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Archive for September, 2008

Bush Discusses Financial Rescue Legislation

THE PRESIDENT: Good morning. Yesterday, leaders here in Washington reached an extraordinary agreement to deal with an extraordinary problem in our economy. Working closely with my administration, congressional leaders from both parties produced the Emergency …
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President Bush Meets to Discuss Economy

We are in a serious economic crisis in the country if we don’t pass a piece of legislation. I want to thank the spirit of bipartisan cooperation that’s taking place here in Washington. One thing the American people have to know is that all of us around the …
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Cullen: Port Nicholson Block Settlement Bill

I move, That the Taranaki Whānui Ki Te Upoko O Te Ika Claims Settlement Bill be now read a first time. At the appropriate time I intend to move that the Taranaki Whānui Ki Te Upoko O Te Ika Claims Settlement Bill be considered by the Māori Affairs …
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President Bush Discusses U.S. Economy

THE PRESIDENT: The American people are concerned about the situation in our financial markets and our economy, and I share their concerns. I’ve canceled my travel today to stay in Washington, where I will continue to closely monitor the situation in …
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Debt mechanism drives financial crisis

“Voters are urged to embrace the DSC’s modern social credit programme of new economics to insulate New Zealand from the effects of the unfolding global financial crisis” said Democrats for Social Credit Leader Stephnie de Ruyter.
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“She’ll be right” not enough for monetary policy

The Finance and Expenditure Select Committee’s decision to keep the status quo on monetary policy is a lost opportunity for New Zealand’s manufacturers and workers, says the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union.
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Here is the Money

Candidates had no answers for the Priority One audience at Bay Court this week, which was no surprise to Democrats for social credit (DSC) candidate for Tauranga Katherine Ransom. “They can’t ‘show the money’ because most of it is tied up servicing …
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Scandal-mired Labour missing economic action

National Party Finance spokesman Bill English says the good news is the bad news when it comes to the interest rate cuts announced by the Reserve Bank Governor this morning.
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Interest Rate Cut will Provide Welcome Boost

The Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce welcomes today’s 0.5% cut in the Official Cash Rate and urges the banks to follow suit with interest rates reductions.
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OCR helps manufacturing, system still needs fixing

The Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union welcomes today’s reduction in the official cash rate as a step toward easing pressure on New Zealand’s exporting manufacturers.
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Half a percent cut the right decision

The Council of Trade Unions has supported the 0.5 percent cut in the official cash rate announced today.
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Kiwi Made Gets Online Wings

The Buy Kiwi Made campaign gets its online wings today with the launch of the website getnzmade.net so shoppers can now find and buy Kiwi made goods online.
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