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Topic - Ways And Means Committee
Kansas legislators are considering proposals to give state workers modest salary increases but end their guaranteed longevity bonuses, and a union official said Tuesday that the combination could lower the pay of many employees.
The House Ways and Means Committee voted Wednesday to approve an referral to the Justice Department officially accusing Lois G. Lerner of breaking criminal laws in targeting tea party groups for special scrutiny in their tax-exempt status applications.
Ethics investigators publicly accused several Internal Revenue Service employees and offices Wednesday of engaging in pro-Democratic politics on government time, including one agency office in Dallas where employees posting pro-Obama stickers and buttons was "commonplace."
The House Ways and Means Committee will vote Wednesday to ask the Justice Department to file criminal charges against Lois Lerner for using the fright-making power of the Internal Revenue Service to hobble Tea Party groups.
The House budget-writing committee advanced a bill on Tuesday to create a research university within the College of Charleston.
As the House prepares for several key votes on former Internal Revenue Service employee Lois G. Lerner and potential legal action, analysts say she and her attorney have mishandled their case by picking and choosing when they want to talk, and to whom they are willing to talk.
Sen. Edward Kasemeyer says Maryland should look to the film industry for jobs it has lost in manufacturing.
Rep. Dave Camp, the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, says he will not seek another term.
Lawmakers in a key state Senate committee advanced their version of the state's $12.1 billion budget Thursday, making tough choices for 2015 spending after the state's revenue projections were less than expected.
Lawmakers in the Iowa House have furthered a plan to extend a tax break for the Iowa Speedway at Newton.
Kansas legislators will go back and consider all recommendations for education funding in order to comply with a court mandate to boost school aid, a key state senator said Monday.
Members of the tax-writing committee in the Vermont House expressed frustration Friday with the administration of Gov. Peter Shumlin over school property taxes.
A Kansas Senate committee delayed Wednesday's expected discussion of education budgets to allow for more time to study last week's ruling from the state Supreme Court on public schools.
A capital improvement plan that won approval by a Senate committee doesn't include funding for a University of Kansas building that university officials said is critical to keeping the medical school's accreditation.
The Oregon Legislature moved late Thursday to give Oregon Health & Science University all of the $200 million it requested for cancer research facilities.