| May 25, 2013
| 8:50 AM
You may not have discerned this through the fog and mist of recent weeks, but the Internal Revenue Service is pretty durn good at its job.
Some experts would go further. "I think they do an extraordinary job, considering that they're historically...
| May 28, 2013
| 10:53 AM
WASHINGTON – "Horrible customer service." That's what the newly fired IRS commissioner averred was the agency's only sin in singling out conservative political groups for discriminatory treatment.
In such grim proceedings one should be grateful...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 7:09 AM
The Senate Judiciary Committee has advanced Gov. Sean Parnell's crime bill after weeks of deliberation.
Committee members reached a compromise Tuesday on a provision that would subject athletic volunteers to criminal penalties if they fail to report...
| May 26, 2013
| 2:50 AM
''Horrible customer service." That's what the newly fired IRS commissioner averred was the agency's only sin in singling out conservative political groups for discriminatory treatment.
In such grim proceedings one should be grateful for unintended humor....
| May 18, 2013
According to one national leader, Obamacare is “a huge train wreck coming down.” You might be tempted to dismiss this quote as another tea party attack on the president’s health care law. But you would be wrong.
This statement was...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 8:30 AM
TARP, the infamous Troubled Assets Relief Program that bailed out Wall Street in 2008, is finally over. The Treasury Department recently announced it will soon be completing the sale of the remaining shares it owns of the banks and of General Motors.
| Feb 18, 2013
| 9:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama won re-election in part by beating up on his opponent for receiving big corporate payouts in exchange for dubious work and for socking away money in tax havens such as the Cayman Islands.
So it's a bit, well, rich that...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 11:09 AM
The Senate Finance Committee has advanced a bill that would change how Alaska regulates cruise ship wastewater.
HB80 has passed the House. Senate Finance is the last committee on the Senate side scheduled to review it before it moves to a vote.
| May 15, 2013
| 4:24 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hurrying to check a growing controversy, President Barack Obama ousted the acting commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service late Wednesday amid an outcry over revelations that the agency had improperly targeted tea party...
| May 16, 2013
| 5:39 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Don't look for the outcry over the Internal Revenue Service's improper targeting of tea party groups to subside with the ouster of the agency's acting commissioner.
Three congressional committees are investigating and the FBI...
| May 16, 2013
| 7:53 AM
Pennsylvania's two U.S. senators sit on the powerful tax-writing Senate Finance Committee, which will begin its investigation of the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups at a hearing on Tuesday.
Republicans and Democrats are...
| May 17, 2013
| 3:00 AM
WASHINGTON -- The ousted top official of the Internal Revenue Service will appear before a House committee Friday morning, his first public appearance since controversy erupted last week over how the agency mishandled applications for tax-exempt status...