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  1. CUNA applauds President for signing IOLTA into lawRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | PressReleasePoint

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 18, 2014 CONTACT: CONTACT: Vicki Christner - CUNA Communications; 508-6754; CUNA applauds President for signing IOLTA into law Washington, D.C. - President Obama today signed H.R. 3468, Credit Union Share Insurance Fund Parity Act , into law. H.R. 3468 will direct the National Credit Union Administration to issue a regulation extending share insurance to owners of the funds held in trust accounts opened and managed by credit union members.

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  2. Obama signs NAFCU-supported IOLTA billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | NAFCU

    As urged by NAFCU in a letter seeking expeditious action, President Barack Obama today signed into law H.R. 3468, the "Credit Union Share Insurance Fund Parity Act," which will help ensure credit unions parity with banks on escrow accounts such as Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts . "This is a big victory for the credit union industry, and we thank President Obama for his action on this matter," said NAFCU President and CEO Dan Berger.

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  3. VA extends contract with Kiewit-Turner for Aurora hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Denver Post

    Veteran's Affairs Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson talks about the changes that are coming to better help keep the schedule for the completion of the VA hospital Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 at Veteran's Affairs Hospital in Aurora, Colorado. Construction of a new VA hospital in Aurora will resume next week under a short-term deal cut between the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Kiewit-Turner, the project's prime contractor.

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  4. VA HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Denver Post

    That's the message that members of Colorado's congressional delegation sent Thursday to warring factions at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Kiewit-Turner, the contractor hired by the VA to build a new hospital in Aurora. Earlier this week, a federal board of appeals decided the VA had breached its contract with Kiewit-Turner.

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  5. backed IOLTA bill through Senate, awaits signatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | NAFCU

    The NAFCU-supported H.R. 3468, the "Credit Union Share Insurance Fund Parity Act," aimed at giving credit unions parity with banks on escrow accounts such as Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts was cleared by the Senate Thursday and awaits the signature of President Obama. NAFCU President and CEO Dan Berger hailed the Senate's action.

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  6. Colorado delegation asks VA, Kiewit-Turner to negotiate on hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Denver Post

    That's the message that members of Colorado's congressional delegation sent Thursday to warring factions at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Kiewit-Turner, the contractor hired by the VA to build a new hospital in Aurora. Earlier this week, a federal board of appeals decided the VA had breached its contract with Kiewit-Turner.

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  7. Editorial: Retool quickly on Aurora VA hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Denver Post

    A padlock and chain secure the gates to the Veterans Affairs hospital on the Fitzsimons medical campus in Aurora Wednesday. Shame on the Veterans Administration for letting its bullheadedness and years of mismanagement put the completion of this important facility in jeopardy.

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  8. Congress eyes changing punitive tax code for pot shopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Vicki Murgach, a shift manager at Northern Lights Cannabis Company rings up a customer's order at the legal marijuana shop in Edgewater, Colo., on Friday, Oct., 31, 2014. Under a federal tax law, Code 280E, marijuana shops in Colorado report that they regularly pay taxes of more than 70 percent compared to 30 to 40 percent business exempt from Code 280E.

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  9. Colorado marijuana: The taxman comethRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Colorado Springs Independent

    The money side of the marijuana business continues to be a mess. Though Colorado may have a marijuana-friendly bank as soon as next year , there's a bigger question looming on the horizon: How are these businesses going to file their taxes? Like any other business, Uncle Sam is going to want his due, and that brings up a few concerns.

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  10. Credit cards hacked? Who pays 'em back?Read the original story

    Friday Nov 28 | The Boulder County Business Report

    John J. Mulligan, left, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Target Corp., testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on data breaches and combating cybercrime on Capitol Hill in Washington in February.

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  11. Lawmakers to IRS: Stop Treating Pot Business Like CriminalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | High Times

    ... an end to the legal discrepancies between federal and state law-including banking issues. Representative Ed Perlmutter, a co-sponsor of the bill, says that these changes will be possible as more states continue on the path of legalization; there ...

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  12. I-News:Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Summit Daily News

    Marijuana advocates in the U.S. House of Representatives believe that the punitive federal tax code that treats state-legalized cannabis stores as a criminal enterprise can be reformed, perhaps within the next couple of months. Internal Revenue Code 280E disallows any businesses selling Schedule I or II illegal drugs, including marijuana, from deducting routine expenses associated with sales, including advertising, employee salaries and building leases.

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  13. Legal marijuana businesses unfairly penalized by federal regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | The University Star

    Marijuana legalization is growing fast, and the industry is blooming. The only thing that is not progressing with it, and is still seen as the biggest and most unfair issue for the industry, is marijuana banking.

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  14. Cory Gardner upends conventional wisdom, loses Jeffco but wins SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Denver Post

    "Conventional wisdom has been turned upside down in this election," said longtime GOP strategist Dick Wadhams, who lives in Jefferson County. That's because he has long said, and others have agreed with him, that "if you don't win Jeffco, you don't win the state."

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  15. CD6 to Remain Battleground Until Coffman Pulls a PerlmutterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | CBS Local

    A little over a week after Colorado's epic 2014 election, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is already putting the 2016 CD6 race in the headlines. Even though Mike Coffman defeated Andrew Romanoff by nine points, the DCCC seems undaunted, reportedly working to recruit Romanoff to run again in two years.

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  16. RVDA: Republican Wins Alter Regulatory PictureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | RV Business

    The mid-term election results mean Republicans in Congress will take aim at regulatory initiatives supported by the Obama administration, including the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Affordable Care Act. The Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association and the agency will be under intense scrutiny from GOP majorities in both houses of Congress.

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  17. Democrat Perlmutter Wins 5th Term In CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | CBS Local

    Democratic Rep. Ed Perlmutter is returning to Congress for a fifth term from a district in Denver's western suburbs. Perlmutter is known for his work on banking issues.

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  18. Coffman, Romanoff US House Race Among ToughestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | CBS Local

    Democrat Andrew Romanoff is hoping for an upset in a congressional district in Denver's eastern suburbs that has been in Republican hands since its creation more than 30 years ago. The former state House speaker's bid against three-term Republican Rep. Mike Coffman is one of the country's most competitive U.S. House races.

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  19. Colorado's top political contributorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | The Aspen Times

    The 2014 election is on track to be the most expensive in the nation's history, and that is highly unusual for a midterm election. With its bitterly contested U.S. Senate and gubernatorial races, Colorado has been a focus of huge sums of money.

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  20. I-News Power Players: Colorado's top 10 political contributorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | The Summit Daily News

    The 2014 election is on track to be the most expensive in the nation's history, and that is highly unusual for a midterm. With its bitterly contested U.S. Senate and gubernatorial races, Colorado has been a focus of huge sums of money.

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