Lillie Real Estate News
Monday May 4 | via TaxVox
Will cuts to a state's top income tax rate boost growth? Not necessarily. In a new TPC paper , Bill Gale, Aaron Krupkin, and Kim Rueben find little evidence linking state-level economic growth and taxes, especially income tax policy. Comment?
Apr 15, 2015 | via NOLA.com
Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell speaks during the swearing in ceremony at the St. John the Baptist Parish Courthouse in Edgard on Monday, January 12, 2015. Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell's office will partner with the Louisiana Bar Foundation and several other organizations to offer a series of free workshops on mortgages and personal finance, the last of which will be held in Covington on April 30. The statewide financial education tour kicks off on April 22 in Shreveport and in Lake Charles. Comment?
Apr 14, 2015 | via KATC-TV Lafayette
Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell's office will partner with the Louisiana Bar Foundation and several other organizations to offer a series of free workshops on mortgages and personal finance to Louisiana consumers. Caldwell is partnering with the Louisiana Bar Foundation, Louisiana Appleseed, Louisiana Legal Services, and the Louisiana Civil Justice Center, to offer "LMAP: Getting Your House in Order." Comment?
Mar 26, 2015 | via The Daily Advance
Lower unemployment, bankruptcies and foreclosures in March reduced the nation's economic stress to its lowest point this year, according to The Associated Press' monthly analysis of conditions around the country. More than 85 percent of the nation's 3,141 counties and every state but two - Louisiana and South Dakota - enjoyed better conditions in March than in February, the AP's Economic Stress Index showed. Comment?
Feb 14, 2015 | via The Advocate
His budgeting practices were savaged by national media from coast to coast . He received "three Pinocchios" - on a scale of four, meaning "significant factual error and/or obvious contradictions" - from The Washington Post on the way he spun budget figures. Comment?
27 min ago | via Cape Gazette
M&T Bank representatives present a grant check for $10,000 to Milford Housing Development Corp. Shown are Steve Loughren, M&T Bank; David Moore, MHDC; and Christine Rust, M&T Bank. Milford Housing Development Corp. has been awarded a $10,000 grant from M&T Bank. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The News Item
John Patrick Zayas, of 5835 Newtown Avenue, Philadelphia, to Taryn Louise Gilger, of 10 N. Shamokin St., Shamokin. Issued May 21. William A. Bressi Jr. to Trisha Lynn Juba, both of 856 W. Spruce St., Coal Township. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Lake Cowichan Gazette
Ten-year-old Eva and six-year-old Nina pose with their mom, Martha Castillo, at the site of the newest Habitat for Humanity project in Vernon's East Hill neighborhood. The Castillo family were the first to move into a Habitat home in Vernon and look forward to meeting the eventual occupants of the new triplex which is expected to be ready for occupancy this fall. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Seeking Alpha
Monthly data for April included blowouts in new home permits and starts, which in turn lifted the index of Leading Indicators up strongly. Existing home sales disappointed somewhat. Comment?
3 hrs ago | via The Age
US pension fund New Bedford Contributory Retirement System has joined a class action against Genworth Financial, alleging the US giant misled shareholders over the outlook of its Australian insurance arm's initial public offering. The much-publicised partial float of Genworth's Australian lenders mortgage insurance division was put on hold three years ago due to losses from higher claims and delinquencies, before it was finally executed last May. Some institutional investors, including US pension fund Hialeah Employees' Retirement System, started a class action against Genworth last year - alleging the company misled shareholders over the outlook of its Australian unit, before shocking the market when it put the float on ice in 2012. Comment?
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