Judicial Watch, a public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption has released what they’re calling their 2006 list of Washington’s “Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians.” The list includes Jack Abramoff, Senatory Hillary Clinton, Tom Delay, and Mark Foley. [Read more…] about Judicial Watch Publishes Washington’s 2006 Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians
Michigan Equality’s Board of Directors, the state’s largest member-based LGBT organization, proudly applauds the City of Lansing on the passage of the Lansing Human Rights ordinance.
“The time has come for Lansing to stand up and take its rightful place as a leader for Civil Rights in the region,” says Derek Smiertka, Executive Director for Michigan Equality. “Our 37,000 members were excited to see the City of Ferndale voters overwhelmingly pass a similar measure this year, we are ecstatic that the City of Lansing has done the same through their council.” [Read more…] about Michigan Equality Board of Directors Congratulates Lansing Michigan on Passing the Human Rights Ordinance
The Border Observer, in EL Paso, Texas apparently objects to the absence of Hispanic participation in the formation of American policy on Iraq; the publication asserts that the Iraq Study Group conclusions are flawed and proposes a new regime in Iraq. [Read more…] about The Border Observer Hispanic Publication Rejects Iraq Recommendations
World Trade Center Tower 1 or Freedom Tower is the centerpiece building of the new World Trade Center complex currently planned for Lower Manhattan. The tower will be located in the northwest corner of the 16-acre (65,000 mÂ²) World Trade Center site, bounded by Vesey Street, West Street, Washington Street and Fulton Street 40.713Â° N 74.0135Â° W. Construction on below-grade utility relocations, footings, and foundations for Freedom Tower began on April 27, 2006. As of December 19, 2006, the first steel columns are being installed at the building’s foundation. Three other high rises are planned for the site along Greenwich Street, plus a residential tower that will surround the World Trade Center Memorial that is currently also under construction, and a museum. [Read more…] about First Steel Columns Laid at Freedom Tower Site
Fitch Ratings has assigned an ‘AA-‘ rating to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s (the authority) $500 million of consolidated bonds 146th series (alternative minimum tax). The bonds sole competitively on Dec. 6, 2006. Bond proceeds will be applied to fund various capital plan projects. [Read more…] about Fitch Ratings Assigns AA- Rating to Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Bonds Related to Freedom Tower