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Data breach said to affect JPMorgan cardholders
Pennsylvania officials say hackers gained access to the personal information of about 26,000 Pennsylvanians who use debit cards to receive jobless and workers' compensation benefits.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Wall Street Journal
George Osborne and the Laffer Curve
George Osborne delivered his fall update on the British budget Thursday. But more interesting than the traditional grab bag of tweaks to this or that tax or program was a study that the Treasury Department released the same day on the growth effects of cutting corporate income taxes.
W.H. to publicly make Iran case on Hill
The Obama administration's closed-door push to hold off new congressional sanctions on Iran will go public next week.
IRS Proposes Regulations to Define Political Campaign Activity by Section 501(c)(4) Organizations
The IRS and the Treasury Department have released proposed regulations that provide definitive rules regarding the activities of Section 501 "social welfare" organizations that will be treated as political campaign activities.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Market MoverHOLIDAY Shopping to a Different Drummer
As we've seen over the past few months, Americans are not happy with the way things are.
New Water Chief for Laguna Niguel, Dana Point
A new general manager has been appointed to the South Coast Water District, the water management agency serving Dana Point and south Laguna Niguel.
Obama expands war on political speech | by Robert Romano
There is one mystery that has perplexed political observers after Senate Democrats decided to violate Senate rules allowing the minority party to block presidential appointments.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Target 11 investigates harassing hoax
A viewer contacted Target 11 after he began receiving threatening and harassing phone calls from people claiming to be with the United States Treasury.
Audit: Health care subsidies vulnerable to fraud
President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks about the new health care law, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, in the South Court Auditorium in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington.
The revelation that a New York City commuter train derailed while barreling into a sharp curve at nearly three times the speed limit is fueling questions about whether automated crash-avoidance technology could... The revelation that a New York City commuter train derailed while barreling around a sharp curve at nearly three times the speed limit ... (more)
The Huffington Post
The Obama Administration Took The Platinum Coin Option More Seriously Than It Let On
The Obama administration was serious enough about manufacturing a high-value platinum coin to avert a congressional fight over the debt ceiling that it had its top lawyers draw up a memo laying out the legal case for such a move, The Huffington Post learned last week.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Hagedorn critical of Walz
Jim Hagedorn isn't waiting for the Republican nomination process in his challenge of 1st District Congressman Tim Walz.
Detroit Free Press
Lincoln Park, Royal Oak Twp., Highland Park move closer to emergency manager
Three metro Detroit communities - Lincoln Park, Royal Oak Township, and Highland Park - each moved a step closer Monday to the possible appointment of an emergency manager.
House Oversight Republicans Blast IRS Chief Counsel
The quiet but continuing House Republican-led probe of the Internal Revenue Service's treatment of tea party groups produced a new wrinkle in late November with an intivation to William Wilkins, the agency's chief counsel and President Obama's appointee, to "amend" testimony he gave the panel on Nov. 6 that the lawmakers suggest was deceptive.
Is The Leveraged Loan Market Signaling Trouble Ahead?
Seal of the United States Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, part of the Department of the Treasury.
Finally Some Guidance
So after seven years, the Internal Revenue Service has issued a final determination on the capitalization of equipment, buildings, and other items.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
The Daily Caller
IRS considering new regulations on chamber of commerce groups
Acting IRS commissioner Danny Werfel and the Treasury Department rolled out 32 pages of new guidance last week with proposals to govern 501 nonprofit groups.
Justice Hoens takes pension hit after Christie removes her from top N.J. court
Former state Supreme Court Justice Helen Hoens, shown here in a 2010 file photo, saw her pension cut in half when Gov. Chris Christie replaced her on the high court earlier this year.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Pa. officials find ways to reject pay raise
Pennsylvania state lawmakers, judges and top executive branch officials - including Gov. Tom Corbett - are scheduled to see a couple of hundred dollars more in their salaries in 2014.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Cayman Islands, Costa Rica sign tax pacts with U.S.
The United States has signed agreements with the Cayman Islands and Costa Rica to help those countries' banks comply with an anti-tax evasion law starting next year, the Treasury Department said on Friday.