Budget Day is all about short-term changes to catch the eye while ignoring longer-term plans to address bigger picture

EACH year on Budget Day I ask a similar question — why do we cram so many economic changes into a single day?

Just a few issues catch sufficient media and public attention to get proper scrutiny, but the rest just goes by in a blur.

Finance minister Paschal Donohoe and Public Expenditure minister Michael McGrath


Finance minister Paschal Donohoe and Public Expenditure minister Michael McGrathCredit: PA:Press Association

The Government’s insistence on increasing carbon taxes “per ton” is

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Chris Hemsworth bares ripped abs in new picture from vacation with family, friends

Chris Hemsworth treated his fans with stunning pictures of his bare abs as he shared glimpses from his vacation in his home country of Australia.

Chris Hemsworth took to his Instagram account on Monday to share photos of himself from a recent trip to Lord Howe Island where he enjoyed a holiday with close friends and family. One of the pictures showed him posing with his friends as they all

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Mohena Kumari Singh Shares A Cute Picture With Her Hubby, Suyesh Rawat From Their Mussoorie Trip

Accept it or not, but life for a woman changes the day she gets married and walks out of her parents home. You are no more your daddy’s little girl or your mommy’s princess as now, you are a bahu with a lot of responsibilites on your shoulders. However, with the right life partner, the new journey becomes a cakewalk. Your partner is the one solely responsible in making you

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Picture Perfect Getaways for Long Weekends Near New York City

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Sweater weather is here, and it’s the perfect time to hit the road and take in the beauty of the autumn season. Nowhere is the foliage more spectacular than the Northeast. Whether you’re taking in the crisp fall air overlooking the Hudson River, hiking the majestic Berkshires Hills, or strolling the picturesque New England towns of Litchfield County, these three itineraries will send

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Industry survey paints bleak picture for Wisconsin hotels and lodges

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – A new internal survey finds nearly half of the state’s hotels and lodges may not make it another year without some financial assistance.

The numbers released by the Wisconsin Hotel & Lodging Association showed 47 percent of lodging facilities face closing within 12 months unless they receive a loan or grant assistance.

On top of that, the survey also revealed half of their pre-pandemic staff remain

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Washington’s economic picture improves, budget shortfall shrinks

OLYMPIA – Washington’s economy has recovered some of the jobs, retail sales and tax revenue that plunged after the COVID-19 pandemic hit, improving its budget outlook for the next three years, but that still leaves the state “well below where we were in February,” the state’s economist said Wednesday.

The projected shortfall to the General Fund budget through June 2023 is about half the $9 billion projected in June when

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