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Island Packet
SC lawmakers agree to budget with 3.25 percent pay increasea separate bill that also makes governance changes at the Department of Transpo
SC lawmakers agree to budget with 3.25 percent pay increase
Island Packet / Posted 18 hours ago
a separate bill that also makes governance changes at the Department of Transportation. Three days remain in the regular legislative session. The compromise also distributes an additional $50 million to counties for local roadwork. And it... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Highways plan tied to earnings down the roadhighway program and to help pay for a long-term reserve fund for use in economi
Highways plan tied to earnings down the road
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 19 hours ago
highway program and to help pay for a long-term reserve fund for use in economic downturns. Estimates vary on how much the office of Treasurer Dennis Milligan will earn on investments. The Arkansas Highway Improvement Plan of 2016 — signed into... Read more
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TribLIVE
Investigation puts scrutiny on lobbyists, political tieslawmakers seeking campaign help and the lobbyists who want to influence them, t
Investigation puts scrutiny on lobbyists, political ties
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
lawmakers seeking campaign help and the lobbyists who want to influence them, the path to power can run through the same offices that line State Street here. On behalf of industries and professionals they represent, more than 900 lobbyists spent... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
SC lawmakers agree to final budget packagea separate bill that also makes governance changes at the Department of Transpo
SC lawmakers agree to final budget package
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted yesterday
a separate bill that also makes governance changes at the Department of Transportation. Three days remain in the regular legislative session. The compromise also distributes an additional $50 million to counties for local roadwork. And it... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Becker tallies wins, losses in 2016 sessionWith the 2016 legislative session now at an end, lawmakers are looking back on
Becker tallies wins, losses in 2016 session
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted yesterday
With the 2016 legislative session now at an end, lawmakers are looking back on the 120 days in Denver, what was won or lost and what issues will be on their minds through the summer and into the next year. Today, a look at the session with Rep. Jon... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Bill aims to regulate federal rulesregulatory state. The FACT Act forces bureaucrats to justify any proposed major
Bill aims to regulate federal rules
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
regulatory state. The FACT Act forces bureaucrats to justify any proposed major rule with a publicly available cost-benefit analysis, giving industry adequate time to develop a strong legal and legislative defense against the Administration’s... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Bill aims to regulate federal rulesregulatory state. The FACT Act forces bureaucrats to justify any proposed major
Bill aims to regulate federal rules
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
regulatory state. The FACT Act forces bureaucrats to justify any proposed major rule with a publicly available cost-benefit analysis, giving industry adequate time to develop a strong legal and legislative defense against the Administration’s... Read more
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The Atlantic
The $300 Million Fund No One WantsThat same year, Reagan was “the most dramatic example of an underdog whose camp
The $300 Million Fund No One Wants
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
That same year, Reagan was “the most dramatic example of an underdog whose campaign needed public money,” according to an analysis by Michael Malbin, director of the Washington-based Campaign Finance Institute. In January 1976, the Republican... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. statescorporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new reg
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. states
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 2 days ago
corporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new registrations. The Nevada secretary of State’s Office earned $138 million from commercial recordings, which includes new business filings, in 2014. A decade earlier in... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. statescorporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new reg
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. states
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 2 days ago
corporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new registrations. The Nevada secretary of State’s Office earned $138 million from commercial recordings, which includes new business filings, in 2014. A decade earlier in... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Mailer attacks Steinberg over senator arrests, McKinley Villagegroups combined to contribute $65,000 for the ad, according to campaign finance
Mailer attacks Steinberg over senator arrests, McKinley Village
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
groups combined to contribute $65,000 for the ad, according to campaign finance records filed with the secretary of state’s office. Metro Chamber has endorsed Councilwoman Angelique Ashby for mayor, although she was not responsible for the mailer.... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. statescellphone as he crosses Central Avenue in downtown Cheyenne in front of the Dem
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. states
The Record Searchlight / Posted 3 days ago
cellphone as he crosses Central Avenue in downtown Cheyenne in front of the Deming Building housing the corporate services office that is listed in state records as the address for Mossack Fonseca's operation in Wyoming. (Photo: Trevor Hughes, USA... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. statescorporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new reg
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. states
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 3 days ago
corporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new registrations. The Nevada secretary of State’s Office earned $138 million from commercial recordings, which includes new business filings, in 2014. A decade earlier in... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. statescorporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new reg
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. states
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 3 days ago
corporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new registrations. The Nevada secretary of State’s Office earned $138 million from commercial recordings, which includes new business filings, in 2014. A decade earlier in... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. statescorporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new reg
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. states
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 3 days ago
corporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new registrations. The Nevada secretary of State’s Office earned $138 million from commercial recordings, which includes new business filings, in 2014. A decade earlier in... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. statescorporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new reg
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. states
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 days ago
corporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new registrations. The Nevada secretary of State’s Office earned $138 million from commercial recordings, which includes new business filings, in 2014. A decade earlier in... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. statescorporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new reg
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. states
