Stories tagged: retirement
Wed., March 21, 2018, 8:20 a.m.
Myanmar’s president, a close friend of Suu Kyi, retires
Myanmar’s president, a close friend of leader Aung San Suu Kyi, said Wednesday that he was retiring, a move that puts a representative of the country’s already powerful military at …
Thu., March 15, 2018, 1:19 p.m.
FBI official Andrew McCabe, hoping to retire, asks Justice Department not to fire him
Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe on Thursday is expected to make a final pitch to the Justice Department about why he should not be fired just 72 hours before …
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 8:49 a.m.
Kentucky teachers rally over retirement cuts, warn of strike
Hundreds of teachers in central Kentucky have rallied in front of public schools to protest proposed cuts to their retirement benefits in what could be a precursor to a statewide …
UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018, 2:46 p.m.
Lutheran Church services leader Dennis McGaughy to retire
After more than 27 years of working with Lutheran Community Services Northwest in Spokane, and a total of 47 years in social services, Dennis McGaughy is retiring as of March …
UPDATED: Tue., March 6, 2018, 12:18 p.m.
Pollard retiring: Spokane neighborhood council pioneer passing the gavel after 20 years
Gary Pollard’s service predates the neighborhood council charter. It has to – he helped write it. After 20 years as the Riverside Neighborhood Council Chair, though, he is ready to …
Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 3:56 p.m.
More Americans hold stocks, for better or for worse
A plunge in stock prices always stings, but this recent one dug deeper because more Americans are participating in the market, particularly those who are older.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 5, 2018, 9:39 p.m.
Paul Simon announces his upcoming tour will be his last
Legendary singer played his first and likely only solo show in Spokane last summer, to an enthusiastic crowd at Spokane Arena
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 4:46 p.m.
State Department loses top career diplomat as crises abound
The Trump administration is losing its top career diplomat in a heavy blow to the State Department amid numerous international crises.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 1:49 p.m.
On a better savings course: U.S. retirement score rises
Americans’ retirement savings are in the best shape they’ve been in more than a decade.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 4:19 p.m.
GOP congressman who led the Benghazi probe will leave House
Rep. Trey Gowdy, a powerful GOP watchdog who built his name leading the investigation into the 2012 attacks against Americans in Benghazi, Libya, has become the latest prominent Republican to …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 29, 2018, 3:13 p.m.
Powerful GOP Appropriations chair Frelinghuysen to retire
Facing political headwinds, House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen announced Monday that he will not seek re-election and will retire at the end of his term. He joins a lengthy …
Mon., Jan. 29, 2018, 8:27 a.m.
Chenault dealt with crises, competition as head of AmEx
Chenault is days away from stepping down as the chief executive officer and chairman of American Express, the credit card giant and one of the most iconic brands in the …
Sun., Jan. 21, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Oregon prisons face worker shortages as retirements loom
With a staff of 4,700, the Oregon Department of Corrections is struggling to attract new employees as almost one-fifth of its workforce becomes retirement eligible in 2018.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 2, 2018, 4:03 p.m.
GOP Rep. Shuster, transportation panel chairman, to retire
Pennsylvania Rep. Bill Shuster, the powerful Republican chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, announced Tuesday that he won’t run for re-election.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 2, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Hatch announces he will not seek re-election
Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah says he will not seek re-election after serving more than 40 years in the U.S. Senate.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 23, 2017, 6:45 p.m.
Trump criticizes FBI deputy director as he plans retirement
President Donald Trump reacted to reports Saturday about the coming retirement of FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, who has been buffeted by attacks from the president and his Republican allies …
Thu., Dec. 14, 2017, 8:30 a.m.
Farenthold to retire from House amid harassment accusations
Two Republicans say Texas GOP Rep. Blake Farenthold won’t seek re-election next year. The lawmaker is under pressure from sexual misconduct allegations that surfaced three years ago but have come …
Sun., Dec. 10, 2017, 11:12 a.m.
Rash of retirements triggers Texas political bonanza
An unusual rash of seven congressional retirements is triggering a stampede among ambitious conservatives – and, gasp, even some Democrats – who see a rare opportunity for seizing higher-profile office …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 4:17 p.m.
Conyers resigns from Congress amid harassment allegations
Democratic Rep. John Conyers resigned from Congress on Tuesday after a nearly 53-year career, becoming the first Capitol Hill politician to lose his job in the torrent of sexual misconduct …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 2, 2017, 11:02 a.m.
Longtime Michigan Rep. Sander Levin won’t run in 2018
Democratic Rep. Sander Levin of Michigan, who has served in Congress for nearly 35 years, will not seek re-election to a 19th term.
Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 10:33 a.m.
Texas Rep. Barton, embarrassed by sex scandal, to retire
Republican U.S. Rep. Joe Barton, Texas’ most-senior member of Congress, announced Thursday that he won’t seek re-election after a nude photo of him circulated online and a Republican activist revealed …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 8:03 p.m.
Rep. Gutierrez of Illinois says it’s ‘my time to move on’
Rep. Luis Gutierrez of Illinois, a Democratic party leader on efforts to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws, announced Tuesday he won’t seek re-election next year after 13 terms.
Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 5:33 p.m.
Freeman football coach steps down
Freeman High football coach Jim Wood announces his retirement after 17 years at the Rockford school.
Mon., Nov. 20, 2017, 1:41 p.m.
DEAR ANNIE: Adventures in social media
Dear Annie advice column for Monday, Nov. 20, 2017.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 9:19 a.m.
Boise State president Kustra announces retirement
Boise State University President Bob Kustra says he’s retiring after 15 years with the school.
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 7:36 p.m.
Massachusetts State Police head retires amid criticism of altered report
The superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police abruptly announced his retirement on Friday amid accusations that he ordered a trooper to alter a police report for a judge’s daughter to …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 4:45 p.m.
Two longtime House Republicans announce their retirements
Two longtime GOP lawmakers announced their retirements Tuesday from the House of Representatives, adding to the growing list of Republicans electing to leave Capitol Hill under the Trump administration rather …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 3:08 p.m.
Trump, House GOP at odds over changes to 401(k) plans
The congressman who heads the House tax-writing panel isn’t ruling out changes to the 401(k) retirement program to raise revenue for tax cuts, despite President Donald Trump’s fresh promise that …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 3:56 p.m.
GOP Sen. Flake, a vocal Trump critic, won’t seek re-election
Republican Sen. Jeff Flake announced Tuesday he would not seek re-election next year, delivering a forceful condemnation of the “flagrant disregard of truth and decency” and bemoaning political complicity in …
Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 2:10 p.m.
American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault to retire next year
Kenneth Chenault, one of the most prominent black businessmen and long-time chairman and CEO of American Express, is retiring next year.