Forest Preservation. Legal news and articles for July 30 - 31, 2014

'Full preservation of retirement savings not an option'Spa City mourns loss of preservation advocateNative Languages Bill Heads to SenateNative Languages Bill Heads to SenateMilton Friedman's Property Rights LegacyCarey Vennema, 93, leader in Save the Village effortThe Battle For Jim's Shoe Repair Continues in City CourtJohnson's Native Languages Bill Heads to Senate FloorTri-county residents explore steelhead trout preservationHistory flies under the radarHistory flies under the radarNew Cash for Affordable HousingNew Cash for Affordable HousingGOP Border Crisis Bill Would Erase Environmental ProtectionsUSPS seeks new site for La Jolla letter carriers, downplays importance of ...

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The Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood's Failures
Carnegie Endowment for International PeaceJuly 1, 2014

Second, the Brotherhood needed to undergo an ideological and organizational transformation, including by embracing the principles of democracy, pluralism, individual freedoms, citizenship, and equality before the law. Neither of these conditions was ...more »

Architectural gems remain in Fresno's aging, historic John Euless home
Fresno BeeJuly 3, 2014

... is interested in keeping its historic legacy. However, he estimated it would cost $50,000 to get the house in liveable conditions. In addition to the house, the property includes a detached two-story, in-law suite, and a three-car garage ...more »

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'Full preservation of retirement savings not an option'
Moneyweb.co.zaJuly 31, 2014

JOHANNESBURG - To enforce full preservation of retirement savings is not an option at this stage. Speaking at the 10X Retirement Conference, Olano Makhubela, chief director of financial investments and savings at National Treasury, said there is a ...more »

Spa City mourns loss of preservation advocate
The SaratogianJuly 31, 2014

Burns was a lifelong supporter of historic preservation in Saratoga Springs, especially the development of the Franklin Square Historical District in the early 1970s. Many Saratogians were opposed to the proposition brought to the city by the ...more »

Native Languages Bill Heads to Senate
Indian Country Today Media NetworkJuly 31, 2014

The Native American languages grant program was last reauthorized by Congress with the Esther Martinez Native American Languages Preservation Act in 2006. It reauthorized and expanded the Native American language grant program to include a grant ...more »

Native Languages Bill Heads to Senate
Indian Country Today Media NetworkJuly 31, 2014

The Native American languages grant program was last reauthorized by Congress with the Esther Martinez Native American Languages Preservation Act in 2006. It reauthorized and expanded the Native American language grant program to include a grant ...more »

Milton Friedman's Property Rights Legacy
ForbesJuly 31, 2014

It should protect citizens from crimes against themselves or their property. When government– in pursuit of good intentions tries to rearrange the economy, legislate morality, or help special interests, the cost come in inefficiency, lack of motivation ...more »

Carey Vennema, 93, leader in Save the Village effort
The VillagerJuly 31, 2014

During law school, he met Mary Holly Webb, then a student at Union Theological Seminary, and the two married in 1956 and lived together in Greenwich Village. ... On April 29, 1969, 10 years after the establishment of Save the Village, the New York City ...more »

The Battle For Jim's Shoe Repair Continues in City Court
Racked NYJuly 31, 2014

... features to meet the criteria for designation," the Landmarks Preservation Commission wrote last year. So yesterday, lawyers for Jim's argued " that the LPC violated state law and commission procedure when it denied them a hearing," according to ...more »

Johnson's Native Languages Bill Heads to Senate Floor
KELO AM-FMJuly 31, 2014

The Native American languages grant program was last reauthorized by Congress with the Esther Martinez Native American Languages Preservation Act in 2006. It reauthorized and expanded the Native American language grant program to include a grant ...more »

Tri-county residents explore steelhead trout preservation
Lompoc RecordJuly 31, 2014

Matt Clifford, staff attorney for Trout Unlimited's California Water Project, will provide an overview of California water rights law and will examine a variety of streamflow enhancement projects including harvesting rainwater and making irrigation ...more »

History flies under the radar
Daily PilotJuly 31, 2014

According to Art Goddard of the Costa Mesa Historical Society, preservation of historic buildings in this town is always "a crapshoot." "Each case is different," he said. "Each case is handled individually." There are some disadvantages to being ...more »

History flies under the radar
Daily PilotJuly 31, 2014

Guided by the newly created list, in late 1999 the City Council passed the Historic Preservation Ordinance, a law designed to "safeguard the city's heritage" and create a local register for which owners of historic properties could voluntarily apply ...more »

New Cash for Affordable Housing
Wall Street JournalJuly 31, 2014

Longtime affordable-housing lender Community Preservation Corp. is getting an infusion of $350 million to invest in struggling neighborhoods, part of a private-public partnership that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio called essential to his agenda ...more »

New Cash for Affordable Housing
Wall Street JournalJuly 31, 2014

Longtime affordable-housing lender Community Preservation Corp. is getting an infusion of $350 million to invest in struggling neighborhoods, part of a private-public partnership that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio called essential to his agenda ...more »

GOP Border Crisis Bill Would Erase Environmental Protections
U.S. News & World ReportJuly 30, 2014

Yet the measure also says that the Interior and Agriculture departments "shall not impede, prohibit or restrict" Border Patrol activities on federal land within 100 miles of the U.S.-Mexico border, waiving more than a dozen laws at once – from the ...more »

USPS seeks new site for La Jolla letter carriers, downplays importance of ...
La Jolla LightJuly 30, 2014

The report largely addresses whether the USPS has been in compliance with the Section 106 process of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) in its relocation of services and sale of historic postal facilities. Section 106 requires federal ...more »

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