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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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11 Aug 2018

Amicus Therapeutics receives U.S. approval for Fabry disease drug

U.S. health regulators on Friday approved Amicus Therapeutics' Galafold, the first oral therapy to treat Fabry disease, a rare, sometimes fatal condition in which accumulation of fat damages several organs.

11 Aug 2018

Amicus Therapeutics receives U.S. approval for Fabry disease drug

Aug 10 U.S. health regulators on Friday approved Amicus Therapeutics' Galafold, the first oral therapy to treat Fabry disease, a rare, sometimes fatal condition in which accumulation of fat damages several organs.

27 Jul 2018

Amgen profit beats Street view, will not raise prices again in 2018

Amgen Inc on Thursday reported a better-than-expected second quarter profit and raised its full-year earnings forecast, and its chief executive pledged not to raise drug prices again this year.

26 Jul 2018

Gilead CEO Milligan, Chairman Martin to step down

Gilead Sciences Inc said on Wednesday that Chief Executive Officer John Milligan and Chairman John Martin will step down as soon as the end of the year, ending a nearly 30-year run at the U.S. biotech company for both men.

10 May 2018

CalSTRS opts to engage assault weapon retailers, not immediate divestment

The California State Teachers' Retirement System decided on Wednesday to publicly engage retailers of military-style assault weapons in the wake of public outcry over mass shootings, as opposed to immediately reducing investments in these companies.

10 May 2018

CalSTRS opts to engage with assault weapon retailers, not divest

May 9 The California State Teachers' Retirement System decided on Wednesday not to divest from Walmart and other retailers that sell military-style assault weapons, resisting pressure from state officials, teachers and family members of shooting victims and opting instead for proactive engagement.

08 May 2018

Legal marijuana offers small state tax revenue boost: Moody's

SAN FRANCISCO Tax revenue from recreational marijuana makes up a small percentage of annual general fund revenues in states with the most established retail markets, such as Colorado, Washington and Oregon, Moody's Investors Service said on Tuesday.

12 Jan 2018

Florida communities scramble to help displaced Puerto Ricans

KISSIMMEE, Florida At Leslie Campbell’s office in the central Florida city of St. Cloud, the phone will not stop ringing.

11 Jan 2018

California proposes more spending on schools and roads

California Governor Jerry Brown proposed a budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year on Wednesday that would be a 5 percent increase over the current year, with greater spending on education and transportation, while he warned about a likely a economic downturn in the future.

10 Jan 2018

States likely to see good revenues in 2018 but dark clouds loom

U.S. states could see revenue growth in 2018 from improving national economics, but difficult demographics and macroeconomic challenges are on the horizon, according to a report released Tuesday from S&P Global Ratings.

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