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Political vitriol drives good people out of public office | Opinion

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A public service | Opinion

Editor: The Aspen Daily News has done a public service by publishing Mr. John Fayhee’s detailed reporting on our MP, Lauren Boebert. However, one of the main themes of the article, the number of bills sponsored by the MP, is very misleading. Aside from the harsh reality that Nancy Pelosi’s partisan control of Congress makes […]

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Public service and community can cope with New York’s post-COVID crisis

Public service and community can cope with New York’s post-COVID crisis When you live in a city as crowded as New York, you seek community in your neighborhood, your neighborhood, and the city as a whole. We identify with the place — it offers the security of familiarity. Last weekend, I watched the city’s sanitation […]

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3 alumni to be honored for their careers in public service

Three University of Virginia Law School alumni — Sejal Jhaveri ’15, Nitin Shah ’09, and Thomas Silverstein ’13 — will be honored for their public service work at the sixth annual Shaping Justice Conference on Feb. 4. Shah will receive the Shaping Justice Award for Extraordinary Achievement. He is general counsel for the United States […]

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🌱 Homeless Census + Wake Co. Public Housing Concerns

First, today’s weather forecast: Cloudy, cool; a pm shower. Top: 48 Bottom: 31. 🏡 Are you a local real estate agent? Let us help you generate leads, grow your brand in Raleigh, and set you apart from the competition. Click here to find out more. Here are the top five stories in Raleigh today: On […]

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Public housing project moves forward – The Suffolk News-Herald

Eight buildings and 57 of the 113 units at Eagle Landing apartments have been fully refurbished, while seven others are in various stages of refurbishment, an official with the Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority said. Updating the Board of Authority Commissioners at its January 26 virtual meeting, SRHA Director of Community Development Tammy Jackson, illustrating […]

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Do the math: $800 million to ‘end social housing’ is a waste of money (your letters)

For the editor: Sunday’s Post-Standard article, “Syracuse embarks on an $800 million plan to end public housing as we know it,” should actually be about who benefits from the huge waste of money. Think of it in terms of these calculations on the back of the envelope: If the project costs $800 million and affects […]

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Active duty veterans can take advantage of the Civil Service Loan Forgiveness Program

Veterans and active duty members can take a step closer to student loan forgiveness through the Civil Service Loan Forgiveness Program. You must submit your application by October 31, 2022. By canceling loans after 10 years of public service, the PSLF eases the burden of student debt on public servants, allows many borrowers to keep […]

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Charlie Crist announces ‘Affordable Florida for All’ plan and targets Public Service Commission reform

Rep. by Charlie Christ campaign for governor of Florida unveiled the first part of a new policy plan aimed at making life in the Sunshine State more affordable for Floridians. It’s aptly called the “Affordable Florida for All” plan, and two more parts of the proposal are set to be unveiled later this week. Crist […]

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A Public Service Profile for Pandemic Operations by Chris Coudriet

As I shared last November, New Hanover County commissioners and staff developed an innovative model, through the use of U.S. bailout funds, to create a pandemic operations team to support the community in our continued fight against COVID-19. They will not only support today’s efforts, but will continue as COVID-19 becomes more endemic, and will […]

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EDITORIAL: The Public Service has had it easy during COVID

Many workers have gone through difficult times since COVID-19 began to affect our economy and our society. But one group that has been largely spared these pains are public sector workers. A series of freedom of information documents from the Canadian Taxpayers Federation show how easily public servants got it compared to many of their […]

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Public Service Commission cuts demand for National Grid rate hike – Saratogian

ALBANY, NY – The New York State Public Service Commission recently approved a three-year rate plan for National Grid customers living in upstate New York that is significantly lower than what that the company had originally requested. The Commission adopted a joint proposal signed by the company, ministry staff and task forces, among others, which […]

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Khaplu Palace and Shigar Fort earn money for public welfare projects

Zubair Qureshi Serena Hotels has set an example in community service and welfare projects by sharing the profits from the operations of Serena Shigar Fort and Serena Khaplu Palace with the communities of Shigar and Khaplu. Similarly, Serena Altit Fort Residence’s revenue must be shared with the CIQAM Women Entrepreneurs Support Fund for their partnership […]

