After Supremes' Decision, Womack Urges Congress to Act on Online Sales Tax
U.S. Rep. Steve Womack, R-Ark., is heartened by Monday's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to let stand New York's online sales tax law.
Local Govt. Gets Ripped Off On Cyber Monday, LR Mayor Says
The National Retail Federation says 131 million Americans will shop online throughout Cyber Monday.
Fired Rogers Treasurer Gets $300K In Lawsuit Against City
The Rogers city treasurer fired from his job after allegedly bringing a handgun to work won his wrongful termination lawsuit against the city on Friday.
House GOP Appropriators in a Budget Conference Pickle
Latham and some other GOP appropriators say they'd be willing to vote for a short-term funding measure at the sequester level of $967 billion.
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Sexual orientation law opposed by business exec, Boozman
While many may not yet be aware of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013, it has become a hot topic among small and large business managers across the country and is beginning to be discussed locally.
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Watching the Independents
Editor's note: Maylon Rice is a former newspaper reporter, columnist and editor at several newspapers over the past 40 years.
Burwell Embraces Mission Impossible Rescuing U.S. Budget
White House budget director Sylvia Mathews Burwell learned her management skills from some of the masters: former President Bill Clinton , Microsoft Corp. Chairman Bill Gates , and onetime Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin .