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Daniel Neal Heller, 83, Lawyer Who 'Beat the IRS'
New York Sun  |  August 19, 2008
Excerpt: Daniel Neal Heller, who died August 3 at 83, was a Miami lawyer involved in many high-profile cases, but the best-known was his protracted tax-evasion dispute with the Internal Revenue Service that ended with his winning a $500,000 settlement from the ...

Coast Conservatives Postpone Schwarzenegger Recall Vote
New York Sun  |  September 28, 2008
Excerpt: ANAHEIM, Calif. — A conservative wing of the California Republican Party postponed a plan to vote Saturday on whether to endorse a recall campaign against GoveronorSchwarzenegger. Earlier, a former governor, Pete Wilson, urged his fellow Republicans ...

Budget Woes Beget Talk of Commuter Tax
New York Sun  |  September 26, 2008
Excerpt: City and state lawmakers, on the hunt for new revenue sources to balance an increasingly tight budget, are calling for a revival of the commuter tax. Mayor Bloomberg issued a full-throated call for the tax to be reinstated yesterday, after the speaker ...

Obama's Patriotic Tonic
New York Sun  |  September 25, 2008
Excerpt: During his Fox News interview with Bill O'Reilly, Barack Obama responded to one question where the statistics contradicted his position by saying that "there are lies, damned lies, and statistics." He then went on to say that 95% of Americans would get a tax break under his economic plan. ...

In Effort To Right Economy, Senate Passes Tax Package
New York Sun  |  September 24, 2008
Excerpt: WASHINGTON — The Senate passed a giant tax package yesterday that saves more than 20 million taxpayers from the bite of the alternative minimum tax. At a cost of more than $100 billion, the bill also nudges the nation toward greater use of alternative ...

Schwarzenegger Signs Overdue Calif. Budget
New York Sun  |  September 24, 2008
Excerpt: Governor Schwarzenegger signed the most overdue state budget in California history yesterday, skipping the usual fanfare because he said the Legislature's efforts on the $144.5 billion spending plan were nothing to celebrate. ...

Voters Trust McCain on Economy
New York Sun  |  September 22, 2008
Excerpt: The bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers, the sale of Merrill Lynch to Bank of America, the 500-point plunge of the Dow, the government takeover of AIG -- all these have got the presidential candidates talking about the economy. But both Senator Obama and Senator McCain have been vague about their solutions. And for good reason. ...

Bloomberg Speaks Out Against 'Carbon Tariff'
New York Sun  |  September 19, 2008
Excerpt: WASHINGTON — Mayor Bloomberg is warning Congress against a "retreat into protectionism" as it considers legislation to fight global warming by imposing a cap on carbon emissions. The mayor testified yesterday on climate change proposals at a House ...

Taxes of the Times, III
New York Sun  |  September 18, 2008
Excerpt: The New York Times has a recipe for responding to the financial crisis: raising taxes on New York City homeowners. That's right, with New Yorkers struggling to make mortgage payments and many of them newly out of work, the Times in an editorial ...

New York Would Suffer Under Obama Tax Plan
New York Sun  |  September 17, 2008
Excerpt: New York is one of a handful of states that would be hit with a net increase in federal taxes under Senator Obama's tax plan, according to a new study. ...