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- From Oakland to Chicago, mayors using privatization. Gilroy, Leonard; Moore, Adrian // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;5/31/2013, Issue 324656, p26
The article discusses the strategy of mayors across the U.S. to use private trash collectors in an effort to improve government's efficiency and cut cost.
- Chicago to 'Start Over' With 100 Small Schools. Gewertz, Catherine // Education Week;7/14/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 42, p1
Chicago is embarking on a major initiative to convert at least 10 percent of its schools into small schools, most of which will be run by private operators. Underscoring the significance of the plan, Mayor Richard M. Daley unveiled it himself, flanked by leaders in business, education,...
- Part II: Putting theory into practice: Chapter 14: Forming effective partnerships. // Building Blocks for Tobacco Control: A Handbook;1/1/2004, p219
In every country with successful tobacco control legislation, NGOs have played a major role in promoting change. This chapter focuses on the contribution citizen groupings can make to tobacco control efforts in the legislative field. In particular, it highlights the role and responsibilities of...
- Ä°KÄ° TÃœRK HANEDANLIÄžINDA Ã–ZELLEÅžTÄ°RMENÄ°N SERÃœVENÄ°: OSMANLI DEVLETÄ°'NDE VE KAÃ‡ARLAR'DA TÃœTÃœN Ä°MTÄ°YAZI VE TEPKÄ°LER. KESKİNKILIÇ, Erdoğan // Electronic Turkish Studies;Fall2013, Vol. 8 Issue 11, p175
European capitalism influenced the Turkic Lands especially the Ottoman Empire deeply in the 19th century. The European capitalist expansion beginning with the enterprises of infra-structure and culmination in the foreign debt load had some detrimental results for the economic independence of the...
- Denver tobacco ordinance to affect retailers. Kelly, Beckie // National Petroleum News;Dec98, Vol. 90 Issue 13, p22
Reports that the city of Denver, Colorado, will enact tougher regulations on tobacco retailing beginning January 1, 1999. Stricter regulations on the sale of tobacco and ban on tobacco advertising; Specific restrictions in the ordinance passed in May 1998; Similar ordinances in other Colorado...
- Study Finds Bureaucratic Turnover Hurts Privatization of Service Efforts. // Government Procurement;Oct2003, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p44
A recent study finds that turnover among city administrators, and not mayors, makes efforts to privatize public services nearly impossible. In the study of 237 U.S. cities with populations of 25,000 or more between 1988 and 1994, researchers examined the influence that mayoral and city...
- Well Fargo Partners With Mayors. // Mortgage Servicing News;Aug2011, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p18
The article reports on the partnership between Wells Fargo Home Mortgage Inc. and the U.S. Conference of Mayors which aims to address property disposition, foreclosure prevention, and homeownership promotion over a three-year period.
- British American Tobacco's erosion of health legislation in Uzbekistan. Gilmore, Ann B.; Collin, Jeff; McKee, Martin // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/11/2006, Vol. 332 Issue 7537, p355
The article reports that British American Tobacco (BAT) created a voluntary advertising code for Uzbekistan in order to get rid of strict tobacco advertising rules the Uzbek government was prepared to pass. BAT held up a privatization deal that gave the company a monopoly in the Uzbek tobacco...
- Missouri Governor, GOP Reach Deal on Tobacco Transaction. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;2/18/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31574, p6
Reports on a multi-million dollars tobacco securitization-hybrid deal on the use of the transaction's funds in Missouri in the week preceding February 18, 2003. Efforts of governor Bob Holden in the success of the deal; Need for the approval of the proposal by the U.S. Senate.