Senators in both parties said they are close to an agreement to authorize U.S. highway and mass transit projects for as many as six years, seeking to prevent funds from running out during the mid-year construction season.
When Dan Weissman worked at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and, later, at a hedge fund, he didn’t have to worry about methamphetamine addicts chasing his employees with metal pipes. Or SWAT teams barging into his workplace looking for arsonists.
When Mark Gozzo got a request from a stranger to connect on LinkedIn, he considered it just another chance to expand his professional network. In a month’s time, the invitation had turned into a new job.
California, the U.S. state with the largest population and budget, offers the least website access to its government spending data, according to an analysis by the New Jersey Public Interest Research Group.
The Senate’s intelligence committee chairman said she supports requiring U.S. phone carriers led by Verizon Communications Inc. to hold calling records for use by the National Security Agency, which may speed an end to the spy agency’s collection of that information.