If the team behind “The Circus in Winter” has its way (and if enough money can be raised and script kinks worked out), the Ball State University-incubated musical might be the first Tony award winner conceived as a collaborative class project.
The median senior executive collected $923,705 in salary, stock or stock options, incentive pay and perks in 2013, IBJ found in a review of proxy statements at 64 companies.The median compensation rose 20 percent from 2012 and doubled since 2006.
The U.S. Supreme Court is stepping into a new case about Obama administration environmental rules, agreeing to review a ruling that upholds emission standards for mercury and other hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants.
A Treasury Department investigation concluded that previous bonuses totaling $2.8 million had gone to more than 2,800 employees found to have broken agency rules of conduct, including 1,100 employees who owed back taxes.
The U.S. economy grew at a solid 3.9-percent annual rate in the July-September period, according to the latest estimate, possibly giving the country its strongest six months of growth in more than a decade.