Political Notebook: Legal challenge to photo ID law eyed


Archive for December, 2011

Political Notebook: Legal challenge to photo ID law eyed

Laws requiring a photo identification for voting have come under legal attack in South Carolina and Wisconsin. A similar challenge may be coming in Tennessee.

Presidential campaign needs to get real on salvaging middle class

With the coming U.S. presidential election, 2012 offers voters, business leaders and politicians an opportunity for a joint debate over the fundamentals of capitalism in America. Occupy Wall Street and its coast-to-coast spinoffs captured the headlines…

Stephen Foley: HP investors do not need a muckracking lawsuit over sex claims against ex-boss

US Outlook: There are too many claims and counter-claims to be sure what Mark Hurd, the ousted chief executive of Hewlett-Packard, really told the soft porn actress-turned-corporate hostess Jodie Fisher, but we can be pretty sure he was telling porkies…

Mortgage scammer gets 5 years behind bars

Chad Evans, mastermind of a $6.9 million scheme using straw buyers to inflate dozens of home mortgages, has been sentenced to five years and 10 months in federal prison.

Mortgage scammer gets 5 years behind bars

Chad Evans, mastermind of a $6.9 million scheme using straw buyers to inflate dozens of home mortgages, has been sentenced to five years and 10 months in federal prison.

Consumer confidence low for 2012

New Year outlook bleak as price hikes, pay freezes and austerity measures bite.

For 2012, Consumers’ Total Credit Scores Should Be at Least 2,012

NORWALK, Conn.—-For 2012, have all 3 Credit Scores add up to at least 2012, by averaging a score of 670 at each of the 3 major bureaus: Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion

Tuesday biz roundup: Woodburn Company Stores woo Canadian shoppers, Just Out shuts down

Also in the news: Washington state is considering a sales tax hike.

Americans Would Rather Save Money Than Lose Weight In 2012

For many of us, money worries take precedence over our own health and fitness goals. As such, finances appear to be the area many people want to fix in 2012.

Deutsche Bank Among Firms Giving U.S. Plans to Rent Seized Homes

Fortress Investment Group LLC and Deutsche Bank AG, whose executives played roles in the housing bubble, are among the hundreds of firms that responded to a U.S. government request for proposals to rent out foreclosed homes.