Archive for July 10th, 2013

InlandPolitics: Law Review article rings true for San Bernardino County

SBCO District Attorney

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 – 09:30 a.m.

A July 8, 2013 article published in the Columbia Law Review, titled “Ham Sandwich Nation: Due Process When Everything is a Crime”, has an eriee parallel.

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The city of Riverside was correct in arguing that loans from the city to its former redevelopment agency were legitimate and should be repaid, according to a recent court ruling. The state Department of Finance, which objected to the loans, plans to appeal.

July 09, 2013; 06:33 PM

Riverside should be fully repaid for $18.5 million in loans it made to the city’s former redevelopment agency, according to a court ruling on the city’s suit against the state Department of Finance.

To read story by Alicia Robinson in The Press Enterprise, click here.


July 09, 2013; 05:59 PM

San Bernardino County supervisors agreed to offer health care benefits to home health care workers in a contract approved on Tuesday, July 9.

To read story by Imran Ghori in The Press Enterprise, click here.

The Sun: San Bernardino: A year under bankruptcy cloud

San Bernardino City Hall

Ryan Hagen, Staff Writer
Posted: 07/09/2013 09:37:01 PM PDT

Special Section: San Bernardino

SAN BERNARDINO — A year ago today, City Council members surprised many residents by making what some described as the hardest decision they would make while in office: They authorized city officials to file for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection.

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Fontana USD

Jim Steinberg, Staff Writer
Posted: 07/09/2013 10:38:39 PM PDT
Updated: 07/09/2013 11:49:57 PM PDT

FONTANA — There are five candidates vying for a spot in the Fontana Unified School District special recall election if voters decide to recall two board members Tuesday.

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Staff Reports
Posted: 07/09/2013 01:38:16 PM PDT
Updated: 07/09/2013 03:34:36 PM PDT

CHINO – City officials have recently learned the California Institution for Men is not being considered for the placement of additional housing facilities for prisoners.

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Associated Press
Posted: 07/09/2013 07:45:10 AM PDT
Updated: 07/10/2013 06:32:24 AM PDT

Pensions: More news and opinion

SACRAMENTO — The nation’s largest public pension fund announced Monday that it will post data online about nearly half a million pensioners in an effort to be transparent.

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Municipal Bonds

By Michael A. Fletcher
Published: July 9, 2013

Federal policymakers looking for ways to raise revenue while reforming policies that they see as subsidizing the affluent are eyeing proposals to limit the tax exemption for interest paid by municipal bonds.

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Interest rates on federal student loans double to 6.8%, but Congress could pass a retroactive fix. Democrats want a short-term rate extension while a bipartisan group seeks a long-term solution.

By Marina Villeneuve
July 9, 2013, 5:00 a.m.

WASHINGTON — Antonya Bruno, a senior at Howard University, has used the maximum amount of federal loans over the last three years to help pay her steadily climbing tuition.

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The Hill: GOP seeks to torpedo IRS budget

The Hill

By Bernie Becker and Peter Schroeder – 07/09/13 08:16 PM ET

House Republicans are going on offense against the Internal Revenue Service with measures to slash the agency’s spending and reform what they say has become a culture of abuse.

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By Matt Vasilogambros
Updated: July 10, 2013 | 9:33 a.m.
July 10, 2013 | 6:00 a.m.

In the aftermath of the Edward Snowden NSA surveillance leaks, American attitudes towards U.S. counterterrorism efforts have drastically shifted.

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Politico: The re-emergence of George W. Bush


By MAGGIE HABERMAN | 7/10/13 4:55 AM EDT Updated: 7/10/13 10:38 AM EDT

He was the invisible man of the 2012 campaign, not to mention most of President Barack Obama’s first term.

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