David Voreacos and Caleb Melby, Bloomberg Published 7:32 am, Thursday, April 12, 2018 Photo: Bloomberg Photo By John Taggart. Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Attorney Michael Cohen arrives at Trump Tower in New York on Jan. 12, 2017. Attorney Michael Cohen arrives at Trump Tower in New York on Jan. 12, 2017. Photo: Bloomberg Photo By John Taggart. Trump lawyer Cohen finds finances taken apart by prosecutors 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Before he was known as Donald Trump's pugnacious lawyer, Michael Cohen made a modest fortune assembling taxi fleets in New York and Chicago, with company names like Mad Dog Cab Corp., Smoochie Cab Corp. and NY Funky Taxi Corp. From a declining taxi business to a portfolio of New York City apartments to the board of Eric Trump's charity to a top fundraising post at the Republican … [Read more...] about Trump lawyer Cohen finds finances taken apart by prosecutors
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THE TICKER Hours after House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), the self-styled deficit warrior, announced his retirement yesterday, the Treasury Department reported collecting nearly $600 billion less than it spent in the first half of the fiscal year — an imbalance that swelled 14 percent over the same period the year before. The report was the latest in an armada of red flags flying over the country's troubled fiscal outlook. Just this week, the Congressional Budget Office said trillion-dollar deficits are on course to return as soon as 2020. By 2023, the federal government will shell out more just to service the interest on the national debt than on all military spending — an expense that’s set to triple over the next decade. “Whatever the fix is going to be, it needs to be something that’s pretty big,” CBO Director Keith Hall warned the Senate Budget Committee on Wednesday. This scary math is a cornerstone of Ryan’s … [Read more...] about The Finance 202: Paul Ryan’s scary math legacy
Two retired businessmen running for governor are infusing their campaigns with hundreds of thousands of dollars of their own money as they seek to petition their way onto the Republican and Democratic primary ballots, according to new campaign finance filings.Republican Bob Stefanowski of Madison has given his campaign half a million dollars, including a $150,000 loan at the end of March, while Democrat Guy Smith of Greenwich has loaned his campaign $200,000, half of that coming a day before the close of the first-quarter filing period.Stefanowski and Smith, both political newcomers, said this week that they will skip the May party conventions, opting instead to gather thousands of signatures in order to appear on the ballot for the August primaries.“The current convention process is a rigged system where an outsider candidate with fresh ideas and plans to expand the state’s economy is suppressed,” said Smith, who was a top executive for the disaster relief … [Read more...] about Finance Reports Show Wealthy Businessmen Are Pouring Their Cash Into Outsider Gubernatorial Bids
Members of the Annapolis City Council Finance Committee, in their first meeting since Mayor Gavin Buckley dropped his $120 million budget, laid out some concerns Wednesday with spending in the mayor’s office.The committee — Aldermen Ross Arnett, Sheila Finlayson and Marc Rodriguez — met to begin their review of the fiscal 2019 budget, a blueprint of city spending for the 12 months that starts in July.The budget includes a $72,572,49 increase in salaries and benefits for administration employees, which include the mayor’s staff and the city manager. Overall, the proposed administrative expenses mark a $71,572.49 increase (the budget proposes a $1,000 cut to postage and copier expenses) from fiscal 2018.Incoming city manager Teresa Sutherland’s $175,000 salary, a roughly $45,000 bump over the previous manager’s starting compensation, is reflected in the fiscal 2019 budget.Administrative expenses do not reflect those associated with the city’s … [Read more...] about Annapolis finance committee questions hiring in mayor’s office