Stories tagged: settlements
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 19, 2017, 5:13 p.m.
House member offices paid $342k in settlements over 4 years
Newly-released statistics show taxpayers paid more than $342,000 to settle workplace discrimination disputes at House lawmakers’ offices between 2008 and 2012, including nearly $175,000 for eight settlements related to sexual …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 1, 2017, 10:01 p.m.
Ethics panels want records on settled harassment claims
Ethics committees from the House and Senate requested records on Friday detailing taxpayer-financed payments made over the years to settle claims of sexual harassment, discrimination and other prohibited behavior by …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 12:33 p.m.
U.S. agrees to pay tea party groups in suits over IRS scrutiny
The Trump administration has agreed to a “very substantial” payout and is apologizing to tea party groups to settle lawsuits over the extra, often burdensome IRS scrutiny they received when …
Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 8 a.m.
Israeli prime minister says no withdrawal from settlements
Israel’s prime minister has vowed to never uproot any West Bank settlement – just days after a White House envoy was in the region trying to restart peace talks with …
Sun., June 4, 2017, 1:36 p.m.
Morocco king skips W. Africa summit after Israel attends
Morocco’s king is skipping a regional meeting of West African leaders amid his country’s bid to join the bloc known as ECOWAS.
Sun., Feb. 5, 2017, 10:30 p.m.
Israel pushes settlement bill despite warnings
Israel’s prime minister is moving ahead with a contentious law that would legalize dozens of settlement outposts in the West Bank, despite claims by experts that the bill itself is …
Sat., Dec. 31, 2016
Charles Krauthammer: Obama’s most shameful moment
For the last 35 years, every administration, including a re-election-seeking Obama himself in 2011, has protected Israel with the U.S. veto because such a Security Council resolution gives immense legal …
Fri., Nov. 30, 2012, 10:28 a.m.
Israel OKs new West Bank settlement construction
JERUSALEM — Israel approved the construction of 3,000 homes in Jewish settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, a government official said today, in what appeared to be a …
Thu., Nov. 3, 2011
County agrees to $687,000 settlement
Another allegedly faulty land-use decision by Spokane County officials resulted in a $687,000 settlement this week. The payout is for property near the intersection of U.S. Highway 2 and Day-Mt. …