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Jun 5, 2014 | Star Tribune

Fraud case: Excelsior homebuilders stiffed clients, firms for years

At least $1.2 million in fees that five homeowners and a worship center forked over to luxury homebuilders Keith Waters and Carter Siverson never made it to the subcontractors it was intended for.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Minnetonka, MN, Eden Prairie, MN, Wayzata, MN

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Star Tribune

Left, right join to seek GOP support for gays at work

An unlikely coalition aiming to expand workplace protections for gay and lesbian employees is seeking support from a small group of Republican congressmen, including Minnesotan Erik Paulsen.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Erik Paulsen, John Boehner, Minnesota

Mon Dec 16, 2013

The Hill

GOP lawmakers: Radel's time is short

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Related Topix: Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, Connie Mack, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Trey Radel, John Sullivan

Sun Nov 24, 2013

JD Journal

Federal Court Removes Tax-Exempt Housing Allowances for Clergy

In response to a lawsuit by the Freedom From Religion Foundation challenging federal income tax exemptions received by "ministers of the gospel" US District Judge Barbara Crabb ruled on Friday that the exemptions were unconstitutional.


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

Sat Nov 23, 2013

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Judge strikes down clergy tax-free...

A federal judge has struck down a law that gives clergy tax-free housing allowances in a decision that could have far-reaching financial ramifications for pastors across the U.S. In her decision Friday, U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb in Wisconsin wrote that the exemption "provides a benefit to religious persons and no one else, even though doing ... (more)


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives