A report released by the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board shows that Rep. Ilhan Omar broke federal tax law by filing her taxes jointly with a man to whom she was not legally married.Washington Examiner
The Great State of Maine, having jettisoned its far-right lunatic "government" and replaced it with a responsive, progressive, evidence-based one, is now set to pass the nation's most stringent ISP privacy law, going further than both New York and California. The new law restores the Obama-era ISP privacy protections that Trump's FCC chair Ajit Pai canceled before they could go into effect: rules that ban your ISPs from selling or sharing or exploiting the about your internet use without...Boing Boing
Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Thursday took umbrage with e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc's $0 federal tax bill in 2018 and said no company making billions in profits should pay a lower tax rate than firefighters and teachers.U.S.
Amazon's brick and mortar empire continues to expand, after the company opened its second, larger cashier-free store in Park Avenue, New York City today.www.engadget.com
Former Vice President Joe Biden reportedly lobbed an attack at Amazon on Tuesday during a campaign speech in Iowa. "I have nothing against Amazon, but they should pay a few taxes," Biden said, according to tweets form reporters who attended the speech. In going after the tech giant, Biden joins a growing list of politicians who have been criticizing the tech giant for a range of issues from taxes to employee wages. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Former Vice President Joe...Business Insider
New York’s leaders seem determined to make this year’s end-of-session legislating the ugliest ever. The latest example: The Climate and Community Protection Act. The act sets ambitious goals for eliminating greenhouse-gas emissions and transitioning to “clean” energy. Lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo reached a deal on it this week — then opted to skip theNew York Post
Charitable giving by individuals America fell 1.1% to $292 billion in 2018 from 2017, according to Giving USA. Because giving by foundations and companies increased, total giving in the U.S. increased slightly, by 0.1%, to $428 billion.CNBC