked by the new public housing privatization program called ‘RAD’

“https://thewealthfairtour.com/” Advocate for the National Public Housing Tenants Association and CEO of Can I Live, Inc. Racquel W. Jones, spear The Visit WEALTHFAIR to address the NEW Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) privatization program called “RAD”, the rental assistance demonstration. Housing authorities being overrun by sophisticated developers and their attractive offers, low-income residents […]

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Minneapolis public housing official Kyle Hanson named first director of Agate Housing and Services

Kyle Hanson, director of the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority, has been named the first executive director of the nonprofit Agate Housing and Services in Minneapolis. Hanson, who leads housing policy and housing choice voucher programs for city authorities, will join Agate Housing on July 18. The non-profit organization was created last year by the merger […]

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Governor Hochul Signs Legislation Creating the Public Housing Preservation Trust in New York

Chief Legal Aid Society Civil Practice Attorney Adrian Holder said, “With the stroke of a pen, Governor Hochul has empowered our clients and public housing residents by providing leverage to decide their future through the NYC Public Housing Preservation Trust. At a critical time, with huge unmet capital needs in NYCHA’s social housing and no […]

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Low-income tenants face long waits for public housing. What happens to those who cannot wait?

This story is part of a CBC Cape Breton series called The High Cost of Getting By. In the series, journalists examine how the rising cost of daily living is affecting islanders. Over the past few months, reporters from our newsroom have spoken to people who are struggling with the high costs of basic necessities […]

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Public service is the vehicle for transforming the personal traumas of Trayvon White and others

By Cara Williams, Special at AFRO Council member Trayon White Sr., 38, was born in Ward 8, where he serves today. White’s roots in Southeast DC have helped him appreciate both the beauty and the challenges faced by residents of Ward 8 and prepared him to champion one of the toughest residents and neighborhoods. poor […]

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Union leader warns civil service pay talks will fail if ‘living standards deficit’ not resolved

A union leader has warned that talks to overhaul the current pay deal for 340,000 civil servants will fail if a “living standards deficit” is not adequately addressed. In an email to members of the Irish Trades Union Congress public services committee this afternoon, chief negotiator Kevin Callinan said that although figures were not presented […]

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CoinW Public Welfare Action celebrates children in Nigeria – TechEconomy.ng

CoinW shows it has empathy for the issues of the poor in Africa and donates aid and relief materials, to raise awareness of the brand’s purpose. On June 13, the African team of CoinW, the world’s leading cryptocurrency trading platform, and some volunteers from the crypto community visit the Living Fountain Orphanage in Lagos, Nigeria […]

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$27 million upgrade for aging Elliot Twins social housing towers complete

Minneapolis leaders gathered Tuesday to mark the completion of the state’s largest public housing renovation project. The landmark $27 million project at the Elliot Twins brought modern fire safety systems and improved living spaces to two downtown apartment towers. The City of Minneapolis contributed $2.3 million to improve the energy efficiency of the towers. “That’s […]

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Red Hook students rally for social housing justice

June 14, 2022, 10:20 p.m.Updated on June 15, 2022 By: News 12 Staff PS 15 students in Red Hook had a front row seat on Tuesday in a march for the right to social housing. Students, community members and advocates have called for a fully funded public housing system in New York where residents can […]

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Intolerable negligence in public welfare projects: DC

mohamed irfan Posted on June 13, 2022 | 2:10 p.m. TANK, (UrduPoint/Pakistan Point News – Jun 13, 2022):: The Deputy Commissioner, Hameedullah Khattak, paid a surprise visit to the Tank-Pezzo road on Monday for a physical inspection of ongoing works under the M&R funds. After on-site inspection, he expressed his dissatisfaction with the substandard work […]

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UK Broadcasting Union passes motions to defend public service broadcasting

The UK’s largest broadcasting union has passed two motions to defend public service broadcasting, creative content and jobs. The motions were passed by Bectu at a national conference on Sunday. The conference noted that public service broadcasting in the UK was “under attack like never before” following government plans to privatize Channel 4 and cut […]

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Williamson County Constable Paul Leal wins public service award

