Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli plead guilty to roles in ‘Varsity Blues’ scandal

first_imgKuzma/iStockBy KATE HODGSON, AARON KATERSKY and IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(BOSTON) — Lori Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, pleaded guilty, via a Zoom video call, to a federal judge for their roles in the massive college admissions scam.The Full House actress and fashion designer appeared on two different screens as they entered pleas on conspiracy charges to Judge Nathaniel Gorton of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Boston.Loughlin and Giannulli had been accused of paying Rick Singer $500,000 to get their daughters into the University of Southern California as crew recruits. Neither girl had ever rowed competitively.“Giannulli emailed Singer a doctored photo of daughter Olivia Jade on a rowing machine to cast her as an experienced coxswain and made purported charitable payments, to facilitate his daughter’s fraudulent admission to USC,” according to U.S. Attorney Eric Rosen. “They conspired with Rick Singer and others to commit wire fraud.”The couple were slated to go to trial in the fall. Rosen said prosecutors would have used recorded telephone calls, documents, emails and witness testimony to prove their guilt.In pleading guilty, the couple dropped previous assertions that their payments were charitable and prosecutors had withheld exculpatory evidence.Prosecutors have charged 50 suspects, including parents and coaches, in the investigation that’s been dubbed “Varsity Blues.”Prosecutors have recommended that Loughlin serve two months and Giannulli serve five months, but the judge hasn’t yet decided. Each is scheduled to be sentenced Aug. 21.Rosen noted that Loughlin was facing a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison.There’s a provision in the plea deal to wait at least 90 days after the judge imposes sentences before they are sent to prison. The couple are the 23rd and 24th suspects to plead guilty to charges related to the case.Desperate Housewives actress Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty to her role in the conspiracy and served nearly two weeks in prison last year.The scandal took place between 2011 and 2018 and was spearheaded by Singer, who pleaded guilty and helped the FBI investigate the parents. He orchestrated a system where parents would pay bribes to coaches and college administrators to get their children into elite colleges.Singer, who was sentenced to three years of supervised release in exchange for his cooperation, also helped parents get stand-ins to take admissions tests for their children.The conspirators went through great lengths to cheat, using tactics such as lying about students’ athletic histories and creating phony documents that indicated students had learning disabilities.Those charged in the probe included nine coaches at elite schools, two SAT and ACT exam administrators, one exam proctor, a college administrator and 33 parents.Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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first_imgRelated posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Article PeopleOn 11 Dec 2001 in Personnel Today Barbara Harris, the new HR director at OSS group, has set herself ambitioustargets and isn’t afraid to acknowledge it as she sets up the HR departmentfrom scratch. “HR can save thousands of pounds a year by ensuring that recruitment iseffective and that employees are led and managed well,” she says. “I anticipate that through having HR support, the company’s profit nextyear will benefit by an additional 25 per cent – driving clear strategictargets, managing performance and non-performance, developing a culture of ‘cando’ thinking and pride.” OSS is a specialist waste management company which previously did not havean HR department. Harris will set up the HR function and be responsible forsupporting strategy, organisational design, culture change and building aframework of policies. The company has a workforce of 300 and she will be basedat the firm’s UK head office near Leeds. “I’m looking forward to seeing the firm achieve its aims and havingpeople queuing up to work for OSS. I also want the majority of employees sayingthat it’s a great place to work,” she adds. Harris joins from Cott Beverages, a Canadian soft drinks manufacturer whereshe was HR director with responsibility for the European arm of the business. “The thing I enjoy most about my work is I get the chance to help thebusiness exceed its expectations. I like to help make good managers excellentand enjoy the constant variety of consistent challenges,” she says. CV2001 HR director, OSS group1996 HR director, Cott Beverages1991 Personnel manager, Ben Shaws  1987 Personnel assistant, Jarvis Porter On the moveJane Amos has been appointedexecutive for operations and people development at the Staffordshire BuildingSociety. Prior to joining the company as HR controller four years ago, Amos waswith the Alliance & Leicester. She will have overall responsibility for HRand training as well as the quality of customer service provided by the society.Naomi Stanford has joined Marks & Spencer as head oforganisation design and capability. The newly created position will focus onskill requirements for the business. She joins from British Airways having beenthere four years as managing consultant specialising in organisation design anddevelopment. Previous jobs have been with the Xerox Corporation, PriceWaterhouse and Prudential in a variety of roles related to individual andorganisational learning.The Metropolitan Police has made Martin Tiplady HR director. Hemoves from group head of HR at The Berkeley Group to take over from deputyassistant commissioner Peter Clarke. Previously Tiplady has been HR director atWestminster Healthcare Holdings, personnel director for the Housing Corporationand assistant director of social services for the London Borough of Haringey.He will be the Met’s most senior personnel professional reporting directly toassistant commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe. Comments are closed. last_img read more

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Ceramics – Adjunct

first_img* Are you a Christian?YesNo * Do you attend church regularly?YesNo If no, please explain (required):(Open Ended Question)* Are you both familiar with and not in conflict with thefundamental doctrines and practices of the California SouthernBaptist Convention as stated in the Baptist Faith and Message datedJune 14, 2000? (Please see above link for more information)Yes (I am familiar and not in conflict)No (I am in conflict or not familiar) Teaching Responsibilities Qualifications State and Federal law permit California Baptist University todiscriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill itspurpose. The University does not discriminate contrary to eitherState or Federal law. A terminal degree in the field, or closely related discipline, ispreferred. Candidates working toward a terminal degree, or who havesignificant experience in the field, may be considered. Candidatesmust embrace the mission of California Baptist University, andevidence a clear understanding of, and commitment to, excellence inteaching through the integration of Christian faith. Successfulcandidates will have a history of quality University teachingexperience or significant professional engagement in the field, anddemonstrated relational skills. Teaching responsibilities in the undergraduate Fine Art program.Specific course assignments could range from Ceramics I, II, or III. Position TitleCeramics – Adjunctcenter_img Nondiscrimination Statement Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Quick Link to Postinghttps://jobs.calbaptist.edu/postings/6130 Position Summary Posting Details The College of Architecture, Visual Art, and Design ( CAVAD ) atCalifornia Baptist University invites applications for adjunctfaculty positions in the field of Ceramics. Applicants mustdemonstrate an emphasis on conceptual / sculptural application ofthe medium in their own work. Review of applications is conductedin an ongoing manner according to need. Applicant DocumentsRequired DocumentsChristian Experience EssayCover LetterCurriculum VitaeOptional DocumentsLetter of Reference 1Letter of Reference 2Unofficial Transcriptlast_img read more

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CO Nurse Practitioner

first_img Save CO Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric CO Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Salary Not Specified LinkedIn You need to sign in or create an account to save Student Affairs Not specified Full Time jobs in Baltimore Twitter CO Nurse Practitioner Salary Not Specified The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to apre-employment background check.If you are interested in applying for employment with The JohnsHopkins University and require special assistance or accommodationduring any part of the pre-employment process, please contact theHR Business Services Office at [email protected] For TTYusers, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.The following additional provisions may apply depending on whichcampus you will work. Your recruiter will adviseaccordingly.During the Influenza (“the flu”) season, as a condition ofemployment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employeeswho provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care orclinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination orpossess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meetthis requirement may result in termination of employment.The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas,laboratories, working with research subjects, or involvingcommunity contact requires documentation of immune status againstRubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella(chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received theTdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may includedocumentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicellavaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratorytesting. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases areordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except forthose employees who provide results of blood tests or immunizationdocumentation from their own health care providers. Anyvaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no costin our Occupational Health office.Equal Opportunity EmployerNote: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online untilfilled.EEO is the LawLearn more:https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdfImportant legal informationhttp://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm Johns Hopkins University CO Nurse Practitioner Manager Facebook The CriticalCareNurse Practitioner (NP) will workcollaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary critical careteam that provides comprehensive care to critically ill oncologyand hematology patients. The NP will work under the supervision ofan attending intensive care physician who is a member of theDivision of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine in the Departmentof Medicine. The NP will also work collaboratively with residentand fellow physicians, Oncology Intensive Care Unit staff nurses,pharmacists, respiratory therapists, physical and occupationaltherapists, respiratory therapists, and Hematology/Oncologyconsultantphysicians.The Nurse Practitioner will begranted affiliate staff privileges by the Johns Hopkins HospitalMedical Board; these privileges list specific tasks and arereviewed annually.Duties andResponsibilities:Obtain history and performphysical examinations on newly admitted and follow-up Oncology ICUmechanical ventilation and other life support systems, and othertreatments asnecessary.Participate in daily rounds toreport progress of specific patients and help to develop careplans.Perform procedures such asarterial catheterization, central venous catheterization, andthoracentesis and will instruct residents in optimal performance ofthese procedures.Educate patients and familiesregarding the nature of their clinical problems, prognoses, andoptions for continuedcare.Participate as a teacher and as alearner in educational activities in the Oncology Intensive CareUnit and the Division of Pulmonary and Critical CareMedicine. Faculty Positions Not specified Full Time jobs in Baltimore Apply(This will open in a new window from which you will be automatically redirected to an external site after 5 seconds) Maryland, United States Maryland, United Statescenter_img Similar jobs Save CO Nurse Practitioner Administrative Not specified Full Time jobs in Baltimore School of Medicine -East Baltimore Campus MinimumQualificationsMaster’s degree in nursing;Registered Nurse license and Certified as an Acute Care NursePractitioner. Must be licensed as NP in State of Maryland or otherstate where practicing. Additional experience may substitute formaster’s degree. Current CPR certification required. Must maintaincurrent licensure and certification during duration of employment.Completion of the JHH credentialing process is required prior tostart date.JHUEquivalency Formula:30undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degreecredits may substitute for one year of experience. Additionalrelated experience may substitute for required education on thesame basis.PreferredQualifications:Medical critical careexperiencePrior experience with oncology orbone marrow transplant patients is preferred, but notessential.Additional Knowledge, Skills, andAbilities:Ability to incorporate intopractice theoretical concepts and advanced clinical skills withpatients, families, and interdisciplinary health care teammembers.Analytical abilities arenecessary to diagnose patients and to develop and implement plansof action for long and short term management of acute and chronichealth.Advanced interpersonal skills arenecessary to communicate effectively with all members of theinterdisciplinary health care team to enhance collaboration andproblem-solving.Excellent communication skills,both verbal and written, are necessary to provide information topatients and health carepersonnel.Ability to attend to informationpresented one-on-one and during staffmeetings.Excellent organizational skillsand the ability to handle multiple taskssimultaneously.Ability to work well as a memberof a health care team with a high degree ofself-motivation.Able to function effectively in afluid, dynamic, and rapidly changingenvironment.General computer knowledge andability to use computerized medical informationsystemsPhysicalRequirements:Sitting, standing and walking forextended period. Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in anydirection. Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects withfingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s). Ability to movestandard equipment through a hospital or clinical environment.Ability to lift patients, 50 lbs. ormore.This description is a generalstatement of required major duties and responsibilities performedon a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other dutiesas assigned.ClassifiedTitle:Nurse PractitionerWorking Title: CO Nurse Practitioner ​​​​​Role/Level/Range:ACRP/04/MGStarting Salary Range:Competitive; Commensuratewith experienceEmployee Group:Full TimeSchedule:Three 12.5 hour shifts per weekExempt Status: ExemptLocation:School of Medicine, East BaltimoreCampusDepartment Name:Medicine, Pulmonary CriticalCarePersonnel Area:School ofMedicineThe successful candidate(s)for this position will be subject to a pre-employment backgroundcheck.If you are interested inapplying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University andrequire special assistance or accommodation during any part of thepre-employment process, please contact the HR Business ServicesOffice [email protected] For TTY users, call via MarylandRelay or dial 711.The followingadditional provisions may apply depending on which campus you willwork. Your recruiter will adviseaccordingly.During the Influenza (“theflu”) season, as a condition of employment, The Johns HopkinsInstitutions require all employees who provide ongoing services topatients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have anannual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical orreligious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result intermination of employment.The pre-employment physicalfor positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working withresearch subjects, or involving community contact requiresdocumentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles),Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B anddocumentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria,pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of havingtwo (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibodystatus to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests forimmunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in thepre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provideresults of blood tests or immunization documentation from their ownhealth care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseaseswill be given at no cost in our Occupational Healthoffice.Equal OpportunityEmployerNote: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online untilfilled.EEO is theLawLearn more:https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf Maryland, United States Salary Not Specified Save CO Nurse Practitioner Manager Johns Hopkins University More searches like this Johns Hopkins University You need to sign in or create an account to save Nursing Not specified Full Time jobs in Baltimore Share Health & Medicine Not specified Full Time jobs in Baltimore You need to sign in or create an account to savelast_img read more

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Students boycott Thai Deputy PM

first_imgA group of Thai students are boycotting a visit by Deputy Prime Minister Phongthep Thepkanjana to Oxford this week in protest against a controversial bill proposed by the Thai government.The Amnesty Bill is a heated piece of legislation that has provoked unrest, government debate, and street protests in Thailand for many months. The bill proposes to offer amnesty for acts of violent unrest carried out between 2004 and August of this year. This would apply to several disgraced political figures close to the current government, most notably the older brother of Yingluck Shinawatra, the current Prime Minister. Deputy Prime Minister Thepkanjana, who has supported the Amnesty Bill despite fierce public opposition in Thailand, is set to meet Thai scholarship recipients at an informal lunch meeting on Saturday, 30 November. However, a group of Thai students led by Thaya Uthayophas and Duangnapa Kovanich have raised objections to the terms of the Deputy Prime Minister’s visit. In an open letter to Thepkanja, they strongly condemned his government’s policies and declined his invitation to take part in the event. “Contrary to the government’s tactics, we believe that a true democracy is not the same as  majoritarianism, that the voice of the minority, political decency, and the rule of law must be upheld,” the letter reads. “Therefore, we, the Thai students at Oxford University who oppose the Amnesty Bill, do not wish to have any involvement with your coming visit to Oxford.”Thaya Uthayophas, a third year PPEist visiting Pembroke from Brown University, is one of the leading signatures of the open letter to Thepkanjana. He is optimistic about the political dialogue created by the protest in Oxford and elsewhere: “We believe our letter has been well received by the majority of Thai students at the University of Oxford and also some other members of the Thai community in Oxford and the UK,” Uthayophas told Cherwell.“We hope that our boycott will prompt Thai students, both in Thailand and overseas, to be inspired to voice their opinions and engage in the greater political dialogue of the country.”Thai students supporting the boycott have chosen not to protest the Deputy Prime Minister’s visitfor the sake of the Oxford Thai Society, which has no official political affiliations and does not represent Uthayophas and Kovanich’s group.A first year MBA student at St Hugh’s expressed mixed opinions the visit, commenting, “I  personally welcome the man because I heard, from a reliable source, that he was fair and actually not a corrupt politician.“But we cannot welcome the Deputy PM who tries to pass that Amnesty Bill that would destroy the rule of law in our country.”Uthayophas expressed his disappointment that the Thai Office of Educational Affairs, which organised the Oxford lunch, did not specify that the Deputy Prime Minister would be attending.“We believe that their omission, given the current political situation in Thailand, has led some students to make uninformed decisions,” he said. Deputy Prime Minister Thepkanjana has not yet responded to the Oxford students’ open letter, nor was he available for comment.last_img read more

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North End Neighborhood Drainage Project Update

first_img“Road Closed” signs greet motorists on Bay Avenue at Third Street during construction work on the drainage project. Work to be completed during the week of Nov. 19-23:Feriozzi Concrete will finish work on Seventh Street between West Avenue and Bay Avenue, restoring curb, gutter and sidewalks. The contractor also will continue restoration on Haven Avenue between Seventh Street and Eighth Street, as well as Moore Avenue between Seventh and Eighth. Pipe crews will finish work between First Street and Second Street on West Avenue installing a main. At the same time, a second crew will continue installing a main on Bay Avenue between Second Street and Third Street.Sodding will continue on Fourth and Fifth streets. Project design:See Design Presentation for DetailWork continues on the drainage project to alleviate flooding in the north end neighborhoods.last_img read more

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Education Redesign Lab launches ‘By All Means’

first_imgThe Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) announced the selection of six cities for a new multiyear initiative – By All Means: Redesigning Education to Restore Opportunity – aimed at developing comprehensive child well-being and education systems that help eliminate the link between children’s socioeconomic status and achievement. By All Means will be operated by HGSE’s Education Redesign Lab. Participating cities in the initiative are Oakland, California; Louisville, Kentucky; Providence, Rhode Island; and Salem, Somerville, and Newton, Massachusetts.“While our recent efforts at education reform have yielded some great successes in certain places, overall, we have failed to achieve equity, we have failed to eliminate persistent achievement and success gaps,” said Professor Paul Reville, founding director of the Education Redesign Lab and former Massachusetts secretary of education. “Schools alone, as currently conceived, can’t do the job of educating all children for success. We can do better. By All Means will help light the way.“Education reformers across the country set out decades ago to eliminate the correlation between zip code and educational success,” Reville continued.  “We’ve failed at that so far. These courageous mayors and superintendents are now re-embracing the challenge and are willing to rethink their child well-being and education systems to achieve the goal of equity.” Read Full Storylast_img read more

