Washington D.C. 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 U.S. Defense Secretary calls for military security reviews http://wrvo.org/post/us-defense-secretary-calls-military-security-reviews <p></p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 10:26:43 +0000 Joanna Richards 44807 at http://wrvo.org Schumer comments on Washington D.C. Navy Yard shooting http://wrvo.org/post/schumer-comments-washington-dc-navy-yard-shooting <p></p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 14:14:18 +0000 Ryan Delaney 44272 at http://wrvo.org Watertown Daily Times closes its Washington bureau http://wrvo.org/post/watertown-daily-times-closes-its-washington-bureau <p>&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font size="3">An era in North Country &ndash; and national &ndash; journalism came to a quiet close at the end of March. The Watertown Daily Times closed its Washington, D.C. bureau, laying off the last of its capitol beat reporters, part of a tradition that stretches back more than 60 years.</font></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font size="3">The closure is part of a steep decline in regional newspapers providing their own eyes and ears on the ground in Washington, looking out for their readers&#39; and their regions&#39; interests as federal policy is made. </font></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font size="3">Joanna Richards has more.</font></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in"> Tue, 10 Apr 2012 04:08:16 +0000 Joanna Richards 17373 at http://wrvo.org