Pinellas County, St. Petersburg curbside recycling update

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According to Pinellas County Commissioner Ken Welch, who just returned from a BOCC meeting, all of Pinellas County should have curbside recycling by January 2010. That includes — yes, I know it’s hard to believe — St. Petersburg.

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  1. jobs about 50 times tomorrow night and then all of a sudedn there are another 3+ million government workers who new job will be farting holes in the couch all day while collecting 99 weeks of unemployment do you will think they knew what he meant when they go to the polls in 2012?S&P Says More Downgrades Possible In 2011 Muni Bond MarketsDOW JONES NEWSWIRESState and local governments struggling with persistent budget gaps could push up volatility and interest rates in the state and municipal bond market in 2011, according to a report from Standard & Poor’s Ratings Service.At the same time, the ratings firm didn’t forecast a significant increase in defaults, predicting the governments will be forced to make difficult policy choices to meet their obligations. Some could see their credit ratings downgraded if they are unable to maintain enough liquidity, the report said.Many state and local governments are facing record budget deficits after tax revenue dropped off during the recession. Compounding that problem, economic growth during the current recovery has lagged the pace of past economic rebounds, stretching governments’ reserves.Some municipal governments will face outright budget crises. Despite the risk to some governments, most S&P-rated state and local governments will remain solidly medium to high investment grade, the report said. We do not feel that such difficulties will cause any sort of notable increase in defaults among our rated issuers, credit analyst Gabriel Petek said.

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