- Groups sue feds over foreclosure fighting tactic Updated: Dec-05-13 3:05 pm
- Blue ribbon panels stumble on trimming red ink Updated: Dec-02-13 12:15 am
- Eminent domain to fight foreclosures is divisive Updated: Nov-23-13 1:23 pm
- Few support delaying changes in flood insurance Updated: Nov-20-13 3:53 am
NEWARK, New Jersey - The American Civil Liberties Union has sued the Federal Housing Finance Agency, asking it to disclose efforts to stop municipalities from using eminent domain to bail out underwater homeowners and make its dealings with the financial industry more transparent.
WASHINGTON - Since the end of World War II, more than a dozen high-profile bipartisan panels have been convened to tackle the nation's thorniest fiscal problems. Seldom have their recommendations spurred congressional action.
IRVINGTON, New Jersey - Using eminent domain to bail out underwater homeowners won't fix all Irvington's problems, but Mayor Wayne Smith thinks anything that can help some residents of his economically struggling township is worth trying.
WASHINGTON - Efforts to delay implementation of changes in the federal flood insurance program have run into roadblocks on both sides of Capitol Hill.