Latest News for: Federal council


Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry visits Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi

Urdu Point 14 Jun 2021
In collaboration with Arts Council, neutral film and TV awards will be held at the federal level in December ... the Arts Council ... The Federal Minister inspected the studios set up by the Arts Council and said that it would play an important role in the development of film and drama.

GST Council has become authoritarian: Amit Mitra

Live Mint 14 Jun 2021
The Goods and Services Tax Council (GST), which was driven by consensus earlier, has become authoritarian and majoritarian in approach, West Bengal finance minister Amit Mitra said on Monday, indicating the widening political rift within the federal tax body ... “It destroys the only federal institution in the country," he said.

Councilwoman Robin Kniech on breaking barriers and leaving an impact

Colorado Politics 14 Jun 2021
Denver Councilwoman Robin Kniech made Denver history in 2011 when she was elected to council as the first out member of the LGBTQ community ... Having been raised in a working-class family, Kniech dedicated herself to making Denver a better place for struggling families long before she ran for City Council.

Arnold eyes spray park, other recreation projects

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 14 Jun 2021
Jerry Jefferson of Constitution Boulevard brought up the spray park during the first of two required council hearings aimed at receiving community input on using the federal funds ... Peter Dziadyk, a 16th Street resident, asked that council use some of the federal funds to improve Riverside Drive, which he uses to access his garage.

GST Council becoming ‘authoritarian’: WB Finance Minister

Business Line 14 Jun 2021
The GST Council has moved away from a “consensus-based approach” to an “authoritarian” one, the West Bengal Finance Minister, Amit Mitra charged on Monday ... This was not the idea when the Council was set up. “The GST Council is a federal institution that has been working on a consensus-based approach.

Carbon farming: How it could affect rural rates

RNZ 14 Jun 2021
In a submission focused on reducing rates for farmers, Federated Farmers regional policy manager Dr Paul Le Miere warned council the discrepancy in land valuation between forestry land and pastoral would result in urban ratepayers increasingly asked to pay for the damage created by logging trucks on rural roads.

Council set to review shelter crisis declaration report, consider next steps

Chico Enterprise Record 14 Jun 2021
CHICO — At Tuesday’s meeting, the Chico City Council will continue a discussion on the shelter crisis declaration as it nears its expiration ... The council voted 5-2 in April to rescind the declaration ... During closed session, the council will also conference with its legal counsel on the ongoing federal litigation, Warren et.

Local officials rally in support of Fair Share Amendment

Newburyport Daily News 14 Jun 2021
Organizers included Seacoast Raise Up Volunteers, the SEIU State Council, the Merrimack Valley Project, the Massachusetts Teachers Association, the American Federation of Teachers, the Greater Newburyport Anti-Racism Affinity Group and Unitarian Universalist Mass Action ... “We depend on the state and federal governments to pick up the slack.”.

That is why Switzerland does not defend itself

Swords Today 14 Jun 2021
Pirmin Andermat, CFO of the bar. Wrestling photography ... But Andermat says. ... Skewers of the same length for everyone ... The Federal Council also wants to move forward in line with this slogan. Federal Bern wants Switzerland to adapt to the new world as soon as possible ... The Federal Council is in the process of preparing a reform plan accordingly ... ....

Mitsotakis and Boris Johnson Meet on NATO Summit Sidelines

The National Herald 14 Jun 2021
With respect to the Cyprus issue, he underlined that the next steps for a resumption of talks can be agreed only within the given framework, which is binding for all the parties involved, of the UN Security Council resolutions calling for a bizonal, bicommunal federation.

Mitsotakis to Johnson: Greece is a safe country for British tourists, do not discriminate

Greek City Times 14 Jun 2021
Mitsotakis also stressed that any next steps towards the resumption of negotiations on the Cyprus issue can be agreed only within the given and binding framework of the relevant Security Council Resolutions – a Bi-zonal Bicommunal Federation ... READ MORE. Mitsotakis in NATO ... Advertisment. .

Mitsotakis urges Johnson to lift travel restrictions for Greece

Ekathimerini 14 Jun 2021
The call came during a meeting before the start of the NATO Summit in Brussels ... With respect to the Cyprus issue, he reiterated Greece’s position that the next steps for a resumption of talks can be agreed only within the given framework of the UN Security Council resolutions calling for a bizonal, bicommunal federation ... .

Op-Ed: Build a learning infrastructure for a competitive, resilient workforce

Pocono Record 14 Jun 2021
Government invests substantially in education, including federal Pell grants for college ... a federally funded career navigation system for secondary students established by the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL).

Egg Harbor City tax rate stable with help from feds' Amercian Rescue Plan

Atlantic City 13 Jun 2021
EGG HARBOR CITYThe Egg Harbor City Council passed its 2021 budget at its meeting on Thursday, June 10 ... Jodi Kahn, the city’s chief financial officer, addressed council at a special budget meeting prior to Thursday’s council meeting that was called after the state released regulations for the usage of the federal funds.

West Bengal FM says his voice ‘muzzled’ in GST Council meet, dissent not heard

The Siasat Daily 13 Jun 2021
Mitra said that instances in Saturday’s GST Council meeting have dealt a major blow to the spirit of cooperative federalism undermining the very ethos of the GST Council ... the spirit of cooperative federalism undermining the very ethos of the GST Council,” Mitra added.