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Monday Jun 1 | via Rocky Mount Telegram
Lower unemployment, bankruptcies and foreclosures in March reduced the nation's economic stress to its lowest point this year, according to The Associated Press' monthly analysis of conditions around the country. More than 85 percent of the nation's 3,141 counties and every state but two - Louisiana and South Dakota - enjoyed better conditions in March than in February, the AP's Economic Stress Index showed. Comment?
May 4, 2015 | via TaxVox
Will cuts to a state's top income tax rate boost growth? Not necessarily. In a new TPC paper , Bill Gale, Aaron Krupkin, and Kim Rueben find little evidence linking state-level economic growth and taxes, especially income tax policy. Comment?
Apr 15, 2015 | via NOLA.com
Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell speaks during the swearing in ceremony at the St. John the Baptist Parish Courthouse in Edgard on Monday, January 12, 2015. Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell's office will partner with the Louisiana Bar Foundation and several other organizations to offer a series of free workshops on mortgages and personal finance, the last of which will be held in Covington on April 30. The statewide financial education tour kicks off on April 22 in Shreveport and in Lake Charles. Comment?
Apr 14, 2015 | via KATC-TV Lafayette
Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell's office will partner with the Louisiana Bar Foundation and several other organizations to offer a series of free workshops on mortgages and personal finance to Louisiana consumers. Caldwell is partnering with the Louisiana Bar Foundation, Louisiana Appleseed, Louisiana Legal Services, and the Louisiana Civil Justice Center, to offer "LMAP: Getting Your House in Order." Comment?
Feb 14, 2015 | via The Advocate
His budgeting practices were savaged by national media from coast to coast . He received "three Pinocchios" - on a scale of four, meaning "significant factual error and/or obvious contradictions" - from The Washington Post on the way he spun budget figures. Comment?
18 min ago | via Washington Examiner
"This decision by the Federal Housing Finance Agency to dramatically boost the salaries for the CEOs of Fannie and Freddie would appear to signal a return to business as usual," said Sen. Mark Warner in a statement. Members of Congress criticized the decision to allow the CEOs of the bailed-out companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to receive salaries of $4 million annually, suggesting that it represented that the businesses were returning to the old business model that led to their collapse and taxpayer bailout. Comment?
21 min ago | via Boston Herald
The CEOs of government-backed mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are getting large raises, to about $4 million a year, as the government relaxes rules that were imposed on the companies after they suffered big losses and were bailed out. In forms filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday, the companies disclosed that Fannie Mae CEO Timothy Mayopoulos and Freddie Mac CEO Donald Layton will get annual base salaries of $750,000 each, $2.1 million in fixed deferred compensation and $1.2 million in at-risk deferred salary. Comment?
22 min ago | via Business Wire
A ... )--GTCR, a leading private equity firm, announced today that it has completed the previously announced sale of Protection 1 to Apollo Global... )--One Source Industries today announced it has been selected for the 2015 Best of Irvine Award and has been inducted into the 2015 Irvine Business Hall of Fame. )--Fitch Ratings has upgraded four and affirmed four classes of Banc of America Commercial Mortgage Inc. commercial mortgage pass-through certificates series 2003-2. Comment?
24 min ago | via Washington Times
Over the objections of the Obama administration and key lawmakers, the CEOs of bailed-out housing giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are getting massive pay raises, courtesy of the regulator appointed by President Obama himself. Federal Housing Finance Agency Mel Watt defended his decision to approve the pay hikes, which will raise the Fannie and Freddie CEOs' pay from $600,000 to $4 million, as vital to "promote CEO retention, allow reliable succession planning and ensure the continuity, efficiency and stability" now that both companies have returned to financial health. Comment?
25 min ago | via TheStreet.com
NEW YORK -- If you want to live cheaply, New York City's borough of Manhattan is not for you. Real estate prices are going through the roof. Comment?
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