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Friday Jul 25 | Reuters

House panel set for Tuesday vote on Fed transparency bill

The House Financial Services Committee said on Friday that it will vote on a bill next week aimed at bringing more transparency to the Federal Reserve, including the controversial requirement of adopting a rules-based approach to its policy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Scott Garrett, US News, Jeb Hensarling, US House of Representatives, Republican

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WOODTV.com

Undocumented children: Borders or morals?

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Details about undocumented children who come alone to Grand Rapids are so secretive that even one of our elected officials said he doesn't know how many have come here.

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Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI, US Politics, Representative Justin Amash, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Family, Kids

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WHTC

Dean Vanderstelt-Democratic Candidate for Congress in Michigan's 2nd District

Primary elections in Michigan are now less than two weeks away. Retired Spring Lake businessman Dean Vanderstelt filed to run as a Democrat.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Michigan

Mon Jul 21, 2014

MLive.com

Candidates Bill Huizenga, Dean Vanderstelt file finance reports in 2nd Congressional District race

The campaign committee for U.S. Rep. Bill Huizenga, a Zeeland Republican, has raised nearly $1 million so far in this election cycle.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Muskegon, MI, Newaygo, MI, Ada, MI, Holland, MI

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Free Republic

Lois Lerner's pension defunded and a whole lot more

Lois Lerner was apparently patient zero of deadly computer viruses within the United States government as it has been learned that some of her former colleagues at the Federal Election Commission also mysteriously lost their computer hard drives.

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Related Topix: Representative Paul Gosar, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WebCPA

IRS Budget Sliced 13% as U.S. House Constrains Tax Agency

The U.S. House of Representatives voted to cut the Internal Revenue Service's budget by $1.14 billion in another blow to the tax agency.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News, Representative Paul Gosar, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steny Hoyer

MarketWatch

Live blog and video: Day 2 of Janet Yellen's report to Congress

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen will go before the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday to discuss the central bank's semi-annual monetary policy report.

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Related Topix: US News, Blog News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, Democrat, Maxine Waters

Hot Air

House GOP votes to gut IRS budget

Late Tuesday night, the House of Representatives voted to cut 13 percent from the Internal Revenue Service's budget.

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Related Topix: Tax, Representative Paul Gosar, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ron Paul, Barack Obama

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WHTC

90th District Candidate Gets Important Endorsement

A Republican candidate running to fill the seat of term-limited 90th District Representative Joe Haveman got an important endorsement on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Michigan

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

National briefs: House cuts IRS funding

The House has voted to cut the Internal Revenue Service's budget by $1.14 billion in another blow to the tax agency.

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Related Topix: Tax, Representative Paul Gosar, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michigan, Healthcare Law, Law, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

The Miami Herald

House GOP slashes IRS tax enforcement budget

The GOP-controlled House has slashed the budget for the Internal Revenue Service's tax enforcement division by $1.2 billion, a 25 percent cut that would mean fewer audits of taxpayers and make it more likely that people who cheat on their taxes will get away with it.

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Related Topix: Tax, Representative Paul Gosar, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jose Serrano, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law

TheBlaze.com

House Ravages IRS, Guts $1.1 Billion from Tax Enforcement Budget

The House voted Monday to cut more than $1 billion from the IRS's tax enforcement budget, giving Republicans a big helping of revenge against an agency they've battled all year.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Paul Gosar, Representative Bill Posey, Marsha Blackburn

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Politico

GOP strikes on plans to fix W.H. alley

When it comes to renovations to the White House's Harry S. Truman Bowling Alley, Republicans are saying: Spare me.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics

Wall Street Journal

Lawmakers Seek Disclosure of High Earners at Federal Reserve Banks

Two GOP lawmakers, Reps. Bill Huizenga of Michigan and Scott Garrett of New Jersey, have introduced a bill known as the Federal Reserve Accountability and Transparency Act , which includes a provision that would require disclosure of Fed officials with high salaries.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Scott Garrett

SIU

Amendment Aims to Boost Dredging

Great Lakes legislators played a key role in yesterday's vote in the House of Representatives to increase the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' national budget by nearly $58 million.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Dan Benishek, Representative Janice Hahn, Democrat, Marcy Kaptur

Washington Examiner

House GOP bill turns to Bush economist to rein in Fed

House Republicans are trying again to rein in the Federal Reserve , this time with a bill that would force the central bank to explain its monetary policy decisions to Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Scott Garrett, Republican, US House of Representatives

WHTC

Fed independence questioned as Republicans ramp up pressure

A surge of Republican pressure is bringing the Federal Reserve's long-held independence into question again, as conservative lawmakers seek to place the U.S. central bank under tougher scrutiny.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Representative Cory Gardner

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Washington Post

Audit the Fed ... on steroids

The Fed's Eccles Building under construction in 1937. Some Republicans think it needs more than a face lift.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Ron Paul, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kevin Brady, Scott Garrett, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul

Housing Wire

Fed reform legislation increases oversight

Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee Vice Chairman Bill Huizenga, R-Mich., and Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Subcommittee Chairman Scott Garrett, R-N.J., released the fed reform legislation, which includes a pathway to audit the Fed and enhances the Federal Reserve's accountability to Congress.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Scott Garrett

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Reuters

Congressmen introduce Federal Reserve Transparency Act

Two U.S. congressmen introduced a bill on Monday aimed at adding further scrutiny to the actions of the Federal Reserve.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Scott Garrett

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