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Michael Allen

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  • Will the NSA be reformed?

    Remember Edward Snowden? For a while, the National Security Agency's renegade contractor seemed like the most influential man in American intelligence, even though he's been hiding out in Moscow. Snowden's disclosures touched off a wave of enthusiasm in Congress for reforming the NSA's surveillance practices — and anger overseas when he revealed that American spies were listening to foreign leaders' cellphone calls.
  • Assembly speaker appoints ex-lawmaker to plum post

     
    Former Assemblyman Michael Allen may have lost a close race for reelection in November, but his state service is far from over.

    Bingham lawyers who grew through mergers face undoing by merger

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - In 2011, Boston-based law firm Bingham McCutchen was hailed in a Harvard Law School case study as a model of how lawyers can get rich by merging with other firms.     Led by Chairman Jay Zimmerman, the 123-year-old firm had emerged...

    Street by street, new police commissioner is learning Baltimore

    Street by street, new police commissioner is learning Baltimore
    A group of children play ball in the courtyard after dark as Anthony W. Batts walks through a high-crime West Baltimore public housing project wrapped around the Edgar Allan Poe House. It's quiet here, with an officer permanently stationed on-site, but...

    Panel headed by Senate leader appoints his friend to six-figure post

    SACRAMENTO -- A panel chaired by Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) has quietly appointed a longtime friend and former campaign manager of his to a position on the state Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board, which meets once a month...