Archive for August 11th, 2013

The PE: POLITICAL EMPIRE: Former Riverside councilman leaves Chicago post


August 11, 2013; 06:01 AM

Longtime Riverside residents may remember Alex Clifford, who spent eight years on the City Council before choosing not to seek re-election in 1999.

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Dan Walters

Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
Published: Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

Few political topics are as terminally boring – or as fundamentally important – as governmental accounting.

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UTSanDiego: Probe looking at Filner hotel meet-ups

Four agencies investigating San Diego mayor; as many as 30 city hall staffers interviewed
By Trent Seibert
Aug. 10, 2013 – 8:28 p.m.

Federal, state and local investigators have been gathering information and building cases against San Diego Mayor Bob Filner beyond the sexual harassment accusations that have captured national attention.

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U.S. Capitol

Capitol Hill staff members are drafting legislative proposals that might reduce or eliminate real estate tax benefits such as the home-mortgage interest deduction.

By Kenneth R. Harney
August 9, 2013, 10:49 p.m.

WASHINGTON — Since Congress has taken off on its annual summer recess, you might assume that nothing is happening on Capitol Hill that could affect the taxes you pay on your home. Quite the reverse.

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