Williamson County Constable Paul Leal has been selected by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement to receive the 2022 State of Texas Law Enforcement Achievement Award for Public Service, according to a June 13 statement. The release said Williamson County Lt. Mike Pendley nominated Leal for the award. Leal, who serves precinct 4, was selected […]

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Conference on Habitability of Public Housing Rights to the City

“Best public housing, together” Cramped living space for families in PPRs where the living room, dining room and sometimes the bedroom merge. Jan Gehl, a world leader in people-centered urban design, said in his TED Talk: “We know a lot about the right habitat for mountain gorillas. We know a lot about the right habitat […]

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Saturday driveway shooting in East Birmingham council housing community leaves 1 dead

A Saturday afternoon shooting in a council housing community in east Birmingham left one person dead. East sector officers were dispatched at 4.40pm to report gunfire in the 7500 block of 66th Court Way South in Gate City. Once at the scene, they found the unconscious victim in an alley, Officer Truman Fitzgerald said. Officers […]

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Government clears way for formal talks on new civil service pay deal to start next week – The Irish Times

Formal negotiations on a new civil service pay deal are due to start next week after signing at Thursday’s Cabinet meeting. Public Expenditure Minister Michael McGrath told colleagues that preliminary talks over the past few weeks had progressed to the point that the parties now warrant a formal engagement through the Workplace Relations Committee (WRC […]

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Tenant education workshops planned for people living in low-rental housing

Nunavut Housing Corporation says workshops will be a pilot project to teach residents how to monitor and repair housing The Nunavut Housing Corporation announces that it will launch education workshops for people living in social housing across the territory. The workshops will be a pilot project to teach tenants how to monitor, maintain and maintain […]

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2022 John Glenn Public Service Award goes to Bill Nelson – SpacePolicyOnline.com

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson received the 2022 John Glenn Excellence in Public Service Award from the John Glenn College of Public Affairs at The Ohio State University this evening. Nelson is the second NASA administrator to win the award, following Charlie Bolden who received it in 2012. Trevor Brown, Dean, John Glenn College of Public […]

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Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Can Help Tackle Student Debt, Borrower Says

More than half a million public sector workers in the United States are set to have their student debt erased under a revamped debt forgiveness program. But for people hoping to take advantage of the federal initiative, getting those loans forgiven takes persistence, said one person who has successfully used the program to get rid […]

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Richmond scheme to teach social housing students valuable skills

RICHMOND, Va. — Ahmonte Greene has his sights set on a bright future. “My goal is to travel the world, learn new cultures, try new foods, travel to different countries, learn new things,” Greene said. Greene had the chance to try new things last year when he joined the Youth Leadership Employment Academy (YLEA), a […]

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Cuts in the public service in sight? Governor says change is inevitable

in All News / By: BVI News Jun 7, 2022 7:46 AM / Governor John Rankin. (GIS photo) The issue of downsizing the civil service as a means of alleviating the enormous strain on public finances has long been a matter of weight for consecutive BVI administrations. Currently, more than 3,000 people make up the […]

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Board of Visitors discusses rising construction project costs and new path for public service at full board meeting – The Cavalier Daily

At a board meeting on Friday, members discussed rising construction costs on the grounds and a new Public Service Pathways program. The group also heard from Lily Roberts, new student member of the Board of Visitors and rising fourth-year architecture student. The Board of Visitors is the governing body of the University, consisting of 17 […]

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Oakland signals support for tenants, sending public housing measure to November ballot

Voters will decide to fund up to 13,000 new low-cost social housing units to address the city’s growing housing and homelessness crisis. OAKLAND, Calif. (CN) — Whether Oakland should get an exemption to seek funding for up to 13,000 new low-rent public housing units will go to voters in November, city leaders decided Tuesday. . […]

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Jan Abhiyan Parishad should give platform to social agencies for public welfare work: CM

Jan Abhiyan Parishad should give platform to social agencies for public welfare work: CM Staff reporter Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said Jan Abhiyan Parishad was playing an important and leading role in building a network of voluntary organizations to provide better services in the field of social care. The Parishad team works with dedication, […]

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My endless learning journey from public service to great law

