Friday May 17
The City Wire
U.S. House votes (again) to repeal Obamacare
All four Arkansas member of the U.S. House of Representatives voted Thursday to repeal Obamacare.
Thu May 16, 2013
Bills Without Prayer Fill U.S. House Republican Agenda
As the U.S. Senate works to rewrite immigration policy, the House of Representatives is spending floor time on legislation that won't become law, with its 37th vote set for today on repealing the 2010 Affordable Care Act.
Wed May 15, 2013
Online Sales Tax Bill Faces Tough Test in House
WASHINGTON The online sales tax bill that sailed relatively easily through the U.S. Senate is facing tougher scrutiny in the House of Representatives, analysts say.
Mon May 13, 2013
Mark Darr Eyeing Congressional Race
Lt. Gov. Mark Darr is seriously considering a race in south Arkansas' 4th Congressional District in the 2014 election, he told 5NEWS on Monday .
Fri May 10, 2013
188th's Next Mission on Track, Officials Say
The Air Force said plans are still in place to keep the 188th Air Guard Unit in The River Valley.
AR-03: What are the Issues in Congressman Steve Womack's District?
To all Kossacks: Please take note that these Congressional District Information Diaries are not meant to evaluate whether or not the districts are beatable.
Thu May 09, 2013
The Washington Post
After easy passage in the Senate, online sales tax bill faces much tougher road in the House
After passing with bipartisanship support in the Senate, an online sales tax proposal faces a much more difficult path in the House of Representatives, with opposition already mounting from tax-averse Republicans.
Wed May 08, 2013
The City Wire
Womack: Internet bill is about tax fairness
Listening to U.S. Rep. Steve Womack, R-Rogers, tell it, the issue of Internet taxation is not an issue of raising revenue.
Tue May 07, 2013
The Huffington Post
Online Sales Tax Supporters Hope Messaging Wins Over Conservatives
Rep. Steve Womack is trying to drum up support among House Republicans for a bill to help states with the collection of sales tax for online purchases.
Senate Passes Online Sales Tax Bill
In a vote of 69 to 27 Monday evening, the Senate approved the Marketplace Fairness Act, a bill that would allow states to compel online retailers to collect sales tax.
Internet sales tax bill faces tough sell in House
The sales taxes would be sent to the states where a shopper lives. Current law says states can only require retailers to collect sales taxes if the merchant has a physical presence in the state.
Mon May 06, 2013
U.S. Senate passes web sales tax bill
The U.S. Senate today passed the Marketplace Fairness Act, taking a major step toward a new law designed to greatly expand the number of Internet and catalog retailers required to collect sales tax.
Is this the end of tax-free online shopping?
The Senate on Monday is expected to pass a bill that would allow states to collect sales taxes when consumers buy goods online.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
A Taxing Choice? PAC Checks May Ease the Pain
Supporters of the proposed Internet sales tax like to make it sound as though they just care about the little guy, the shopkeeper still intrepid enough to keep the doors open at her bricks-and-mortar store on Main Street.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
"Grover Norquist Did Not Elect You": Republicans In Disarray (!) Over Online Sales Taxes
Republicans are in disarray over a proposal that would allow state and local governments to require online retailers to collect sales taxes on internet sales.
The Salinas Californian
State can reap billions from online tax
California would get billions of dollars in additional revenue each year -- more than any other state -- if Congress passes a Republican-sponsored online sales-tax bill that has the backing of state Democratic senators and President Barack Obama, supporters say.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Anti-tax lobby heads for bruising on Internet sales tax
Chris Chapman sells sports equipment on eBay, Amazon and through his own website, SnowSportDeals.com, in Lothian, Md.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
The Senate delays voting on the Internet sales tax bill
Last Wednesday Jeff brought you thew news about the online marketplace fairness bill that was on pace to be voted on either this weekend or early next week.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
The Asheville Citizen-Times
Internet sales tax bill to hit roadblock in House
A bill to require Internet shoppers to pay sales taxes for online purchases may be cruising through the Senate but it will soon hit a roadblock in the House.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Calif. would take in billions if online sales-tax bill passes
California would get billions of dollars in additional revenue each year -- more than any other state -- if Congress passes a Republican-sponsored online sales-tax bill that has the backing of California's Democratic senators and President Barack Obama, supporters say.