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Puerto Rico Debt Advisors Subject to Conflict Disclosure (tags)
After an investigation into potential conflicts of interest in Puerto Rico's debt restructuring, the island's oversight board notes it will increase disclosure requirements for advisors. The investigation began in response to a debt consultant whose affiliate company holds Puerto Rico debt.
Judge Delays Ruling on Puerto Rico Debt Deal White House Opposes Island's Food Assistance (tags)
On Thursday, Judge Laura Taylor Swain delayed approval of a $17 billion debt deal between Puerto Rico "COFINA" creditors and the island's oversight board.
PR Debt Cancel, Judge Reviews Cofina Debt (tags)
The Oversight Board in Puerto Rico has just filed for a dismissal of $6 billion of the island's debt because they say it was contracted unconstitutionally.
Oversight Board Reviews New Fiscal Plan for Puerto Rico (tags)
Puerto Rico's oversight board reviews a new plan on economic growth and debt payments to the island's creditors in San Juan today.
Puerto Rico Governor and Oversight Board Spar on Fiscal Plan (tags)
The certification of a plan to get Puerto Rico out of debt and back to economic growth was delayed again this week.
Puerto Rico Board Meets on Anniversary of Debt Legislation (tags)
Puerto Rico's oversight board is holding its eighth public meeting in San Juan at the Sheraton Hotel Convention Center.
Oakland Committee Voting On Ending Secretive Surveillance (tags)
Up For Consideration on Tuesday before the Oakland City Council's Public Safety Committee, a Transparency Ordinance Grants Community Control Over Spying Equipment Use.
Puerto Rico Oversight Board Meets as Bankruptcy Deadline Approaches (tags)
Puerto Rico's oversight board meets on April 28th in New York and could authorize a bankruptcy process for the debt ridden island.
Puerto Rico Religious Leaders Call for Bankruptcy Ahead of "Vulture Fund" Deadline (tags)
Before May, protections expire that shelter Puerto Rico from debt lawsuits and predatory financial groups popularly known as "vulture" funds.
Puerto Rico Oversight Board Mediates Last Ditch Debt Negotiations (tags)
Within weeks, Puerto Rico will likely enter bankruptcy proceedings tailored by Congress specifically for the US territory.
Puerto Rico Oversight Board Holds Economic Growth Meeting (tags)
Puerto Rico's Financial Oversight and Management Board meets in San Juan to discuss economic growth proposals for the island.
Puerto Rico Religious Leaders Ask Congress to Pass Debt Crisis Actions (tags)
"As religious leaders in Puerto Rico, we urge you to act on behalf of the 3.4 million American citizens living on the island," wrote two prominent ministers to Congress about policies to help the debt-troubled island.
Puerto Rico Governor Releases New Fiscal Plan (tags)
Puerto Rico's Governor Ricardo Rosselló released a new fiscal plan that seeks to balance the island's budget by 2019.
Puerto Rico Oversight Board Holds First Meeting (tags)
Independent Experts Monitor Puerto Rico Board and "PROMESA" Legislation
Religious Leaders Ask Senators to Pass Puerto Rico Debt Legislation (tags)
Religious leaders from Puerto Rico and the US mainland meet with Senators to urge them to support legislation to restructure the island's debt.
House Republicans Convene to Discuss Puerto Rico Legislation (tags)
Speaker Paul Ryan is holding a special meeting with Republicans to discuss the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA). Ahead of the Republican special session, Jubilee USA sent a letter from its executive director advocating passage with key changes.
Congress Releases Draft Puerto Rico Bill to Address Financial Crisis (tags)
The House Committee on Natural Resources released draft legislation to address Puerto Rico's debt crisis.
Congressional Hearing Examines Puerto Rico Debt Crisis (tags)
The US House of Representatives held its second hearing on Puerto Rico's debt crisis this year. The hearing focused on potential legislative solutions including bankruptcy protection and an economic oversight board
NSA Caught Red-Handed (tags)
Obama Spurns NSA Spying Reform (tags)
Sen. Roberson versus the (SNWA) water monster (tags)
Speaking out against the powerful SNWA can have consequences, though some individuals like Steve Sisolak and Mike Roberson are putting their careers at risk in order to protect the spring fed ecosystems that would be destroyed by the SNWA pipeline.
Four More Years of War (tags)
It's not the Federal Reserve, it's the system it serves (tags)
If the Fed were eliminated, the exact same powerful capitalist interests would be continue to bend government policy to their preferred outcome and would continue to exercise the same dominance over government, social institutions and the mass media. The only difference would be that the economy would become more unstable than it already is because there would be less ability on the part of government to dampen excesses. Why would that be good?
Lawless FBI Intelligence Gathering Practices (tags)
MEG WHITMAN PLEASE TELL CA VOTERS WHERE YOUR WALL STREET ~BANKER BUDDIES HID THEIR TARP $$ (tags)
MEG WHITMAN HAS NOTHING TO SAY ABOUT where HER POLITICAL BUDDIES BUSH~ ROVE $750 BILLION TARP PONZI BAILOUT MONIES REALLY WENT !!!
Banking- and Mortgage Fraud (tags)
The whole great world of money is infected by the banal greed for more and more. Wasn't the art of making more money out of money the most noble and top-paid pursuit? Deregulation and liberalization have consequences for democracy and the economy.
University of California Students Establish Nuclear Weapons Lab Oversight Committee (tags)
An Official Student Government Body, the Committee’s Mission is to Provide More Democratic and Open Supervision of UC’s Nuclear Weapons Labs and Ensure US Compliance With NPT Treaty Obligation of Disarmament
Enabling Fascism: John Conyers is "Not Out To Impeach President" (tags)
While Conyers backs away from impeachment indicating that the allegations of misconduct are not proven, he is also trying to pass a law to stop Bush from illegal wiretapping...a law to force Bush to obey the law. Why is he making it seem as if the case for impeachment over illegal wiretapping has not been made when he knows that Bush has broken the law?
US plans massive data sweep (tags)
Little-known data-collection system could troll news, blogs, even e-mails. Will it go too far?
Rice Threatened EU to Retain US Control over Internet (tags)
This letter was sent to the EU regarding global governance of the Internet.
CORRECTION~BTL:While Federal Contracts to Private Companies Proliferate... (tags)
...Government Oversight is Weak or Nonexistent~Interview with Michael Scherer, Washington correspondent for Mother Jones magazine, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
BTL:Bush Administration's Military Expenditures and Tax Cuts Lead to... (tags)
...Unprecedented Deficit Spending ~ Interview with Max Sawicki, economist with the Economic Policy Institute, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus
Riverside Police Commission under fire (tags)
The debate over whether Riverside's only form of civilian oversight over its police department will continue to exist continues, but questions are asked about its independence.
Riverside Police Commission under fire (tags)
After the most recent elections for city council, it became clear to most community members that Riverside's only civilian form of police oversight might be placed on the chopping block.
Orwellian Poindexter IAO planed BEFORE 911 !! (tags)
Just like unPatriot Act -- set in motion before 9-11 ... get the word out so the brain-dead corporate media doesn't roll over
Vote Against An Imperial Presidency (tags)
Please read all of the following and consider carefully before deciding whether and how to vote in the upcoming elections.
Nuclear Industry Oversight Legislation signed by Gov Davis (tags)
Governor Davis signed SB 2065, nuclear industry oversight legislation, which requires low-level radioactive waste generators to systematically report on the waste they generate, treat, store, transfer and ship for disposal. The bill also mandates that DHS prepare annual analyses of the information for review by legislators and the public.