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  • Abingdon residents advised on avoiding scams

    Abingdon residents advised on avoiding scams
    Harford County residents are being approached by scammers posing as IRS agents threatening to throw them in jail, if they don't pay what the criminals falsely claim are unpaid back taxes. In Baltimore over the weekend, criminals posed as BGE officials and...
  • The IRS scandal is less political but more threatening than it seems

    The IRS scandal is less political but more threatening than it seems
    For understandable reasons, the IRS scandal has largely focused on the political question of whether the White House deliberately targeted opponents. To date there's no evidence that it did. That's good for the president, but it may not be good for the...
  • Incompetence at the IRS [Editorial]

    Incompetence at the IRS  [Editorial]
    Take a minute and Google the term "Internal Revenue Service" or "IRS," and you will find no shortage of famous quotes from people who are fearful of it. The federal agency has been compared to the Gestapo, the Mafia and the Lord Almighty. Such is the...
  • Where are Woodward and Bernstein when we need them? [Letter]

    Where are Woodward and Bernstein when we need them? [Letter]
    Scanning The Sun from front to back recently I found nary a word about the congressional hearings in Washington on the IRS ("Republicans blast IRS over lost Lerner emails," June 18). Is the White House still running your editorial page? Where's Woodward...
  • Where are all the stories about the missing IRS emails? [Letter]

    Where are all the stories about the missing IRS emails? [Letter]
    In The Sun's June 25 edition I see that you failed to cover the unfolding Lois Lerner email scandal ("Republicans blast IRS over lost Lerner emails," June 18). I can't believe how partisan your editors are. Reporters and editors are supposed to cover...
  • Why no outrage over the IRS' tea party targeting? [Commentary]

    Why no outrage over the IRS' tea party targeting? [Commentary]
    In Citizens United vs. FEC, the U.S. Supreme Court held in January 2012 that the federal government is prohibited from restricting independent political expenditures by businesses, associations and labor unions. The opinion allows such groups to spend...
  • IRS problems are nothing new [Letter]

    IRS problems are nothing new [Letter]
    Regarding the editorial, "Incompetence at the IRS" (June 27), you state: "But recent testimony ... has conjured up a new image for the IRS — clueless, bureaucratic, disorganized and technologically incompetent." May I say, as one who has followed...
  • People's health clinics officially close their doors

    People's health clinics officially close their doors
    The financially troubled People's Community Health Centers closed its five clinics serving low-income Marylanders on Monday. The organization had announced plans to shut the doors at the end of June, though as recently as last week officials were...
  • How would Sen. Howard Baker have responded to today's IRS scandal? [Letter]

    The recent passing of Howard Baker provides significant contrasts as to how scandals are dealt with today ("Notable deaths elsewhere," June 27). Forty years ago, this country was engulfed in the monumental scandal of Watergate. What was initially...
  • Why should the tea party be tax-exempt? [Letter]

    Why should the tea party be tax-exempt? [Letter]
    Columnist Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s Sunday rant about the IRS' alleged targeting of conservative groups ("Why no outrage over the IRS' tea party targeting?" June 29) raised a basic question in my mind: Why should tea party groups get tax exempt status?...
  • BCCC warned its accreditation could be in jeopardy

    BCCC warned its accreditation could be in jeopardy
    Baltimore City Community College has been warned that its accreditation could be in jeopardy amid concerns about its focus, goals and effectiveness, just two years after the college was taken off probation over fixing problems with its assessment of...
  • Congress faces tough choices, tight timeline for highway funding

    Congress faces tough choices, tight timeline for highway funding
    Congress returns to work Monday facing a tight deadline to fund highway and road projects across the country, an election-year scramble that has injected uncertainty into state and local construction plans at the start of the summer driving season....