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Watchdog Finds No Political Interference in Tax-Bill Analysis

Career Treasury Department staffers were “fully engaged” in the process of analyzing a Republican tax bill, and denied that political appointees had taken over the process, according to a government watchdog inquiry......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 12th, 2018

No political interference in Treasury"s tax analysis, report finds

A review has found no improper political interference in a Treasury Department analysis of the Trump administration tax plan......»»

Category: topSource: moneyJan 12th, 2018

Tax bill will still dent affordable housing production, analysis finds

An industry analysis finds affordable housing construction will suffer when the tax credits that are used to finance it are worth less......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 20th, 2017

Capitol Report: Republican tax bill won’t pay for itself, analysis finds

The Republican tax bill lawmakers plan to vote on this week will boost the economy, but the measure won’t pay for itself, a new analysis found......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 18th, 2017

These colleges use a loophole to make billions off the GI Bill

A new analysis finds that for-profit college revenue from veterans and servicemember benefits have soared......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 9th, 2017

A new analysis finds the GOP tax bill would be terrible for many Americans

The Tax Policy Center released its analysis of the GOP tax bill, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The analysis found that in 10 years, a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 8th, 2017

Capitol Report: One in five would see tax hike in a decade under Republican bill, congressional analysis finds

About one in five taxpayers would face a tax hike in a decade under the bill being debated in the House of Representatives, according to a new study by congressional analysts......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 7th, 2017

Analysis finds wealthy benefits under House GOP tax bill

House Republicans are weighing a repeal of a key tenet of the Obama-era health care law as the tax-writing committee begins work on crafting the bill......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 6th, 2017

Can Congress Keep Russia Off Facebook? Bill Aims to Force Disclosure for Political Ads

Senators are pushing the Honest Ads Act, aimed at stopping foreign interference in elections......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 19th, 2017

Vandy poll: Tennesseans support a gas tax

A new poll from Vanderbilt University finds that Tennesseans support an increase to the state gas tax — and that Gov. Bill Haslam likely has the political capital to pursue such an increase. According to a news release from Vanderbilt, the poll gauged .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 9th, 2016

Jury Finds Christie"s "Lieutenants" Guilty Of Causing Traffic Jams As Political Retaliation

The jury in the Bridgegate case has found Bridget Kelly, Christie's former deputy chief of staff, and Bill Baroni, a Christie appointee to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, guilty of a plot to use traffic jams for political retaliation. .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 4th, 2016

Computer Scans Identify Hillary Clinton Memoir Styles

In the political memoirs of Hillary Clinton, a new study finds two contrasting writing styles. The underlying theme, Clinton’s guardedness, highlights specific challenges facing women who run for office. The analysis of Clinton’s Living History and H.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkOct 27th, 2016

South Africa"s President Jacob Zuma Asks Court Not to Publish Report on His Ties With the Gupta Family

South African President Jacob Zuma has asked a court to stop the public protector, an anti-corruption watchdog, from releasing the findings of a probe into alleged political interference by his wealthy friends, the presidency said Thursday. "I can confir.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 13th, 2016

£20 Billion Brexit Bill Awaiting UK Taxpayer

Britain is facing a divorce bill from the EU for as much as 20 billion euros ($22 billion), according to a Financial Times analysis that shows the bloc’s shared budget is emerging as one of the biggest political obstacles to a Brexit deal. More than 300.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseOct 13th, 2016

Retail is hemorrhaging jobs – and it"s hitting women hardest

As the retail landscape undergoes a dramatic transformation, analysis finds 129,000 women lost jobs last year while men actually gained positions.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral32 min. ago

Twitter finds over 1,000 new Russian-linked accounts

Twitter said Friday that it has suspended 1,062 new accounts it has found to be linked to the Internet Research Agency, a Russian "troll farm" which disseminated content intended to interfere in the U.S. political process......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral11 hr. 1 min. ago

Britain"s lawmakers approve bill to sever EU ties

British lawmakers have voted in favour of the government's legislative blueprint for Brexit, marking a victory for Prime Minister Theresa May over political opponents who want a softer approach to .....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 18th, 2018

Survey finds geopolitical, cyber threats key concerns in "18

The World Economic Forum says a new survey found more than nine in 10 experts are expressing concerns about worsening economic or political confrontation between world powers, as "charismatic strongman politics" increasingly affects geopolitics......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 17th, 2018

Watchdog: Foreign groups among spenders at Trump properties

An ethics watchdog group says foreign interests, political campaigns, business entities and other groups spent a total of more than $600,000 over the past year .....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 16th, 2018

Report: No political meddling in Treasury tax analysis

A review of Treasury Department's handling of the Trump administration's tax plan has found no evidence of improper political meddling......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJan 12th, 2018

Regulations rollback: Coal executive's 'wish list' finds success under Trump

A review of a coal memo shows Robert Murray, an early campaign supporter of President Donald Trump and major GOP political donor, has gotten about half the items on his wish list.    .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 11th, 2018