"Econ 101: September 24, 2012"
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- In November, the Senate will consider a bill to streamline mortgage refinancing for homeowners. [The Hill]
- “Free checking” accounts are now more expensive than ever before. [Wall Street Journal]
- A new bill before Congress would change the royalty rates paid by internet radio providers. [New York Times]
- The European Parliament is holding a hearing today on the rigging of a key interest rate by large banks. [Bloomberg]
- France’s Prime Minister has called for giving Greece more time to comply with the terms of its international bailout. [Financial Times]
- 26 states saw their unemployment rates rise in August. [The Hill]
- The Senate passed a bill preventing U.S. airlines from paying for carbon emissions under European Union law. [Christian Science Monitor]
- Many school districts are lacking critical data about their early childhood education efforts. [Education Week]