Archive for August, 2009

Black Politicians Face Pressure in New York

New York State has a historic track record with the caliber of Black politicians it has launched onto the national platform. With congressional dynamos including the late Adam Clayton Powell Jr., Rev. Floyd H. Flake and the current Ways and Mean Chair Congressman Charles Rangel. The Empire State celebrated another milestone with the ascent of [...]

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge’s Ruling Could Change Foreclosure Laws Nationwide

Mortgage Electronic Registration System (MERS) has been used by lenders nationwide to track mortgages via the system’s database. Lenders who are members of the program are represented in the enforcement of a promissory note secured by a mortgage. A U.S. Bankruptcy Judge in Nevada ruled earlier this year that MERS could no longer represent lenders [...]