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If you thought NAFTA pullout would be bad for Canada, check out the tax reforms

Added: 20.01.2018 3:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

While NAFTA's uncertain future remains a top concern for two of the country's biggest business lobby groups, business groups say much of their attention these days is also focused on the negatives of the recent U.S. decision to slash corporate taxes

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What makes immigration deals so hard

Added: 19.01.2018 14:57 | 1 views | 0 comments

Specifically, a deal that offers a reprieve for the 700,000 unauthorized immigrants brought to the country as children and temporarily protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program. Recommended: Could you pass a US citizenship test? Republicans, who hold majorities in both the House and the Senate, are split over whether or not to provide so-called Dreamers some protections in exchange for reforms, like tighter border security measures, that their constituents have long called for.

Barring Major Reforms, Venezuela's Oil Industry Is Finished

Added: 19.01.2018 14:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Unless major reforms are enacted in Venezuela, its time as a major oil producer is over.

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Stansfield Turner, who led major CIA reforms, dies

Added: 19.01.2018 3:28 | 0 views | 0 comments

Stansfield A. Turner, who as CIA director under President Jimmy Carter oversaw reforms at the agency in the wake of the scandal uncovered by the Church Committee, has died.


House releases bill to overhaul harassment reporting process

Added: 18.01.2018 20:54 | 0 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — House lawmakers have unveiled a bipartisan bill to overhaul how sexual harassment claims are handled on Capitol Hill. The bill proposes major reforms to the 1995 Congressional Accountability Act, and comes after months of discussion among both Republican and Democrat lawmakers about how to create more transparency as the #MeToo movement continues ...]

Congress demanded NSA spying reform. Instead, they let you down

Added: 18.01.2018 19:49 | 0 views | 0 comments

Both the House and Senate reauthorized the controversial surveillance powers, without any meaningful debate, amendments, or privacy reforms.


Big companies used to pay the best wages. Not anymore

Added: 18.01.2018 17:51 | 1 views | 0 comments

Whether or not tax reform was the cause, Walmart's decision last week to raise its minimum wage and offer bonuses was a big deal.


White House: Trump immigration laws will make U.S. safer

Added: 18.01.2018 13:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Assistant Attorney General of the National Security Division, Edward O'Callaghan, took questions at Wednesday's press briefing. He supported President Donald Trump's immigration reforms saying they will improve security and make the US safer. (Jan. 17)


[Ticker] Council of Europe slams Romania's anti-corruption record

Added: 18.01.2018 10:18 | 1 views | 0 comments

Romania has made "very limited progress" in reforms to fight corruption, the Council of Europe has said. In a, the institution's anti-corruption body, the Greco, said that Romanian authorities have implemented only two of the 13 recommendations it made in 2016. The Greco calls among others for more transparency, and an improvement in MPs' declarations of assets and interests.

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