May 10, 2015
by Jacqueline Jones
The Illinois supreme court on Friday overturned the 2013 Illinois Pension Law that attempted to reduce the state's pension deficit by eliminating automatic cost of living increases and extending the retirement age. The law itself would apply to four of the state's five state-funded retirement ...[read more]
February 24, 2014
by Neil Devlin
The 2008 financial crisis cost investors, consumers and businesses alike. Sub-prime lending practices devolved into a riskier regime from their time of inception to address disproportionate ratios in racial borrowing power in the 1980s to the housing bubble of the early 2000s. The bubble was ...[read more]
February 17, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
On February 17, 2009, US President Barack Obama signed into law the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), intended to stave off the effects of the global recession on the US economy. The legislation included a number of tax incentives, renewable energy funding provisions and ...[read more]
February 25, 2009
by Andrew Gilmore
US President Barack Obama urged sweeping reform of the American financial regulatory system in a speech on his economic revitalization plan to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night. His address, which came less than a week after he signed into law the $787 billion American Recovery and ...[read more]
February 18, 2009
by Andrew Gilmore
US President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed into law the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), intended to stimulate and grow the US economy in the current recession. Along with a number of tax incentives, renewable energy funding provisions, and infrastructure project ...[read more]
January 27, 2009
by Andrew Wood
Robert Doyle: The FTC's insistence on pursuing the consummated Whole Foods/Wild Oats transaction is based on a fundamental misunderstanding of present competition between traditional supermarkets and organic food stores. The FTC is seeking to undo Whole Foods' acquisition of rival Wi... ...[read more]
November 19, 2004
by Phillip Hong-Barco
Following Senate approval on Wednesday, and Thursday's 208-204 vote in the GOP-controlled House of Representatives, President Bush Friday signed a bill to increase the public debt limit of the United States by $800 billion. The debt allowance increase, President Bush's third in the past ...[read more]

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