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February 16, 1989 | ROBERT A. ROSENBLATT, Times Staff Writer
Consumer activist Ralph Nader, calling the Bush Administration plan to bail out the savings and loan insurance fund "too unjust a solution for the country to tolerate," on Wednesday announced a drive for higher taxes on the rich and a levy on stock trades to pay for the S&L cleanup.
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February 16, 1989 | ROBERT A. ROSENBLATT, Times Staff Writer
Consumer activist Ralph Nader, calling the Bush Administration plan to bail out the savings and loan insurance fund "too unjust a solution for the country to tolerate," on Wednesday announced a drive for higher taxes on the rich and a levy on stock trades to pay for the S&L cleanup.
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BUSINESS
February 10, 1989 | TOM FURLONG, Times Staff Writer
A national housing advocacy group sued the Federal Home Loan Bank Board on Thursday, charging the thrift regulatory agency with failing to produce information about the proposed sale of six failing savings and loan firms last fall. The lawsuit was filed in federal court in Dallas by Acorn, an activist group known formally as the Assn. of Community Organizations for Reform Now. In a press release, the plaintiffs emphasized that the public has a right to know about such deals if U.S.
NEWS
June 24, 1988 | DOUGLAS FRANTZ, Times Staff Writer
Japanese-owned California First Bank agreed Thursday to create sweeping new programs for minorities and low-income groups to smooth the way for its acquisition of Union Bank in Los Angeles. California First said it will provide $84 million in loans in minority and low-income neighborhoods, offer free checking accounts for low-income consumers, increase recruitment of minorities and women, and add three minority or women directors to its board.
BUSINESS
June 25, 1988 | DOUGLAS FRANTZ, Times Staff Writer
The assault on First Interstate started about 3 p.m. one Friday last September. Without warning, pickets showed up outside its banks in Albuquerque, N.M., Denver, Oakland, Phoenix and Seattle. The marchers, carrying signs protesting lending policies, were from Acorn (the Assn. of Community Organizations for Reform Now). The picketing was the opening salvo in a confrontation between the activist group based in Little Rock, Ark., and the nation's ninth-largest banking company.
NEWS
December 14, 1992 | Associated Press
Here is the list of participants for the economic conference: Paul Allaire, Xerox Corp., Stamford, Conn; Robert Allen, AT&T, Basking Ridge, N.J.; Edwin L. Artzt, Procter & Gamble Co., Cincinnati; Clarence Avant, Tabu Productions Inc., Los Angeles Mike Bailin, Public-Private Ventures, Philadelphia; Zoe Baird, Aetna Life Insurance, Hartford, Conn.; Dennis Bakke, Applied Energy Services Corp., Arlington, Va.; Jill Barad, Mattel Co., El Segundo, Calif.; Dave Barram, Apple Computer Inc.
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