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Impact. Auto bailout debate: What's at stake - Nov. 17, 2008. NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- For more than a century, the U.S. auto industry has been at the center of the American industrial economy.
Events over the next month could determine if that remains the case. This week, Congress will consider whether to cough up billions of dollars to bail out the troubled companies. There are loud advocates with strong arguments on both sides. Proponents of a bailout say that the industry is a victim of the global financial crisis. Wall Street has been bailed out, so why not Detroit? They say millions of jobs could be lost and more than $100 billion in wages sliced out of an already-fragile U.S. economy. TEXT-President Obama's remarks on U.S. auto industry. Calif. Assembly OKs money for gun-seizure program. Details Published on 04/18/2013 - 1:33 pm Written by Associated Press In California, 20,000 people possess firearms illegally.
(AP) — Legislation that would expand the state Department of Justice's ability to go after felons, the mentally unstable and others prohibited from owning firearms is one step from the governor's desk. SB140 by Democratic state Sen. The bill authorizes $24 million for the Armed and Prohibited Persons program so the department can create six teams to seize weapons. The program checks databases to identify people who bought guns legally but are no longer permitted to own them because of a felony conviction, a violent misdemeanor, a determination that they are mentally unstable or a domestic violence restraining order. 311 1469 1 PB. "Globalization, Integration, and Cross-Border Relations in the Metropolitan Area of Detroit (USA) and Windsor (Canada)" by Brunet-Jailly, Emmanuel - International Journal of Economic Development, Vol. 2, Issue 3, July 2000. Abstract Focusing on one aspect of international relations, cross-border relations this paper examines the Ontario-Michigan border region at Detroit.
It addresses the following question: Is there a history of trade relations that leads to functional interdependencies? Does free trade, particularly since the Free Trade Agreement and the North American Free Trade Agreement, lead, by a process of functional interdependency, to greater cross-border linkages? Moreover, do politics and institutions mediate this process and if so how? The findings in this paper suggest that since inception the Canadian-American border region at Detroit has developed from functional interdependencies. Introduction Economic globalisation and continental integration, in Europe and North America, have motivated local/regional elites to become actors in global economic competition.
Thai%20MS%20Text. East Asian influx slowly changes East Lansing. East Lansing — Leo Di zipped into the strip mall, ducked into a laundromat to pick up his clothes and left his 2014 Maserati running outside.
Forbes Welcome. Forbes Welcome. THE SOURCES OF THE ECONOMIC CRISIS. 5 trends to watch in Michigan's economy. If the prognosticators are right, Michigan's still recovering economy is poised for another round of substantial growth by riding an expected banner year for auto sales.
The nation's 10th largest state by population is still making up ground on real estate prices, average personal income and the level of education afforded to its key group of young workers. But the spillover effects of record annual auto sales should continue to boost jobs, especially for those who build homes, serve popular tourist communities and keep government offices running, according to state, business and academic experts. Detroit Rising: Life after bankruptcy. One year after a federal judge approves Detroit's bankruptcy exit plan, progress has been made while looming challenges remain, especially city pensions The City of Detroit has more than enough cash to pay its daily bills.
Thousands of busted streetlights have been replaced. City retirees still receive pension checks, and valuable paintings remain ensconced in the gilded halls of the Detroit Institute of Arts. That's the good news. But a year after a federal judge approved a cost-cutting and reinvestment plan in the nation's largest-ever municipal bankruptcy case, Detroit's financial future still hangs in the balance. Among the greatest concerns: a multibillion-dollar pension bill that starts coming due in less than a decade. The city is on the hook to make a balloon pension payment estimated at more than $100 million in 2024 alone. So far, the early returns for the investments since the bankruptcy are falling short.
It was officially known as a plan of adjustment. None came true. We saved the automakers. How come that didn’t save Detroit? How Detroit Went Bottom-Up. In the spring of 2005, David Stockman at last reaped the reward of the monopolist.
Stockman, who once served as Ronald Reagan's budget director, spent two decades on Wall Street preparing for this moment. After stints at Salomon Brothers and the Blackstone Group, Stockman in 1999 set up his own private investment fund, Heartland Industrial Partners. He then used Heartland to shape a set of companies -- mainly in the automotive sector -- each dedicated to dominating a particular group of production activities. Forbes Welcome.