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  • Congress wins relief on Obamacare health plan subsidies

    Congress wins relief on Obamacare health plan subsidies
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congress has won some partial relief for lawmakers and their staffs from the "Obamacare" health reforms that it passed and subjected itself to three years ago. In a ruling issued on Wednesday, U.S. lawmakers and their staffs will...
  • House showdown set over IRS targeting of conservative groups

    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...
  • Pete Stark, veteran Calif. congressman, defeated by 31-year-old

     
    Pete Stark, Fremont's 80-year-old dean of California's congressional delegation, has been defeated by a fellow Democrat, a 31-year-old city councilman from nearby Dublin, according to the Associated Press. Eric Swalwell's campaign against Stark, one of...
  • Taming The Tax Code Beast

    "Colleagues," said the June 27 letter to 98 U.S. senators, "now it is your turn." The letter's authors are Max Baucus, D-Mont., and Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, the chairman and ranking Republican on the tax-writing Finance Committee, respectively. From their...
  • Anti-gay-marriage group says it was targeted by IRS

    Anti-gay-marriage group says it was targeted by IRS
    A leading opponent of the effort to legalize same-sex marriage in Maryland used a high-profile congressional hearing Tuesday to allege that the Internal Revenue Service leaked a list of its donors to an adversarial group just as it was mounting a campaign...
  • Delaney looks to infrastructure funding in first bill

    Maryland's newest member of the House of Representatives introduced his first bill on Wednesday, a new infrastructure funding proposal that has won bipartisan support in an otherwise divided Congress. Rep. John Delaney, the Potomac Democrat who has...
  • Dwyer reassigned to new committee

    Dwyer reassigned to new committee
    Del. Don H. Dwyer Jr., who faces alcohol-related charges in a powerboat crash off Pasadena that injured him and six others last August, has been moved off the House committee that handles legislation involving drunken driving and boating. Dwyer, an Anne...
  • Casey, Toomey on Senate committee that will investigate IRS next week

    Casey, Toomey on Senate committee that will investigate IRS next week
    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...
  • Republicans name doctor to chair House Ways and Means Committee

    Republicans name doctor to chair House Ways and Means Committee
    The new chairman for the state Ways and Means Committee is taking on big budget issues. Republican Rep. Tim Brown will now lead the group that shapes Indiana's budget. Although Indiana is considered a stand out when it comes to fiscal issues, there is...
  • Against Question 7

    Against Question 7
    Four years ago, we endorsed the constitutional amendment that legalized slot machine gambling in Maryland, and we still support it. We think it would be wise for Maryland to eventually expand its gambling program to include table games like blackjack...
  • Anne Arundel delegation backs mix of elected, appointed seats on school board

    The Anne Arundel County lawmakers have voted in favor of a bill that would change the makeup the of county's school board from all-appointed to a mix of elected and appointed, according to Del. Steve Schuh, the bill's co-sponsor. The county delegation...