Category Archives: NAA News

Hope fades in Congress for drama-free funding of U.S. agencies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - This year was supposed to be different for Congress. U.S. lawmakers expected that a promising budget deal reached after a government shutdown last year would herald a new normal for passing annual spending bills, moving Congress away from the crisis-driven approach and resulting economic jitters of recent years.   Read more...
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Eight years ago, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed AB 32 — the state’s landmark law to combat climate change by forcing a gradual shift to cleaner but costlier energy. At the time, the governor and legislative leaders were forthcoming about the law’s downside.  Read more...
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Janet Yellen Just Confirmed the one thing everybody thinks about her

A screen displays a news conference by Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen as a trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on March 19, 2014.

Janet Yellen is a dove.

That seems like the most obvious sentence in the world. After all, if there's one thing that people know about Federal Reserve Board Chair  Janet Yellen it's that she's considered to be dovish.

What that means is, she's not overly concerned about the economy overheating, and not inclined...

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