By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
A Philadelphia-based health company is interested in purchasing a managed care firm in the District owned by the man at the center of a federal probe into Mayor Vincent C. Gray's 2010 campaign, D.C. insurance officials said Monday.
If you support health care reform, stay away from the D.C. model.
Businesses owned for years by prominent D.C. contractor Jeffrey Thompson engaged in a pattern of political giving that appears to run afoul of city campaign finance law, combining to give twice and sometimes three times the maximum donation to city politicians in a single day, records show.
Iowa has paid London filmmakers $450,000 to cancel plans to shoot a movie there about a flesh-eating lake monster and other films that could have qualified for millions of dollars in tax credits, newly released public records show.
The District took over the company in October, after Chartered's board and Mr. Thompson agreed not to contest the city's petition to place the company into a court receivership.
Ciminella's lawyer, Jeffrey Thompson, said the money was not a loan but a gift and that Judd had never asked that it be repaid until now.