LT. GOV. CALLS UPON U.S. ATTORNEY GENERAL HOLDER TO REVIEW THREATS OF RETALIATORY ACTIONS BY MORTGAGE INDUSTRY
September 13, 2012 (Sacramento)-- Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom called upon Attorney General Eric Holder and members of the Antitrust Division at the Office of the Attorney General to review the actions of some members of the mortgage industry, as well as federal agencies, who have coercively urged local governments to reject consideration of any proposal that would exercise the powers constitutionally granted local governments to use eminent domain to help stem the mortgage crisis.
By Nadin Abbott
February 1, 2012 (Alpine)—Democratic, Republican and Libertarian candidates running against incumbent Congressman Duncan Hunter will be squaring off at a candidate forum on Saturday, February 4 at 1 p.m. in the Alpine Community Center, 1830 Alpine Blvd. in Alpine.
By Joel A. Harrison, PhD, MPH
The US Constitution is quite clear- the majority required to pass legislation is only 51 votes. How did the current 60 vote logjam come about?