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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

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

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

The gloves are coming off in Congress as Democrats and Republicans fight over the Mueller report and impeachment

Ethan Miller/Getty Images More and more Democrats are ramping up calls for impeachment and harsher punishments for top Trump officials. At the same time, Democratic leaders are trying to tamp down on ca.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 7th, 2019

As Jamie Dimon Says Lehman Won’t Happen Again, IMF Analysis Points To Next Global Financial Crisis

Nearly one month after JPMorgan Chase chief executive Jamie Dimon told Congress that another Lehman-style market crash is not a concern, the International Monetary Fund has a different message. Global debt leve.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMay 4th, 2019

Opioid workforce bill reintroduced in Congress

A bipartisan group of House members has reintroduced the said Wednesday. The bill would fund 1,000 additional residency positions in GNYHA—which supports the bill—has worked with the Association... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 3rd, 2019

Pelosi warns there will be no U.S.-U.K. trade deal if Brexit harms the Irish peace accord

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said she had told British leaders that if Brexit weakens the Northern Ireland peace pact known as the Belfast or Good Friday Agreement, Congress will block any trade deals Britain might seek with the United States......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 16th, 2019

Congress, White House under fire for failing to aid hurricane-ravaged Georgia farmers

Gov. Brian Kemp and other state political leaders are turning up the heat on the federal government to get moving on a $13.5 billion federal disaster aid package to help Georgia farmers hit hard by Hurricane Michael last fall. The bill has stalled amid .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 11th, 2019

Congress Grills Bank CEOs On Systemic Risks, Russia, Executive Compensation

For the first time since the financial crisis in 2008, the CEOs of the largest U.S. banks appeared before Congress on Wednesday to answer questions regarding the size and safety of America’s financial institutions. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 10th, 2019

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) expect fluctuations on updates on the ongoing Brexit drama

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) expect fluctuations on updates on the ongoing Brexit drama UK PM Theresa May has arranged last minute meets with the leaders of Germany and France later the day. She will urge the EU .....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsApr 9th, 2019

Shareholder advisers urge investor protest over Credit Suisse pay

Two shareholder advisers have recommended Credit Suisse shareholders vote against the Swiss bank's compensation report and a third backed the report while expressing reservations about whether management pay matched performance......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 8th, 2019

Shareholder advisers urge investor protest over Credit Suisse CEO"s pay

Two shareholder advisers have recommended Credit Suisse shareholders vote against the Swiss bank's compensation report and a third backed the report while expressing reservations about whether management pay matched performance......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 8th, 2019