David Wallechinsky

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Name: David Wallechinsky
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

House Republicans Fight to Stop City-Owned Internet Providers

States should be able to block cities from offering their own high-speed Internet service, as far as Republicans in Congress are concerned.Cities such as Chattanooga, Tennessee, have become groundbreaking examples of what local governments can do to provide ... [Published AllGov - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Amnesty International Criticizes Conditions at U.S. Supermax Prison that Houses Terrorists

A leading human rights organization has blasted the United States for operating a torturous prison that houses terrorists and other convicted criminals.The U.S. Penitentiary, Administrative Maximum Facility , or ADX, in Florence, Colorado has been described ... [Published AllGov - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

First black woman to win Olympic gold dies

ALBANY (Georgia): The first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal, Alice Coachman Davis, has died in the US at the age of 90. A US track and field legend, she set a new Olympic record, winning gold in the high jump at the 1948 London Games. ... [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Agriculture Dept. Refuses to Divulge Details of New Poultry Inspection Rule

The Department of Agriculture (USDA) has sent details of a proposed new rule for poultry inspection to the White House for review. However, they’d prefer if no one else knows the details of the proposal.Earlier drafts of the rule proposed a 40% cut in ... [Published AllGov - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

British Foreign Office Claims Documents Relating to CIA Abduction Program were “Accidentally” Destroyed

The British government has resorted to what some critics are calling a pathetic excuse to explain why it will not be turning over documents that could show officials were more involved last decade in the United States’ secret rendition program targeting ... [Published AllGov - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Largest Reservoir in U.S. Drops to Lowest Level in its 77-Year History

Fourteen years of drought plus growing, thirsty metropolises have considerably drained the largest man-made lake in the United States: Lake Mead, Nevada.Established in 1937 following the completion of Hoover Dam, Lake Mead today is at its lowest water ... [Published AllGov - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Defense Dept. Pays more per Unit for Prescription Drugs than Medicare and Medicaid

The biggest spender on prescription drugs in Washington, DC, is not either of the leading programs that provide healthcare coverage, but the one that wages warfare.It turns out the Department of Defense spends more money per unit for medications than ... [Published AllGov - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

New Law Takes Effect Allowing IRS to Examine Bank Records of Americans Trying to Evade Taxes

A law taking effect this month forces foreign financial institutions to let the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) examine its records to ensure that U.S. citizens abroad are not hiding taxable income from the federal government.The Foreign Account Tax Compliance ... [Published AllGov - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

New York Supreme Court Rules that Towns May Ban Fracking Despite State Law

Opponents of hydraulic fracturing have won a key legal ruling (pdf) in New York State, where the state’s highest court has said local governments can ban the controversial drilling practice regardless of state law.The decision comes in the wake of several ... [Published AllGov - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Why do Judges Keep Getting Arrested in Broward County, Florida?

From alcoholism to ethical and criminal violations, judges in one Florida county keep getting into trouble and proving an embarrassment.Take Judge Lynn Rosenthal. She made a spectacle of herself last month after driving drunk in a courthouse parking lot, ... [Published AllGov - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Despite their Role in the Economic Collapse, Subprime Loans are Back

They’re baaaaaack!Subprime mortgages, the financial equivalent of a dark destructive force, have returned to the American home industry, which was devastated last decade by this type of loan.These home loans, intended for people with poor credit, are ... [Published AllGov - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Supreme Court Calls Protest Buffer Zone Unconstitutional…Except in Front of the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday, in a unanimous opinion (pdf) in the case of McCullen vs. Coakley , struck down a Massachusetts law that provided for a 35-foot buffer zone around the entrances to abortion clinics, so that women wanting to use the clinics’ ... [Published AllGov - Jun 30 2014]

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