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  • Missing IRS emails not relevant to investigation: Lerner attorney

    Missing IRS emails not relevant to investigation: Lerner attorney
     U.S. House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa said on Sunday a former Internal Revenue Service official's missing emails probably will never be recovered, but the woman's lawyer said the emails are irrelevant to an investigation of how the tax...
  • June 30 Letters: Medicaid, Newport News marathon, IRS emails, Hampton schools

    Selfish resistance I have to take issue with your June 24 editorial, "Stay within the law." Saying "the ends do not justify the means" in the governor's push for Medicaid expansion is a puerile defense of "a rule is a rule, no matter who it hurts."...
  • Republican lawmakers push 'paycheck protection' in Pennsylvania

    With the U.S. Supreme Court expected Monday to hand down a ruling in a major case involving public sector labor organizing, Pennsylvania lawmakers are engaged in their own politically charged debate over government unions. Republican supporters of so-...
  • Healthcare debate lacks factual arguments against Obamacare

    Healthcare debate lacks factual arguments against Obamacare
    Americans have always been a politically contentious lot. But one topic seems to produce more pure vitriol than any other: the Affordable Care Act. I posted an item on my Times blog, the Economy Hub, citing new statistics indicating that the act has...
  • IRS emails 'lost' — and so is the outrage

    How does a nation lose its way? Some of us think that just one man alone could radically change a country, if he's powerful enough. It was an idea of years ago, this great man theory, offered by a Scotsman in the mid-1800s, in the time of idiot...
  • The great tax debate

    The great tax debate
    We should have seen this coming: In a June 8 Op-Ed article, UCLA economist Ivo Welch called California's tax code “stupid” and suggested dumping Proposition 13; readers who have benefited from low property taxes objected; Welch responded to...
  • Policy committee approves film retention bill

    A bill that would expand tax credits for movie studios that stay and film in California was approved 6-0 this week by the Senate Governance and Finance Committee. AB 1839, also known as the California Film and Television Job Retention Promotion Act of...
  • Mid-Year Agenda Update: Infrastructure, Poverty And Hartford

    It's been six months since The Courant published its wish list for this year in the editorial series Agenda 2014 (on http://www.courant.com/opinion). Here is a mid-year update. Infrastructure Citing infrastructure-related accidents on the state's rail...
  • Lower Saucon cop claims chief demoted him over landfill dispute

    Lower Saucon Township police Chief Guy Lesser stripped a police officer of rank and duties in retaliation for the officer's opposition to a controversial landfill expansion plan, a federal lawsuit alleges. Lesser, whose home was in the path of the IESI...
  • Reasons to consider a Roth while young

    Saving for retirement when you're young is a prudent financial step. But a new report shows young investors who put those savings into a Roth individual retirement account are making the smartest moves. The study by T. Rowe Price found that a 25-year-...
  • Property values rise more than expected

    Property values rise more than expected
    Improved property value forecasts may ease Palm Beach County government's budget squeeze, according to estimates released Thursday. Palm Beach County's taxable property values are going up about 7.4 percent this year to $139.5 billion. That's better...