The real RAD debate is forgotten

So the big debate of late is whether the Allegheny County Regional Asset District (aka RAD) is allowed to use some of its funding to support public transit. Some may not think about it much any longer, but what is the Regional Asset District?  No real ‘region’ in it.  The RAD is a semi-autonomous . . . → Read More: The real RAD debate is forgotten

Interesting readings for September 10, 2012

Rajdeep Sardesai on the problems of law and order in Bombay. Nothing is more important in the priorities of the State than the police and the courts.

In recent weeks, we’re seeing fresh attention on the flaws of the HR processes of government. Shashi Tharoor in the Indian Express on the IFS, and Sundeep . . . → Read More: Interesting readings for September 10, 2012

Economic Events on September 10, 2012

At 3:00 PM Eastern time, the Consumer Credit report for July will be released.  The consensus estimate is that there will be an increase of $9.8 billion in the consumer credit available, after an increase of $6.5 billion in the previous month.