Archive for May 23rd, 2013

The PE: SAN BERNARDINO: Recall organizers begin collecting signatures

San Bernardino Seal

A group has begun circulating petitions to recall the San Bernardino mayor and City Council, shown here in a January.

May 23, 2013; 04:35 PM

Organizers of a recall campaign to oust most San Bernardino city elected leaders began collecting signatures this week even as officials remained uncertain over who would oversee the process.

To read story by Imran Ghori in The Press Enterprise, click here.

Bloomberg-Businessweek

By Carol Matlack
May 22, 2013

Apple (AAPL) has a deal with Ireland granting it an effective 2 percent tax rate on tens of billions of dollars in profit at the company’s Irish affiliates, according to a U.S. Senate report released on May 20.

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Campaigns

By Patrick McGreevy, Los Angeles Times
May 22, 2013, 8:49 p.m.

SACRAMENTO — Democrats took another seat in the state Assembly this week, but a conservative Republican won a Central Valley state Senate district in an upset victory.

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IRS -1

The star witness at a hearing investigating the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative groups invoked her constitutional right to not answer questions.

By Richard Simon and Melanie Mason
May 22, 2013, 8:47 a.m.

WASHINGTON — A top Internal Revenue Service official invoked the 5th Amendment and declined to testify Wednesday before a House committee investigating the agency’s mishandling of applications by some conservative groups for tax-exempt status.

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