As cities rethink single-family zoning, traditional ideas of the American Dream are challenged
When Nicole Valentine and her husband left Washington for Minneapolis in 1997, they said they were thrilled about their adopted city. The couple were able
Skelton: California’s big housing bill tanked. Why Newsom is partly to blame
Big and bold ideas often bomb out in the Legislature. And the biggest bill of this young session — a proposal to spur high-density housing — just blew up.Our democratic system of frustrating checks…
County councilman critiques how to fund affordable housing bill
One Frederick County councilman critiqued an upcoming bill, saying he would like to change the way the county funds an affordable housing initiative.
California’s housing bill was unexpectedly shelved. What you need to know
Senate Bill 50 would have prohibited many cities from banning four-to-five-story apartment buildings around public transit, among other things.
Durham teacher housing bills clears hurdle. But should schools be in rental business?
A N.C. House bill would let Durham Public Schools partner to build affordable housing for teachers and school system staff on land owned by DPS.
U.S. Housing Secretary Ben Carson: More should follow Minneapolis and phase out single-family zoning
In his first visit to Minnesota as a federal official, Carson said educating more people and fighting off "NIMBYism" or "Not In My Backyard" will be important.
Bill Belichick 9/20: 'A lot of challenges this week'
Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick addresses the media during his press conference at Gillette Stadium on Tuesday, September 20, 2016.
Could this new bill help solve California’s housing crisis? New study suggests otherwise
Sen. Scott Wiener wants CA to use upzoning to help make housing more affordable. A new study on zoning changes near transit centers in Chicago found housing prices went up but the number of units built did not.
Bill Would Tweak Housing Rules for Preserved Farms
Preserved farms can currently be subdivided for the construction of a primary residence for the landowner or an immediate family member, but that provision doesn’t apply to existing houses.
EU parliament passes copyright bill including controversial Article 13
STRASBOURG, France — European Union lawmakers approved a copyright directive Tuesday to give writers and artists more protection of their creative
New wording in controversial Michigan bill raises more questions
The bill had passed the Senate and was headed to the House without notice when the Free Press reported it would result in windfalls for two senators.
What Is Bill Paxton’s Cause Of Death? ‘Training Day’ Star Dead At 61
“Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” alum Bill Paxton died at age 61.
Should the utilities commission OK California's controversial wildfire bill? [The San Diego...
Oct. 11–The California Public Utilities Commission later this month is expected to vote on whether to approve a sweeping new law that sped through the Legislature this summer that creates a $21 billion wildfire fund that the state’s investor-owned utilities can tap if their equipment ign
Why Food-Delivery Apps Could Leave Restaurants Footing the Bill
America's love for take-out is spurring a boom in food delivery startups. But what's convenient for customers may not be good for restaurants. Here's why.
Why California’s new rent control bill could bring relief to Butte County’s housing crisis
CHICO — A sweeping housing bill now on its way to Gov. Gavin Newsom offers stronger protections to millions of renters across the state. It could mean big changes for Butte County, still suff…
Oregon's HB 2007 bill would set 100-day review limit on affordable housing
A hearing on the HB 2007 bill will be held June 22nd.
Housing, Spending Challenges Are Top Topics At Candidates Night
Mark Mathison (left), Erik Oliver (center), and Cecil Newcomb met on their way to the stage before last week's candidates forum at Nauset Regional Middle School and obliged a photographer. ED MARONEY PHOTO ORLEANS — The three candidates for two seats on the board of selectmen are grateful for the opportunity they've had to live here and worried about the lack of same for the next generations “Of all the kids I taught in this town over the last 45 years, most have…
Zoning Rules Approved For Temporary Trailers, Storage Containers
Following a March 21 Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) public hearing, the P&Z unanimously approved a set of zoning regulations intended to better regulate the use of outdoor temporary trailers and storage containers for construction projects and for relocations At the outset of the session, Rob Sibley, town deputy planning director, told P&Z members that the town’s zoning enforcement officer often receives complaints about unsightly storage…
Questions linger in proposed bill
State Sen. Craig Wilcox says consolidation legislation is ‘poor’ as written
What Happened To Bill Barr?
BY SUSAN ESTRICH I knew him back when we were both law clerks fresh out of school – he for one of the most conservative members of the DC Circuit, I for one of its leading liberals. He was a smart guy. Honorable. Someone you disagreed with but respected. As a young Justice Department lawyer,...