QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Investigative journalist Juan Carlos Calderon received multiple death threats after launching something rare in the claustrophobic media climate of today’s Ecuador, a digital magazine exposing high-level corruption.
Posts Tagged Legislation
On Wednesday, December 4, 2013, the House of Representatives passed a bill to weaken another section of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The bill, titled the ” Small Business Capital Access and Job Preservation Act,” would exempt most private equity firms from a requirement in Dodd-Frank that fund managers register with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and disclose information that would help the government monitor systemic risk.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Government subsidies to help Americans buy insurance under the health care overhaul may be vulnerable to fraud, a Treasury Department watchdog warned on Tuesday in the latest indication that troubles are far from over for President Barack Obama’s signature legislation.