Westlake Chemical Corporation Announces Five Percent Increase in Quarterly Dividend

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Board of Directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) declared today a regular dividend distribution of $0.2625 per share, an increase of 5 percent from the $0.2500 per share in the second quarter of 2019. This dividend will be… Read moreWestlake Chemical Corporation Announces Five Percent Increase in Quarterly Dividend

Western Asset Middle Market Income Fund Inc. (XWMFX) Announces Tender Offer

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Western Asset Middle Market Income Fund Inc. (XWMFX) announced today that the Fund’s Board of Directors has approved a tender offer to purchase for cash up to 2.5% of the Fund’s outstanding shares of common stock, subject to… Read moreWestern Asset Middle Market Income Fund Inc. (XWMFX) Announces Tender Offer

Rep. Rashida Tlaib rejects Israel’s offer to let her visit West Bank — ‘it would kill a piece of me’

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib delivers remarks at the National Association of the Advancement for Colored People’s convention in Detroit, Michigan, July 22, 2019. Rebecca Cook | Reuters Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected Israel’s decision to allow her to enter… Read moreRep. Rashida Tlaib rejects Israel’s offer to let her visit West Bank — ‘it would kill a piece of me’

KUKA Joins Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance

SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–KUKA, a global supplier of intelligent automation solutions, has recently joined the Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance (PNAA), an organization supporting companies in the aerospace industry, as a participating member. The PNAA’s purpose is to strengthen the manufacturing… Read moreKUKA Joins Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance

CORRECTING and REPLACING AM Best Downgrades Credit Ratings of Westminster American Insurance Company

OLDWICK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Please replace the release with the following corrected version. Language has been removed from the last sentence of the third paragraph. The corrected release reads: AM BEST DOWNGRADES CREDIT RATINGS OF WESTMINSTER AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY AM Best has… Read moreCORRECTING and REPLACING AM Best Downgrades Credit Ratings of Westminster American Insurance Company

West Health’s Shelley Lyford Appointed to California’s Master Plan for Aging Stakeholder Advisory Committee

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Shelley Lyford, president and CEO of nonprofit, nonpartisan West Health and a commissioner on the California Commission on Aging, has been appointed to California’s Master Plan for Aging Stakeholder Advisory Committee, a group of civic leaders… Read moreWest Health’s Shelley Lyford Appointed to California’s Master Plan for Aging Stakeholder Advisory Committee

NEW PRODUCT – Paragon Films Releases Newest Specialty Film, CONTRAST

BROKEN ARROW, Okla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Paragon Films, a market-leading innovator and manufacturer of thin gauge, high performance stretch film products, announced today the official launch of its latest machine film—Contrast®. Contrast provides the same performance and dependability of the Nexus product line… Read moreNEW PRODUCT – Paragon Films Releases Newest Specialty Film, CONTRAST

AM Best Downgrades Credit Ratings of Westminster American Insurance Company

OLDWICK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AM Best has downgraded the Financial Strength Rating to A- (Excellent) from A (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating to “a-” from “a” of Westminster American Insurance Company (Westminster) (Owings Mills, MD). The outlook of these Credit… Read moreAM Best Downgrades Credit Ratings of Westminster American Insurance Company