davidl on September 25th, 2017

From the Washington Post(no link): Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló is warning that his government needs broader assistance from the federal government, calling on the Pentagon especially to provide more aid for law enforcement and transportation. [,,,] Whenever lawmakers get around to passing such legislation, Rosselló wants them to remember: “This is a major disaster, not unlike […]

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Eric Florack on November 20th, 2010

The the big news story for the last couple of weeks has been the IPO of General Motors .  They managed to raise something on the order of $20 billion last week selling literally millions of shares owned by the Federal government and reducing the Federal government’s share of General Motors to 33% down from […]

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DJ Durant on March 30th, 2010

Today the headlines read something like:  Government Stands to Reap $7.5 Billion Profit from Sale of Citi Stock.  This was reported in both the Wall Street Journal and our local rag, the Des Moines Register, and while estimates vary as to the extent of this transaction, the range of the government’s take is somewhere between $7 […]

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