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2 hrs ago | JD Supra

Wyden's Previous Proposals Could Signal Tax Reform Priorities

Senator Ron Wyden has been a strong advocate for comprehensive tax reform since he joined the Senate Finance Committee in 2005.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Dan Coats, Republican, Senator Daniel Coats, Dave Camp, US House of Representatives, Judd Gregg

4 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

U.S. Senate to debate end to corporate offshore tax break

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.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Democrat

8 hrs ago | SFGate

Fire season in West expected to get more intense

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.


Related Topix: Fire, Pateros, WA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

9 hrs ago | ABC News

Fire Season in West Expected to Get More Intense

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.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

10 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

Union Boss Demands Companies Show Patriotism, Pay More Taxes

The AFL-CIO demanded Tuesday that a tax loophole that benefits U.S. corporations competing in foreign markets get closed.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Conservative Political News

11 hrs ago | Roll Call

Internet Sales Tax Bill Dealt a Blow; Wyden Cheers

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.


Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Harry Reid

15 hrs ago | Politico

PSI: Banks let hedge funds sidestep billions in tax - Today: Senate ...

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)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Carl Levin, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Sander Levin, Dave Camp, Republican, Orrin Hatch

19 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

The Challenge Of Keeping Tabs On The NSA's Secretive Work

Again and again, the leadership of the intelligence community has said one thing in public and done quite another in private.


Related Topix: US Politics, Richard Burr, US Senate, Republican, Democrat

Tue Jul 22, 2014

News Max

Hatch's Conditions on Inversion Law Spotlight Partisan Gap

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.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Orrin Hatch, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Carl Levin, Barack Obama, Charles Schumer

The Hill

Lobbying World

The group has lobbied on several issues, including swipe fees, corporate taxes and repealing parts of ObamaCare.


Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Bellingham Herald

Senators seek emergency wildfire fighting money

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.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, Maria Cantwell, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Senator Jeff Merkley, Senator Tom Udall

Army Corps defends refusal to release coal review

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.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Boardman, OR, John Kitzhaber, US Governors

KATU-TV Portland

Planned Parenthood Exec. Dir.: Women's health care caught in political fight

Senate Democrats are working to make sure women have access to contraceptives no matter what.


Related Topix: US News, US Senate, US Politics, Patty Murray, Democrat

Daily Press & Argus

Why $1,000 a pill for hepatitis drug?

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.


Related Topix: Hepatitis, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Cancer, Opinion

Stars and Stripes

Another veteran alleges discrimination by Bonneville Power Administration, files suit seeking damage

Bruce Prunk, a retired Portland deputy police chief and former Brigadier General in the Oregon Air National Guard, is suing Bonneville Power Administration, claiming he was one of the victims of the federal power marketing agency's discriminatory hiring practices.


Related Topix: Energy, Bonneville Power Administration, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Military, US Air Force, Marketing, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Salinas Californian

Boxer unhappy with highway trust fund bill due for Senate voteBoxer...

Boxer unhappy with highway trust fund bill due for Senate vote Boxer oversees transportation policy as chair of the Environment and Public Works panel Check out this story on If the Senate passes a House bill aimed at keeping the federal Highway Trust Fund solvent through May 2015 without making any ... (more)


Related Topix: Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Sam Farr, US House of Representatives, Orrin Hatch, Republican, Thomas Carper


Senate panel to debate wave of corporate tax-avoidance deals

As more U.S. corporations do deals to cut taxes by shifting their tax domiciles overseas, the Senate Finance Committee will hold a hearing on Tuesday focused on these transactions known as inversions.


Related Topix: Food, Agriculture, Chiquita Brands International, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

IRS Official Says Even More Employees Had Computer Problems, May Not...

Kane placed the total number as "less than 20." The group apparently includes Justin Lowe, an exempt organization technical advisor, David Fish, who was the manager of Exempt Organization Guidance and an "advisor to Lois Lerner" , according to the Committee release.


Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Republican, Orrin Hatch

Insurance Journal West

AIG Chairman Miller Comments on Corporate Tax Rate, Succession and BofA Deal

American International Group Inc. Chairman Steve Miller said lawmakers should bring U.S. corporate tax rates in line with other nations' to halt firms from switching their legal address to cut obligations.


Related Topix: Insurance, American International Group, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics

Business World

Another Irish firm target for inversion?

Another Irish-headquartered pharmaceutical group is in line for a takeover by a US multinational as part of the so-called Tax Inversion stampede.


Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News