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  • House passes bill to repeal estate tax

    The House voted Thursday to repeal the federal tax on estates, a politically volatile issue that affects few inheritances.
  • Parties clash over wealth as House votes to kill estate tax

    WASHINGTON The U.S. House voted to repeal the 99-year-old U.S. estate tax amid a partisan clash over whether the government should break up concentrated wealth or make it easier to pass along assets to the next generation. The House passed the bill 240-...

    Tax Day is source of unhappiness for marijuana industry

    WASHINGTON For owners of marijuana businesses, April 15 is one big downer. While most business owners rush to meet the federal tax deadline and cash in on a plethora of deductions, pot store owners and growers complain that they can't write off a...

    Seniors rattled by endless risk of Medicare cuts to doctors

    New momentum for a lasting fix to Medicare's doctor-payment problem shows that lawmakers may finally be recognizing what has long bothered their constituents. Year after year, the threat of 20-percent payment cuts averted at the last minute has seemed...

    Council candidates announce some endorsements

    Council candidates announce some endorsements
    One in a series of occasional stories noting City Council candidates' endorsements leading up to November's general election. City Council candidates Michele Hall and Robert Zur Schmiede have received endorsements from current council members, according...