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NCAA hoops leagues grapple with unequal pay for women's refs

Aug. 05, 2022 14:20 PM EDT

The NCAA earned praise last year when it agreed to pay referees at its men’s and women’s basketball tournaments equally. The gesture only cost about $100,000, a tiny fraction of the roughly $900 million networks pay annually to broadcast March Madness. Now, as the NCAA examines...

Legislative leaders announce $500M in tax relief proposals

Jul. 11, 2022 08:41 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Legislative leaders in Massachusetts announced plans on Monday for a $500 million tax relief package that includes increases in credits available for older residents, lower-income workers, as well as parents and others with dependants. The package was announced at a...

Pay for female CEOs rose 26% in 2021, but ranks remain small

May. 26, 2022 16:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Pay packages for the women who run S&P 500 companies jumped in 2021 as the economy recovered and stock prices and profits soared. Median pay for the women occupying the corner office rose to nearly $16 million, according to the annual survey done by Equilar for...