Portman among 47 GOP senators to sign letter to Iran WASHINGTON — In a move Democrats denounced as trying to sabotage the Obama administration’s foreign policy, Sen. Rob Portman and 46 other Senate Republicans yesterday warned Iran’s leadership that any agreement to limit Tehran’s apparent efforts to build a nuclear bomb would need Senate approval to stay in effect beyond 2016. More
GOP boycotts health care advisory board House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
Unemployment falls to 7.5%; job creation solid in April The job market plugged along steadily, and unemployment fell in April, according to new data out Friday, suggesting that the U.S. economy is still expanding. The nation added 165,000 jobs in April as the unemployment rate fell to 7.5 percent, from 7.6 percent in March, the Labor Department said on Friday. More
U.S. Jobless Claims Fall to 5-Year Low The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level in more than five years, a positive signal for the labor market ahead of Friday's April jobs report. More
Unemployment Extension Clears First Test Vote in Senate (Updated) Unemployment Extension Vote Not Worrying House Republicans Boehner Still Cool to Senate Unemployment Extension Bill Unemployment Extension Fight Pits Portman Against Boehner Doctors Win, Jobless Lose: The GOP Confronts New Perception Problem 03/26/2014 - 2:29 pm | View Link
Unemployment Extension Vote Will Be A Nail-Biter will have no margin for error when he brings a new bill reauthorizing unemployment benefits to the Senate floor for a vote this month ... a bipartisan deal to restore the federal unemployment extension, and that assistance will be restored retroactively ... 03/14/2014 - 12:50 am | View Link
Unemployment Extension Wins Key Senate Vote The U.S. Senate passed the unemployment extension, which affects 1.3 million Americans, with a vote of 60 to 37. The Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) has been the subject of debate between Republicans and Democrats. Democrats wanted to extend the ... 01/8/2014 - 5:00 am | View Link
Unemployment Benefits Extension Passes First Cloture Vote To the surprise of some the Senate bill to extend unemployment benefits passed its first Cloture Vote with the support of six Republicans: The Senate begins an even tougher task after a surprise vote on Tuesday to break a GOP filibuster of legislation ... 01/7/2014 - 8:08 am | View Link
Senate Vote Advances Unemployment Benefits Extension The Senate voted Tuesday to invoke cloture on legislation extended unemployment benefits to the long-term unemployed. Six Republicans joined Democrats to clear the key procedural hurdle by a vote of 60-37. The vote allows the Senate to pass the final ... 01/7/2014 - 3:05 am | View Link
Vote in Senate Starts Talks on Extending Unemployment ... WASHINGTON — The Senate’s unexpected vote on Tuesday to advance legislation extending expired unemployment benefits touched off delicate negotiations to ... 01/6/2014 - 6:57 pm | View Website
California Unemployment Extension The E.U.C(Emergency Unemployment Compensation) remains expired. There is no extension available. Please inquire further with the labor authorities in your state by ... 09/19/2016 - 3:49 pm | View Website
Unemployment Extension Is Stalled, With 2 Proposals ... The first vote failed, 52 to 48, on a measure proposed by the Democratic leadership that would have extended benefits for 11 months. The extension would ... 01/13/2014 - 6:55 pm | View Website
Unemployment Benefit Extension Clears First Hurdle | CT ... The U.S. Senate may have secured the necessary support to move forward with a vote on a three-month extension of unemployment benefits, but it still needs to reach ... | View Website
New Mexico Unemployment Extension There is currently one benefit extension program available (until the week ending December 28, 2013). Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) 09/23/2016 - 9:14 pm | View Website
By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor email@example.comAttorneys for the estate of Aubrey McClendon have rejected claims by two local charities as they continue to sort through the estate's assets and obligations.
All claims against the estate were due Sept.
By Brianna Bailey Business Writer firstname.lastname@example.org Anthem Brewing Co., Ogletoberfest beer and the OKC Farmers Market District will launch Oklahoma City's first German-style craft beer festival on Saturday.
OKCtoberfest will feature more than 30 different craft brews, including many German-style beers.
Winnings in lottery, horse racing, casinos taxed at rate of filer
Q: How are gambling winnings taxed?
A: Income from gambling, which includes winnings from the lottery, horse racing and casinos, is taxed at the taxpayer's tax rate.
Chinese authorities blamed illegal mining activities for a gas explosion at a coal mine that killed 19 people and left one other miner missing, Chinese state media reported Wednesday.
Tuesday morning's explosion occurred at a small coal mine when 20 miners were working underground in the city of Shizuishan in the northwestern region of Ningxia, the official Xinhua News Agency said.