Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Dianne Wilkerson Affidavit and News Coverage 

Yesterday Dianne Wilkerson, Massachusetts state senator, was arrested on charges of attempted extortion and wire fraud. The following are some links to the affidavit and news coverage.

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Thursday, October 02, 2008

Senate Passes Emergency Economic Stabilization Act 

Yesterday the U.S. Senate passed the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008. You can find the full-text of the latest version of this bill on the website of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. This web page also contains a one page summary and a section by section analysis. For further commentary see: Senate passes bailout [CNN article]; Congress Struggles With Wall Street Bailout [NPR web page with several good articles]; and The Bailout: An Owner's Manual [Great Explanation from Forbes.com].

October 8: See the full-text of the law at gpoaccess.gov: H. R. 1424

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