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  • n  a state treasury or exchequer or a royal treasury; originally the public treasury of Rome or the emperor's private purse

  • So I rooted for his success even as I opposed almost everything he was doing, from his Iraq invasion to his ransacking of the public fisc.
  • Still another witness was a lawyer for le fisc (the French income tax office), who asked that the court fine the defendants $18 million for cheating the government.
  • Bush's tax cuts have been such nectar to cons ervatives that there's little danger of a broad fisc al revolt from his base.
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  • Panel to meet today in secret about the NSA
    An oversight panel six years in the making will hear testimony on Wednesday in another secret proceeding involving the National Security Agency, government surveillance and the secret court known as FISC.
    June 19, 2013 - National Constitution Center via Yahoo! News
  • Google Challenges Secret Court's Gag Orders
    In its latest push against secrecy, Google has asked the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) to ease its gag orders and allow the company to publish more data about the requests it receives from the court. On Tuesday, the company filed a motion (embedded below) before the court, arguing that it has a First Amendment right to publish the total number of requests the court sends it, and ...
    June 18, 2013 - Mashable
  • Google fights secret court over right to reveal user data request stats
    In response to the recent NSA document leak, Google has filed a motion with the secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC), arguing that gag orders over data requests are unconstitutional.
    June 18, 2013 - Digital Trends

  • Ben Bernanke in MarketWatch
    I am proud of the collaborative efforts of the Commercial Litigation Branch, the US Attorney's Office, the GSA Office of the Inspector General, and relator's counsel to protect the public fisc and strengthen the integrity of the federal procurement... Peter Keisler Technology News Daily Oct 10, 2006 37712 48869 fiscal Over the remainder of 2008, the effects of monetary policy and fiscal stimulus, a gradual ebbing of the drag from residential construction, further progress in the repair of financial and credit markets, and still-solid demand from abroad should...

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