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  • Audit: University of California hid $175M in budget reserves from state University of California

    The administration of the University of California (UC) system hid $175 million in budget reserve funds from state officials, a new review found, prompting the state’s auditor to call for “significant change” at the top to strengthen public trust in the system. In the audit, released Tuesday, State Auditor Elaine Howle urged California Gov. Jerry Brown and […]

  • JUDGE BLOCKS TRUMP ORDER ON SANCTUARY CITY FUNDING JUDGE BLOCKS TRUMP ORDER ON SANCTUARY CITY FUNDING Project Republic - News, Insight and Stories

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday blocked any attempt by the Trump administration to withhold funding from “sanctuary cities” that do not cooperate with U.S. immigration authorities, saying the president has no authority to attach new conditions to federal spending. U.S. District Judge William Orrick issued the preliminary injunction in two lawsuits […]

  • Nasdaq breaches 6,000 mark for first time ever Nasdaq breaches 6,000 mark for first time ever Project Republic - News, Insight and Stories

    The Nasdaq breached the 6,000 mark for the first time ever on Tuesday, spurred by a raft of strong corporate earnings and President Donald Trump’s promise of a major tax reform plan. The tech-heavy Nasdaq rose as much as 0.4 percent to hit a record level of 6,007.72 helped by gains in Biogen (BIIB.O) and […]

  • Obama Raking it in With Wall Street Speech Deal Obama Raking it in With Wall Street Speech Deal Project Republic - News, Insight and Stories

    Barack Obama will earn the equivalent of his annual presidential salary to speak at a Wall Street lunch conference later this year. Fox Business Network reports that Obama will earn $400,000 to speak at a healthcare conference for investment banking firm Cantor Fitzgerald in September. “We understand that he is going to be the keynote […]