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Wednesday Apr 16 | ENR-Engineering News-Record

Key Senators' Highway-Bill Outline Needs Revenue

The search for a new transportation bill has passed a key milepost in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee .

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Related Topix: Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, David Vitter, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bill Shuster, Senator John Barrasso

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Statesman Journal

Bipartisan deal on highway bill renewal still leaves funding up in the air

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Barbara Boxer on Thursday announced a bipartisan deal to extend a transportation bill beyond Sept.

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Related Topix: Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator John Barrasso, Republican, David Vitter, Barack Obama

Wed Apr 09, 2014

CNN

Bitcoin players knock on Washington doors

Bitcoin companies are hiring lobbyists, visiting lawmakers on Capitol Hill and writing to agencies about how they should write rules that will determine the future of the fast-growing virtual currency.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Tax, Financial Services, Federal Election Commission, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Wed Apr 02, 2014

ENR-Engineering News-Record

Boxer Plans Committee Action Soon on New Highway Bill

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman Barbara Boxer is moving ahead with the highway-policy portion of a draft new surface-transportation legislative package.

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Related Topix: Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, David Vitter, Republican, Senator John Barrasso

Tue Apr 01, 2014

NAFCU

urges national data security standards

April 2, 2014 - NAFCU Vice President of Legislative Affairs Brad Thaler wrote the leaders of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee in advance of today's hearing on data security, to urge the adoption of national data security standards for retailers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Roy Blunt, Republican, Senator Roy Blunt

Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Washington Post

Bitcoin Is Property Not Currency in Tax System, U.S. Says

The U.S. government will treat Bitcoin as property for tax purposes, applying rules it uses to govern stocks and barter transactions, the Internal Revenue Service said in its first substantive ruling on the issue.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Tax, Financial Markets, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Business News

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