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Millions for public housing? |

Ensuring safe, modern housing for Barron County’s growing senior population and other low-income renters is the goal of a proposed $15 million renovation plan, according to county officials and the Barron County Housing Authority. Many low-income public housing projects in Barron County are approaching (or past) the age of 50. Since the summer of 2021, […]

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RRHA Board: No Eviction Filing Against Public Housing Residents Until At Least Mid-February | State and Area News

With more than 1,100 families at risk of eviction from public housing, the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners on Wednesday ordered staff to suspend all legal action against residents until at least mid- February. Advocates and several board members have expressed concern about the displacement of so many families, as well as […]

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CS directs administrative officers to perform public welfare duties

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Secretary Kamran Ali Afzal on Tuesday issued instructions to all Divisional Commissioners, Deputy Commissioners and Deputy Commissioners to undertake public welfare initiatives in the province. The instructions have been sent to all administrative officers by means of a letter. According to the letter, the progress of assigned tasks, many of which are […]

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Bronx veteran with vet dad battles for heat in dad’s public housing

THE BRONX (PIX11) – A veteran living in public housing in the Bronx feels let down by the New York City Housing Authority as he faces heating issues in his home. Angel Martinez, 71, served in the military. Martinez is proud of his service to our country but disappointed in the City’s inaction when it […]

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Improving public service: PM issues 24 directives to DCs

UNB, Dhaka Tue Jan 18 2022 12:17 PM Last updated on: Tue Jan 18 2022 2:49 PM Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina opens the three-day DC-2022 Conference at the Osmani Memorial Auditorium. Photo: P.I.D. “> Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina opens the three-day DC-2022 Conference at the Osmani Memorial Auditorium. Photo: P.I.D. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today […]

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Buhari rejected dismissal of civil service workers ― FG

The federal government has said that despite the devastating effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the national economy, President Muhammadu Buhari has ruled that no public service worker should be laid off or have to pay a salary. because of the pandemic. The government has also revealed that the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) and the […]

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Houma social housing tenants displaced by Hurricane Ida are evicted

A judge has upheld the evictions of 14 families from a public housing complex in Houma that was badly damaged by Hurricane Ida. City Court Judge Matthew Hagen ruled in favor of the Houma-Terrebonne Housing Authority in the cases after a hearing on Wednesday, in which the agency said the August 29 storm made the […]

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East Harlem public housing resident, 87, has to sit by the oven to stay warm

EAST HARLEM, Manhattan — Public housing residents said they had no consistent heat or hot water on some of the coldest days of winter so far. Wilson Houses tenant Louise Wigfall, 87, said she spent most of her time sitting next to her oven to keep warm. Tenant President Joyce Major said enough was enough. […]

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RI Public Service Commission Hwa Chong Scholars Ratio Declining Over Past 3 Years: Chan Chun Sing

SINGAPORE – The percentage of Public Service Commission (PSC) scholarships awarded to students at Raffles Institution (RI) and Hwa Chong Institution has fallen over the past three years, with the two schools receiving less than half of the total number of scholarships awarded on average between 2019 and 2021. This figure is down from more […]

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The civil service marked the term of the Turnbach board

Terrance Turnbach (Campaign photo) TOMS RIVER – There are groups of people in the county who are helping the homeless or others in need, and they all know former city councilor Terrence Turnbach. The Democrat served a term on city council before losing to Republican newcomer David Ciccozzi in November. Toms River is divided into […]

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Kingston lawmakers consider tax relief deal to renovate Stuyvesant Charter social housing complex – Daily Freeman

KINGSTON, NY – Aldermen are considering a 32-year payment in lieu of taxes agreement for the Stuyvesant Charter property that would lead to the full renovation of the Kingston Housing Authority-controlled apartment complex. John Madeo, executive vice president of Mountco Construction and Development Corp., told the Joint Council’s finance and audit committee at a meeting […]

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Lesh fined $10,000, 160 hours of public service

