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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

Colorado law finds $100 million for rural broadband

Colorado will commit an unprecedented $100 million over five years to bring high-speed internet to unserved rural areas under a bill signed into law and praised by political leaders Monday. The law, backed by bi-partisan sponsors in the legislature.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 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

Sebi scans Facebook "likes"; finds evidence in insider trading case

The watchdog checked the Facebook profiles of suspected persons to ascertain whether they were 'connected' in a case related to violation of insider trading norms.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 19th, 2018

Senator: DOT watchdog should investigate FAA's handling of Allegiant Air

Sen. Bill Nelson called Monday for the Transportation Department's inspector general to investigate safet.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 16th, 2018

Andrew McCabe Violated FBI Policies, Justice Department Watchdog Finds

The Justice Department inspector general began a review of Comey and McCabe in 2017......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 13th, 2018

Chemical-Weapons Watchdog Backs Up U.K. View on Poisoning

The global chemical-weapons watchdog confirmed Britain’s analysis of the type of the nerve agent used in the poisoning of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjApr 13th, 2018

Analysis finds Wells Fargo disproportionately extended higher-cost loans to minority communities in California

The data, as reviewed by the Sacramento Business Journal, appears to support the city of Sacramento's claims against Wells Fargo......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 11th, 2018

Trump’s Tax Cuts Didn’t Benefit U.S. Workers, Made Rich Companies Richer, Analysis Finds

Since the tax cuts, companies spent 37 times as much on stock buybacks than they did on bonuses and increased wages for workers......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 10th, 2018

Analysis: Tax cuts, spending to raise deficit to $1T by 2020

The combined effects of President Trump's tax cuts and last month's budget-busting spending bill is sending the government's budget deficit toward the $1 trillion mark next year, according to a new analysis by the Congressional Budget Office......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 9th, 2018

Analysis: Tax cuts, spending to raise deficit to $1T by 2019

The combined effects of President Trump's tax cuts and last month's budget-busting spending bill is sending the government's budget deficit toward the $1 trillion mark next year, according to a new analysis by the Congressional Budget Office......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 9th, 2018

Budget analysis: Trump tax cuts, spending bill projected to raise federal deficit to $804B this year, nearly $1T by 2019

Budget analysis: Trump tax cuts, spending bill projected to raise federal deficit to $804B this year, nearly $1T by 2019......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 9th, 2018

Undermining Parliament: Mismanagement has created dangerous precedents

Even more disturbing was the fact that Finance Bill retrospectively repealed a section of FCRA, which in effect legalised all foreign funding to Indian political parties for tpast 42 years.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 8th, 2018

Facebook backs US political advertising bill, sets limits on "issue ads"

Zuckerberg is scheduled to appear on Tuesday before a joint hearing of two U.S. Senate committees, and on Wednesday before a U.S. House committee.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 7th, 2018