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February 1, 1996 | JUBE SHIVER Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
Paving the way for a final vote as early as today on a historic measure designed to deregulate the burgeoning telecommunications industry, two Republican congressional leaders who had been adamant about making changes in the long-stalled bill agreed Wednesday to support the legislation in its current form. Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole (R-Kan.) and Rep.
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February 1, 1996 | JUBE SHIVER Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
Paving the way for a final vote as early as today on a historic measure designed to deregulate the burgeoning telecommunications industry, two Republican congressional leaders who had been adamant about making changes in the long-stalled bill agreed Wednesday to support the legislation in its current form. Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole (R-Kan.) and Rep.
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BUSINESS
September 14, 1995 | SCOT J. PALTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Just over a month ago, a former top aide to Rep. Jack Fields (R-Tex.), chairman of the House subcommittee on telecommunications and finance, placed a confidential call to business executives to explain the ins and outs of a bill that proposes the most drastic changes to the nation's securities laws since the Great Depression. "A bill this controversial is unlikely to be passed" during the current Congress, assured Stephen A.
BUSINESS
September 14, 1995 | SCOT J. PALTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Just over a month ago, a former top aide to Rep. Jack Fields (R-Tex.), chairman of the House subcommittee on telecommunications and finance, placed a confidential call to business executives to explain the ins and outs of a bill that proposes the most drastic changes to the nation's securities laws since the Great Depression. "A bill this controversial is unlikely to be passed" during the current Congress, assured Stephen A.
SPORTS
August 20, 1994 | Associated Press
Chris Jacke's 36-yard field goal late in the fourth quarter gave the Green Bay Packers a 13-10 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Friday night at the Superdome. The Packers (2-1) spoiled the Saints' first exhibition home game this season with Jacke's second field goal of the game. It came after Tommy Barnhardt's 34-yard punt put Green Bay on New Orleans' 46.
NEWS
March 25, 1990 | Associated Press
A suspected burglar went out on a limb, where police officers and tracking dogs located him, perched on a branch hanging over Horseshoe Lake. The man fled Thursday after neighbors saw him and an accomplice trying to break into a vacant house, authorities said. The accomplice was caught. The other suspect ran into the woods and climbed the tree when he saw the officers approaching. "He was taunting the dogs and the police," Capt. Jack Fields of the Madison County Sheriff's Department said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 23, 1988
By a vote of 340 to 64, the House passed and sent to the White House a bill (S 858) to protect valuable shipwrecks from encroachment by sport divers, commercial salvagers and archeologists. The bill assigns states title to historic shipwrecks submerged within three miles of shore or embedded in coral reefs, giving them power to control access and determine allocation of any discovered treasure. Federal courts could no longer assert jurisdiction under admiralty law.
NEWS
December 12, 1995 | Associated Press
Three House members announced Monday they will retire next year. Two are leaving politics and the third, Robert G. Torricelli (D-N.J.), said he'll run for an open Senate seat. The departures by Torricelli, Bill Brewster (D-Okla.) and Jack Fields (R-Texas) mean at least 27 seats, now held by 19 Democrats and eight Republicans, will be open in the November election. The current House lineup is 235 Republicans, 197 Democrats, one independent and two vacancies.
NEWS
August 14, 1989 | MICHAEL A. HILTZIK, Times Staff Writer
U.S. military helicopters on Sunday located the wreckage of a plane that crashed last Monday with Texas congressman Mickey Leland and 15 others aboard. Witnesses who visited the site said there were no survivors. U.S. rescue and recovery teams said that the plane hit a mountain about 4,300 feet above sea level, having missed clearing the peak by about 300 feet.
BUSINESS
June 6, 1996 | From Times Wire Services
A bill to reduce overlapping state and federal regulation of mutual funds on Wednesday won broad support from industry and regulators, including Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Arthur Levitt. Senate Banking Chairman Alfonse M. D'Amato vowed to bring it to a committee vote within a month.
SPORTS
August 20, 1994 | Associated Press
Chris Jacke's 36-yard field goal late in the fourth quarter gave the Green Bay Packers a 13-10 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Friday night at the Superdome. The Packers (2-1) spoiled the Saints' first exhibition home game this season with Jacke's second field goal of the game. It came after Tommy Barnhardt's 34-yard punt put Green Bay on New Orleans' 46.
BUSINESS
February 27, 1996 | From Associated Press
As Congress returns from a recess, Wall Street is on the radar screen. A key House subcommittee is planning votes over the next several weeks on bills to streamline federal securities laws, modernize mutual fund regulation and reauthorize the Securities and Exchange Commission. Rep. Jack Fields (R-Texas), chairman of the House telecommunications and finance subcommittee, is expected to soon unveil a rewritten bill to modernize the Depression-era laws governing Wall Street.
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