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Canada, China, Hong Kong Top BIS Worry List on Banking Crisis Risk

By Danielle Park – The Bank for International Settlements is a board comprised of 60 central bank heads around the world. As explained on their website here: at bimonthly meetings, normally held in Basel, Governors and other...

Glendening, former Md. governor, says he was wrong to deny ‘lifers’ early release

Maryland is one of three states that give governors power to override parole boards on early release.

Texas governor weighs parole board's advice on inmate's fate

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A condemned Texas inmate set for execution Thursday awaited word on whether Gov. Greg Abbott would accept the state parole board's rare clemency recommendation to spare the prisoner's life at the urging of his father.

Texas board recommends clemency for son who plotted to kill family

In a surprising, unanimous vote, the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles has recommended the governor grant clemency to death row inmate Thomas “Bart” Whitaker, fulfilling years of appeals from Whitaker’s father, who survived the attack that killed his wife and younger son. Kent Whitaker, the father,...

Trump Fed nominee narrowly survives committee vote

last monthNews : The Raw Story

An economist tapped by President Donald Trump to join the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors narrowly survived a procedural vote on Thursday, advancing his nomination to the full US Senate. The 13-12 party-line vote by the Senate Banking Committee suggests Republicans may have difficulty...

Former Sen. Johanns at #Water4Food

After 30 years of public service as a governor, ag secretary and senator, Mike Johanns is now enjoying the private life while still advocating for agriculture. One of his passions is serving on the board of the Water for Food Daugherty Global Institute at the University of Nebraska and he helped to open the forum in Washington D.C. this week... Read More

The Example of Marvin Goodfriend: If You Work Hard and Get Everything Wrong, You'll Rise to the Top

Actually, I really have no idea how hard Marvin Goodfriend works, but he did get everything wrong. Paul Krugman has a nice piece on Goodfriend, who is Trump's nominee to be a governor of the Federal Reserve Board. In this position Goodfriend will have a major role in setting the country's monetary policy. Show More Summary

Angelina Jolie To Be Honored With ASC Board Of Governors Award

Angelina Jolie is set to receive a major honor! The 42-year-old actress and filmmaker will be receiving the American Society of Cinematographers esteemed Board of Governors Award. The award is the only non-cinematographer honor handed out by the association. It’s given to “individuals whose body of work has made significant and indelible contributions to cinema, [...]

Angelina Jolie To Receive ASC’s Board Of Governors Award

The American Society of Cinematographers will present Angelina Jolie with the group’s 2018 ASC Board of Governors Award at the 32nd annual ASC Awards, set for February 17 at Hollywood & Highland's Ray Dolby Ballroom. Her fourth filmShow More Summary

9 of 12 National Park Service advisory board members quit in disgust

2 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Board chairman Tony Knowles, a former governor of Alaska, said in a resignation letter to Zinke that the group has been waiting for a year to meet.        

AmmoLand News Endorses Scott Bach for 2018 NRA Board of Directors ~ VIDEO

With the election of rabid gun banning Democrat, Phil Murphy, to the office of NJ Governor, Scott Bach's leadership in the state of New Jersey is now needed more than ever. This post AmmoLand News Endorses Scott Bach for 2018 NRA Board of Directors ~ VIDEO appeared first on

A 93,000 Square Foot Culinary School Breaks Ground Today

After years of delays After years of delays, the $32 million New Orleans Culinary and Hospitality Institute (NOCHI) is finally breaking ground at the former Louisiana ArtWorks building. The NOCHI board and staff, Governor John Bel Edwards,...Show More Summary

Veteran U.S. diplomat Richardson to work for Reuters reporters release

(Reuters) - Former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson said on Monday he would work toward securing the release of two Reuters journalists arrested in Myanmar in his capacity as a member of an international advisory board on the crisis in Rakhine state.

Taxing Money: The Goodfriend Approach to Monetary Policy

At a time when the inflation rate has been consistency been well below the Federal Reserve Board's 2.0 percent target, Donald Trump has nominated Marvin Goodfriend to fill one of the Fed's vacant governor positions. Goodfriend argues...Show More Summary

WBC light heavyweight division status clarification

2 months agoSports / Boxing :

Eleider Alvarez has officially notified the WBC that he is withdrawing from the WBC-ordered Interim World Championship fight against Oleksandr Gvozdyk. The WBC Board of Governors will now look into… Read More » The post WBC light heavyweight division status clarification appeared first on

WBC – Jan. 11, 2018 – Light Heavyweight Status

2 months agoSports / Boxing : BoxingNews24

WBC LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT DIVISION STATUS CLARIFICATION Eleider Alvarez has officially notified the WBC that he is withdrawing from the WBC-ordered Interim World Championship fight against Oleksandr Gvozdyk. The WBC Board of Governors will now look into the effect of Mr. Show More Summary

The Latest: Governor decries teacher's arrest

2 months agoNews : The Lookout

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a Louisiana teacher at a school board meeting (all times local):

Governor rescinding university appointment after question

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is rescinding the appointment of a judge to the board of trustees of Lake Superior State University following a newspaper's question about the appointment process. Snyder … Click to Continue »

Martin O'Malley in no hurry for his State House portrait

During eight years as governor, Martin O'Malley earned a reputation for tardiness in convening meetings of the Board of Public Works. Delays of 20 to 30 minutes were common. Nearly … Click to Continue »

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