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compensation

kom puhn say shuhn

  • n  something (such as money) given or received as payment or reparation (as for a service or loss or injury)
  • n  (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that conceals your undesirable shortcomings by exaggerating desirable behaviors
  • n  the act of compensating for service or loss or injury
News & Articles

  • Court: Compensation may be due for permit denial
    Court: Compensation may be due for permit denial the Associated Press Published Jun 25, 2013 09:28AM MDT WASHINGTON • The Supreme Court says governments that withhold development permits may owe compensation to property owners. The 5-4 decision came Tuesday in a case involving a 15-acre plot owned by Coy Koontz in the Orlando area. He wanted permits from the local water management district to ...
    June 25, 2013 - The Salt Lake Tribune
  • Compensation may be due for permit denial, high court says
    Washington — The Supreme Court says governments that withhold development permits may owe compensation to property owners.
    June 25, 2013 - Detroit News
  • Court: Compensation may be due for permit denial - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court says governments that withhold development permits may owe compensation to property owners. The 5-4 decision came Tuesday in a case involving a 15-acre plot owned by Coy Koontz in the Orlando area.
    June 25, 2013 - Quincy Herald-Whig
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in BBC News
    Not only is the compensation fund that was created yesterday at the White House in an agreement reached between BP and President Obama not a slush fund and not a shakedown, rather it was the government of the United States worked to protect the... Joe Barton http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Barton&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGmdfpq-zjgIpAsuJROjL--jffs0Q Washington Post (blog) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://voices.washingtonpost.com/plum-line/2010/06/gibbs_on_gop_hard_to_tell_what.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEPIJEDI48qUWWQqpE5UOfSUoaMKQ Jun 17, 2010 20210 28166 compensation Now this legislation moves to the Senate, and I look forward to receiving a final product that will serve as a strong signal to the executives who run these firms that such compensation will not be tolerated," Mr Obama said.
  • Ben Bernanke in AFP
    The Federal Reserve is working to ensure that compensation packages appropriately tie rewards to longer-term performance and do not create undue risk for the firm or the financial system,said Fed chairman Ben Bernanke.

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