- Congress is giving states the transportation blues Updated: Apr-15-14 7:07 pm
- Union fights push to hire private tax collectors Updated: Apr-15-14 3:22 pm
- Congressional primary races fill up for open seats Updated: Apr-12-14 4:05 am
- House panel refers ex-IRS official to Justice Dept Updated: Apr-09-14 4:28 pm
- GOP Michigan Rep. Camp to retire Updated: Mar-31-14 6:01 pm
- Clinton says nation needs gradual debt reduction Updated: Mar-22-14 7:47 pm
DAYTON, Ohio - On the road in a tour bus this week, the U.S. transportation secretary is spreading some bad news: The government's Highway Trust Fund is nearly broke. If allowed to run dry, that could set back or shut down projects across the country, force widespread layoffs of construction workers and delay needed repairs and improvements.
WASHINGTON - A public employees union is fighting a bipartisan effort in Congress to force the Internal Revenue Service to hire private contractors to collect some delinquent taxes.
LANSING, Michigan - Four Michigan lawmakers are exiting the U.S. House in January, leaving their congressional seats with wide open races after years of stability.
WASHINGTON - The House Ways and Means Committee voted Wednesday to refer a former Internal Revenue Service official to the Justice Department for possible criminal prosecution in the agency's tea party controversy.
WASHINGTON - Rep. Dave Camp, the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee and an advocate for overhauling the federal tax code, announced Monday that he will retire after 24 years in Congress.
TEMPE, Arizona - Former President Bill Clinton said Saturday that the supercharged political environment makes cutting the government's long-term debt a difficult task - and cited a recent Republican tax plan as a perfect example.