Mickelson, regarded as the “People’s Choice” for his connection with fans, put his popularity on the line with comments about how much he has to pay in state and federal taxes.
Conn. Gov Dan Malloy got emotional Wednesday as he spoke about the teachers and a therapist who sacrificed their lives to protect students at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.
The group’s analysis of federal grant allocations estimates New York City’s potential loss at $95 million. Buffalo could lose $4 million, Rochester, $3.4 million and Syracuse and Yonkers, $1.6 million each.
Slowly but surely the economy is picking up steam. Today’s job numbers are another data point that Barack Obama and Democrats have put the country on a path to recovery from the economic carnage of the Bush Administration.
In June of last year, the Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act. As I wrote, this is the Greatest Tax Ever! I was thrilled to get a notice this year that I was getting a rebate check from my health insurance company.
Baldwin allegedly owes the state more than $350,000.
New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says that if the federal government goes over the ‘fiscal cliff,’ it would mean a big hit in the wallet for Empire State residents.
While residents are paying more through a range of everyday taxes, they next will see big cuts and state programs and services, according to Republican House Minority Leader Larry Cafero.
WCBS 880′s Wayne Cabot asked factcheck.org researcher Eugene Kiley if it’s really possible, as Democrats prefer, to balance the books without cutting the big three entitlements – Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security.
With one month to go before we reach the fiscal cliff, Republicans are going to have to figure out how to do something serious for a change instead of grandstanding and avoiding specifics.
Speaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.
Obama is hoping to promote the discussion of the Bush tax cut extensions by getting people hooked on the topic and by getting them to use the #My2K hashtag on Twitter.
State budget director Ben Barnes calls the cuts difficult but necessary to balance the budget.
Most Americans who traveled during this Thanksgiving holiday came face to face with an American reality: while there is much to be thankful for, our infrastructure is not one of those things.
The Buck Starts Here wishes a happy Thanksgiving to our readers. For progressives there is much to be thankful for this year.