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The Trump Administration Is Sending Fines To Illegal Immigrants Who Refuse To Leave The US

The Trump Administration Is Sending Fines To Illegal Immigrants Who Refuse To Leave The US

Jason Hopkins | Immigration and Politics Reporter   The Trump administration is slapping fines on illegal immigrants who are ignoring court orders to leave the U.S. — one of them totals nearly half a million dollars. “It is the intention of [Immigration and Customs Enforcement] to order you pay a fine in the amount of […]

California cities face $600K fines if they break state housing law in Newsom’s budget deal

California cities face $600K fines if they break state housing law in Newsom’s budget deal

BY SOPHIA BOLLAG California will punish cities and counties that don’t meet their housing goals under a deal Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders announced Thursday. If a court finds that a city or county violates a state law that sets targets for how much housing a community must plan to build, the fines could […]

Pacific Legal Foundation asks Supreme Court to give homeowners meaningful protection from excessive fines

Pacific Legal Foundation asks Supreme Court to give homeowners meaningful protection from excessive fines

By Christina M. Martin, Attorney Our friends at Institute for Justice have convinced the Supreme Court to soon decide in the case Timbs v. Indiana whether the Constitution restrains states (and not just the federal government) from imposing excessive fines. This case started when the State of Indiana  attempted to take Mr. Timbs’s Land Rover, on top of other […]

Wells Fargo to pay $1 billion in fines over auto, mortgage lending abuses

Wells Fargo to pay $1 billion in fines over auto, mortgage lending abuses

Federal regulators slapped Wells Fargo & Co. with a fine of $1 billion on Friday, punishing the San Francisco bank for abuses that harmed mortgage and auto loan borrowers, and for what regulators said was a pervasive and “reckless” lack of risk management.

Ventura County DA ‘Nails’ Home Depot with Hazardous Waste Fines along with other California Counties

Ventura County DA ‘Nails’ Home Depot with Hazardous Waste Fines along with other California Counties

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office, along with the California Attorney General’s Office, District Attorney’s Offices in Alameda, Monterey, Riverside, San Diego, San Joaquin, Santa Clara and Yolo Counties, and the City Attorney of Los Angeles, has settled a $27.8 million civil enforcement action […]

Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving | Thousand Oaks Police Department

Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving | Thousand Oaks Police Department

The Thousand Oaks Police Department strives to promote traffic safety within the community. In an effort to recognize certain hazards while driving, the Traffic Bureau has started a monthly traffic awareness reminder program, addressing a traffic topic each month. While we focus on a specific topic each month, it’s always imperative to constantly strive to […]

California Must Pay Nearly $1 Million to Company for Destroying Evidence

California Must Pay Nearly $1 Million to Company for Destroying Evidence

by JOEL B. POLLAK A federal judge has fined the State of California nearly $1 million — an unusually large punishment — for destroying evidence in an environmental case that the Santa Barbara News Press has dubbed “Targate.” As Breitbart News noted last year, U.S. Magistrate Judge Ralph Zarefsky recommended that the state be sanctioned because the California […]

Thousand Oaks City Council grapple with Citywide user Fees, Fines and Penalties

Thousand Oaks City Council grapple with Citywide user Fees, Fines and Penalties

By Kevin Harris Tuesday, February 28, 2017:  Citywide user fees, fines, penalties and development fees, followed by marijuana, were the hot topics of Tuesday night’s City Council Meeting in Thousand Oaks. Item 8A was classified as a “Study Session” and a “Draft” for Citywide User Fees, Fines, Penalties, Rates and Assessments, and Development and Impact […]

Obamacare — may it rest in peace

Obamacare — may it rest in peace

  The first order of business for the new Congress is the repeal of Obamacare. The American people demand it. The only people who seem to be happy with Obama’s signature achievement are those who are rich or getting it for free, or nearly free. Dig a little deeper and you will find that the […]

Wells Fargo Agrees To Pay $50 Million For Overcharging 250K Homeowners On Mortgages

Wells Fargo Agrees To Pay $50 Million For Overcharging 250K Homeowners On Mortgages

Wells Fargo agreed to pay $50 million dollars in response to a lawsuit that alleges the firm was overcharging hundreds of thousands of its customers for appraisals of their defaulted mortgages. The settlement still faces court approval. If the settlement is approved, dosage it will finally lay to rest the nationwide debate regarding how the […]

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