Eighteen liberal state attorneys general signed a pact in May to keep a joint investigation of Exxon Mobil Corp. and attempts to punish other fossil fuel companies over climate change issues secret, according to documents obtained by a free market think tank.
Former President George W. Bush criticized Donald Trump’s policies of “isolationism, nativism, and protectionism” at a private fundraiser Tuesday in Cincinnati for Ohio Sen. Rob Portman, without naming the Republican presidential nominee.
Justice Department officials overruled their prosecutors’ recommendation to pursue criminal charges against HSBC and struck a deal with the bank to settle money laundering allegations, according to a House committee report about the bank’s 2012 settlement.
Virginia fell $266.3 million short on it of its revenue forecast this year, which will force Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe to defer promised raises for state employees and state supported local employees.