Topic: Jared Polis
Marijuana tax could be a new source of revenue for strapped states, and the federal government, too, say two congressmen who have proposed such legislation. But the scale of any tax benefit is hotly disputed.
Billy Joel, Rihanna fight with Pandora: Billy Joel, Rihanna, and 125 other artists are opposed to a proposed change to US law that, they say, would cut by 85 percent the amount of money an artist receives from Pandora.
A new bipartisan bill would remove marijuana from the company of heroin and cocaine in federal regulations, leaving it to the states to legalize pot – or not. Inter-state trafficking would remain a federal crime.
06/24/2011 09:49 pm
President Obama showcased federal, state, local initiatives to address bullying, at a White House webcast on bullying prevention.
03/10/2011 04:46 pm
Passage of the spending bill, which goes to Obama for signing, averts a midnight government shutdown. It also leaves the bitter fight over spending to the next Congress.
12/21/2010 09:44 pm
The House of Representatives cut short its August recess to return to Washington and pass a state jobs bill Tuesday. Supporters say the bill is much-needed additional stimulus; detractors argue that it has too little money to really make a dent in states' budget problems.
08/10/2010 04:47 pm
Democrats seem increasingly determined to go it alone on healthcare reform. But that means the House must find more 'yes' votes - even if it costs some representatives their seats.
03/02/2010 01:17 pm
The House voted Thursday to continue the estate tax – an attempt to foil the Bush-era cuts that would have led to the expiration of the estate tax in 2010. But complications remain.
12/03/2009 12:00 am