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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.

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24 May 2017

Slovenian central bank head urges govt to rethink supervision plan

LJUBLJANA The governor of the Bank of Slovenia, Bostjan Jazbec, said on Wednesday that the government's proposal to introduce some supervision of the central bank is unprecedented in the euro zone.

15 May 2017

Recipe for success: discipline and diplomacy, says top Slovenian chef

KOBARID, Slovenia Nestled in a valley just a few miles from the Italian border, Ana Ros' restaurant lures food-lovers from around the world with her quirky dishes: eel with pomegranate, foie gras and field chicory and tripe with fava beans and fried nettles.

10 May 2017

Slovenia March export growth at six-year-high, slowdown seen in H2

LJUBLJANA, May 10 Slovenian exports jumped 17.8 percent year-on-year in March, their best growth since February 2011, while March's imports rose 18.3 percent, the country's statistics office reported on Wednesday.

20 Apr 2017

Slovenian government seeks some supervision of central bank

LJUBLJANA Slovenia moved to put its independent central bank under some, limited supervision on Thursday, responding to accusations that the bank had demanded too much state capital for domestic banks to ward off a potential debt crisis four years ago.

20 Apr 2017

Slovenian government seeks some supervision of central bank

LJUBLJANA, April 20 Slovenia moved to put its independent central bank under some, limited supervision on Thursday, responding to accusations that the bank had demanded too much state capital for domestic banks to ward off a potential debt crisis four years ago.

19 Apr 2017

Slovenia ombudsman asks court to examine new migration law

LJUBLJANA Slovenia's human rights ombudsman asked the country's top court on Wednesday to rule whether some changes in laws related to foreigners, passed in January, are in line with the constitution.

12 Apr 2017

Slovenia's central bank sees fast export growth, falling unemployment

LJUBLJANA, April 12 Slovenia's central bank said on Wednesday it expects further strong export growth, the main driver of the country's economy, and lower unemployment based on favourable economic prospects in the international environment.

16 Mar 2017

Slovenia says car parts firm Magna may invest up to $1.3 billion

LJUBLJANA Car parts maker Magna International has submitted a plan to potentially invest up to 1.24 billion euros ($1.3 billion) in Slovenia and create around 6,000 jobs, the government said on Thursday.

08 Mar 2017

Slovenia raises doctors' pay as public-sector wage pressure mounts

LJUBLJANA The Slovenian government on Wednesday agreed to raise doctors' wages by a total of as much as 50 million euros per year, and the move prompted other public-sector trade unions to seek wage increases, as well.

24 Feb 2017

Slovenia allows same-sex marriage, but not adoption

LJUBLJANA Slovenia permitted same-sex marriages for the first time from Friday under a law giving gay couples largely the same rights as heterosexuals though barring them from jointly adopting children.

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