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April 7, 2014

“The federal government ran a budget deficit of $413 billion for the first six months of fiscal year 2014, CBO estimates—$187 billion less than the shortfall recorded in the same span last year. Revenues were about 10 percent higher; and outlays, about 4 percent lower.  Total Receipts: Up by 10 Percent in the First Half […] The post Monthly Budget Review for March 2014 appeared first on beSpacific.
“This updated April 2014 Progress report on implementation of the Basel regulatory framework provides a high-level view of Basel Committee members’ progress in adopting Basel II, Basel 2.5 and Basel III, as of end March 2014. It focuses on the status of domestic rule-making processes to ensure that the Committee’s capital standards are transformed into national law […] The post Progress report on implementation of the Basel regulatory framework appeared first on beSpacific.
Michael Chui, Diana Farrell, and Kate Jackson: “Institutions and companies across the public and private sectors have begun to release and share vast amounts of information in recent years, and the trend is only accelerating. Yet while some information is easily accessible, some is still trapped in paper records. Data may be free or come at […] The post McKinsey – How government can promote open data appeared first on beSpacific.
FEDERAL FACILITY SECURITY: Additional Actions Needed to Help Agencies Comply with Risk Assessment Methodology Standards, GAO-14-86: Published: Mar 5, 2014. Publicly Released: Apr 7, 2014. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Actions Needed to Ensure Planned Improvements Address Key Requirements of the Development Company (504) Loan Program, GAO-14-233: Published: Mar 6, 2014. Publicly Released: Apr 7, 2014. TROUBLED ASSET RELIEF PROGRAM: Status of the Wind […] The post New GAO Reports – Federal Facility Security, SBA, TARP appeared first on beSpacific.
“Here you will find a unique collection of previously unpublished letters describing facts and feelings about slavery and the civil war as seen from the grass roots level in Reading, Pennsylvania. These detailed, authentic, contemporary reports, most in excellent condition, have all been left to us in the letters of rope-maker Thomas Jackson. The author had […] The post The Thomas Jackson Letters appeared first on beSpacific.