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M.B. Pell

Special Report: U.S. school closures dramatically shrinking public education, Reuters finds

02 Jun 2020

NEW YORK Jennifer Panditaratne’s third-grade daughter had been seeing a reading specialist once a week before her Florida school closed abruptly in March due to the novel coronavirus.

Military landlord, under fire following Reuters reports, issues improvement plan

08 Apr 2020

NEW YORK Military housing landlord Balfour Beatty Communities, the focus of a Justice Department inquiry following Reuters reports it falsified maintenance logs, said it has taken steps to prevent the practice and make its homes safer for service families.

Special Report - How the COVID-19 lockdown will take its own toll on health

03 Apr 2020

NEW YORK It’s the most dramatic government intervention into our lives since World War II. To fight the coronavirus outbreak, governments across the globe have closed schools, travel and businesses big and small. Many observers have fretted about the economic costs of throwing millions of people out of work and millions of students out of school.

Defense Department weakens U.S. military housing bill after consulting industry

05 Mar 2020

NEW YORK A sweeping U.S. military housing reform plan, pitched as a way to protect service families from shoddy homes and unresponsive landlords, has been watered down to remove several protections tenants and Congress had sought.

Air Force agents raid military landlord's Oklahoma office, seize computers

15 Jan 2020

Air Force investigators raided the Oklahoma City offices of a major military landlord Tuesday morning, seizing computers and other material, in what the company said was part of an investigation into asbestos contamination.

Air Force agents raid military landlord's Oklahoma office, seize computers

15 Jan 2020

Jan 14 Air Force investigators raided the Oklahoma City offices of a major military landlord Tuesday morning, seizing computers and other material, in what the company said was part of an investigation into asbestos contamination.

U.S. Navy bans TikTok from government-issued mobile devices

21 Dec 2019

Earlier this week the United States Navy banned the social media app TikTok from government-issued mobile devices, saying the popular short video app represented a "cybersecurity threat."

U.S. Congress approves sweeping military housing overhaul

18 Dec 2019

The U.S. Congress on Tuesday approved the largest overhaul to the American military’s housing program in more than two decades, vowing to end slum-like living conditions and hold private landlords and defense officials accountable for them.

U.S. senators call for banning, prosecuting ‘slumlords’ of military housing

04 Dec 2019

NEW YORK U.S. senators on Tuesday demanded the Defense Department crack down on private landlords who provide substandard housing at military bases with criminal prosecutions or contract cancellations, citing Reuters reports of slum-like living conditions and falsified accounting.

U.S. senators call for banning, prosecuting ‘slumlords’ of military housing

04 Dec 2019

NEW YORK, Dec 3 U.S. senators on Tuesday demanded the Defense Department crack down on private landlords who provide substandard housing at military bases with criminal prosecutions or contract cancellations, citing Reuters reports of slum-like living conditions and falsified accounting.

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