Tag Archives: Dollars

Report – US Has Spent Six Trillion Dollars on Wars That Killed Half a Million People Since 9/11

Brown University’s Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, November 14, 2018 – “Following the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the United States government has spent and obligated more than $5.9 trillion on wars in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and other places … Continue reading

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Political Dollars, the Radio Show, and Broadcast Finance

By Scott R. Flick What do these three have in common?  Well, if you are planning to be at the Radio Show in Orlando next week, you probably already know about the Pillsbury Broadcast Finance sessions at the Radio Show, … Continue reading

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You Might be Able to Buy Tampons (and Gym Memberships) with Pre-Tax Dollars

Representative Grace Meng (D-NY) Representative Grace Meng (D-NY) led the way in getting menstrual hygiene products included on an expanded list of products for which flexible spending account funds can be used under H.R. 6199, Restoring Access to Medication and … Continue reading

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Report: Wage Law Violations Result in Billions of Dollars in Total Payouts

Violations of statutory wage and hour requirements represent a very big problem for corporate employers. Cumulative payouts in private lawsuits and government enforcement for wage payment violations run into the billions, according to a new report from an organization called … Continue reading

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Shareholder Suits Over GE Insurance Shortfall – Billions of Dollars at Risk

General Electric Co is being sued by shareholders who are accusing the company of concealing insurance liabilities and an SEC investigation, saying it cost shareholders tens of billions of dollars. The lawsuit seeks damages on behalf of shareholders from Feb. … Continue reading

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