Use brains, hearts over partisan rhetoric

Eric Reno 10:05 p.m. MT May 26, 2017 Eric Reno(Photo: Eric Reno) I have been a registered independent my whole life. Not being able to vote in a primary election is small price to pay for political independence. I’ve spent the last year focusing my frustration and anger on partisan politics, which has made possible […]

Political parties bank accounts get income tax exemption | Business

KARACHI: All political parties will get full exemption from income tax as their deposits in bank accounts will not be taxed in the fiscal year of 2017/18 – a major financial relief for them in the upcoming election year. Through Finance Bill 2017, a new clause 143 has been inserted to Second Schedule of Income […]

A robust ethics reform package fails again

There is not much to say about Lt. Gov Dan Patrick that is positive. Bombastic and strident, his determination to pass his agenda at all costs has even alienated some within his own party. But we’ll give credit where it’s due. He, like Gov. Greg Abbott, has made ethics reform a priority. “The Ethics Reform […]

Government’s Education For All Agenda Is Not Political Agenda

Details Published on Thursday, 25 May 2017 19:20 Pic: Bernama BAGAN DATUK: The government’s education for all agenda is not a political agenda, but an initiave implemented for the sake of all citizens regardless of their political belief or race, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. He said the assistance and […]

Notes and notables – Daily Press

The color of money You know something smells fishy when political candidates refuse to accept money. So, yes, it caught the eye when state Sen. Chap Petersen, D-Fairfax, called for a ban on campaign contributions from Dominion Energy, while all three Democratic candidates for lieutenant governor (like many of this year’s Democratic candidates for the […]

Political freedom is nothing unless there is social justice:

Stressing that social justice is the “most important” factor in the progress of a developing country, President Pranab Mukherjee today underscored the need of public involvement to ensure the value is realised. Speaking at a function organised by the Ambedkar Foundation under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Mukharjee said, “Political freedom is nothing, […]