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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Apr 17 2018

Uncovered losses hurt U.S. small business in wake of 2017 storms: Fed

Small businesses in the United States struggled with uninsured damages and lost revenue following a record-breaking year of hurricanes and wildfires, according to a Federal Reserve survey published on Tuesday.

Apr 17 2018

Uncovered losses hurt U.S. small business in wake of 2017 storms -Fed

April 17 Small businesses in the United States struggled with uninsured damages and lost revenue following a record-breaking year of hurricanes and wildfires, according to a Federal Reserve survey published on Tuesday.

Apr 05 2018

End of advance refundings seen hurting U.S. muni market -survey

NEW YORK, April 5 Twenty-nine percent of municipal market analysts expect the elimination of advance refunding bonds to have the greatest impact of all new U.S. tax laws on the $3.8 trillion market in 2018, according to a survey released on Thursday.

Mar 29 2018

Exclusive: Under Trump, prosecutors fight reprieves for people facing deportation

NEW YORK The Trump administration has sharply curtailed a once-common practice of granting long-term reprieves to immigrants targeted for deportation, a Reuters analysis of court records shows, adding to an already huge backlog of cases in U.S. immigration courts. | Video

Mar 29 2018

New Jersey sells last remaining holding of semi- and automatic gunmaker

NEW YORK, March 29 The New Jersey Department of the Treasury said on Thursday that the state's $78 billion public pension system had sold its last remaining investment in any company that makes automatic and semi-automatic weapons for civilian use.

Mar 28 2018

Connecticut borrows at higher price as credit woes weigh

NEW YORK Connecticut paid a price for its credit woes on Wednesday as it borrowed $620 million at wider spreads than when it last issued similar debt a year ago, despite strong overall demand in the U.S. municipal bond market.

Mar 26 2018

Wall Street bonuses rise 17 percent in 2017: report

NEW YORK The average Wall Street bonus rose 17 percent to $184,220 in 2017, according to a report released on Monday by New York state's chief fiscal officer.

Mar 15 2018

Asylum seekers sue U.S. government over prolonged detention

NEW YORK A group of migrants seeking asylum in the United States sued the Trump administration on Thursday, claiming the government is unfairly keeping them in custody while they pursue their cases in immigration court.

Mar 13 2018

Public debt upgrades top downgrades in 2017: Moody's

NEW YORK In the U.S. public finance market, debt rating upgrades topped downgrades for the third year in a row in 2017 as the U.S. economy continued to improve, according to a report by Moody's Investors Service released on Monday.

Mar 13 2018

Shutdown of funeral home that also ran body brokerage roils town

MONTROSE, Colorado After Gerald “Cactus” Hollenback died of heart disease last May, his wife contacted Sunset Mesa Funeral Directors here to have him cremated. Now, Shirley Hollenback is worried about what became of her husband’s body.

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