Sarah Runge, who has served as assistant director under Poncy, will take over as acting director of the Treasury office when he leaves. A Treasury official described her as “sharp and motivated.”
(Reuters) – Fitch Ratings said on Monday that local government pension liabilities vary largely for the more than 1,000 local governments it rates, and in some cases it expects the underfunded retirement systems will become a “source of budgetary pressure.”
KAUFMAN, Texas (Reuters) – Texans will honor on Thursday slain prosecutor Mike McLelland and his wife, who were shot dead in their home over the weekend in an unsolved crime that has shocked this community on the outskirts of Dallas.
WASHINGTON, March 26 (Reuters) – A federal appeals court aggressively questioned the scope of the public interest and trade secrets at a hearing on Tuesday over document secrecy in Apple Inc’s patent litigation against Samsung Electronics Co Ltd.
This weekend marks the third anniversary of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as “Obamacare.” And for those of us who covered that rollicking debate, most of it seemed to be about one central question: Would there … Continue reading
* Moleskine IPO seeks valuation of up to 561 million euros
BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – When China’s environment ministry told attorney Dong Zhengwei he couldn’t have access to two-year old data about soil pollution because it was a “state secret”, it added to mounting public outrage over the worsening environment.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama’s pick for CIA director, John Brennan, promised senators who will vote on his nomination more openness about U.S. counter-terrorism programs, saying the closely guarded number of civilian casualties from drone strikes should be made … Continue reading
The Pope thanks the public for their “love and prayers” after his resignation announcement, saying he stepped down for the “good of the Church”.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Four years after making history by becoming the first African-American president, Barack Obama will kick off his second term on Monday with a scaled-back inauguration that reflects the tempered expectations for his next four years in office.