opinion Nancy Kaffer Detroit Free Press Published 9:53 p.m. UTC Aug 8, 2018 Don't breathe a sigh of relief yet. A millage necessary to insure the continued operation of the SMART (Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation) passed by a squeaky-thin margin of 23 votes in Macomb County Tuesday night; the millage renewal passed by comfortable margins in Wayne and Oakland counties. But those 23 votes aren't a lock. A recount is all but guaranteed, and friends, I would not place any bets on how that's going to shake out. More: SMART millage passes by 23 votes in Macomb County; passes in OaklandMore: Why you should vote yes for SMART millage on Tuesday's ballot It has become painfully obvious that transit in metro Detroit isn't going to get better any time soon. But it is a surprise to learn that regional transit could get markedly worse. We spend a lot of time talking about how to improve regional transit in metro Detroit, how to fill the holes … [Read more...] about Macomb County SMART service hinges on recount: What will Hackel do?
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader BloombergQuickTake Analysis Analysis Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events by Peter Flanagan | Bloomberg by Peter Flanagan | Bloomberg May 18 Ireland has long had one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the Western world. On May 25, voters will decide whether to dial it back. A vote to change the Irish Constitution would be the latest indication of social change in a nation where the teachings of the Catholic Church once held sway. 1. What is Ireland’s current law on abortion? Abortions are prohibited unless the … [Read more...] about Irish Abortion Vote Further Tests Generational Change: QuickTake
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COLOMBES, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 16, 2018--Launched in February 2018, Ditto Bank is a new generation digital solution, which offers multiple accounts in different currencies to frequent travellers, cross border commuters, expats and students who study abroad.This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180515006771/en/Credits: IDEMIASmart PIN service enables Ditto Bank customers to access their PIN codes instantly in their banking smartphone app. A seamless customer journey means that there is no need for them to wait days to receive their PIN code, which is available immediately, and use their card. As this feature of the smartphone app can also be used for PIN reminders, the card will also be easier to use, since there is no risk of customers forgetting their PIN codes!Ditto Bank has selected IDEMIA to work on the project from Day 1, in 2015. IDEMIA brought the new digital bank a suite of products, such as the … [Read more...] about IDEMIA makes Smart PIN available to Ditto Bank, the next-generation French bank specialized in currency management
Sturm Ruger, one of the country's largest firearms makers, urged shareholders for weeks to reject a proposal from a group of Roman Catholic nuns demanding more transparency from the company on whether it planned to develop safer products and monitor the ones already in circulation. But when the votes were counted at the company's annual meeting on Wednesday, a majority of investors sided with the nuns. Ruger must now produce a report by February on how it tracks violence associated with its firearms, what kind of research it is conducting related to so-called smart gun technology and its assessment of the risks that gun-related crimes pose to the company's reputation and finances. The vote was a rebuke to the company's leaders and victory for gun-control activists who had prepared the resolution. But the chief executive, Christopher J. Killoy, played down the impact of the measure's passage. "This proposal requires Ruger to prepare a report," Killoy told shareholders after the vote was … [Read more...] about Nuns win Ruger shareholder vote