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Here's an update on the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. There isn't one. Well, there is one, but Congress has stripped it of a leader, cut down on the number of agents and choked its budget to the point where it's almost impossible to do its job....
Brookings - If you still receive a paper check for your Social Security or other federal benefit payments, you are required by law to switch to an electronic payment option by March 1, 2013. It's fast, free and easy to sign up for direct deposit or...
Officials at England's 12th-century St. Peter's Church in Seaford, East Sussex, which is renowned for its eerie quiet, created a 30-minute CD recently of near-total silence, first as a small-scale fundraising project, but later for general sales (since...
Tags: Crimes, Politics, Tampa, Prosecution, Crime, Law and Justice
WASHINGTON -- The Treasury Department has begun selling the rest of its stake in General Motors Co. as the government tries to end its bailout of the automaker in a little more than a year. Last month, the Treasury sold about $156.4 million worth of its...
Call Washington BureauWith one Republican and one Democrat now representing the Lehigh Valley, this will be a common occurrence: Charlie Dent and Matt Cartwright split their vote Wednesday on temporarily suspending the debt ceiling. Dent, 15th district, supported it....
Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley will pay $557 million in cash and other assistance to help certain people who have fallen behind on their mortgage payments, and others who lost homes to foreclosure, according to the Federal Reserve. The agreements with...
The Treasury Department announced Wednesday that it raised $191.3 million in its latest auction of TARP securities, including $5.8 million for its stake in Delmar Bancorp in Salisbury. The Troubled Asset Relief Program was created more than four years...
Tags: Auction Service, Delmar Bancorp
WASHINGTON – House Republicans approved a temporary suspension of the $16.4-trillion ceiling on the nation’s debt Wednesday, allowing the federal government to continue borrowing through spring while Washington shifts to more ambitious...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — In the height of tax season, don't be surprised if you owe more to the taxman in Lansing. Some major income tax changes approved 21 months ago by Gov. Rick Snyder and lawmakers are just now starting to hit Michigan taxpayers...
A week before his inauguration, President Barack Obama said he wouldn't negotiate with Republicans over raising the federal debt limit. At an unexpected news conference Jan. 14, the president asserted that he won't trade cuts in government spending in...
Tags: Public Finance, Polls, Politics, Fiscal Cliff, Mitch McConnell
So there really is gold in them thar Federal Reserve banks. Seems the Treasury Department conducted its first-ever audit of U.S. gold on deposit at Federal Reserve banks in New York and elsewhere last year, and lo and behold, the auditors, well,...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — In the height of tax season, don't be surprised if you owe more to the taxman in Lansing. Some major income tax changes approved 21 months ago by Gov. Rick Snyder and lawmakers are just now starting to hit Michigan...
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