First, you learn. Then you will learn more. Then you keep learning. My lifelong learning philosophy is more than just a mantra: it’s the secret to success in any business. It has helped me as a lawyer in private practice, as a former Houston City Council member as the city’s first black comptroller and chief […]

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New entity NYCHA Trust will inject money to fix disgraceful conditions in public housing

In an ideal world, huge amounts of federal money would go directly to NYCHA to meet its capital needs. The State, which has regularly underfunded social housing, would considerably strengthen its commitment. But Albany isn’t allocating billions to NYCHA alone, and even a Democratic-controlled federal government won’t do enough to overhaul the city’s public housing […]

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The COVID-19 program put in place following the removal of social housing tower closures

Sheik also helped arrange the payment of utility bills and rent, as the family was unable to earn an income during the quarantine at home. And later she was able to get dental referrals for Bushre teenagers. While workers say these dental and other services will still exist once they’re gone, their customers won’t necessarily […]

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London wants to ‘reimagine’ public housing – demolishing some to rebuild

London-Middlesex Community Housing (LMCH) says it wants to ‘reimagine’ its public housing community on Southdale Road East by tearing down old units and replacing them with new ones, but residents say it’s hard to reimagine their community while their basic needs still aren’t being met. On Friday, LMCH kicked off “Reimagine Southdale”, the public face […]

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Increased welfare spending may improve survival for black cancer patients

Increased public welfare spending could improve survival for black cancer patients in the United States, a new study finds. The data showed that greater expenditure was associated with increased 5-year overall survival (OS) for black patients, and this translated into decreased black-white disparities. These findings are expected to be presented at the ASCO 2022 Annual […]

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ISLANDERS RECOGNIZED FOR PUBLIC SERVICE IN QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY HONOR LIST – Island Echo

The Honors List for Her Majesty The Queen’s Birthday 2022 has been unveiled, with 3 Islanders recognized for their incredible public service as the country celebrates Her Majesty’s unprecedented 70 years of service. As a tribute to the Queen, recipients were recognized for their outstanding contributions across all sectors, but in particular for sustained public […]

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ACT Labor senator appointed civil service minister

Cabinet Minister Katy Gallagher will be responsible for the portfolio overseeing the APS, in addition to his appointment as Minister of Finance and Minister for Women. The ACT senator is one of 10 other women to hold ministerial posts in Anthony Albanese’s new government. She was a prominent voice on the election campaign, speaking to […]

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As food prices soar, Winnipeg social housing residents are learning to grow their own

Arlene Reid has never gardened before, but with food prices soaring in recent months, the Winnipegger thought she had better learn. “Food prices are so expensive right now, I thought the best way [to save] is to go out and make my own fruits and vegetables,” she said. Reid was one of the attendees at […]

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Overpriced, but falling apart – utility is letting us all down

In a fairly recent Dáil speech, veteran Fine Gael TD Michael Ring was his usual self, but he made a statement that, quite frankly, was hard to refute. He said we have a dictatorship in this country. It is not a political dictatorship but a civil service dictatorship and it has come to such a […]

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Increased Overall Survival Linked to Public Welfare Investment for Black Cancer Patients

Black patients had longer overall survival after investment in cancer welfare programs. Overall survival (OS) at 5 years increased based on results from the National Cancer Institute’s Surveillance Epidemiology and Endpoints (SEER) Cancer Database, which showed investment in programs of public welfare, according to a study of records presented at an upcoming press briefing by […]

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Racial disparities in cancer survivorship shrink with rising public welfare spending

Source/Disclosures Published by: Source: Barnes JM, et al. Abstract 6509. Scheduled for presentation at: ASCO Annual Meeting; June 3-7, 2022; Chicago. Disclosures: The researchers do not report any relevant financial information. ADD A SUBJECT TO EMAIL ALERTS Receive an email when new articles are published on Please provide your […]

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LA County Receives $1.1 Million for Solar Renovations in Public Housing – Pasadena Now

11 advised To share Los Angeles County has received a grant of more than $1.1 million from the California Public Utilities Commission to fund the installation of solar projects in multi-family affordable housing developments, officials said Wednesday. The Los Angeles County Development Authority will use the grants for two public housing developments for seniors – […]

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Waiting time for WA priority public housing jumps to a year, and it’s worse in the regions

The average wait time for priority public housing in WA is around a year, but for young mother Sheneya Tucker it was three times longer. Key points: Waiting list for public accommodation jumps 13% in WA’s Deep South region Sheneya Tucker has already been waiting for more than three years for a home The average […]

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Annapolis scooter, e-bike program does not include public housing, Truxtun Park, USNA and St. John’s College. Here’s why. – Capital Gazette

Annapolis last week unveiled fee-based electric bikes and Bird scooters as part of a micro-mobility program to help people navigate the city in something other than a car while Noah Hillman Garage is under construction. A few days into its operation, some residents began to wonder why parts of the city, including public housing communities, […]

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Law School Announces 2022 Public Service Summer Fellows

Photos submitted Top, left to right: Addison Tucker, Grace Faulkenberry, Gunnar Bartlett, MiKayla Gyroe and Lexi Robertson. Bottom: Maria Cueva, Marcus Montgomery, Kristina Ranney, Joshua Clem and Savannah Luna. The U of A School of Law’s Summer Public Service Scholarship Program offers paid public service scholarships to promising law students interested in […]

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Mayor Eric Adams urges Albany to pass Public Housing Preservation Trust bill for NYCHA

Speaking from the Polo Grounds towers in Harlem on Monday alongside NYCHA President and CEO Gregory Russ, the mayor said he intends to fight for the passage of the bill before the end of the session. legislative on June 2. “For too long, our NYCHA communities have been ignored and denied their fair share of […]

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Public Welfare Foundation awards $3.5 million in True Reformer grants

Seven $500,000 institutional grants awarded to community organizations advancing justice reforms WASHINGTON, May 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Public Welfare Foundation, the nation’s only endowment fund dedicated to catalyzing transformative new approaches to youth and adult criminal justice, today announced seven True Reformer Fellowships totaling a $3.5 million investment in restorative, community-led and racially just […]

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Pursue a career in public service with the Voyager Fellowship

Are you a US-based student considering a career in public service in the future? Are you intrigued by the issues facing particular segments of society? Are you constantly thinking of ways to contribute to the greater good to help make the world a better place? The Voyager Scholarship Fund, founded by Airbnb owner Brian Chesky […]

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USD College Corps Helps Students Engage in Public Service

Friday, May 20, 2022TOPICS: Academics, The University of San Diego is seeking 95 undergraduate students to perform public service work next year as part of the first SHU Academic Body program. Earnings? Up to $10,000 to pay for college. Participating students who complete 450 hours of service between August and June 2023 are eligible […]

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Support legislation to make the Canada Infrastructure Bank public

Over the past five years, the PSAC has expressed concern about the wasteful and inefficient Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB). Now, a private member’s bill seeks to overhaul the program and fix many of its biggest flaws. the original concept for the IPC was to provide low-cost public borrowing so that other orders of government could […]

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Linklogis builds an ESG structure and engages in community and public well-being

Shenzhen, China, May 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — About May 19, 2022Linklogis has unveiled its first Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report since the company was listed in 2021, which is also the first ESG report published by a SaaS-based supply chain finance technology company listed in China. Linklogis integrates sustainability management into strategic decisions by […]

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Coalition to Cut Funding for Public Services

Prime Minister Scott Morrison will order bosses of ‘well-paid’ civil servants to make $2.7billion cuts to help the government recoup its trillion-dollar debt, but insists the money will not will not be removed from essential services. At a press conference near Darwin in the marginal seat of Lingiari on Tuesday, Mr Morrison said a re-elected […]

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Federal election updates: Coalition releases final policy costs, says cuts to public services won’t impact support for Australians

Labor pledges to devote more resources to building ties with Southeast Asia The ALP is committed to devoting more resources and bureaucratic muscle to establishing Australia’s links with South East Asiadeclaring that the region will be a top foreign policy priority if it wins power in the elections. Work pledged to increase overseas development assistance […]

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Lancaster Passes Public Service Project Plans | News

LANCASTER — The City of Lancaster plans to spend approximately $1.26 million on utility programs and capital projects, including improvements to Mariposa Park and an after-school recreation program as part of the program Proposed Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnership Program Action Plan submitted to the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. […]

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Obamas and Airbnb CEO launch $100 million scholarships to civil service colleges

1/2 Former President Barack Obama (C) and his family foundation, along with Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky, have created a $100 million scholarship for college-level juniors and seniors pursuing careers in public service. File photo by Pat Benic/UPI | License picture May 16 (UPI) — Former President Barack Obama, former first lady Michelle Obama and Airbnb […]

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Election 2022: Anthony Albanese will not intervene in the public service

Anthony Albanese has spent days campaigning for Australians’ wages not to fall, but he is ruled out to step in for a group. Anthony Albanese is focusing his attention on raising the minimum wage, but won’t commit to extending it to the civil service. If Labor wins next weekend’s election, the Leader of the Opposition […]

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Eviction from public housing leaves mother and son homeless in ‘heartless’ trend in Northern Territories

In the dark of night, on a damp March evening, Cherylene Campbell opened the rickety front door of her dream home to security guards and received a callback. Key points: A mother of two teenagers was given two weeks to vacate public accommodation following allegations of anti-social behavior Tenants usually receive at least 60 days […]

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Sunset Forward Report City Hall May 26 – Richmond Review / Sunset Beacon

sunset district Dear Sunset Neighbor, We are delighted to announce the release of the Sunset Forward report and final strategies. Join us for a virtual town hall on Thursday May 26and at 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.. We will share community feedback on Phase 2 outreach and provide insight into strategies to address housing, small […]

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Tom Hoch chosen to lead Minneapolis Public Housing Authority board

Tom Hoch, former head of the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA), will chair its board, filling a seat that has been vacant for nearly three months. Mayor Jacob Frey nominated Hoch – a former political rival – for the job last week, and the city council confirmed him in a 9-3 vote on Thursday. “We […]

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UVA honors those who have built bridges and led efforts against the pandemic

Her nominators, including partners from the Blue Ridge Health District, wrote about how helpful she has been during the COVID-19 pandemic. They noted that she personally reached out to families to help remove barriers to their vaccination. The vaccination effort that Veith helped coordinate resulted in approximately 600 vaccines being administered at 10 community vaccination […]

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China Focus: China expands welfare jobs for vulnerable groups to promote common prosperity

File photo taken on April 19, 2022 shows Wang Junru (1st L) helping people record information at a nucleic acid testing site in Linqing, east China’s Shandong Province. [Xinhua] JINAN, May 11 (Xinhua) — After four years without a stable income, 43-year-old […]

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Queensland Premier slashes public housing amid housing crisis

The housing crisis is felt across Australia, but in Queensland it has become so severe that some people are choosing to stay in jail rather than try their luck on the streets. Amid this desperation, the Premier of Queensland was caught slashing public housing in her own working-class electorate at a time when demand has […]

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Geraldton social housing pilot program sees homeless people move into long-term housing

A pilot program to help homeless people transition into longer-term housing has been announced for Geraldton. Key points: Homeless people in Geraldton will participate in a long-term housing pilot project The program aims to use support services to help people stay in housing Individual support plans will help tenants exit homelessness Ten tenants will be […]

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China expands welfare jobs for vulnerable groups for common prosperity – Xinhua English.news.cn

File photo taken on April 19, 2022 shows Wang Junru (1st L) helping people record information at a nucleic acid testing site in Linqing, east China’s Shandong Province. (Xinhua) JINAN, May 11 (Xinhua) — After four years without a stable income, 43-year-old Wang Junru from east China’s Shandong Province now works at a local nucleic […]

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Brookline honors its staff during National Public Service Appreciation Week

BROOKLINE, MA — The city of Brookline recognized employees last week as part of National Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW), according to city administrator Mel Kleckner. Celebrated during the first week of May since 1985, PSRW is a national public education campaign designed to honor those who serve as federal, state, county and local employees. […]

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City of Brookline Honors Employees During National Public Service Appreciation Week

For immediate release BROOKLINE — City Administrator Mel Kleckner is pleased to announce that the City of Brookline recognized its employees last week as part of National Public Service Recognition Week. Celebrated during the first week of May since 1985, PSRW is a national public education campaign designed to honor those who serve as federal, […]

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Access to social housing for ex-convicts can stop homelessness after release

A recent study conducted for AHURI (the Australian Housing and Town Planning Research Institute) revealed how housing support after release can help prevent homelessness among ex-convicts. More importantly, access to social housing can also reduce recidivism among this population. Entitled “Leaving prison with complex support needs: the role of housing assistance”, this study reviewed policies […]

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Bangladesh, Latest News: Ms. Miraz Hossain leads a public welfare project for the Ban Ki-Moon Center for Global Citizens

The project, “Assistance to Backward Communities”, provides education and medical care to children with physical and mental disabilities, a press release said on Monday. It aims to build self-reliance through the education and training of homeless unemployed youth, and various other public welfare activities, including the education of helpless elderly people. Project Manager Miraz and […]

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Prime Minister Shehbaz urges philanthropists to come forward and execute public welfare projects

LAHORE: Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif stressed on Sunday that national interests must come first when running public welfare projects, including hospitals serving the masses. He was addressing a dedication ceremony for Saleem Memorial Trust Hospital. The six-story, 350-bed hospital is equipped with the latest state-of-the-art treatment facilities. The Prime Minister congratulated the owners of […]

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Ken Coates: Can the public service handle the huge expansion of the Liberal government?

Breadcrumb Links Comment NP Canada is now embarking on the fastest and most significant expansion of the role of the state since the 1960s Publication date : May 08, 2022 • 1 day ago • 3 minute read • 133 comments Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland, right, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speak to the media […]

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PM stresses importance of public welfare projects

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif inaugurated the state-of-the-art Saleem Memorial Trust Hospital in Lahore on Sunday afternoon. He was briefed by the hospital management on the facilities available at the hospital, including cancer, heart disease, dialysis and CT scan facilities. He visited the various departments of the hospital. The Saleem Memorial Trust Hospital will provide world-class […]

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Stalin marks 1st anniversary of DMK government with bus trips and public welfare announcements

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin rode a state-run Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC) bus on Saturday and interacted with passengers and then made a series of feel-good announcements audience in the State Assembly to mark the completion of his government’s first anniversary. Traveling in bus number 29 C on Radhakrishnan Salai, he especially talked […]

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Stalin marks first anniversary of DMK government with bus trips and public welfare announcements – Reuters

PTI Chennai, May 7 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin traveled on a state-run Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC) bus on Saturday and interacted with passengers and then made a series of public welfare announcements to the State Assembly to mark the completion of his government’s first anniversary. Traveling in bus number 29-C on […]

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Why the Civil Service and Civil Servants Should Be Celebrated

May 1-7 was Public Service Appreciation Week. Since 1985, this first week of May has been the annual celebration of public servants’ contributions to federal, state, local and tribal government. Across the country, more than 18,000,000 of our neighbours, friends and relatives serve in government, including in our public schools and universities. For more than […]

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Cosatu offers 10% pay rise at Civil Service Bargaining Council meeting

However, the Treasury is adamant that it cannot spend more than the R20 billion, which has been budgeted for salaries under the current budget framework. Cosatu President Zingiswa Losi leads the march to the Treasury in Pretoria for the nationwide strike on October 7, 2020. Photo: Abigail Javier/EWN JOHANNESBURG — The majority of public service […]

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6 things to know about the new Farrer Park public housing development that will be integrated with sports and recreation facilities

Like announcement by the Housing Development Board (HDB), Sport Singapore and the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), Farrer Park Field is Singapore’s latest brownfield site to be redeveloped as a housing estate. The 10 hectare Farrer Park site is bounded by Dorset Road, Keng Lee Road, Hampshire Road and Race Course Road. It will produce approximately […]

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Public Service Recognition Week | Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

Sheriff Alex Villanueva and other department members mark Public Service Appreciation Week On Wednesday, May 4, 2022, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva held a press conference to thank members of the Sheriff’s Department for the outstanding work they do for the community. He also highlighted various accomplishments from 10 different stations and sheriff’s offices […]