| Dec 7, 2013
| 8:22 PM
Janet Napolitano views her new job as president of the University of California system as being primarily "a huge public advocate for higher ed."
The former Arizona governor and U.S. secretary of Homeland Security was an unusual choice for UC: a...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:29 PM
WASHINGTON — The federal government closed the books on the taxpayer bailout of General Motors Co., selling the remaining shares in the nation's largest automaker and taking an expected $10.5-billion loss.
The Treasury Department said Monday...
| Dec 10, 2013
Remember TV commercials in early 2010 where GM's then-CEO Ed Whitacre proclaimed the automaker had paid back its loans in full? Though technically accurate ??? the automaker repaid $8.1 billion in loans from the U.S. and Canadian government in April......
| Dec 5, 2011
| 4:26 PM
Stevenson University had the highest income disparity between its president — who made $1.49 million in 2009 — and rank-and-file professors, according to a salary survey of hundreds of institutions released Monday by The Chronicle of Higher...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 3:03 PM
Legg Mason Inc. shareholders approved a $5.9 million pay package for Chairman and CEO Mark R. Fetting in an advisory vote announced Tuesday at the Baltimore-based company's annual meeting.
The nonbinding "say on pay" measure won the support of 87 percent...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 11:44 AM
Legg Mason shareholders voted to approve a $4.9 million pay package for Chairman and CEO Mark R. Fetting at the Baltimore-based investment firm's annual meeting Tuesday morning.
Fetting's compensation package was $1 million less than the package approved...
| Apr 15, 2011
| 6:38 PM
Constellation Energy Group CEO Mayo A. Shattuck III took in $15.7 million in total compensation last year, a 44 percent annual increase in a year when the company he manages posted a nearly billion-dollar loss.
Shattuck's take-home pay of $1.3 million...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 8:39 AM
NextEra Energy reported its "highest earnings ever" in its proxy statement, which shareholders will vote on in May.
NextEra reported a profit last year of close to $2 billion. That includes $945 million for Florida Power & Light, the state's largest...
| May 20, 2011
| 8:05 AM
Just walked out of the morning web meeting, where section editors talk about the various stories bubbling up on their areas of expertise.
Makes for an intersting breaking news reading list.
There's a sentencing in the Marni Yang trial this morning. At...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 1:52 PM
Shareholders of Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. approved the company's executive pay package in a "say on pay" nonbinding vote Thursday.
Besides weighing in on compensation during Sinclair's annual meeting, shareholders also re-elected the broadcaster's...