federal shutdown http://wrvo.org en Report shows DC dysfunction may decrease Wall Street profits http://wrvo.org/post/report-shows-dc-dysfunction-may-decrease-wall-street-profits <p></p><p>A report by the state’s comptroller finds that the dysfunction in Washington may take a bite out of Wall Street profits for the remainder of this year.</p><p>The analysis by New York state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli finds the recent gridlock in Congress, higher interest rates, and the JP Morgan $13 billion settlement over bad mortgages is contributing to lower earnings and profits for New York’s financial industry.</p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 11:37:53 +0000 Karen DeWitt 46015 at http://wrvo.org "Disgusted" over shutdown, Maffei says he's working with both sides http://wrvo.org/post/disgusted-over-shutdown-maffei-says-hes-working-both-sides <p>Rep. Dan Maffei told constituents Tuesday evening he shares in their frustration over the federal government&#39;s shutdown, saying there will be serious consequences if it drags on.</p><p>The Democrat from Syracuse even agreed with one caller&#39;s claim that Congress&#39; inability to act was &quot;disgusting.&quot;</p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 01:34:54 +0000 Ryan Delaney 45027 at http://wrvo.org "Disgusted" over shutdown, Maffei says he's working with both sides