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U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means

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  • Film tax credit expected to get $18.5 million; House committee vote expected Friday

    A House committee is expected to vote for a plan Friday to tap three sources to provide $18.5 million for Maryland's film tax credit in fiscal 2015. The House Ways and Means Committee is scheduled to vote on a measure to increase the film tax credit...
  • General Assembly conference committee kills 'House of Cards' eminent domain provision

    A General Assembly conference committee has done away with a budget provision that would have allowed Maryland to seize the property of the production company for the Netflix television series "House of Cards." Responding to a threat that "House of...
  • General Assembly conference committee kills "House of Cards" eminent domain provision

    A General Assembly conference committee has done away with a budget provision that would have allowed Maryland to seize the property of the production company for the Netflix television series "House of Cards." Responding to a threat that "House of...
  • Republicans demand answers from IRS on missing Lerner email

    Republicans demand answers from IRS on missing Lerner email
    WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans are demanding answers from the Internal Revenue Service after the agency lost more than two years of emails requested by lawmakers. The emails belonged to Lois Lerner, who was director of exempt organizations...
  • Republican Ron George focuses campaign on economy

    ANNAPOLIS — Del. Ron George is highlighting his experience as a longtime small business owner, two terms in Maryland's House of Delegates and a focus on sparking greater economic development in Baltimore to set him apart from other candidates...
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  • House panel seeks Justice Department inquiry of ex-IRS official Lois Lerner

    WASHINGTON -- A House committee Wednesday took the rare step of recommending criminal prosecution of Lois Lerner over the alleged targeting of conservative groups by the Internal Revenue Service, the latest bid by Republicans to keep the issue alive ahead...
  • Republican misdirection on tax investigations

    Republican misdirection on tax investigations
    Happy Tax Day, when just getting the forms filled out and mailed is cause for celebration. One person not celebrating is former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner. She was a regular green-eyeshade employee carrying out thankless tasks until,...
  • A tax break worth saving

    A tax break worth saving
    With lawmakers showing little enthusiasm for an ambitious proposal by House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-Mich.) to overhaul the byzantine U.S. tax code, Congress has to decide what to do about dozens of temporary tax breaks that...
  • More than 14,000 local workers to lose unemployment benefits Dec. 28

    More than 14,000 local workers to lose unemployment benefits Dec. 28
    More than 14,000 unemployed workers in Broward and Palm Beach counties will lose federal emergency unemployment benefits on Dec. 28. In Broward County, about 8,600 laid-off workers will lose their benefits. Palm Beach County, about 5,700 people are...
  • Teachers spar with Maryland Department of Education over MSAs

    While state teachers said Maryland State Assessments are no longer aligned with what students are learning under new Common Core standards, the state Department of Education on Wednesday argued for the tests to be administered as scheduled this spring....
  • House GOP, Craig push tax relief with plans to cut personal income tax

    Not that they've ever stopped. But Republicans in Maryland dedicated Tuesday to tax relief. The House GOP took to the House Ways and Means Committee to pitch cutting income tax rates by 10 percent, phased in over three tax years beginning in tax year...