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1 hr ago | Fleet Owner Magazine
With time running out, the Senate may adopt House bill to keep the Highway Trust Fund solvent until next May. If it does, a long-term Transportation Bill is highly unlikely this year.
6 hrs ago | Roll Call
Waging war on smoking, for-profit colleges and tax loopholes may sound like odd subjects for the military spending bill, but not when you consider who is wielding the gavel.
10 hrs ago | Yahoo!
Sometime this summer, probably when as many Americans as possible are tanning on a beach and not paying attention, the White House is expected to release a version of a classified report on torture during the Bush years.
14 hrs ago | ABC 33/40
A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution in Arizona that quickly rekindled the national debate on capital punishment in the U.S. For years, gay rights activists in Colorado repeatedly said it would only be a matter of time before they would be allowed to marry.
Senator Ron Wyden has been a strong advocate for comprehensive tax reform since he joined the Senate Finance Committee in 2005.
The U.S. Senate will proceed to debate a bill ending tax advantages for companies that move jobs abroad and giving a tax break for companies moving jobs back.
On Monday July 21, 2014, Jake Hixon, center and Kathy Harding look for family heirlooms they may have been spared at a relatives house after the fire that swept through Pateros, Wash., last Thursday.
Despite widespread drought in the West and expectations of an above-average wildfire season, wildfires have burned less than half the 10-year average area so far this summer.
The AFL-CIO demanded Tuesday that a tax loophole that benefits U.S. corporations competing in foreign markets get closed.
Majority Leader Harry Reid is quietly stepping back from his intention to bundle an Internet tax moratorium with a more contentious proposal to allow states to collect online sales taxes, at least for now.
PSI: BANKS LET HEDGE FUNDS SIDESTEP BILLIONS IN TAX. POLITICO Pro's Zachary Warmbrodt and our Kelsey Snell have the story: "Deutsche Bank and Barclays helped hedge funds sidestep potentially billions of dollars in federal tax payments using complex trading strategies that stretched rules on using borrowed funds, according to a bipartisan Senate ... (more)
Legislation to deter U.S. companies from moving their addresses overseas should avoid retroactive taxes, prevent a net tax increase and move toward a revamp of the tax code, Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah said today.
The group has lobbied on several issues, including swipe fees, corporate taxes and repealing parts of ObamaCare.
The letter, sent Tuesday, was also signed by Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden of Oregon, Tom Udall of New Mexico, Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin, Diane Feinstein and Barbara Boxer of California, Mark Udall and Michael Bennet of Colorado; and Jon Tester and John Walsh of Montana.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul Papak said in a Portland, Oregon, courtroom on Tuesday that he must decide whether the Corps' documents show their internal deliberations about the Morrow Pacific coal export terminal in Boardman, Oregon.
Senate Democrats are working to make sure women have access to contraceptives no matter what.
In the good-news/bad-news world of blockbuster drugs, the latest is the launch of Sovaldi, a drug to treat hepatitis C. Sovaldi comes with a cure rate as high as 90 percent for a disease that afflicts 3 million people in the United States, and with fewer complications than previous treatments.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 05:23 pm
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