In other words she wants to defer to the people who made the sweetheart deal
economy helps justify the sweetheart deals
. After all, if antagonizing the Saudis might lead to an economically devastating, large-scale withdrawal of funds from U.S.
A May 2001 report from the EPA'S Office of the Inspector General (QIG) discovered that the "EPA often awards non-competitive assistance agreements to recipients based on the unsupported belief that those recipients were the only entities capable of performing the work." That's bureaucratese for, "It gave the money to friends." To justify the awards, the envirocrats retreat to the boilerplate retort that recipients were "uniquely qualified." In March 2002 the QIG returned to find that sweetheart deals
accounted for "1 out of every 5 dollars of the $1 billion" the EPA awarded in 1999 and 2000.
The unions are gathering data alleging that 20th Century Fox (a sister of the Fox Network), Walt Disney (which owns ABC) and Paramount (a sibling of CBS) are engineering sweetheart deals
to deprive the profit participants in their movies of their rightful share of the profits, thus cramming more money into the studios' pockets.
Moves toward a free market have often been accompanied by sweetheart deals
masked by a fog that individual Russians cannot penetrate.
Services and management may have been performed under sweetheart deals
with the current owner which are sure to increase after the sale - and it is also pays to investigate the status of labor peace.
Truhe: During an audit, the IRS looks for anything that might suggest that the institution has suddenly changed its actual operating policies, e.g., now taking only private pay residents when it used to take Medicare and Medicaid, or signing a number of insider contracts in which the physicians on the board now have sweetheart deals
as medical directors - in other words, operating to the benefit of insiders.
In a recitation of Nixon's personal financial manipulations - his purchasing property through sweetheart deals
with his buddy Bebe Rebozo and others, and his taking a huge income-tax deduction for giving away his vice-presidential papers after backdating the donation to qualify under a then-expired tax regulation - Ambrose writes: "Still, except for the questionable deduction for backdating the vice presidential papers, Nixon had done nothing illegal.
Carlos Zarate on Thursday asked the Supreme Court (SC) to nullify several 'sweetheart deals
' entered into by the Manila Electric Co.
However, Zarate said this P1.55 per kWh will be more expensive under the Meralco's 'sweetheart deals
Replacing them with purely political people will not protect our public lands or protect taxpayers from special interest sweetheart deals
Ilford North MP Wes Streeting said: "Constituents don't have the luxury of negotiating sweetheart deals
." John McDonnell, Shadow Chancellor, said: "It is important everyone is treated equally." MP Nic Dakin said it came as the Tories refused to back our ailing steel industry, asking: "Why is the Government supportive of sweetheart deals
for companies like Google, but slow to act on the steel industry?" Last night it was alleged HMRC never challenged Google's claim it had "no permanent establishment" here - allowing it to divert profits to Bermuda.
He scrapped the payments, but was faced with the certainty of legal action by a mini-army of female care assistants, cooks and cleaners who had been denied the sweetheart deals
awarded to the men.
There will be much explaining to do to the electorate of Blackwood and Bedwas and Machen, not to mention the very large number of independent voters at the election, if such sweetheart deals
are done by anyone.
The new leader of Britain's biggest manufacturing union is to 'tear up the form book' on industrial relations by ditching so-called sweetheart deals
in a move which will send shockwaves across industry.