| Jul 18, 2013
| 3:11 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The UC regents on Thursday confirmed U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano as the next president of the 10-campus system during a sometimes rowdy meeting marked by a protest from students and others who contend Napolitano...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 11:09 AM
Many Maryland hospital and health system CEOs received pay increases in recent years even as they complained of shrinking profit margins and warned of cutbacks unless they could increase the rates they charge.
Eleven executives earning seven-figure...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 9:16 AM
Almost everyone knows CEO pay is out of control. It surged 16 percent at big companies last year, according to the New York Times, and the typical CEO raked in $15.1 million.
Meanwhile, the median wage continued to drop, adjusted for inflation.
| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Although he rarely makes it into the office these days, Sumner Redstone continues to collect a handsome executive compensation package.
The 90-year-old controlling shareholder of Viacom Inc. received a package valued at $36.2 million in 2013 in his role...
| Jan 29, 2014
Re "Fixing the Voting Rights Act," Editorial, Jan. 24
There isn't any legislation needed. The Supreme Court's decision last year was aimed at only one section of the Voting Rights Act; the rest remains in full force. As The Times recognizes, the Justice...
| Jan 29, 2014
Re "JPMorgan pays its CEO $20 million," Business, Jan. 25
According to the AFL-CIO, the current ratio of CEO to average worker income is more than 350 to 1; in 1980, it was 42 to 1. Stock options as executive bonuses have been the key driver of that...
| Jan 29, 2014
Re "Cluing in AT&T to its own cellphone rules," Jan. 24
David Lazarus mentioned the discrepancy in information provided by different AT&T service reps. That brought to mind my recent experience with the company.
I spoke with one service rep on the...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:42 AM
AIG announced Monday it is selling its aircraft-leasing business International Lease Finance Corp. for $5.4 billion in cash and stocks to Netherlands-based AerCap Holdings.
The announced sale comes five years after American International Group first...
| Dec 17, 2013
Insurance giant American International Group Inc. announced it would sell a majority of its Century City aircraft-leasing unit to Netherlands-based AerCap Holdings, in a deal valued at $5.4 billion in cash and stock.
The deal for International Lease...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 5:57 PM
State lawmakers and some local politicians are considering raising their own salaries in 2014 — proposals that supporters say might have more traction now that Maryland is a few years out of the recession.
This week, a state commission...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:29 PM
In a sudden departure, Millennial Media founder and CEO Paul Palmieri left the Baltimore mobile advertising company Monday to work for a prominent Maryland venture capital firm.
Palmieri said in an interview his resignation had been in the works for...