By Michal Conger | 11/19/13 06:19 PM
One ex-bank official has to wait a few weeks before he finds out his punishment for 30 counts of bank fraud and 30 counts of money laundering. Matthew Daniel Sweet, of Timbo, Ark., was the former vice president and controller at Troubled Asset Relief Program funds recipient One Bank &...
By Cal Thomas | 11/18/13 06:13 PM
Fed up with Washington? Angry that elections don’t seem to matter when it comes time to solving problems? Disgusted by the polarization that puts politicians’ careers ahead of taxpayer interests? Frustrated because you don’t think anything can be done about it? Indiana state Sen. David...
By Timothy P. Carney | 11/18/13 03:09 PM
Leading the way is Dubai's own Emirates, which announced plans to spend $20 billion on 50 Airbus 380 superjumbos and another $76 billion on 150 of Boeing's smaller 777X widebodies.
11/18/13 09:29 AM
Even as negotiators struggle to write a final fiscal 2014 budget, one of Congress’ most liberal lawmakers laid out his own vision for what the government’s priorities should be — complete with big jumps in taxes and social spending and cuts at the Pentagon. Sen. Bernard Sanders, Vermont...
By Paul Bedard | 11/15/13 03:28 PM
At least something works in Obamacare — the check-writing. The administration has spent $4.4 billion helping states set up their health insurance exchanges, more than half a billion in just the last four months. Topping the list is California with a whopping $910 million so far, and expected...
By Stephen Ohlemacher | 11/15/13 09:42 AM
WASHINGTON — Democrats' new mantra in budget talks is to close tax loopholes for certain businesses, investors and professionals as a way to raise more revenue to help ease autopilot spending cuts that soon are to become more painful. On their list: Deductions for corporations that pay...
By Bloomberg News | 11/13/13 04:33 PM
The chairman of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee said he may not meet his self-imposed deadline of pushing the biggest tax-code changes in 27 years through his committee this year. Representative Dave Camp said today that he would still like to stick to that schedule, while...
By Associated Press | 11/13/13 09:59 AM
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Republican gubernatorial hopeful and former U.S. Rep. Asa Hutchinson said Tuesday he wants to gradually cut Arkansas' individual income tax rate, starting with a plan to reduce rates for the state's middle class.
By Joseph Lawler | 11/12/13 11:21 AM
America’s small businesses remain pessimistic about the economy, but the problems they’re facing have changed over the past year.
By Associated Press | 11/11/13 01:44 PM
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — For the first time in a generation, Missouri voters next year will be handed a general election ballot with no candidates for president, U.S. Senate or governor. Yet despite the absence of those traditional high-profile races, Missourians still could face some taxing...
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