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Colo. lawmakers approve plan for pot banking

...sellers would pool their cash into uninsured financial cooperatives. The cooperatives would then ask the U.S. Federal Reserve System to let them access so-called "merchant services," a broad category that includes accepting credit cards and...
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State wages haven't kept up with inflation

...important issues at This trend includes Juneau. State employees no longer have any disposable income. Using the Federal Reserve system's online inflation calculator, and using 1990 as a base year, inflation on a national basis has grown by 55...
Assembly begins mulling legislative funding list

...Short-term commercial investment yields have been dramatically dropping, according to a graph Duncan provided from the Federal Reserve System. State revenue sharing is down from last fiscal year because of a one-time boost from the Legislature, but...
GOP's stance on debt could have drastic consequences for US

...understanding this," I was told by Princeton University economist Alan Blinder, a former vice chairman of the Federal Reserve System's Board of Governors. "If we actually started defaulting, this would be a big shock to the financial system...
Outside editorial: How much bite for new watchdog?

...has presented U.S. policymakers with original problems. Just as the Panic of 1907 highlighted the need for a Federal Reserve System and the Great Depression called forth federal deposit insurance, the burning issue today is what to do about...
Rep. Young's fund-raising margin almost 4,000 to 1

...Libertarian candidate Leonard J. Karpinski of Anchorage, 43, a design engineer, wants to end the income tax, the Federal Reserve System, mandatory Social Security and the war on drugs. Like Anna Young, he supports the legalization of marijuana...
A toast to the past 100 years

...Jr., Norman Vincent Peale, Robert Frost, and the Space Age. This century also saw the establishment of the federal reserve system, civil rights, minimum wage, health insurance, the Civilian Conservation Corps, the Peace Corps, Social...
The financial bailout ... will it work?

...presidential candidates I want to hear these words: "As president, I will do everything in my power to abolish the Federal Reserve System and return the monetary system back to the people where it belongs." (Since the creation of the FRS in 1913...
Financial meltdown: So what else is new?

...who deserve it. In the 20th century, we erected safeguards against these devastating cycles. In 1913, our Federal Reserve system was established to rescue banks from such sudden crises of confidence. Still, the Crash of 1929 yielded a worldwide...


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