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« Reply #25 on: April 27, 2014, 04:39:27 am »
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Fantastic work, everyone. You all deserve the utmost praise.

I am especially a fan of the support for Science and Post-Secondary Education. Just great work!
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« Reply #26 on: April 28, 2014, 09:31:40 am »
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Just FYI: I've learned that TheCranberry will be out from around 30 April to 4 May, so I think the sooner we can approve this the better. Or, we could wait till he comes back on the 4th - that's fine with me. We may need his vote anyway. The Council might be in a little bit of flux right now.
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« Reply #27 on: April 29, 2014, 08:30:10 pm »
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The First Stimulus Act of 2014:

The Great Pacific Infrastructure Modernization of 2014 Act:

1. The sum of $1 billion shall be allocated to modernize and enhance the most important roads in the Pacific Region. Order of priority shall be as follows; overland Interstate Highways; then the most important City Free- and Highways; followed by important overland Atlasia or State Highways. Toll Roads, and local roads shall not be modernized and enhanced with this money.  The individual orders shall be allocated to Pacific companies whose employees consist of over 50% of Pacific residents.

2. The sum of $1 billion shall be allocated to modernize and improve the most important railway services in the Pacific Region. Overland railway services shall be installed or improved between the following cities: Anchorage, Seattle, Portland, Boise, Reno, San Francisco, Sacramento, San Jose, Los Angeles, San Diego, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Tucson, Albuquerque, and Salt Lake City. Furthermore, the most important Overland Bus services shall be enhanced. The sum of $1 million shall be used to promote railway and other means of public, green transport.

3. The sum of $1 billion shall be allocated to modernize and improve Rural Housing Conditions. Every citizen, family or household that lives in a rural area and has a yearly income of no more than $18,000 (single citizen) or $35,000 (household or family), excluding those who receive welfare payments, are permitted to apply at the local governmental level for improvement or rebuild of their housing unit. The local government shall assist a local company with improvement or rebuild of the concerned housing unit. In addition, the Pacific Regional Government shall assign $99 million to build housing units for the homeless in rural areas.

4. The sum of $1 billion shall be allocated to modernize and enhance Public Transportation in Metropolitan Areas. The first priority shall be given to means of “green” transportation, including; railway, streetcar and subway services, as well as busses powered with “green energy”, including hybrid and electric engine. Furthermore, rental bike services shall be promoted and improved. Cities and Metropolitan Areas that improve their public transportation system may request funds from the Pacific government under the provision of this section.

5. The sum of $900 million shall be allocated to a fund, thus named the "Pacific Infrastructure Fund of 2014".   The programs in clause 1-4 shall be allocated further means from this fund, should their original means not suffice.

The Pacific Environmental Emergencies of 2014 Act:

1. The sum of $50 million shall be allocated to a fund that deals with the recent Mudslide Emergency near Oso, Washington. Of this, the sum of $40 million shall be used for the clean-up effort as a direct result of the mudslide; while the sum of $10 million shall be used to assist in the reparation of damages of private property.

2. The sum of $1 billion shall be allocated to address the damages caused by the recent drought in the state of California.  Farmers and rural areas shall have priority in the allocation of these funds, and can apply at their local governmental level to receive means to help them address damages.  

3. The sum of $500 million, shall be allocated to a fund, the "Pacific Environmental Emergencies Fund of 2014".   This fund shall serve to address the direct needs of rural areas in the state of California.

Allocation of Education Money Act:

1. A sum of $850 million will be made available to districts within the region through an application process to school districts whose campuses require structural improvements or renovations.

2. A sum of $350 million will be made available to impoverished school districts within the region through an application process for the purchase of the newest textbooks available. Priority is given to textbooks in the science, math, and english fields.

3. A sum of $300 million will be made available to districts within the region through an application process for the purchase of general technology and hardware; to include campus based computers.

4. A sum of $300 million will be made available to districts within the region through an application process for the upgrade of athletic facilities and the enhancement of physical education. All able bodied students must receive daily cardiovascular exercise of at least twenty minutes as well as nutritional training, if money from this provision is accepted by the school district. Additionally, districts may propose after school athletic programs that these funds may support.

5. A sum of $200 million will be made available to districts within the region through an application process for the purchase of new lab equipment and technology required for STEM courses.

6.  All funds granted under this Act will be based upon financial need.

Support of Science and Post-Secondary Education Act:

1. A sum of $1 billion shall be made available to post-graduates through academic institutions which offer four-year degrees as well as graduate degrees in the natural sciences to study and take degrees in engineering, chemistry, physics, and other natural sciences. This money may also be used to fund graduate students in said fields who are financially unsupported. This money may also be made available to students who wish to enter into the field of medicine to either become a researcher or a practicing physician. Universities shall be expected to hire additional faculty as needed to accommodate large influxes of students.

2. A sum of $300 million shall be set aside for the study and development of renewable energy and clean fuels, and to assist the Pacific region’s utility companies in deriving the required amount of energy from renewable resources.

3. A sum of $200 million shall be set aside to assist all college students operating on loans and grants in purchasing books and also a single computer. Up to seventy-five percent (75%) of the cost may be absorbed by an award from this fund.

4. A sum of $200 million shall be set aside for the research and development of solar collectors as well as wind farms.

5. A sum of $200 million shall be set aside for atmospheric and oceanic protection and study.

6. A sum of $100 million shall be set aside for the advancement, study, and application of nanotechnology.

7.  All funds granted under this Act will be based upon financial need.

Business Investment Act:

A sum of $3 billion is hereby made available to assist small business in starting, operating, and expanding. This will include direct loans and lines of credit.

A sum of $1.5 billion is hereby made available to all electronics, dynamics, robotics, chemical, mechanical, medical, engineering, and other private firms and companies working within the domain of the natural sciences to procure hardware, consultants, scientists, engineers, workers, military contractors, and others who may assist in or develop projects that will advance science and the quality of life and technology in the region. All start-up companies are also considered.

All awards are on a competitive basis.
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« Reply #28 on: April 29, 2014, 08:31:11 pm »
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Signing off on this.

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« Reply #29 on: April 30, 2014, 08:16:01 am »
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« Reply #30 on: May 01, 2014, 06:31:06 pm »
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Indeed,

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« Reply #31 on: May 01, 2014, 07:00:29 pm »
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Really fantastic work, guys. Governor and Councillors, you should all feel justifiably proud of your efforts here. This is a great day for the Pacific. Smiley Forward!

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