5 big ideas from the Habitat III meeting on financing urban development

Last week, some of the worlds leading thinkers on the complex issue of financing urban development met in the Mexican capital. They came together at the invitation of the United Nations, which is preparing its 20-year urbanisation strategy, theNew Urban Agenda, which is slated to be ratified in October at… Read more“5 big ideas from the Habitat III meeting on financing urban development”

Money and municipal elections: Saskatoon and Regina differ on campaign financing rules

Saskatchewans largest cities, Saskatoon and Regina, differ when it comes to campaign financing for election to city council. Both cities have bylaws that address suchissues as campaign spending limits and the disclosure of donations but the details are very different. Spending limits For example, in Saskatoon campaign spending limits are… Read more“Money and municipal elections: Saskatoon and Regina differ on campaign financing rules”

Pivot3 raises $55 mln in financing round

Austin-based Pivot3, a provider of data center solutions, closed on $55 million in equity and bank financing. Returning investors Argonaut Private Equity and S3 Ventures provided the funding. PRESS RELEASE AUSTIN, Texas(BUSINESS WIRE)Pivot3, a pioneer and innovator in the development of storage-centric hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) solutions, has announced a $55… Read more“Pivot3 raises $55 mln in financing round”

Report confirms election delay was main culprit in expensive ballpark financing

EL PASO, Texas – A report detailing what led to an unfavorable financing plan for the ballpark confirms the former city manager decided to delay the issuance of the bonds until after an election despite warnings from the city’s financial advisor that it was a risky move. At that time,… Read more“Report confirms election delay was main culprit in expensive ballpark financing”

The $879 Billion Footnote — And The Financing Path To ACA Repeal

The November 3 election of Matt Bevin as governor of Kentucky will provide an important indication of the seriousness of Republican intentions to undermine and repeal the health insurance expansions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Early in Bevin’s campaign, he expressed unambiguous intent to repeal Governor Steve Beshear’s executive… Read more“The $879 Billion Footnote — And The Financing Path To ACA Repeal”

El Paso City Council release documents related to ballpark financing, proposal …

EL PASO, Texas – El Paso City Council has approved the release of financing documents related to the Downtown baseball stadium. City Council on Tuesday, Dec. 1 voted to waive their attorney-client privilege and share with the city manager and the general public a report related to the sale of… Read more“El Paso City Council release documents related to ballpark financing, proposal …”