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Senate passes retroactive mass-transit benefit for workers

The Senate passed a broad $41.6 billion program of tax breaks on Tuesday that will retroactively raise the monthly mass-transit subsidy to $250 per month for 2014. The extension of these tax breaks, however, will only last until the end of 2014.

Tags: Congress , House , Dave Camp , Colleen Kelley , NTEU , Jory Heckman , mass-transit benefit , tax breaks , budget , pay and benefits

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 05:36am EST

Dan Metcalfe, Adjunct Professor of Law, American University

The IRS keeps revealing more instances of lost emails of employees in its tax exempt division. This week's revelation from the House Ways and Means Committee follows Friday's disclosure that a computer crash eliminated thousands of emails from former division chief Lois Lerner. Investigators now say another six division employees had their computers crash. Two Republican lawmakers call on the Justice Department to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the IRS. Commissioner John Koskinen faces skeptical members of Congress today. Dan Metcalfe is an American University law professor and executive director of the Collaboration on Government Secrecy. He joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to discuss the records management side of this issue.

Tags: Dan Metcalfe , IRS , American University , Federal Drive , Lois Lerner

Friday - 06/20/2014, 01:22am EDT
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