IRS Rehires 213 Employees Ousted for Falsifying Documents, Avoiding Taxes, Other Offenses

The Internal Revenue Service rehired 213 employees who ducked taxes, falsified documents, were convicted of theft, or made unauthorized use of taxpayer data, an inspector general’s report says. The Office of Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, which also first Continue reading IRS Rehires 213 Employees Ousted for Falsifying Documents, Avoiding Taxes, Other Offenses

Judge Denies Tucson’s Attempt to Dismiss Space Balloon Facility Lawsuit 

Given that a county-built space-balloon manufacturing facility and launch pad have long since been completed and occupied by the company World View, Pima County was hoping a Superior Court judge would rule in its favor on two counts alleging improper Continue reading Judge Denies Tucson’s Attempt to Dismiss Space Balloon Facility Lawsuit 

Phoenix Neurologist Charged Selling Bitcoin Without a License

When the U.S Treasury Department declared in March 2013 that exchangers and administrators of virtual currencies like Bitcoin were “money service businesses” subject to regulation under the Bank Secrecy Act, Reason‘s Brian Doherty issued a prescient warning. “What the government cannot stop (and Continue reading Phoenix Neurologist Charged Selling Bitcoin Without a License

Free College for In-State Arizona Students: Increases Tuition, Helps the Rich

David Garcia, a Democratic challenger to Governor Doug Ducey in next year’s election, already has ideas on how to spend your money. And one of these proposals could get pricey. Garcia took a page out of former presidential candidate Hillary Continue reading Free College for In-State Arizona Students: Increases Tuition, Helps the Rich

Senator Manchin’s Latest Attempt at Curbing Opioid Addiction Is a Very Bad Idea | Cato Institute

In an effort to help stem the nation’s rise in opioid addiction and overdose, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) introduced a bill that purports to solve that problem. The bill would require the Food and Drug Administration to revoke the approval Continue reading Senator Manchin’s Latest Attempt at Curbing Opioid Addiction Is a Very Bad Idea | Cato Institute