By Calvin Thompson | Colorado Watchdog
DENVER — In the wake of the Internal Revenue Service profiling scandal, a Colorado tea party chapter now says it was given extra scrutiny by the tax-collecting agency after it applied for non-profit status.Read More →
By John Hrabe | For Watchdog.org
Marathon runners like Jim Barnette are usually model employees. They’ll slog through whatever task is in front of them. Stocking shelves or greeting customer. Pulling clothes or pushing specials.
A 10-year veteran at Goodwill Industries of the Columbia Willamette, the 49-year-old is described by co-workers as having a “can-do attitude.” What [...]
By Deena Winter | Nebraska Watchdog
LINCOLN – Farmers, hospitals and manufacturers would begin paying more sales taxes under a proposal laid out by Gov. Dave Heineman Friday to end some sales tax exemptions in order to scrap the state income tax.
The state of Nebraska exempts about $5 billion worth of goods and services, and the [...]
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By Tori Richards | Watchdog.org
GOLDEN, Colo. – Hidden in the mountains outside Denver, the secret National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is already hard to find. Now officials at the federal green-energy lab say they’ve got another layer of protection: they’re not subject to public oversight because they’re not [...]