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Net neutrality is next and biggest target for new FCC chairman
Winona Daily NewsMay 1, 2017

... the courts, President Barack Obama and liberal activists pushed the agency to expand its authority over broadband. They urged the agency to classify broadband as a more highly regulated utility-like service under Title 2 of federal ...more »

Here's what a Providence city ID might be good for
The Providence JournalMay 1, 2017

In New York City, dozens of city businesses grant discounts from 5 to 25 percent to card holders. It can be used as a public library card, to gain admittance as a city resident to cultural institutions, and to receive 25-percent off fees for adopting a ...more »

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Bad Credit History
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State budget: 2-year, 2% raises OK'd for teachers
Arizona Daily SunMay 5, 2017

Kristen Engel, D-Tucson, said one reason the state spends so much money on incarceration is that some laws make no difference between violent and nonviolent offenders. She specifically cited one statute that says inmates earn one day of release credit ...more »

Collections
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“Sword of Damocles” to hang over erring employers – SSS
Catanduanes TribuneMay 1, 2017

The issuance of the warrants of distraint, levy and garnishment will hang like the proverbial Sword of Damocles over delinquent employers, Valdez stressed, adding that violators deserve the harshness of the law because an injustice has been committed.more »

Bankruptcy Law
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Suburban retirement community files for bankruptcy
Crain's Chicago BusinessMay 2, 2017

Investors that financed construction of a big west suburban retirement community face huge losses as the project's developer tries to recapitalize in Bankruptcy Court. GreenFields of Geneva, a 247-unit development that opened in 2012, is nearly fully ...more »

Disputes With Irs
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Televangelist Who Said God Would Destroy LGBT Community Charged With Fraud, Tax Evasion
NewNowNextMay 1, 2017

A televangelist who claimed the gay community would suffer God's punishment is suffering the wrath of the Internal Revenue Service: The Texas offices of Pastor Benny Hinn were raided by IRS investigators on Wednesday, though Hinn himself was not ...more »

Garnishment
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Canelo Alvarez's purse from fight against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. won't be garnished, promoter says
Los Angeles TimesMay 4, 2017

Canelo Alvarez's purse money from fighting Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on Saturday night will not be garnished to settle an $8.5-million legal judgment, Alvarez's promoter said. Tuto Zabala, Alvarez's former promoter, was seeking to garnish Alvarez's wages ...more »

Chapter 11, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
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Governor says Puerto Rico is headed to US Bankruptcy Court
Circleville HeraldMay 5, 2017

The governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rossello, announced Wednesday that he would move the effort to solve the island's debt crisis to federal Bankruptcy Court. Rossello's decision came after extensive negotiations with creditors stalled, resulting in ...more »

Personal Bankruptcy
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Ocwen Financial: Calling Republican Lawmakers What Is Going On With The CFPB
Seeking AlphaMay 1, 2017

I feel that there has been wrongdoing over the past several years by various industry participants that might have broken various federal and state securities rules such as insider trading, securities fraud, violations of the RICO act, illegal or ...more »

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
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West Michigan brewery files for bankruptcy after closing doors ...
MLive.comMay 2, 2017

SPRING LAKE TOWNSHIP, MI - Dutch Girl Brewery was in business for less than two years before it abruptly closed in March. Less than two months later, ...more »

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