According to Tanzania's opposition party, 13 percent of the country's budget is spent on stipends for members of parliament. Now, many politicians are moving to give up their stipends to help their constituents.
The House Education Committee will take up a bill today aimed at better controlling federally backed student loans and student debt. One new rule would define how accredited schools could define a credit hour.
Last month, the United States Postal Service announced a $2.2 billion loss for the first quarter of 2011. With more and more transactions like bill payments occurring online, what does the future look like for the USPS?
One year after the passage of the Dodd-Frank financial overhaul, key regulators keep delaying or weakening new rules and regulations. The Commodities and Futures Trading Commission is also proposing to push back impending deadlines.
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