Tag: "property"

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Underutilized Government Land and Buildings

Underutilized Government Land and Buildings

Why the federal government wastes large amounts of property it often doesn’t even know it owns NPR has an interesting story on how the federal government owns large amounts of unused property. Often, government agencies don’t even realize they own the land in question: Government estimates suggest there may be 77,000 empty or underutilized buildings […]

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Former Virginia Governor Indicted under Federal Public Corruption Laws

Fmr. Va. Governor and First Lady Indicted on Corruption Charges

Fmr. Va. Governor and First Lady Indicted on Corruption Charges Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) and his wife, former First Lady Maureen McDonnell, were indicted today on federal public corruption charges. The McDonnells are accused of receiving numerous high-value gifts from businessman Jonnie Williams Sr. in exchange for McDonnell using his influence to benefit Williams’ […]

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e-property inheritance China

e-property inheritance China

When an online shop owner dies E-commerce giant Taobao tries to resolve the prickly problem of who gets what In the e-commerce industry, a problem has recently arisen over the issue of management succession, or in some instances ownership, given the lack of quantifiable, fixed assets or laws for resolving disputes. The deaths of two […]