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2010-10-29 09:53:00

Brings Strength to National Call to Action for Lung Cancer WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) proudly announced that The Honorable Michael G. Oxley has agreed to join its Board of Directors. Oxley, a former Member of Congress, joins LCA, the only national organization dedicated solely to all those either living with or at risk for lung cancer, as it prepares to begin its sixth year of patient support and advocacy headquartered in Washington,...

2006-05-25 12:48:47

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration and U.S. lawmakers said on Thursday the guilty verdicts against former Enron Corp. chief executives Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling sent a strong message on corporate corruption. "We congratulate the (U.S.) Justice Department on successfully concluding a highly complex legal proceeding that led to the convictions," White House spokesman Tony Snow said. "The administration has been pretty clear there's no tolerance for corporate...

2006-05-24 10:24:24

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Financial Services Chairman Michael Oxley on Wednesday said he expects either informal or formal negotiations to determine a final bill aimed at easing oversight of the financial services industry once the Senate passes it. The bill, which includes a host of provisions to reduce what are seen as redundant and outdated regulations on banks, savings institutions and credit unions, is widely supported by the industry and regulators. The Senate Banking...

2006-05-03 12:50:42

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday told Reuters he would consider taking the Senate's version of a bill to ease regulatory oversight of banks and credit unions if the Senate approves it as is. "If it is pretty much what it is now, we may very well just go ahead and take it," Republican Rep. Michael Oxley of Ohio said. "I'm not going to break my pick on that one."

2005-11-01 16:26:27

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Rep. Michael Oxley, the chairman of the powerful House Financial Services Committee and co-author of a 2002 law aimed at cleaning up corporate America, said on Tuesday he would not seek re-election in 2006. The Ohio Republican, 61, would have faced losing his chairmanship after 2006 under U.S. House of Representatives rules that limit tenure to six years. "We've achieved great things as a team ... there comes a time to move on," Oxley said in a statement...

2005-11-01 09:53:11

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Rep Michael Oxley, chairman of the powerful House Financial Services Committee and an Ohio Republican, said on Tuesday he would not seek re-election in 2006, after serving 25 years in Congress. Oxley, 61, became chairman of the House Financial Services Committee in 2001 as the committee's jurisdiction was expanded to include securities and insurance issues in addition to banking matters. Oxley co-sponsored the 2002 Sarbanes-Oxley legislation which called...

2005-10-31 21:29:53

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee, Ohio Republican Rep. Michael Oxley, could announce his retirement as early as Tuesday, sources close to the congressman said on Monday. Oxley's spokeswoman did not return calls for comment. Oxley most recently shepherded a bill through the House of Representatives to overhaul regulation of mortgage finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The bill must still clear the Senate, which is unlikely this...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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