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Texas Could Get Millions for "Active Shooter" Training
A law enforcement training center based at Texas State University in San Marcos may receive $15 million in federal money to support programs that train officers how to handle situations like the recent Fort Hood shooting.
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Wed Apr 09, 2014
House panel refers ex-IRS official to Justice Dept
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Dave Camp , R-Mich., left, and the committee's ranking member, Rep. Sander Levin, D-Mich., exchange words on Capitol hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 9, 2014, during a disagreement over procedure as the panel debates whether IRS official Lois Lerner's refusal to testify to Congress deserves criminal ... (more)
Congressional Tax Writers Clash on Paying to Extend U.S. Corporate Breaks
The top lawmakers on the House Ways and Means Committee disagreed over whether extending tax breaks for research and international finance operations should be offset to prevent the U.S. budget deficit from growing.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Center for American Progress
Texas, Where Are the Judges?
Then-Senate candidate Ted Cruz , right, and Sen. John Cornyn listen to a question from reporters outside a polling station in Dallas.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Texas Overtakes California, Leads Nation In Tech Exports
Surpassing California for the first time, Texas is leading the nation in technology-related exports, according to a new report.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Burnt Orange Report
Lloyd Doggett Scores Victory for Domestic Abuse Survivors with IRS
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Survivors Of Domestic Violence Now Have Better Access To Obamacare Benefits
Survivors of domestic violence who are living separately from an abusive spouse will now be able to claim tax credits to help them afford an Obamacare plan, thanks to new rules being developed by the federal government.
The Burlington Free Press
From politics to pulpit
The Rev. Mara Dowdall's journey to the church at the top of Church Street began, in some ways, on Capitol Hill.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Critical part of ObamaCare website still not fixed
Even as the Obama administration struggles to deal with the approaching end of open enrollment for health care exchanges, one critical part of the website has yet to be fixed.
...Latinos Widely Reject
Democrats are becoming vocal about growing concerns over the lack of Latino enrollment in Obamacare healthcare exchanges as the deadline to sign up nears.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Gold for executives, contempt for taxpayers
Jamie Dimon took high heat over his 74% mega-raise, but he's not at fault. The blame goes to a 1993 boondoggle for bigwigs-a boondoggle that's cost taxpayers by the billions ever since.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Latinos being left behind in health care overhaul
This screenshot made Nov. 26, 2013, shows the Department of Health and Human Services' web page for the Spanish language version HealthCare.gov.
National Public Radio
Latinos Being Left Behind In Health Care Overhaul
Hispanics account for about one-third of the nation's uninsured, but they seem to be staying on the on the sidelines as the White House races to meet a goal of 6 million sign-ups by March 31. Latinos are "not at the table," says Jane Delgado, president of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, a nonpartisan advocacy network.
Sat Mar 22, 2014
The Baltimore Chronicle
Gold for Executives, Contempt for Taxpayers
Twenty years on, after three presidencies and six Administrations, Section 162 stands as a classic example of good intentions leading to bad endings.