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Online platform Onward promotes student engagement

first_imgIn their campaign platform, student body president and vice president Bryan Ricketts and Nidia Ruelas introduced the idea for Onward, an online forum for students to submit and vote on ideas for improving the University. The forum officially launched through student government’s website on Sept. 29.The site is accessible through studentgovernment.nd.edu and requires a Notre Dame login. Students can submit ideas as well as up-vote or down-vote ideas they like or dislike, and respond to other students’ posts. All posts begin with the tag “ideation stage,” but can gain “implementation” status when student government begins to look into moving forward with them.Constituent services director John Kill said the development of Onward is a gradual process, and the forum provides an opportunity for students to be involved in the discussion and implementation of new ideas.“It’s early still but as we continue to define how we want Onward to be used. … I think we will see an incredible increase in student body involvement … to make this University a better place,” he said.The staff in constituent services is getting in the habit of consistently publishing reports that contain the top ideas on Onward, Kill said.“We’re not quite sure how often we’ll publish reports, but we’re thinking every four to six weeks, we’ll have a report that will evaluate the top 10 ideas,” Kill said. “[Onward] keeps us accountable to the students, and it keeps the students accountable to their ideas.”Campus technology director Michael McRoskey, who was involved in the technological process of creating Onward, said the best comparison for it was an idea-sharing platform that shared layout similarities with the social media site Yik Yak.“We partnered with OIT to use this idea-share service, and people can sign in with their net IDs,” McRoskey said. “We wanted to give students the opportunity … to be empowered. This is kind of like removing the barrier, and you can post your ideas right from your dorm room [with] the most popular ideas being upvoted.”McRoskey is also in the process of launching student government’s new website in the upcoming weeks. He said the current website lacked engaging content and visuals.“We took the current website and totally refreshed it, so that it’s more dynamic and shows what’s happening on Onward. It’s very visual and mobile friendly,” McRoskey said.The website’s main purpose is to show students that student government is working for them, and to showcase newly implemented ideas and accomplishments, McRoskey said.“People can see what student government does because a lot of people don’t understand what student government does behind the scenes,” he said.McRoskey said Onward provides an interactive platform for students and their representatives to communicate and talk about student concerns and possible solutions. McRoskey said some popular topics feature on Onward are prices in The Huddle, the printing quota and various complaints with food services.“It empowers students to share their ideas and … sort of refine them,” McRoskey said. “It’s not just complaining because people comment on that idea … and work towards synthesizing a solution.”Tags: Onward, Student government, student government in focuslast_img read more

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CUNA-backed improvements present in final CECL standard

first_imgThe Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) released its long-awaited final standard on credit losses Thursday, and it includes CUNA-backed improvements that make it more manageable for credit unions. CUNA will be closely analyzing the standard with its Accounting Advisory Committee in the coming weeks.“Based on our initial look at the final standard, it appears that the hard work of CUNA and our member credit unions helped bring about the final version of the standard that will make compliance much more manageable to credit unions,” said Elizabeth Eurgubian, CUNA’s deputy chief advocacy officer. “While we continue to disagree with FASB’s decision to apply the new standard to credit unions, we recognize that the final standard reflects input provided to the FASB Board and staff by CUNA and the credit union industry.”Referred to as the current expected credit loss (CECL) standard, it uses an “expected loss” measurement for the recognition of credit losses, which replaces the various existing impairment models in U.S. generally accepted accounting principles that generally use an “incurred loss” approach.Two CUNA members are part of FASB’s CECL transition resource group. Susan Hannigan, senior vice president/chief financial officer at Jeanne D’Arc CU, Lowell, Mass., and Doug Wright, chief financial officer at Mission FCU, San Diego, helped bring the credit union perspective to FASB over the last few months. continue reading » 4SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

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This week: NAFCU monitoring Equifax breach, tax reform hearings

first_img continue reading » 13SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr NAFCU this week will be monitoring several hearings on the Equifax data breach, which revealed the personal information of 143 million consumers, and following a House hearing on small business tax reform.Richard Smith, former chairman and CEO of Equifax, will be on Capitol Hill testifying about the company’s recent data breach before the House Energy and Commerce Committee Oct. 3 and the Senate Banking Committee Oct. 4. The House Financial Services Committee will also examine the Equifax data breach during a hearing Oct. 5.The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing Oct. 4 looking into data-broker cybersecurity relating to the Equifax data breach.Also Oct. 4, the House Small Business Committee will hold a hearing on small business tax reform. The White House and congressional Republicans last week unveiled their latest tax reform framework. While no changes to credit unions’ federal tax exemption were proposed, NAFCU remains vigilant in touting the importance of the exemption to the industry, consumers and the greater economy as Congress begins its work on this issue. Tomorrow, the Senate Finance Committee will hold a hearing on international tax reform.last_img read more

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