|Year|| Event |
|1970|| Environmental Education Act becomes law, providing another outlet for federal funds while, relatively, doing little harm.
|1975|| New York City very nearly goes broke. Unable to meet its bond obligations, the city almost defaults on two billion dollars of commitments. Bailed out by the Federal government. |
|1990|| "Individuals with Disabilities Education Act" of 1990 (P.L. 94-142) becomes law. It mandates that all children receive a free, appropriate public education regardless of the level or severity of their disability. |
|1997|| San Jose Mercury News today reports on the indignities suffered by the National Park Service employees in having to live in $584,000 shacks stingily provided by the taxpayers. More at the Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law. |
|2005|| A long-delayed apology from one of the accusers in the notorious McMartin Pre-School child sexual molestation case." ("McMartin Pre-Schooler: 'I Lied'", Kyle Zirpolo as told to Debbie Nathan, Los Angeles Times Magazine, Oct. 30) |
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