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  • Weekly remarks: Sen. Mike Johanns on taxes, President Obama on auto bailout

     
    Weekly remarks by Sen. Mike Johanns of Nebraska, as prepared by the Republican National Committee: Hello, I’m Senator Mike Johanns from the great state of Nebraska. I begin with a very sincere question for our President. Isn’t it time, Mr.......
  • Everyone’s favorite time of year: tax-free shopping week

     
    Tax-free back-to-school shopping in Orlando...
  • Sarah Palin finds Barack Obama’s cojones lacking

     
    Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin talked to “Fox News Sunday” — she works for Fox News Channel — and took another swipe at President Barack Obama. It was a memorable swipe. I'll report it; you decide its merits. The issue was the...
  • Gloucester-Mathews Free Clinic looks for tax break

     
    A second non-profit organization is seeking to have its real estate taxes exempted this year. The Gloucester-Mathews Free Clinic has filed the requisite paperwork for the exemption and the Board of Supervisors is expected Tuesday night to approve a public...
  • Alan Greenspan: A drop in home prices could lead to second recession

     
    Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said over the weekend that a decline in home prices could derail an already slowing economic recovery and send the U.S. into a double-dip recession. Greenspan's comments, made on Sunday's edition of NBC's...
  • Craig Miller’s mailer and the “tax and spend” claims against his Republican primary opponents

     
    Craig Miller, part of that crowded field of Republicans in the District 24 Congressional primary itching to to be The One to run against Suzanne Kosmas, has mailed out a flyer against opponents, State Rep. Sandy Adams and former Winter...
  • Hollywood tax credits, one year later

     
    The California Legislature adopted its first tax incentives for film and TV production one year ago, authorizing $100 million to $200 million in annual tax breaks through June 2014 for projects filmed in the state. Last week, the Schwarzenegger...
  • Rubio: Tax cuts don’t pay for themselves

     
    According to a report in the St. Pete Times, Republican Senate candidate Marco Rubio recently called for extending the Bush tax cuts to spur economic growth but said “they don't pay for themselves.” Rubio was speaking on Saturday, a day before...
  • Orange County tourist taxes climb for June

     
    Orange County's resort taxes took a big jump in June, likely boosted by the opening of Universal Orlando's Harry Potter attraction. The county tourist development tax, typically a barometer for the region's hospitality business, generated $13.4 million in...
  • Social media wrap: John McCain goes from targeting pork to stimulus waste

     
    Senators Tom Coburn and John McCain release report attacking stimulus "waste" called 'Summertime Blues." More than 100 examples are highlighted....
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Were the Boston Braves named after members of the Boston Tea Party?

     
    BASEBALL LEGEND: The Boston Braves were named after the members of the Boston Tea Party. STATUS: False. An interesting part of baseball history that is worth noting is how few of the current baseball team nicknames were used prior to......