The Takeaway

Policing the Police: New Jersey

Monday, June 23, 2014

The force is with you - and it's expensive. Internal fighting cost New Jersey taxpayers $29 million last year, and the Garden State isn't alone.  


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The Brian Lehrer Show

The High Cost of Cop V. Cop Lawsuits in NJ

Thursday, June 19, 2014

In New Jersey, cops suing other cops accounts for expensive settlements, where costs are passed onto taxpayers. Independent journalist Sally Herships discusses why police departments don't seem to do much to mediate internal disputes before they go to court.


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Money Talking

Money Talking: The End of the Stimulus?

Friday, June 21, 2013

The Federal Reserve has kept interest rates low and taken other measures to stimulate the economy in recent years, but we've always known the extraordinary measures were not going to last forever.


The Brian Lehrer Show

Paying for Countrywide's Discrimination

Friday, December 23, 2011

Bank of America has agreed to pay $335 million to settle allegations of racially discriminatory lending practices by Bank of America owned Countrywide. Josh Zinner, co-director of the Neighborhood Economic Development Advocacy Project (NEDAP), joins us to discuss the settlement.  

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It's A Free Blog

Opinion: Israeli Housing Protests Strike Familiar Tea Party Notes

Monday, August 08, 2011

People may not oppose the settlements but they don't want to fund them either.

-Karol Markowicz, It's A Free Country blogger.

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