Alan Fram, Associated Press | Posted May 24th - 4:20pm
The Treasury Department has arrested five people in Miami accused of posing as IRS agents in telephone calls and demanding immediate payment of overdue taxes, a scheme that netted them an estimated $2 million, a top official said Tuesday.
Sean Murphy, Associated Press | Posted May 24th - 4:01pm
Gov. Mary Fallin and Republican legislative leaders announced a nearly $6.8 billion budget agreement Tuesday that would include no further funding cuts for public K-12 schools and prevent deep cuts to Medicaid provider rates but impose deep funding cuts on public colleges and universities.
Andrew Taylor, Associated Press | Posted May 24th - 3:22pm
Republicans controlling the Senate have passed legislation to block new Obama administration rules that require financial professionals to put their client's best interest first when giving advice on retirement investments like individual retirement accounts.
Toxic chemicals used in everyday products such as household cleaners, clothing and furniture have been linked to serious illnesses, including cancer, infertility, diabetes and Parkinson's disease. Under current law, only a small fraction of chemicals used in these products have been reviewed for safety.
David Eggert, Associated Press | Posted May 24th - 2:50pm
Gov. Rick Snyder and Republican legislative leaders are negotiating the state budget and a financial rescue of Detroit's ailing school district at the same time but said Tuesday they see no need to directly tie the bills together.
Lorne Cook and Raf Casert, Associated Press | Posted May 24th - 2:50pm
Talks between Eurozone finance ministers and the International Monetary Fund headed into the night Tuesday, as an expected deal to approve the payout of a new batch of rescue loans to Greece remained elusive.