“I look forward to the new Republican majority taking up and passing the Keystone jobs bill early in the new year,” the Kentucky Republican said Tuesday, shortly after the bill fell one vote short of the 60 votes needed to advance. He was joined by incoming Senate Energy Committee Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, who said the fight wasn’t over.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 40 points, or 0.2 percent, to 17,687. The Nasdaq composite gained 31 points, or 0.7 percent, to 4,702.
“This (the Batista trial) is one more episode in what I see as the affirmation of the rule of law in the Brazilian democracy,” said Paulo Sotero, who heads the Brazil Institute at the Wilson Center, a Washington D.C.-based think tank.
“If the Japanese economy continues to shrink, it has a big impact on other countries,” says Sheila Smith, senior fellow for Japan studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.
“Certain types of development are good,” Councilman Bob LeGare said. “Residential housing by itself … that’s a net loss for the city. We have to pay for that. For every thousand residents that move out (east), we have to pay a quarter of a million dollars for two cops … That’s what I’m looking for in these studies, what’s the financial impact in case we annex another 20 sections out there.”
A group of regulators, law enforcement, parent groups and edible-pot makers wrapped up a final task force meeting Monday with no consensus or votes on what marijuana-infused foods and drinks should look like.
“Condos were a great stepping stone for individuals and families looking to gain ownership experience, but we don’t have that anymore,” she said. “Individuals that cannot afford the median home price of about $300,000 are left with the rental market and that’s a big challenge.”
“The department remains concerned that there are products on the market that so closely resemble children’s candy that it can entice children to experiment with marijuana. Marijuana should not seem ‘fun’ for kids,” the agency wrote in its recommendation.
“I don’t know if they think they can just override Nebraska,” said Randy Thompson, one of three landowners who filed suit to challenge the state’s approval process. “If we win our case, I assume TransCanada is going to have to go back to the drawing board.”