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1 year 9 months ago

States ask help collecting Internet sales taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's governors are asking Congress to help states recover an estimated $20 billion in sales taxes that go uncollected by out-of-state online merchants every year. Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam told the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday that it isn't fair to local businesses to exempt online...

1 year 11 months ago

AP source: Leaks probed in terrorism case

WASHINGTON (AP) - A law enforcement official said Wednesday investigators are conducting a probe into who leaked information about an al-Qaida plot in which an explosive device was to have been detonated on a U.S.-bound airline flight. The official spoke on condition of anonymity about the ongoing leak investigation, which...

3 years 11 months ago

Rep. Polis named to House Judiciary Committee

Rep. Jared Polis has been appointed to fill a vacancy on the powerful House Judiciary Committee. The first-term democrat represents the 2nd congressional district. Polis said Wednesday that he will keep his seats on the Rules, Education and Labor Committee, and the Democratic Steering Committee.

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