Identity verification at U.S. ports show flaws

May 25, 2011 Brian Bradley

Identity verification at U.S. ports show flaws

The maritime industry, which carries 90 percent of the world's traded goods, is on high alert in the wake of Osama bin Laden's murder.However, investigators from the Government Accountability Office recently released a report stating


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Good news from Harrisburg Parking Authority valuations

May 25, 2011 Karen Umpierre

Good news from Harrisburg Parking Authority valuations

The mayor of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, recently announced the positive results of a valuation conducted on a selection of city-owned properties leased to the city's parking authority.The findings may impact planning associated with the


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Consumer debt may be rising again

May 25, 2011 Brian Bradley

Consumer debt has been declining over the past two years, dropping from its height in 2008 at 8.2 percent, according to Business Insider, and indicating an improvement in consumer credit reports. However, this downward trend may be on its way


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California may do away with pre-employment credit checks

May 25, 2011 Matt Roesly

California may do away with pre-employment credit checks

California employers may soon no longer be able to pull credit checks when it comes to pre-employment screening processes thanks to a bill that recently cleared the state Assembly.The state already attempted to pass similar legislature in both


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Battle rages on over Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director

May 24, 2011 Todd Milner

With two months to go before the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is officially launched in July, Congress is considering three bills that may limit the agency's power before it has the chance to pass its first rule. The bureau, created


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