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Is the NYSE listing to animal activists?

Oct 27, 2005
A Senate committee has been hearing allegations that the NYSE caved in to threats from animal rights activists when it postponed listing a British medical company. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Davis Bacon rides again

Oct 27, 2005
The Davis Bacon prevailing wage standard was cut by President Bush following Katrina. Now it's coming back. Why the change? Hillary Wicai reports.

Your refund is waiting

Oct 27, 2005
The IRS is sitting on $73 million in unclaimed tax refunds. Tess Vigeland looks at what the agency is doing to get that money where it belongs.
Posted In: Washington

Hacking at the social safety net?

Oct 26, 2005
Today, Chair Bill Thomas led the House Committee on Ways and Means in its costcutting efforts. Just weeks after the president promised to take on poverty, critics say vital programs are on the block. Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Washington

Thinking about Tom Delay

Oct 21, 2005
Tom Delay's arraignment was postponed after the Congressman asked for a new judge. Delay isn't majority leader anymore, but Jeff Birnbaum says Washington is still DeLay's capital.

Welfare reform back in play

Oct 20, 2005
Congress is considering a bill to extend the welfare reforms signed into law 10 years ago. Plus add a few more of its own. Marketplace's John Dimsdale has that story.

Flexing Indian immigrant muscle

Oct 20, 2005
America's Indian immigrants report household incomes 50% higher than the US national average. Now they're leveraging that wealth into political influence by getting back to the grassroots. Miranda Kennedy reports.

Goodbye rabbit ears

Oct 20, 2005
Today the Senate Commerce Committee is expected to take up legislation that would move network TV transmissions from analog to digital. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Washington

Small biz contracts

Oct 20, 2005
Today House Democrats are expected to release a report evaluating the efforts of 22 federal agencies to contract with small business to help in Katrina recovery. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Washington

Wilma packs a wallop

Oct 19, 2005
Today hurricane Wilma became the most powerful storm ever, and it's heading toward Florida. And disaster officials are still regrouping from Katrina and Rita. Can they get it together by the weekend? Cheryl Glaser reports.
Posted In: Washington

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