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Japan’s Takeda clinches $62 billion deal to buy drugmaker Shire

Japan’s Takeda clinches $62 billion deal to buy drugmaker Shire https://www.reuters.com/article/us-shire-m-a-takeda/japans-takeda-agrees-to-62-billion-takeover-of-shire-idUSKBN1I90IC BUSINESS NEWS MAY 8, 2018 / 2:22 AM Japan’s Takeda clinches $62 billion Shire deal as pharma M&A rolls on Ben Hirschler, Paul Sandle, Sam Nussey 7 MIN READ LONDON/TOKYO (Reuters) … Continue reading

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The FINE PRINT must still be Negotiated by JDA– AFTER the $42 Billion in Bonds Were Approved

February 18, 2018   Who else, besides a government entity, would offer $42 BILLION in bonds, have them approved, and THEN negotiate the “fine print”???  Somehow, it is strange that governments do everything backwards and different from private businesses.    … Continue reading

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JDA SPOKESMEN SAY TO EXPECT MONEY TO POUR INTO JASPER COUNTY—SOMETIME AROUND 2027—BUT JDA BOARD WILL DECIDE WHAT COUNTIES GET

February 9, 2018  Shane Short, Walton County Economic Development Director, gave a 20 minutes presentation about JDA (Stanton Springs) to the BOC and those in attendance at the February 5, 2018 meeting.  He said he was asked to take the … Continue reading

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JDA AGREES TO FLOAT $42 BILLION IN “PHANTOM BONDS” FOR FACEBOOK DEAL

January 25, 2018 Based on documents received through open records, here are a few items gleaned from scanning the 166 page Bond Resolution.  Facebook is referred to as Morning Hornet LLC in the documents.The bonds will be issued as “phantom … Continue reading

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Stanton Springs may be home to new Facebook data center–JDA Meeting Tonight

January 23, 2018 According to an article in the Rockdale Citizen: “The JDA is scheduled to meet today at 6 p.m. One item on the agenda is a resolution for a purchase and sale agreement, pre-development agreement and site access … Continue reading

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IT WAS A BOND, NOW IT’S JUST BORROWING MONEY.  JDA REVENUE WAS GOING TO HELP PAY THE DEBT, NOW THE BOC SAYS “THEY NEVER SAID THAT.”

July 25, 2017 Constant changes and confusion….it’s how they get you to vote on what they “say” before you know all the facts. Do you know what you will be voting on in November with the 2018 SPLOST?  The purpose … Continue reading

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HOW CAN CITIZENS COMMENT WHEN THEY DON’T HAVE A CLUE WHAT IS GOING ON?

July 8, 2017 TWG has complained for years about the vague and even misleading agenda the BOC produces for their meetings.  If the citizens don’t know what an agenda item is about, how do they voice their concerns to the … Continue reading

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