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 3 days ago
corporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new registrations. The Nevada secretary of State’s Office earned $138 million from commercial recordings, which includes new business filings, in 2014. A decade earlier in... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. statescorporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new reg
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. states
KING5 Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
corporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new registrations. The Nevada secretary of State’s Office earned $138 million from commercial recordings, which includes new business filings, in 2014. A decade earlier in... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. statescorporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new reg
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. states
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 3 days ago
corporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new registrations. The Nevada secretary of State’s Office earned $138 million from commercial recordings, which includes new business filings, in 2014. A decade earlier in... Read more
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First Coast News
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. statescorporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new reg
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. states
First Coast News / Posted 3 days ago
corporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new registrations. The Nevada secretary of State’s Office earned $138 million from commercial recordings, which includes new business filings, in 2014. A decade earlier in... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. statescorporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new reg
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. states
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 3 days ago
corporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new registrations. The Nevada secretary of State’s Office earned $138 million from commercial recordings, which includes new business filings, in 2014. A decade earlier in... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. statescorporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new reg
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. states
KTVB Boise / Posted 3 days ago
corporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new registrations. The Nevada secretary of State’s Office earned $138 million from commercial recordings, which includes new business filings, in 2014. A decade earlier in... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. statescorporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new reg
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. states
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 3 days ago
corporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new registrations. The Nevada secretary of State’s Office earned $138 million from commercial recordings, which includes new business filings, in 2014. A decade earlier in... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. statescorporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new reg
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. states
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 3 days ago
corporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new registrations. The Nevada secretary of State’s Office earned $138 million from commercial recordings, which includes new business filings, in 2014. A decade earlier in... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. statescorporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new reg
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. states
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 3 days ago
corporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new registrations. The Nevada secretary of State’s Office earned $138 million from commercial recordings, which includes new business filings, in 2014. A decade earlier in... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. statescorporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new reg
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. states
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
corporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new registrations. The Nevada secretary of State’s Office earned $138 million from commercial recordings, which includes new business filings, in 2014. A decade earlier in... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. statescorporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new reg
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. states
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 3 days ago
corporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new registrations. The Nevada secretary of State’s Office earned $138 million from commercial recordings, which includes new business filings, in 2014. A decade earlier in... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. statescorporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new reg
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. states
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 3 days ago
corporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new registrations. The Nevada secretary of State’s Office earned $138 million from commercial recordings, which includes new business filings, in 2014. A decade earlier in... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. statescorporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new reg
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. states
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 3 days ago
corporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new registrations. The Nevada secretary of State’s Office earned $138 million from commercial recordings, which includes new business filings, in 2014. A decade earlier in... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. statescorporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new reg
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. states
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
corporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new registrations. The Nevada secretary of State’s Office earned $138 million from commercial recordings, which includes new business filings, in 2014. A decade earlier in... Read more
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USA Today
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. statescorporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new reg
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. states
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
corporate secrecy protections in a transparent bid to draw revenue from new registrations. The Nevada secretary of State’s Office earned $138 million from commercial recordings, which includes new business filings, in 2014. A decade earlier in... Read more
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The Buffalo News
After delay, $485 million flowing to RiverBendsaid are additional levels of public disclosure and accountability. The additi
After delay, $485 million flowing to RiverBend
The Buffalo News / Posted 4 days ago
said are additional levels of public disclosure and accountability. The additional conditions were demanded from by the legislative leaders from the Cuomo administration, whose economic-development agency recently sent the $485 million funding... Read more
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Fortune
Does Rooftop Solar Benefit All? That's the DebatePublic Utilities Commission has rejected criticism that it is in the pocket of
Does Rooftop Solar Benefit All? That's the Debate
Fortune / Posted 4 days ago
Public Utilities Commission has rejected criticism that it is in the pocket of NV Energy. “After I left the Governor’s Office of Energy, I have not had a single conversation with NV Energy outside of public hearings in this building,” Paul... Read more
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First Coast News
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?about $67.7 million, came from Republican candidates and GOP lawmakers' fundrai
