Senate passes $1.1 trillion spending bill

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOXNEWS) — The Senate passed a $1.1 trillion spending bill late Saturday that funds the government through next September, averting a partial government shutdown and sending the measure more…

Man can't challenge $280,000 tax bill he doesn't owe

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Mechanicsburg Patriot News) With undisguised reluctance, Commonwealth Court has issued an order requiring a Philadelphia man to pay a $280,772 tax bill that he probably doesn't really owe. more…

'Cold, dead hand' of Reid steers Congress in 2015

by Greg Corombos -- [caption id="attachment_1101895" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev.[/caption] The House of Representatives avoided a government shutdown Thursday night, but Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Calif., says it came at the more…

School cafeterias losing money on Michelle's meals

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Examiner) More than half of the nation's school cafeteria workers expect to lose money selling low-salt, low-fat meals pushed by first lady Michelle Obama, a "serious" problem more…

Virginians go to war over car tax

by Greg Corombos -- More than a dozen years after leading a drastic reduction in Virginia's "car tax," former Gov. Jim Gilmore is fighting to protect the cuts and kill the tax altogether more…

The vanishing male worker

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) Frank Walsh still pays dues to the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, but more than four years have passed since his name was called at more…