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11 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

What are the chances of a gas-tax increase in New Jersey?

New Jerseyans don't like the idea of a gas tax hike; we'll get around to that. But first, the issue just got more complex because of discussions in Washington about a separate price jump at the pump.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, New Jersey Government, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Earl Blumenauer, Democrat, Chris Christie, US Governors

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Raise gas tax to bolster highway fund, key lawmaker says

Increasing the federal gas tax "makes sense" to help prevent a shortfall in the Highway Trust Fund, according to a lawmaker who will play a key role in financing the next transportation bill.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Earl Blumenauer, Democrat, Senator Mike Enzi

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Cape Gazette

Lewes residents honored for preserving history

The hard work of several individuals to preserve Lewes' long and robust history was highlighted and honored at the Lewes Historical Society's annual Historic Preservation Awards.

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Related Topix: Lewes, DE, US Politics, US News, US Senate

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Lawsuit Filed Over Del. Medical Marijuana Effort

A lobbyist who once worked for U.S. Sen. Tom Carper is being sued for breach of contract in a fight over the awarding of a license to operate Delaware first medical marijuana dispensary.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Lewes, DE

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Baltimore News

Officials celebrate Delmarva poultry industry

A FREEZE WARNING has been issued for the entire area Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Salisbury, MD, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Chris Coons

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Washington Post

The elusive dream of never having to file your tax returns

Here's how it would work: the IRS would use data about your income and tax payments from your employer, banks and other sources to estimate your tax liability.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, US Senate, Business News

Daily Kos

The astroturf campaign designed to keep filing your taxes a hassle

How much easier would April 15 be every year if you had the option to get a pre-filled tax return from the government which you would just have to review for accuracy, sign, and return-for free-to complete your taxes? The federal government, after all, gets all that information from your employers and from your financial institutions.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate

The News Journal

Tax day: Report links Del. group to effort to limit free filing

The Delaware NAACP is considering revoking a letter sent supporting a limit to free tax filings after a reporter from ProPublica told the The Delaware NAACP is considering revoking a letter sent supporting a limit to free tax filings after a reporter from ProPublica told the organization a lobbying group appeared to be behind an effort to create a ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Alzheimer's again gets the short shrift [Commentary]

Every time our nation has an opportunity to do something positive in the fight against Alzheimer's disease , we come up short.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Medicare, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Medicaid, Opinion

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Federal Computer Week

Senate passes Data Act

A bill to establish uniform federal standards for publishing government spending data passed the Senate by unanimous consent April 10. Under the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act, known as the Data Act , spending information would be published as machine readable, extensible open data.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Senator Rob Portman, Republican, Ohio, Ohio Government, Tom Coburn

Transport Topics

Senators Pledge Support for Long-Term Highway Bill; Measure Will Focus on Freight

A long-term transportation bill that includes a renewed focus on freight mobility is the top priority for the four U.S. Senators leading the reauthorization debate this year, the senators said.

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Related Topix: Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, Democrat

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Hill

Reid punts on minimum wage hike

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced Tuesday that a vote to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour will not take place for another three weeks.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, Democrat, Susan Collins, Republican, Mary Landrieu

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Cape Gazette

Sussex Technical High School announces that two of its seniors and...

Sussex Technical High School announces that two of its seniors and three graduates have been nominated for the U.S. service academies.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, United States Naval Academy, Senator Chris Coons, United States Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, NY

KSL-TV

Carper to visit Delaware Tech campus

U.S. Sen. Tom Carper will visit Delaware Technical Community College's Stanton campus to get an update energy management and nursing programs.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News, Nursing, Medicine

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The News Journal

Mulllaney, top Biden aide, up for U.S. Marshal job

Mullaney held the state's U.S. Marshall post from 1994-2002 and is a candidate to return to the job.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News, 2012 Presidential Election

Wed Apr 02, 2014

CBS Local

Congress Moving To Tighten Commercial Data Security in U.S.

A hearing today on Capitol Hill marked the fourth time this year that the US Senate has taken up the issue of data breaches, and how to prevent our personal information from being stolen.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News

Tue Apr 01, 2014

CNN

Secret Service director called to Capitol Hill over behavior of agents

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson, called to Capitol Hill to explain misbehavior by her agents, insisted the problems were not reflective of the broader culture at her agency.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Kelly Ayotte, Republican

The Hill

Minimum wage deal emerging?

Majority Leader Harry Reid is struggling to stop Senate Democrats from backing a plan to undercut President Obama's $10.10 minimum wage target.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Susan Collins, Republican, Senator Angus King

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Cape Gazette

Carper to address Rehoboth-Dewey Chamber at April 22 meeting

The Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce has scheduled a joint General Membership and Green Forcer Meeting for Tuesday, April 22, in celebration of Earth Day.

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Related Topix: Rehoboth Beach, DE, Dewey Beach, DE, Life, Holidays, Earth Day, US Politics, US News, US Senate

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Newswise

National Defense Expert to Lead New Cybersecurity Initiative at UD

The new University of Delaware Cybersecurity Initiative , with a special emphasis on issues facing corporate America, has named a leading national expert as the founding director.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, University of Delaware, Prison, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), CIO News

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