At the urging of Treasurer John Schroder, the Bond Commission — a key state panel that oversees taxpayer-financed borrowing deals — selected eight banks to be given favored status in competing to handle Louisiana’s largest bond sales for up to three years. The list excluded Citigroup, which came in ninth in a scoring process, from the financial underwriting work. … [Read more...] about Edwards administration: Politics involved in banks selection
September 2019: Warren’s steady stream of detailed policy plans helped propel her into the 2020 top tier. In the fall, a crop of Bernie Sanders supporters flocked to her—and some 20,000 raucous rally-goers turned out for her in a New York City campaign stop. Sensing the momentum behind her, rivals declared war on Warren at October’s Democratic debate. … [Read more...] about Politics Daily: Elizabeth Warren’s Last, Last Stand
Singh appealed to the people to learn at least one language other than their mother tongue to promote social homogeneity.Exclusive offer: Use code "BUDGET2020" and get Moneycontrol Pro's Subscription for as little as Rs 333/- for the first year. … [Read more...] about Politics in country facing ‘credibility crisis’: Rajnath Singh
It wasn’t always like this. Haiti was largely food self-sufficient until the 1980s, when at the encouragement of the United States the country started loosening restrictions on crop imports and lowered tariffs, then imported surplus U.S. crops, a decision that put Haitian farmers out of business and contributed to investment tailing off. … [Read more...] about Haiti Political Morass Fuels Growing Crisis of Hunger, Malnutrition
However, the loss of 11 Future Forward seats to the court ruling brings Prayuth’s coalition majority - which at times has been as slim as one or two seats - to a relatively comfortable margin of more than a dozen votes. … [Read more...] about Explainer: What’s next in Thai politics after opposition party banned?