Elizabeth Williamson appears in the following:
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Monday, September 16, 2013
This week, President Obama is facing economic challenges from both sides of the aisle. Republicans are threatening a government shutdown over the 2014 budget and the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. And pressure from liberal Senators led to Lawrence Summer withdrawing his name from consideration for Fed Chairman over the weekend. Wall Street Journal reporter Elizabeth Williamson discusses the latest from both stories.
Monday, June 03, 2013
New Jersey Public Radio's Nancy Solomon discusses the breaking news that NJ Senator Frank Lautenberg died this morning at the age of 89. Plus, Elizabeth Williamson, Wall Street Journal reporter, discusses the latest news from Washington including the ongoing probe into IRS targeting of conservative groups; new estimates of Medicare's long-term funding; the debate over student loan rates; and her reporting on how Washington, DC's local economy is thriving despite the sequester.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Friday, December 21, 2012
In 2010, Congress passed the Commercial Advertising Loudness Mitigation Act, also known as the CALM Act, which would keep television commercials from being louder than the programs they sponsor. The law finally went into effect last week. In an interview originally aired in 2010, the Wall Street Journal’s Elizabeth Williamson explains to Bob why regulators haven't been able to turn down the volume of commercials until now.
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Monday, June 11, 2012
Friday, February 05, 2010
The unemployment rate for January dropped unexpectedly to 9.7 percent from 10 percent, even with 20,000 jobs lost. The Labor Department says that's because a survey of households found the number of employed Americans rose by half a million. It is projected that the unemployment rate will hover around eight percent until 2013. All this after the markets closed yesterday at the lowest levels so far this year.