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Baker bill would limit accrual of sick time by state workers

Charlie Baker is pushing legislation aimed at limiting how much sick time state workers can save up. The move comes amid a heightened focus on sick time benefits on Beacon Hill. The review was sparked in part after the former president of Bridgewater State University Dana Mohler-Faria faced criticism for cashing in his unused sick and vacation time for a...

Source: The Associated Press

TSA/Delta debut new security screening

CNBC's Phil LeBeau takes a look at a new airport security system in Atlanta that uses technology to screen more passengers and reduce long lines. Also TSA Administrator Peter Neffenger goes to Capitol Hill to testify on the agency's management.


UPDATE 1-EU finance services chief says Britain faces barriers if quits EU

LONDON, May 23- Britain would face trade barriers if it left the European Union and its single market, the EU's financial services commissioner Jonathan Hill said on Monday. Hill, a Briton appointed to the European Commission by UK Prime Minister David Cameron, stepped up warnings on the consequences for the City of London financial district if Britain votes to...

Source: Reuters

Celebrities are coming out for this neglected health issue

Celebrities are speaking up and taking their fight to Capitol Hill about a neglected health issue that affects nearly 200 million people.


Longtime Mason Hill hedge fund partners Strong and Fieler split

NEW YORK, May 18- William Strong has left Mason Hill Advisors, the hedge fund firm he founded in 1986, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Mason Hill is best known for its Equinox Partners hedge funds, which invest in securities from around the world. Mason Hill managed $968.3 million in assets as of Dec. 31, according to the SEC...

Source: Reuters

U.S. EPA proposes modest rise in 2017 biofuels targets -document

NEW YORK, May 18- U.S. environmental regulators proposed on Wednesday that fuel companies have to mix 18.8 billion gallons of corn-based ethanol and biofuels into the country's diesel and gasoline next year, according to an official document seen by Reuters. In a document sent by the Environmental Protection Agency to Capitol Hill, the agency called for a...

Source: Reuters

Pro: Put shareholder yield in front of your portfolio

Jeremy Hill, Head of Markets at Levy, Harkins & Co., discusses his market outlook and gives some of his top picks.


Trump goes to Capitol Hill

CNBC's John Harwood reports Donald Trump on Capitol Hill to meet with House Speaker Paul Ryan and other top Republicans.


GOP leaders to meet with Trump

Donald Trump is headed to Capitol Hill on Thursday to meet with Speaker Paul Ryan and other top Republicans, reports CNBC's John Harwood.


Sen. Corker: GOP coming together

Sen. Bob Corker, (R-Tenn.), shares his thoughts on the Republican presidential campaign and the planned meeting between Donald Trump and Republican leaders on Capitol Hill.