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2012-07-31 06:24:49

-- 'Model Agreements' Released by Treasury Make Problems Worse -- WASHINGTON, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Global Strategic Communications Group: A letter by four U.S. Senators to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner demanding details of plans to impose sweeping new mandates on American financial firms is the "first nail in the coffin of a bad law," comments James George Jatras, a Washington-based legislative specialist and expert in...

2011-12-16 12:01:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) today cheered Secretary Geithner and the staff of the U.S. Department of the Treasury for their landmark achievement of hitting their small business contracting goals. Each year, federal Departments and agencies work to meet an overall goal for the portion of goods and services they purchase from small businesses. They also set sub-goals for small businesses located in...

2011-11-01 11:00:00

Joined by AFL-CIO, Occupy Wall Street participants, community groups in major actions at G-20 Summit in France, Washington, Los Angeles, and San Francisco 150 Massachusetts nurses and student nurses to participate in the Washington, D.C. Protest WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Nurses United, joined by the AFL-CIO and community activists, including participants from the Occupy Wall Street movement, will protest outside the U.S. Treasury Department...

2011-11-01 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Nurses United, joined by the AFL-CIO and community activists, including participants from the Occupy Wall Street movement, will protest outside the U.S. Treasury Department in Washington Nov. 3 to press President Obama and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner for a meaningful financial transaction tax (FTT) to help heal the U.S. and join the growing global movement for an FTT. To view the multimedia assets associated with this...

2011-10-20 18:55:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With a growing international call for a tax on financial transactions to heal global economies, National Nurses United will bring the demand to the doorstep of the U.S. Treasury Department November 3 calling on Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and the Obama administration to get on board, and end lobbying efforts at home and abroad against a Wall Street tax. The Washington protest begins with Lafayette Square rally at 11:30 a.m. RNs are also...

2011-08-10 13:29:00

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today commented on yesterday's announcement by the White House that Ron Bloom, Assistant to the President for Manufacturing Policy, will leave the administration at the end of this month to spend more time with his family. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) Bloom served as special assistant to the president of the USW prior to being appointed to a Treasury Department task force...

2011-07-14 11:03:00

White House Emails Detail anti Fox Bias inside Obama White House: "I'm putting some dead fish in the fox cubby -- just cause" "[FNC Anchor] Bret Baier...is a lunatic" WASHINGTON, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has uncovered documents from the Obama Department of Treasury showing that the Obama administration, contrary to its repeated denials, attempted to...

2011-06-02 05:04:00

NEW YORK, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Harris Poll finds that public attitudes to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defense Secretary Robert Gates have improved over the last few months. Both are more highly rated now than at any time since they took office. They both enjoy better than 2-to-1 favorable ratings among those who are familiar enough with them to rate them. The poll also finds that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's positive ratings have improved, but many people...

2011-05-09 08:01:00

Previous commitments have not produced tangible results WASHINGTON, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- High-level strategic and economic talks between the United States and China starting today present a critical opportunity for the Chinese government to demonstrate its commitment to curbing rampant software piracy, the Business Software Alliance said. The third meeting of the US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) is being held today and tomorrow, May 9-10, in...

2011-02-09 05:04:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Harris Poll finds that the ratings of some of the most prominent leaders in Washington have improved slightly. However their ratings are still mostly negative; they are just slightly less unpopular now than they were at the end of last year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100517/NY06256LOGO ) Secretary of State Hilary Clinton continues to be by far the most popular Cabinet member and majorities still do not know enough about...