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IBM urges lawmakers to "narrow" bill targeting Chinese investment

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Internat.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 14th, 2017

IBM urges lawmakers to "narrow" bill targeting Chinese investment

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Internat.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 14th, 2017

GOP Bill Seeks Tougher Vetting of Foreign Investment

Two influential Republican lawmakers plan to unveil legislation as soon as next week that would ratchet up scrutiny of foreign investment, taking aim in particular at Chinese technology deals......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 25th, 2017

Ohio lawmakers should follow the lead of the business community and support clean energy

As the Ohio Senate considers House Bill 114, a proposal that would dismantle the state’s renewable energy and energy efficiency standards, lawmakers should consider the significant opportunities for clean energy investment in the Buckeye State. In Se.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 20th, 2017

Computer-Chip Testing Firm Urges Blocking Sale of Rival to China Fund

Cohu, which tests semiconductors, wants to persuade the U.S. Committee on Foreign Investment that the proposed sale of Xcerra to a Chinese state-backed fund would threaten national security......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 15th, 2017

Trump urges lawmakers to start over on health care bill after 2 GOP senators effectively killed it

Trump urges lawmakers to start over on health care bill after 2 GOP senators effectively killed it.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 18th, 2017

China’s $800 Billion Sovereign Wealth Fund Seeks More U.S. Access

The China Investment Corporation said that the United States was impeding direct investment, but American lawmakers have urged greater scrutiny of Chinese deals......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJul 11th, 2017

Texas governor revives "bathroom bill" for special session

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is reviving a so-called "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people after the last try ended with Republican lawmakers angry and deadlocked......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 6th, 2017

Lawmakers Seek Tighter Scrutiny of Chinese Investment in U.S.

Lawmakers from both parties are mounting efforts to bolster scrutiny of surging Chinese investment in the U.S., emboldened by President Trump’s anti-China rhetoric on trade......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 21st, 2017

Lawmakers Push for Tighter Scrutiny of Chinese Investment in U.S.

Lawmakers from both parties are mounting efforts to bolster scrutiny of surging Chinese investment in the U.S., emboldened by President Donald Trump’s anti-China rhetoric on trade......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 21st, 2017

Bill targeting H1B visas reintroduced in US Congress

A Bill backing key changes in the H1—B programme that allows skilled workers from countries like India to fill high—tech jobs in the US has been re—introduced in the US Congress by two lawmakers who ........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJan 5th, 2017

Colombia Approves Tax Plan

Colombian lawmakers approved a tax-overhaul bill Friday, a relief for President Juan Manuel Santos as his administration seeks to recoup lost oil revenues and maintain its investment-grade sovereign credit rating......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 23rd, 2016

Capitol Report: Oil industry presses Trump to approve Dakota Access pipeline | Lawmakers to unveil bill to prevent government shutdown

Oil industry urges Trump to approve Dakota Access pipeline; lawmakers ready stopgap spending bill; Carrier deal politically popular; and more......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 6th, 2016

On election day, Fed official urges U.S. fiscal investment

U.S. lawmakers should take advantage of low interest rates by making infrastructure investments and encouraging innovations that boost productivity, a Federal Reserve policymaker said on Tuesday as Americans voted in a presidential election......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 8th, 2016

New York Governor Signs Bill to Fine Airbnb Rentals

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law one of the nation’s toughest measures targeting short-term apartment rentals, a blow to Airbnb Inc., which had recently sought to placate lawmakers in one of its most important local markets......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 23rd, 2016

Lawmakers Targeting Spending Bill to Block Estate Tax Rules

The opposed regulations would limit the use of valuation discounts Allyson Versprille and Aaron E. Lorenzo discuss the opposition efforts to stop the proposed regulations from being finalized. read more.....»»

Category: topSource: wealthmanagementOct 5th, 2016

Russian upper house approves bill targeting foreign media

Russia's upper house of parliament has unanimously approved a bill allowing the government to register international media outlets as foreign agents in a quid pro quo to the U.S. demand made to a Russian TV channel......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews4 hr. 52 min. ago

EU: states must focus on making economic growth benefit all

The European Union's executive says the bloc should in 2018 focus on ensuring that strong economic growth benefits all parts of society through policies targeting jobs growth, investment and reforms......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews7 hr. 37 min. ago

Tax loopholes for Wall Street"s wealthiest loom in bill

Lawmakers who sped a bill through the U.S. House last week may have handed a few more goodies to Wall Street’s wealthiest than they realize. Investors in billion-dollar hedge funds might be... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 21st, 2017

Tax loopholes for Wall Street"s wealthiest loom in House bill

Lawmakers who sped a bill through the U.S. House last week may have handed a few more goodies to Wall Street’s wealthiest than they realize......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 21st, 2017

These businesses have the most to gain — or lose — as Washington marches to tax reform

The tax-reform ball is back in the Senate’s court now that the House last week passed its version of a comprehensive tax plan. But it’s still unclear whether lawmakers can work out key differences between the House bill and anything that emerge.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 21st, 2017