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De Blasio, 200 leaders urge Congress to fund compensation for 9/11 responders

Mayor Bill de Blasio organized 200 bipartisan leaders from governments across the country Tuesday in sending a letter to congressional leaders urging them to permanently and fully endow the for 9/11... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

Key Words: Jon Stewart berates Congress for empty chairs at hearing for 9/11 first responders

Comedian Jon Stewart blasts Congress at a Tuesday hearing on reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 11th, 2019

City wants more money for dwindling 9/11 compensation fund

Mayor Bill de Blasio asked the federal government yesterday to provide additional funding for a pool that assists sick 9/11 first responders and survivors, as it risks being depleted before a 2020... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 4th, 2018

Trump said he was "down there" at Ground Zero after the 9/11 attacks, but there"s no evidence he was ever closer than a few blocks away

Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP President Donald Trump signed the bipartisan 9/11 Victim Compensation bill into law at a White House ceremony on Monday morning, permanently replenishing the fund that aids first responders and their families who suffered in the.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 29th, 2019

Jon Stewart Lashes Out at Congress Over 9/11 Victims Fund

Stewart, a longtime advocate for 9/11 responders, angrily called out lawmakers fo.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 11th, 2019

Global auto leaders urge Trump administration to end trade turmoil

Auto executives gathered in Detroit on Monday called on the Trump administration and Congress to resolve trade disputes, and end the government shutdown, saying political uncertainty is costing the industry......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 14th, 2019

"Bigger And More Violent": Beijing Admits Hong Kong In Worst Crisis Since 1997 Handover

Some 500 political and business leaders including 200 local deputies of China's top legislature, the National People’s Congress, as well as pro-Beijing Hong Kong execs and chamber of commerce officials gathered Wednesday to discuss the on.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 7th, 2019

First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index Fund Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average - Notable for FDL

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Category: topSource: redinewsAug 6th, 2019

NYCHA wasted millions repairing roofs covered by warranties

President Donald Trump on Monday signed a bill ensuring that a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. Appearing in the Rose Garden with more than 60... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkAug 3rd, 2019

Trump signs 9/11 victims" compensation fund extension

President Donald Trump on Monday signed a bill ensuring that a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. Appearing in the Rose Garden with more than 60... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkAug 3rd, 2019

The Debt-Ceiling Impasse Has Meant Mini-QE Since May - Will Mean QT When Resolved

Authored by Bryce Coward via Knowledge Leaders Capital blog, When the US government gets near its statutory debt limit, congress must lift the debt limit in order for the .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 22nd, 2019

Christine Lagarde Nominated To Become Next ECB Chief

European leaders have nominated International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde to become the next president of the European Central Bank, according to The Wall Street Journal. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 2nd, 2019

Luis Alvarez, NYPD detective who testified for healthcare for 9/11 first responders, has died at 53

Zach Gibson/Getty Images Luis Alvarez, a former New York City Police Department detective who appeared before Congress to push for health ben.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 29th, 2019

State to send $1.5B to Ohio employers

The board of directors for the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has approved a proposal from Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine to send $1.5 billion of the agency’s revenues to Ohio employers covered by the BWC system. BWC, the state’s insurance fund for.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 28th, 2019

After exposé, Black Car Fund asks that finances be kept from public

The New York Black Car Operators' Injury Compensation Fund is trying to tint its windows.The semi-private benefit fund—which is bankrolled by surcharges on every Uber, Lyft, Via and corporate Lincoln... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

9/11 Victims Fund Bill Unanimously Passes After Jon Stewart Publicly Shames House Panel

The House Judiciary Committee unanimously passed a bill on Wednesday which would permanently reauthorize the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, one day after comedian and.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 12th, 2019

Large Facebook investors call for CEO Mark Zuckerberg to give up chairman role

Public pension fund leaders from New York, Illinois, and three other states renewed their call for Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to abdicate his role as chairman, citing escalating support among outside investors in the company......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 5th, 2019

Experts Urge FDA To Reform Policies On Cannabis-Derived Compounds

Experts and Industry Leaders Urge FDA to Reform Policies on Cannabis-Derived Compounds National Cannabis Industry Association presents evidence on behalf of broad coalition to add.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMay 31st, 2019

Building Congress celebrates industry leaders

The New York Building Congress held its 98th Anniversary Leadership Awards Luncheon last week and celebrated the accomplishments of New York’s building industry. “This is a built environment and when you are a built environment you .....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyMay 30th, 2019

Disquiet in Congress as workers raise ‘fix responsibility’ demand

Reports suggest Rahul blamed inaction of senior leaders for debacle.....»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineMay 28th, 2019

San Francisco mulls "IPO tax" to share tech riches

SAN FRANCISCO -- City leaders here are proposing to more than triple a tax on stock compensation in a bid to use revenue from a wave of public offerings by tech companies to address concerns about growing wealth disparity......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 13th, 2019