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The Advocate
Federal lawsuit blames suicide of East Baton Rouge Parish inmate on synthetic marijuana ingestionAt first, Lamar Alexander Johnson tried to see the positive side of being taken
Federal lawsuit blames suicide of East Baton Rouge Parish inmate on synthetic marijuana ingestion
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
At first, Lamar Alexander Johnson tried to see the positive side of being taken to jail. The 27-year-old father, who was on his way to pick up his grandmother from a dialysis treatment, didn’t grow upset when a Baker police officer stopped him for... Read more
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Salon.com
Suit blames Baton Rouge jail conditions for prisoner’s deathjail led to the death of a prisoner who hanged himself in his cell last year, a
Suit blames Baton Rouge jail conditions for prisoner’s death
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
jail led to the death of a prisoner who hanged himself in his cell last year, a federal lawsuit says. Relatives of Lamar Alexander Johnson sued East Baton Rouge Parish and its sheriff on Thursday, blaming the 27-year-old’s death on a... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Suit blames Baton Rouge jail conditions for prisoner's deathconditions at Baton Rouge's jail led to the death of a prisoner who hanged hims
Suit blames Baton Rouge jail conditions for prisoner's death
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
conditions at Baton Rouge's jail led to the death of a prisoner who hanged himself in his cell last year. Relatives of Lamar Alexander Johnson sued East Baton Rouge Parish and its sheriff on Thursday, blaming the 27-year-old's death on a... Read more
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Roll Call
Democrats Want Emergency Cash to Fight Opioid Abusetestified on the funding in the president's budget, talked about how I was supp
Democrats Want Emergency Cash to Fight Opioid Abuse
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
testified on the funding in the president's budget, talked about how I was supporting what the president was doing." Sen. Lamar Alexander, a Tennessee Republican who is chairman of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions panel, said he backed... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Should US remain a part of international fusion project?U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, left, Sen. Lamar Alexander, center, and
Should US remain a part of international fusion project?
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, left, Sen. Lamar Alexander, center, and ORNL Director Thom Mason, take questions before addressing the UT College of Law on April 25, 2014. Moniz was a guest as part of the Baker Center Distinguished Lectures on... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Proposal would let states set rules to identify failing schoolsAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Proposal would let states set rules to identify failing schools
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the... Read more
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The Hill
Momentum on mental health? | Zika bills head to conference | Only 10 ObamaCare co-ops lefton the floor, that he will interrupt the appropriations process, put it on the
Momentum on mental health? | Zika bills head to conference | Only 10 ObamaCare co-ops left
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
on the floor, that he will interrupt the appropriations process, put it on the floor, try to get a result this year," Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said on the Senate floor. Alexander said he is "very hopeful" that the bill could get on the floor... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilityAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
The Record Searchlight / Posted 2 days ago
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Rules proposed for school accountabilityAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Rules proposed for school accountability
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilityAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 2 days ago
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilityAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
Hawaii News Now / Posted 2 days ago
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilityAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 2 days ago
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule... Read more
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WALB Albany
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilityAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
WALB Albany / Posted 2 days ago
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilityAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilityAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 2 days ago
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilityAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 2 days ago
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilityAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 2 days ago
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilityAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilityAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 days ago
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilityAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 2 days ago
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilityAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 2 days ago
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilityAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 2 days ago
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilityAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
KXXV Waco / Posted 2 days ago
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilityAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilityAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 days ago
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilityAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
KWWL Iowa / Posted 2 days ago
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilityAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 2 days ago
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilityAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 2 days ago
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilityAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 2 days ago
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilityAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 2 days ago
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilityAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilityAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
KHQ Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilityAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 2 days ago
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilityAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilityAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 2 days ago
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilityAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 2 days ago
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilityAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 2 days ago
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule... Read more
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ABC Montana
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilityAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
ABC Montana / Posted 2 days ago
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilityAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Alexander: Appropriations Committee Approves Pay Raise For Tennessee Service Members, $900 Million For National Guard EquipmentSenator Lamar Alexander said funding bills for the Department of Defense and th
Alexander: Appropriations Committee Approves Pay Raise For Tennessee Service Members, $900 Million For National Guard Equipment
The Chattanoogan / Posted 2 days ago
Senator Lamar Alexander said funding bills for the Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security will give pay raises to all U.S. service members and provide $900 million to buy equipment for the National Guard. Senator Alexander... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilityAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 2 days ago
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilityAnother provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 2 days ago
Another provision requires more transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule... Read more
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Roll Call
Defense Bill Could Undermine Labor Protectionscommittee attached the provision at the request of GOP Sens. James M. Inhofe of
Defense Bill Could Undermine Labor Protections
Roll Call / Posted 2 days ago
committee attached the provision at the request of GOP Sens. James M. Inhofe of Oklahoma (a senior Armed Services member), Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, David Vitter of Louisiana, Thom Tillis of North Carolina, Roger Wicker of Mississippi, Bill... Read more
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Newsmax
Senate Rejects New US Retirement Rule; Obama Ready to Vetoa similar rule. "The result was that people with smaller savings accounts lost
Senate Rejects New US Retirement Rule; Obama Ready to Veto
Newsmax / Posted 3 days ago
a similar rule. "The result was that people with smaller savings accounts lost access to retirement advice," said Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn. "Many firms quit providing face-to-face advice for small accounts. A quarter of all small firms were... Read more
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Deseret News
Should all schools in a district be funded equally?use the targeted federal funds to "supplement not supplant" their own spending.
Should all schools in a district be funded equally?
Deseret News / Posted 3 days ago
use the targeted federal funds to "supplement not supplant" their own spending. But the proposed regulations have Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) fuming. Alexander is the Republican chairman of the Senate education committee, a former education... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
These windmills are worth tilting atSen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., isn't just tilting against windmills in the Cumb
These windmills are worth tilting at
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., isn't just tilting against windmills in the Cumberland Mountains. Lamar is leaned in. Big time. "In 1867, when the naturalist John Muir first walked into the Cumberland Mountains, he wrote, 'The scenery is far grander... Read more
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TribLIVE
Senate blocks stricter rules on brokersa similar rule. “The result was that people with smaller savings accounts lost
Senate blocks stricter rules on brokers
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
a similar rule. “The result was that people with smaller savings accounts lost access to retirement advice,” said Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn. “Many firms quit providing face-to-face advice for small accounts. A quarter of all small firms were... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Republicans move to block new financial adviser rulesa similar rule. “The result was that people with smaller savings accounts lost
Republicans move to block new financial adviser rules
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 4 days ago
a similar rule. “The result was that people with smaller savings accounts lost access to retirement advice,” said Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn. “Many firms quit providing face-to-face advice for small accounts. A quarter of all small firms were... Read more
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Reuters
Senate rejects new U.S. retirement rule; Obama ready to vetoGeorgia Senator Johnny Isakson, described the rule as "a solution in search of
Senate rejects new U.S. retirement rule; Obama ready to veto
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
Georgia Senator Johnny Isakson, described the rule as "a solution in search of a problem," while fellow party member Lamar Alexander of Tennessee said "we should call this the 'Only the Rich Retire' rule." Democrat Cory Booker of New Jersey... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Republicans block bill that would have required stricter financial regulationa similar rule. "The result was that people with smaller savings accounts lost
Republicans block bill that would have required stricter financial regulation
KGTV San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
a similar rule. "The result was that people with smaller savings accounts lost access to retirement advice," said Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn. "Many firms quit providing face-to-face advice for small accounts. A quarter of all small firms were... Read more
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