Posts Tagged ‘discretionary spending’

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    A Federal Workers Cost Cutting Contest

    Jul 10, 10 • 158 Views • GovernmentNo Comments

    Last year’s winning idea for the second annual federal worker’s cost cutting contest (SAVE) was from A Department of Veterans Affairs employee. Scheduled for the fiscal 2012 budget, the suggestion will save a projected $14.5 million by 2014 by

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    The Impact of an Asteroid

    Mar 6, 10 • 173 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    From our “Economics is Everywhere” file:  Reviewing 20 years of research, a panel of 41 experts concluded that the asteroid that struck Mexico (at Chicxulub–chick-shoo-loob), 65 million years ago, extinguished the dinosaur