North Carolina Governor Tweaks Anti-LGBT Law; Critics Say It Doesn’t Change Much

North Carolina Governor Tweaks Anti-LGBT Law; Critics Say It Doesn’t Change Much

Only hours after Deutsche Bank canceled its plans to expand its presence in North Carolina — and following a similar decision last week by PayPal — the state’s governor has signed an executive order that softens some aspects of a controversial bill that restricts cities’ ability to protect the rights of people based on sexual preference or gender identification. [More]

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Deutsche Bank Halts North Carolina Job Expansion Plans Over Anti-LGBT Law

Following in the footsteps of PayPal, Deutsche Bank has announced it’s canceled plans to bring 250 jobs to North Carolina because of the state’s recently enacted law that restricts cities’ ability to offer protections based on sexual preference or gender identification. [More]

Banks Letting Foreclosed NYC Homes Fall Into Dangerous Disrepair

Banks Letting Foreclosed NYC Homes Fall Into Dangerous Disrepair

Though New York City real estate remains at a relative premium, a new report says that banks have ignored the upkeep of thousands of seized foreclosure properties, allowing them to fall into horrid levels of disrepair.

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Deutsche Bank tried to foreclose on 14 properties in Ohio, but the federal court judge determined that the bank couldn’t sufficiently prove that it actually owned the mortgage notes, and dismissed the case. [IamFacingForeclosure]