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2012-03-23 23:02:51

Vibato believes repeal of Sarbanes-Oxley legislation would be a mistake. Petaluma, CA (PRWEB) March 23, 2012 Vibato, the only provider of the fixed-price, best-practice approach to meeting Sarbanes-Oxley and SAS-related compliance requirements, has published an open letter to Republican Presidential candidates Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney, in defense of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and its benefits on the stability and security of U.S. public financial markets. The letter can be viewed on the...

2010-05-28 13:30:00

WASHINGTON, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees, today, thanks Representatives John Sarbanes (D-MD), Ike Skelton (D-MO), Rob Andrews (D-NJ) and Stephen Lynch (D-MA) for their leadership on the passage of the Sarbanes Amendment to the FY 2011 National Defense Authorization Act. "This has been a great victory and would be a huge step toward rebalancing the chasm between the number of government contractors and federal employees and we thank...

2010-02-11 13:28:00

Md. Democratic Party Chairwoman Susan Turnbull, Democratic Strategist Bob Weiner Also to Appear WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three of Maryland's most influential Democrats will appear this week on AFGE's "Inside Government" nationally syndicated radio program. The show will air on Friday, Feb. 12 at 10 a.m. EST nationwide on Federal News Radio at www.federalnewsradio.com and 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C., area. U.S. Representatives John Sarbanes and Donna Edwards,...

2010-02-04 14:01:00

Md. Democratic Party Chairwoman Susan Turnbull, Democratic Strategist Bob Weiner Also to Appear WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three of Maryland's most influential Democrats will appear this week on AFGE's "Inside Government" nationally syndicated radio program. The show will air on Friday, Feb. 5 at 10 a.m. EST nationwide on Federal News Radio at www.federalnewsradio.com and 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C., area. U.S. Representatives John Sarbanes (D-Md.) and Donna Edwards...

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...

2006-03-23 17:00:50

By Joel Rothstein WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sen. Paul Sarbanes on Thursday defended the benefits of his eponymous corporate reform law against critics who are trying to roll back some of the regulations they say were hurried overreactions to corporate scandals. "I think the law is working as intended," the Maryland Democrat said at a consumer group meeting. "That legislation came in direct response to a crisis whose dimensions in retrospect are all too easy to play down." The...

2006-02-22 16:56:13

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate Banking Committee said on Wednesday it will hold a hearing next week on a plan to hand over operations at major U.S. ports to an Arab company, as it continues probing the way such deals are handled by the U.S. government. The panel's chairman, Republican Richard Shelby of Alabama, had complained the government's review process was too murky and might need legislative repair -- even before the recent controversial decision to allow state-controlled...

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...


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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