Steven Mufson
Reporter

Steven Mufson is a staff writer covering energy and other financial news. He has worked at the Post since 1989 and has been its chief economic policy writer, Beijing correspondent, diplomatic correspondent and deputy editor of the weekly Outlook section. Earlier, he spent six years working for The Wall Street Journal in New York, London and Johannesburg and wrote a book about the 1980s uprisings in South Africa’s black townships.

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Puerto Rico considers new proposal to ease financial crisis

Puerto Rico considers new proposal to ease financial crisis

A group of bondholders have a plan that would protect the value of their holdings while easing Puerto Rico’s financial burden.

Supreme Court freezes Obama plan to limit carbon emissions

Supreme Court freezes Obama plan to limit carbon emissions

The decision puts on hold an ambitious program to tackle climate change while it is challenged in the courts.

Obama’s final budget proposal calls for $4.15 trillion in spending

Obama’s final budget proposal calls for $4.15 trillion in spending

The plan is not expected to gain much traction on Capitol Hill, with Republicans calling it dead on arrival.

Obama to ask Congress for $1.8 billion to combat Zika virus

Obama to ask Congress for $1.8 billion to combat Zika virus

Health experts brace for the approach of mosquito season in much of the United States.