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  • Google wins legal faceoff with Microsoft over key government contract

     
    Google Inc. won a major victory in a lawsuit against the U.S. Interior Department this week when a federal judge ordered the federal agency to hold off on a request for a bid to upgrade its e-mail system after Google......
  • The borrowing battle

     
    I contend that the question of whether the state should borrow $8.75 billion is misphrased. We've already, in effect and for all practical purposes, borrowed $10.7 billion, and the only question is how and how quickly we'll repay that money.......
  • IBM settles SEC lawsuit alleging bribery in China, South Korea

     
    IBM Corp. has agreed to pay $10 million to settle a civil suit brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission accusing its employees of showering cash, gifts and trips on Chinese and South Korean government officials to procure government contracts.......
  • California congressman tackles toxic trade in new bill

     
    “The States have been passing laws that are already increasing the amount of e-waste collected for recycling, instead of land-filling,” said Kate Sinding, senior attorney with the Natural Resources Defense Council. “Unfortunately,...
  • Equality is good business. Literally.

     
    Two new studies show that the equal treatment of LGBT employees, including strong anti-discrimination policies and same-sex partner benefits, are more than just the right thing to do. They're also good for business. Studies from the Williams Institute and...
  • Ethics Rules limit holiday gifts for Palm Beach County government

     
    Christmas doesn???t bring a holiday from Palm Beach County???s gift rules for local government officials and employees. That???s the message this week from the county???s Ethics Commission, which is spreading the word that rules limiting gifts from...
  • Air Force says pilot at fault in fatal F-22 Raptor crash

     
    A long-awaited report was made public by the Air Force and disclosed details about the death of a pilot who crashed in the Alaskan wilderness in the military's most expensive fighter jet, the F-22 Raptor....
  • Newton: DWP rate hike can't wait

    Newton: DWP rate hike can't wait
    For Los Angeles to meet its legal obligations and provide for a more sustainable energy and water future, rates must go up. Soon. The City Council doesn't like to acknowledge that because it knows there are few more predictable ways to raise the ire of...
  • Glendale City Council Meeting Preview

    Beeline fares: The City Council on Tuesday will hold a special meeting at 2:30 p.m. to discuss a proposed fare increase and service cuts for the Glendale Beeline bus service. City transportation commissioners voted 4 to 1 last week to recommend that the...
  • Lancaster County Commissioner Seeks to Ban Project Labor Agreements for Construction Projects

    Lancaster County Commissioner  Seeks to Ban Project Labor Agreements for Construction Projects
    Lancaster County Commissioner Scott Martin wants to ban Project Labor Agreements for Construction Projects in the county. A project labor agreement or PLA requires all contractors, whether they are unionized or not, to subject themselves and their...
  • SBA regional director finds comfort in finance

    SBA regional director finds comfort in finance
    Marianne Markowitz strolls through a hallway at the regional headquarters of the U.S. Small Business Administration in the Loop, not pausing to glance at the two official portraits, one of President Barack Obama, that are the only decor on a yawning...
  • Sustainability upgrades makes City-County building one of most energy-efficient government offices

    Sustainability upgrades makes City-County building one of most energy-efficient government offices
    Mayor Greg Ballard detailed upgrades to the City-County Building (CCB) Monday that are reducing the city’s environmental footprint and resulting in guaranteed energy savings of $750,000 annually for the next 15 years. The sustainability measures...