Economy

Econ 101: January 28, 2013

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  • The long-stalled Congressional effort to rewrite the nation’s farm policy is set to begin again. [The Hill]
  • Japan eased safety regulations before the rollout of the Dreamliner 787, which has been plagued by problems. [Reuters]
  • A bipartisan group of senators released an outline of principles for immigration reform. [New York Times]
  • European nations want a trade deal with the U.S. that will eliminate tariffs. [New York Times]
  • Striking public transit workers in Greece are defying a court order to return to work. [Associated Press]
  • A judge ruled that Credit Suisse could owe $2 billion for fraud committed in the 1990s. [Reuters]
  • Lawsuits are continuing to play a large role in how states fund schools. [Education Week]