Documents Detail Tom Steyer’s Ties to Alleged $67 Million Ponzi Scheme

Billionaire environmentalist’s hedge fund named as defendant in investor lawsuit

Lachlan Markay The Washington Free Beacon 4/23/2014

The hedge fund founded and until recently run by billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer was deeply involved in an alleged Ponzi scheme that siphoned tens of millions of dollars from foreign investors, an analysis of public records shows.

Steyer, […]

Judge Strikes Down Costly Provision Of Dodd-Frank

Editorial Investors.com 4/17/2014

Regulation: In a victory for common sense, a federal judge has voided a race-based mandate of the Dodd-Frank Act that would have cost manufacturers and retailers billions in compliance expenses.

Marking the first time a court has ruled that a provision of Dodd-Frank violates the Constitution, the U.S. Court of Appeals for […]

Stimulus-Backed Green Energy Company ECOtality May Declare Bankruptcy

DOE suspends stimulus payments after company’s SEC filings

Lachlan Markay The Washington Free Beacon 8/12/2013

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has suspended stimulus payments to a major green energy company after the company said it is having trouble finding financing and may have to declare bankruptcy.

ECOtality admitted that possibility in a filing with […]

DHS Email: ‘We Absolutely Gave Special Treatment to GreenTech Visa Requests’

Michael Patrick Leahy Breitbart.com Big Government 3 Aug 2013

An April 2013 email from a career Department of Homeland Security official released on Friday by the office of Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) stated that the Department of Homeland Security “absolutely gave special treatment” to green card visa applications filed by foreign national EB-5 investors in […]

SEC moves to tighten regulations on money market funds

Sarah N. Lynch Reuters 6/5/2013

A portion of the $2.6 trillion money market fund industry would be required to fundamentally change how it prices its shares under proposals issued by U.S. regulators on Wednesday to reduce the risk of abrupt withdrawals.

But the Securities and Exchange Commission plan was not as strict as some market […]

Government may have leaked billion dollar Medicare decision

Ariel Cohen The Daily Caller 6/10/2013

At least 436 employees of the Department of Health and Human Services received advance word of an upcoming Medicare decision, and now federal investigators are looking into whether they tipped off Wall Street investors.

A review of emails by Republican Sen. Charles E. Grassley of Iowa found that hundreds […]