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Re "Issa tested by the spotlight," May 22 The IRS did what it was supposed to do regarding 501(c)(4)s, but in a way that strongly suggested partisan bias by investigating "tea party"-related groups during the Obama administration and liberal churches...
Tags: Politics, Internal Revenue Service, Taxation
WASHINGTON — The latest chapter in the political battle over the killing of four Americans in Libya is unfolding this week, with Republicans pointing to the testimony of a State Department official as evidence that the U.S. military could have...
If you're like me and wrote a healthy check last week to pay your dues to Uncle Sam, you probably don't want to hear more about the government wasting your hard-earned dough. But I'm going to stoke your ire anyway, because our president and Congress...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The beleaguered U.S. Postal Service backed down from its cost-saving plan to eliminate Saturday mail delivery, acknowledging that Congress barred a move that supporters said was essential to addressing the agency's dire financial...
When city or county firefighters have a family event or unexpected obligation pop up on a workday, their solution is familiar to most shift workers: They find a colleague willing to trade hours. But for the roughly 10,000 firefighters employed by the...
The "average" federal employee salary is nearly $78,500, an amount that has risen by about $1,800 in the past two years despite a general freeze on salary rates, according to the Office of Personnel Management. As of September, OPM reported last week,...
Florence P. Haseltine knows the power of scientists meeting face to face. The former researcher at the National Institutes of Health notes a list of milestones achieved through networking and collaboration at conferences, such as the deliberations that...
This post has been updated and corrected. See the note below for details.Two of Congress' top watchdogs have asked the Justice Department to explain its prosecution of Aaron Swartz, a popular hacktivist who committed suicide Jan. 11. Swartz, 26, was facing the possibility of years in prison for downloading millions of...
Re "Cash crunch gives USPS a good chance to reform," Column, Feb. 7 I am surprised by the zeal with which David Lazarus advocates for massive changes at the U.S. Postal Service. Talk to the individuals who deliver your mail and you'll find that many...
Getting a Saturday morning letter will be a thing of the past starting in August. The United States Postal Service announced Wednesday it will be halting Saturday delivery on first class letters, catalogs and publications later this year in an attempt...
At the Dundalk Post Office this week, news that the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service would stop delivering mail on Saturdays beginning in August was greeted with a mix of apathy and understanding. Twenty-four-year-old Jordan Gillis said he wasn't...
Tags: Mail Order Industry, U.S. Congress, Politics, Finance, Dundalk
Word that the cash-strapped Postal Service would stop delivering mail on Saturdays hit Lakesha Johnson hard. "I think that's terrible," the Baltimore woman said Wednesday outside the city's Main Post Office on East Fayette Street. "When they want to...
Tags: Retirement, Mail Order Industry, David Anderson , Politics, Finance
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