David Lesh enters the Grand Junction federal courthouse during his trial in August. Lesh was convicted of illegally operating his snowmobile at Keystone Resort in April 2020.McKenzie Lange/Grand Junction Sentinel Archives A federal judge sentenced so-called bad boy David Lesh to a $10,000 fine and 160 hours of meaningful public service on Wednesday, Jan. 12, […]

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Opinion: A call to public service: US Army veteran Mat Smith makes long-running bid for LA City Council

Mat Smith is under no illusions about his attempt to overthrow CD-11 holder Mike Bonin. A combat veteran who’s been deployed to Egypt and Somalia, Smith describes LA’s Westside as “the best place on earth,” but the place he’s called home for decades has fallen on hard times. “I considered moving to Texas because the […]

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Jersey City Announces Low-Cost Internet Access for Public Housing Residents

Jersey City residents living in Housing Authority buildings will be able to purchase high-speed internet access at deeply discounted prices and even get it for free, city officials announced Tuesday. The city is partnering with Andrena, a New Jersey-based internet service provider, in its latest initiative to expand high-speed internet access to public housing complexes, […]

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Year in Review 2021 – Ministry of Finance and Civil Service, January 10, 2022 – Jamaica Information Service

Functionality | January 10, 2022 Throughout 2021, the Ministry of Finance and the Civil Service led Jamaica’s recovery efforts as the country rallied to return to pre-pandemic growth levels. We recap the year that was right here. Presenter: Anthony morgan Producer: Anthony morgan More radio shows Functionality | January 6, 2022 The Jamaican Police Force […]

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Albemarle picks new director of public housing – The Stanly News & Press

Albemarle City Manager Michael Ferris has appointed Dr. Kim L. Scott as the city’s Director of Public Housing. Scott will assume his new role on January 18. Raised in Albemarle, Scott began his professional career in the Albemarle finance department as a tax clerk. Later, Scott served as Resident Services Coordinator for the Department of […]

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Fire Horror shows ‘life or death’ needs in Philadelphia public housing – NBC10 Philadelphia

NBC10 is one of dozens of news organizations producing BROKEN in Philadelphia, a collaborative reporting project on solutions to poverty and the city’s efforts toward economic justice. follow us on @BrokeInPhilly. Although there were 26 people residing there, a three-story townhouse in Philadelphia that caught fire in a deadly fire that killed 12 people had […]

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Ohio State Football Scholarship Chart 2022

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State football kicks off the new year with a full roster for the 2022 season. Some pending decisions for the upcoming NFL Draft – and some potential roster attrition by late spring – will determine how much leeway the Buckeyes have to add more players for this fall. The addition of […]

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Opinion: Public housing, electric rail and “natural” infrastructure – an optimistic vision for the future of Aotearoa in New Zealand

Energy goes green Electricity production has doubled, with a mix of wind, solar and geothermal energy. There are many other energy storage facilities including pumped hydropower. Distributed energy is commonplace. Many councils have helped their communities set up local solar systems, and dozens of cities are completely independent from the national grid. Green hydrogen is […]

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BFMD, LLC provides plumbing solutions in Manchester

Manchester, Maryland – Owners of residential and commercial buildings in Manchester now have access to a trusted and reputable plumbing company to handle all of their plumbing issues. BFMD, LLC has a team of professional plumbers who are always ready to help customers with any plumbing issues they may encounter. Plumbers pride themselves on providing […]

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Baronzzi tradition of public service continues | News, Sports, Jobs

Photo courtesy of City Councilor Sara Baronzzi Salem At Large City Councilor Sara Baronzzi, holding her swearing-in document and representing the third generation of her family to serve the public, poses left to right with her brother Nick, her 9-year-old son Alex, his mother, Missy, and his father, Thomas Baronzzi, a Columbiana County Estates and […]

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Working for Climate Resilient Farming Systems in Zimbabwe – Policy Brief 38, November 2021 – Zimbabwe

Ongoing collaboration between decision makers and researchers is crucial for effective and dynamic climate smart solutions Key messages Climate action is urgently needed: Successive droughts and unusual weather events in Zimbabwe have already taken their toll on the country’s economy. Climate projections indicate drier conditions Rainfed agriculture will be the most affected: poverty among the […]