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
First Coast News / Posted 4 days ago
about $67.7 million, came from Republican candidates and GOP lawmakers' fundraising accounts, according to a USA TODAY analysis of campaign finance data. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raised $207 million in the 2014 cycle,... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?about $67.7 million, came from Republican candidates and GOP lawmakers' fundrai
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 4 days ago
about $67.7 million, came from Republican candidates and GOP lawmakers' fundraising accounts, according to a USA TODAY analysis of campaign finance data. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raised $207 million in the 2014 cycle,... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?about $67.7 million, came from Republican candidates and GOP lawmakers' fundrai
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 4 days ago
about $67.7 million, came from Republican candidates and GOP lawmakers' fundraising accounts, according to a USA TODAY analysis of campaign finance data. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raised $207 million in the 2014 cycle,... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?about $67.7 million, came from Republican candidates and GOP lawmakers' fundrai
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 4 days ago
about $67.7 million, came from Republican candidates and GOP lawmakers' fundraising accounts, according to a USA TODAY analysis of campaign finance data. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raised $207 million in the 2014 cycle,... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?about $67.7 million, came from Republican candidates and GOP lawmakers' fundrai
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 4 days ago
about $67.7 million, came from Republican candidates and GOP lawmakers' fundraising accounts, according to a USA TODAY analysis of campaign finance data. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raised $207 million in the 2014 cycle,... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?about $67.7 million, came from Republican candidates and GOP lawmakers' fundrai
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 4 days ago
about $67.7 million, came from Republican candidates and GOP lawmakers' fundraising accounts, according to a USA TODAY analysis of campaign finance data. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raised $207 million in the 2014 cycle,... Read more
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USA Today
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?about $67.7 million, came from Republican candidates and GOP lawmakers' fundrai
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
USA Today / Posted 4 days ago
about $67.7 million, came from Republican candidates and GOP lawmakers' fundraising accounts, according to a USA TODAY analysis of campaign finance data. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raised $207 million in the 2014 cycle,... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?about $67.7 million, came from Republican candidates and GOP lawmakers' fundrai
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 4 days ago
about $67.7 million, came from Republican candidates and GOP lawmakers' fundraising accounts, according to a USA TODAY analysis of campaign finance data. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raised $207 million in the 2014 cycle,... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?about $67.7 million, came from Republican candidates and GOP lawmakers' fundrai
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 4 days ago
about $67.7 million, came from Republican candidates and GOP lawmakers' fundraising accounts, according to a USA TODAY analysis of campaign finance data. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raised $207 million in the 2014 cycle,... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?about $67.7 million, came from Republican candidates and GOP lawmakers' fundrai
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 4 days ago
about $67.7 million, came from Republican candidates and GOP lawmakers' fundraising accounts, according to a USA TODAY analysis of campaign finance data. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raised $207 million in the 2014 cycle,... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?about $67.7 million, came from Republican candidates and GOP lawmakers' fundrai
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
The Record Searchlight / Posted 4 days ago
about $67.7 million, came from Republican candidates and GOP lawmakers' fundraising accounts, according to a USA TODAY analysis of campaign finance data. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raised $207 million in the 2014 cycle,... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?about $67.7 million, came from Republican candidates and GOP lawmakers' fundrai
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
Naples Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
about $67.7 million, came from Republican candidates and GOP lawmakers' fundraising accounts, according to a USA TODAY analysis of campaign finance data. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raised $207 million in the 2014 cycle,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Madigan floats budget with $500 million more for schools; Rauner says it's $7 billion shortadministration suggests is $7 billion short. The broad points of the proposal
Madigan floats budget with $500 million more for schools; Rauner says it's $7 billion short
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
administration suggests is $7 billion short. The broad points of the proposal surfaced Wednesday as the governor and legislative leaders met again behind closed doors with a spring session deadline looming Tuesday. The House Democratic budget... Read more
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Op-Ed News
4 Myths Regarding the Relative Electibility of Hillary Clinton2012, and has continued to serve in that capacity to the present day. By my acc
4 Myths Regarding the Relative Electibility of Hillary Clinton
Op-Ed News / Posted 4 days ago
2012, and has continued to serve in that capacity to the present day. By my accounting, that is 32 years in actual elective office. Hillary Clinton, on the other hand, has just six years as a US Senator to show for experience as a duly elected... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Tax on corporate revenue could reshape Oregon business, politicsrather than just profits. The tax would fall most heavily on retailers and who
Tax on corporate revenue could reshape Oregon business, politics
OregonLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
rather than just profits. The tax would fall most heavily on retailers and wholesalers, according to a widely anticipated analysis out Monday from the state Legislative Revenue Office. The report found it would function much like a sales tax by... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Analysis: Measure IP 28 will cost each Oregonian $600 a yearby about $600 per capita annually and raise more than $6 billion in revenue eac
Analysis: Measure IP 28 will cost each Oregonian $600 a year
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 5 days ago
by about $600 per capita annually and raise more than $6 billion in revenue each biennium. That’s according to an economic analysis of labor-backed Initiative Petition 28 by the nonpartisan Legislative Revenue Office. If passed, IP28 would create a... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Sen. Norris takes issue with governor’s view of his refugee resolutionHaslam wrote. The governor's message also said he's asking state Attorney Gene
Sen. Norris takes issue with governor’s view of his refugee resolution
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 5 days ago
Haslam wrote. The governor's message also said he's asking state Attorney General Herbert Slatery to "clarify whether the legislative branch actually has the authority to hire outside counsel to represent the state. "I also question whether... Read more
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