He was one of those recidivists whose lives are a testimony to institutional failure and the fact that for some people and situations there are no solutions.We sat on a log in the shade, thirty yards from where his crew was working. The air was breathless and superheated inside the clearing, the trash fire red hot at the center, the freshly cut pine limbs snapping instantly alight when they hit the flames. Elmore Latiolais was sweating heavily, his body wrapped in an odor that was like mildew and soapy water that had dried in his clothes.we got to talk here, man? he said.sorry I didn bring an air conditioned office with me, I replied.gonna make me for a snitch.
The Legislature Office of Performance Evaluations presented a 38 page report to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee this morning. The study, a Guide to Comparing Business Tax Policies, was requested by the 2012 Legislature.The report focuses on a couple of main ideas; tax rates are not the only thing (or most important thing) businesses consider when looking to expand or relocate in Idaho, and tax rate changes aren directly related to business investment.businesses generally seek to maximize their after tax rate of return, the link between tax costs and a favorable business environment is not direct. For example, businesses rely on tax funded government services, such as infrastructure development, education, and workforce training.
Military does limited follow up after strikes occur to assess whether civilian deaths took place.Col. Operations in Libya. “We have not seen any further evidence or information which would change our conclusions,” he said.The difficulty the United States faces in Libya, where it relies on electronic and aerial surveillance, was visible in the disputed aftermath of a 2015 strike targeting Mokhtar Belmokhtar, a legendary Algerian militant, and a 2016 attack that the Serbian government said killed two kidnapped diplomats.In both instances, the facts of what occurred during those attacks remain disputed.The researchers said the United States has accounted for its strikes in Libya with greater, though not complete, transparency compared to other countries that have sent planes into Libya.Often, it has been difficult to determine who has been behind a particular strike in Libya, with no local factions or foreign actors taking responsibility and locals assigning blame to multiple parties.The UAE, which has been eager to ensure that Islamists do not seize control of Libya’s weakened state institutions, is believed to have conducted at least 35 strikes in Libya during that period.