As Usual, Republicans Want to Cut Taxes But Not Cut Spending 2017

House Republicans passed a budget resolution yesterday, taking an early first step towards overhauling the nation’s tax code. But the larger effort is already starting to look like it is in trouble. A group of senior Republicans released a reform framework last Continue reading As Usual, Republicans Want to Cut Taxes But Not Cut Spending 2017

Bernie Sanders Used to Know Medicaid for All Would ‘Bankrupt the Nation’ 

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) introduced new legislation yesterday to expand Medicare to everyone in the United States. The bill, which came with 15 Democratic co-sponsors, envisions universal coverage, paid for by tax increases, that would be far more generous than what is Continue reading Bernie Sanders Used to Know Medicaid for All Would ‘Bankrupt the Nation’ 

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