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It's also the type of government mentality that indiscriminately decides that every business should contribute whatever is necessary so that jobless benefits can be extended for what seems to be forever.
There are, however, significant differences by type of government employment.
The funding entity, the Nuclear Damage Liability Facilitation Fund, is designed to support TEPCO by receiving funds through a special type of government bond that will carry no interest and can be cashed in when necessary, in addition to annual contributions from all utilities operating nuclear plants in Japan.
Following the Government of India Act 1935, which envisaged a federal type of government, elections were held in 1937 to form provincial governments.
This massive cyber-youth movement is a call to arms "to reclaim the public arena and together forge the kind of world we want to live in." The group is not affiliated with any type of government, union or other political organization.
Type of Government: Sultanate (Malay Islamic Monarchy)
Allawi, whose Iraqiya coalition's 91 seats in the March 7 polls narrowly defeated incumbent Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's Shiite-dominated State of Law party, continued, "I don't have poor relations with Tehran, but at the same time I can't say they're good either." Allawi said that the Americans were looking for "the type of government that satisfies Iran ...
Chancellor George Osborne has not hidden the fact that he is looking at this Domesday scenario and that says to me it is an attempt to make all of us make choices about the type of government we want.
By the end of our term we have got to achieve a new type of government because at present the idea of statehood in Bulgaria does not really exist, and we have to build it from scratch," the Finance Minister stated.
The award organizer said government should be people-focused and welfare driven, notwithstanding the type of government adopted or practiced.
Michael Hewson, currencies analyst at CMC Markets, said of the political manoeuvring: "This new element throws into doubt hopes of a quick deal in order to deal with the problem of the UK deficit and adds to the uncertainty surrounding the type of government the UK might get."
to give that type of government access to our records of gun owners is an outrage."