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NEWSMAKER #3 Christopher Cox

December 29, 2006
If the stock options backdating scandal was bad news for hundreds of executives, it was practically a ringing endorsement for Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Christopher Cox and his efforts to make executive compensation more transparent.
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NEWSMAKER #1 John Boehner

December 29, 2006
Rep. John Boehner’s focus on pension reform did not begin when he persuaded 76 Democrats to vote July 28 for HR 4, a bill he sponsored. It began seven years earlier.
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Other Notable Newsmakers

December 29, 2006
Workforce Management ’s other notable newsmakers for 2006 include Susan Chambers of Wal-Mart, Chicago mayor Richard Daley, Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, and union leader Andy Stern.
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Medical Travel The Domestic Route

December 1, 2006
Employers who do not want to send employees overseas for elective surgeries may be able to reap the benefits of medical tourism—lower-cost health care—in places that don’t require patients to pack their passports.
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