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2015/03/29 00:14
2015/03/29 00:14
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The Trans-Pacific Partnership could wind up as the biggest trade agreement that never happened as Congress continues to hesitate granting President Obama authority to conclude it. As for Southwest...
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2015/03/27 21:35
2015/03/27 21:35
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The state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority were told on Wednesday that the project could see construction begin in two to four years, with the project being up and running another two to...
2015/03/27 13:51
2015/03/27 13:51
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Hastert Delivers Personal Pitch for Ethanol Former Speaker J. Dennis Hastert delivered a blunt reminder to farm-state lawmakers about the clout of the ethanol industry with a visit for nearly an hour...
2015/03/27 03:10
2015/03/27 03:10
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A leaked secret dispute-settlement provision of a pending US trade deal with Asia is raising concerns among nonprofit groups which say it favours big companies over governments. The classified...
2015/03/26 17:10
2015/03/26 17:10
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WASHINGTON - The Trans-Pacific Partnership’s (TPP) Investment Chapter, leaked today, reveals how the pact would make it easier for U.S. firms to offshore American jobs to low-wage countries while...
2015/03/26 12:18
2015/03/26 12:18
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By popular vote of the Houma Police staff, Sgt. Lee Lyons was recognized as the Officer of the Year and Kaylian Hartman received Dispatcher of the Year honors. Local community advocate Mary Lynn...
2015/03/26 00:28
2015/03/26 00:28
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New TPPA Investment Leak Confirms NZ Surrender to USThursday, 26 March 2015, 12:24 pmPress Release: Professor Jane KelseyNew TPPA Investment Leak Confirms NZ Surrender to USThe controversial...
2015/03/24 22:59
2015/03/24 22:59
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Chattanooga Elite Basketball, Chattanooga Girls Leadership Institute, and Nooga Diversity Center These organizations have the courage to provide help, hope, and healing to children as a group. The...
2015/03/24 08:39
2015/03/24 08:39
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Thousands of wind turbines have sprung up across West Texas and up and down the Gulf Coast. Companies as diverse as Google and Dow Chemical are investing hundreds of millions of dollars in Texas in a...
2015/03/24 03:53
2015/03/24 03:53
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Credit card companies say you can't sue them and you can't join other customers in suing them, and if you don't like it, tough. Federal regulators finally have reached the obvious conclusion: That's...
2015/03/23 03:19
2015/03/23 03:19
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Marty Paone, who worked on behalf of two backers of the Keystone XL pipeline, received the Obama administration’s fourth special waiver exempting him from an executive order meant to limit lobbyists...
2015/03/22 15:24
2015/03/22 15:24
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... their pay cheque is one way to do that": Bartlett Naylor. Photo: Jessica Shapiro Life is not fair, but this is getting ridiculous. Whenever a big corporation settles an enforcement matter...
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2015/03/22 13:18
2015/03/22 13:18
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The Albany Times Union co-published a version of this story. Previously undisclosed emails by a mortgage industry lobbyist doubling as a consultant for then Attorney General Andrew Cuomo show the...
2015/03/20 12:27
2015/03/20 12:27
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Charlotte-based BofA will place on its proxy a shareholder proposal for the bank to create a plan for separating itself into two or more companies, spinning out investment banking and other activities...
2015/03/19 17:42
2015/03/19 17:42
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A popular statin should not be used because there is growing evidence of side effects, a doctor and campaigner has claimed. While the cholesterol-lowering power of rosuvastatin (Crestor) exceeds...
2015/03/19 15:42
2015/03/19 15:42
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Citigroup shareholders will vote next month on whether to defer a chunk of top executives’ pay for 10 years, using the money to cover fines if the bank breaks laws. Bloomberg News reports that the...
2015/03/19 15:42
2015/03/19 15:42
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Bank of America must allow its shareholders to vote on a proposal that calls for the company to spin off its investment banking business, after U.S. regulators told the bank it cannot exclude the...
2015/03/19 11:22
2015/03/19 11:22
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The Securities and Exchange Commission denied Bank of America’s request to exclude a shareholder proposal from this year’s proxy that asks the Charlotte bank to examine ways to break itself up. The...
2015/03/18 21:45
2015/03/18 21:45
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WASHINGTON -- Since taking control of the House in 2010, Republicans have crafted dozens of bills ostensibly devoted to "streamlining and simplifying" the federal government. They've pushed them...
2015/03/18 13:51
2015/03/18 13:51
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Taxpayer Dollars and Disclosure in Politics | Commentary In this year�s State of the Union address, President Barack Obama couldn�t have been more transparent. He said, �[A] better politics is one...
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