With the announcement that the U.S. Postal Service will be unable to make a $5.6 billion payment to its employees’ health benefit plan due on September 30th, calls for privatization of the archaic service are mounting. The service already failed to make last year’s payment of $5.5 billion which Congress had allowed to be delayed […]
A tiny solar company named SoloPower will flip the switch on production at a U.S. factory Thursday, a major step toward allowing it to tap a $197 million government loan guarantee awarded under the same controversial program that supported failed panel maker Solyndra.” – Chicago Tribune Government Chicago Tribune- U.S. poised to hand over $197 […]
Despite a quiet start on Tuesday, Wall Street had its biggest decline in three months after a Federal Reserve official said he doubted the central bank’s effort to bolster economic growth would work. Charles I. Plosser, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, said on Tuesday that the Fed’s effort to support the economy […]
On Wednesday a government watchdog issued a report finding widespread failures with the government's "Fast and Furious" gun trafficking operation. On Thursday, the watchdog at the Justice Department, Inspector General Michael Horowitz, told a House panel that federal agents and prosecutors failed to protect public safety — and their bosses didn't pay enough attention. – […]
Thanks to your support and action, S. 202, the Federal Reserve Transparency Act, has reached a new cosponsor milestone in the Senate – 34! That's the highest amount of support this bill has ever received in that chamber. We're excited about this latest development, and we believe it won't be the last good news as […]
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