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BUSINESS
August 24, 2004 | From Bloomberg News
Evercore Investment Corp. on Monday withdrew a plan to raise as much as $460 million in an initial public stock offering, the third U.S. investment fund in the last six weeks to delay or cancel a proposed share sale. The Santa Monica-based fund, formed by buyout firm Evercore Partners, said in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing that it would no longer pursue an IPO because of market conditions. Blackstone Group and Porticoes Capital Corp.
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NEWS
May 15, 1994 | from Reuters
A key Republican senator said Saturday that a crucial part of President Clinton's health care reform plan requiring employers to pay most of their workers' health insurance will not pass Congress. "I support mandates, but I am afraid the mandate is dead," Sen. Bob Packwood (R-Ore.) told reporters. President Clinton had proposed the so-called employer mandate as a way to provide health care benefits for the 39 million Americans who lack insurance.
BUSINESS
March 5, 1993
Roger Altman, deputy secretary of the Treasury, states that for elderly families in the $60,000 income class, they'll have a higher portion of Social Security income subject to taxation "and that's $5 or $6 a month" (interview, Opinion, Feb. 21). I wonder where Altman learned his math? Reasonable assumptions regarding this hypothetical elderly family are Social Security income of at least $800 per month and a marginal federal income tax bracket of 28%.
BUSINESS
March 19, 2009 | BLOOMBERG NEWS
Nancy Davis, daughter of the late Los Angeles billionaire Marvin Davis, alleges that her brother Gregg cheated his siblings and mother out of millions of dollars by low-balling the value of the family oil company in a forced bankruptcy sale. Gregg Davis, 45, conspired with a New York investment bank and others to acquire Davis Petroleum Corp.
NEWS
August 19, 1994 | JAMES RISEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jean Hanson, the Treasury Department's general counsel, became the second senior Treasury official in two days to resign in the wake of Congress' recent Whitewater hearings. Hanson, 45, had antagonized other senior officials in the Treasury Department as a result of her testimony during the hearings, in which she sharply contradicted Deputy Treasury Secretary Roger Altman's account of contacts between White House and Treasury officials.
NEWS
November 10, 1995 | From Associated Press
Confronted unexpectedly with a letter from the government's chief ethics officer, former presidential lawyer Lloyd N. Cutler conceded Thursday that "I may have transgressed" when testifying that a Whitewater probe cleared the White House of improprieties. Under questioning by Republicans on the Senate Whitewater Committee, Cutler said his 1994 testimony on Capitol Hill was imprecise, but not intentionally misleading.
NEWS
December 27, 1994 | From Associated Press
A draft of the Senate report on the first Whitewater hearings details numerous conflicts in Clinton Administration officials' testimony this summer. It also points out that the Resolution Trust Corp., the savings and loan cleanup agency, did not follow its own written policy in handling a criminal investigation.
NEWS
August 7, 1994 | Times Staff, Wire Services
Newly selected Whitewater independent counsel Kenneth W. Starr promised a "fair and objective and evenhanded" probe Saturday and said he wanted to get to work quickly. "I don't want to comment at all, projecting what might lay ahead," Starr, attending the American Bar Assn. convention here, told reporters. "It's important for me to go into this with an entirely open mind, trying to be very fair and very objective."
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