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SEC charges Pennsylvania's capital city with fraud
Reuters via Business Insurance
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charged the Pennsylvania city of Harrisburg, the state's beleaguered capital, with securities fraud recently for allegedly releasing misleading public statements and financial information.
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Wisconsin GOP pushes to limit corporate liability
The Daily Page
As a steamfitter for the Wisconsin Electric Power Company in Milwaukee, Robert Hass' job was to install and repair the steam pipes that heat city buildings. Unibestos, a product made from asbestos, was used to insulate the pipes. Hass died in 2011 from mesothelioma, a painful cancer that starts in the lining of the lungs.
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Nevada politicians fight for Homeland Security funding for at-risk cities
Two bombs recently rocked the city of Boston and reminded the entire country that terrorism is still a very real threat. In the days since the attack, Las Vegas authorities have made it very clear that they have the plans in place to keep its people safe.
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Indianapolis building first empty-ballpark apartments
Some baseball fans like the sport so much they buy season tickets. But sports junkies in Indianapolis may be able to take their passion even further: Starting this summer, they’ll be able to live in a stadium. In August, workers will complete the process of converting the historic minor league ballpark in Indianapolis into a high-end, 138-unit apartment complex dubbed Stadium Lofts. It's believed to be the country's first housing development located in a former ballpark.
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Tennessee city of Niota functioning again, has insurance
Claims Journal
City government is operating again in Niota, Tenn., after a four-day shutdown because of no liability insurance. According to the Chattanooga Times Free Press, Niota reached a 60-day agreement with the Tennessee Municipal League pool. The league initially declined to renew the city's insurance after city commissioners refused to cooperate with an investigation into whether they harassed city employees.
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San Diego City Council reviews mayor's proposed cuts to city attorney's office
Mayor Bob Filner's proposal to cut 13 jobs in the office of his political rival, City Attorney Jan Goldsmith, is scheduled to be taken up by the San Diego City Council. The reduction, if approved, would save $1.4 million in the budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1.
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City of Missoula, Mont., uninsured for loss in South Avenue lawsuit
Lawsuits can put the hurt on the city budget. Last year, the city attorney predicted one lawsuit in particular could take its toll on city coffers. The 2012 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and Audit makes note of risk management and pending litigation, and it discusses the "considerable number of risks" the city faces.
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South Portland, Maine, resident files 'whistleblower' lawsuit against county, sheriff (The Forecaster)
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