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Crowdfunding Woman Power

Do we need this? Liberals think so. A new crowdfunding site has started to raise money so you can by an Elizabeth Warren action figure. Wearing sensible shoes, EW can be posed hurling the President into the great beyond. For … Continue reading

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Newest U.S. Industry May Get a Boost By June 30

The Drug Enforcement Agency sent a letter to US Senators sponsoring a re-scheduling bill stating that the DEA has received the Food and Drug Administration’s recommendation and plans to provide its view on whether marijuana should be taken off Schedule … Continue reading

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SEC Appointees Held In Senate

The Securities and Exchange Commission is operating now with only 3 commissioners. Two Obama nominees are being held up in the Senate as the political season heats up, with Banking Committee Chairman Richard Shelby, R-Ala., telling Politico in January he … Continue reading

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Trust Congress To Do the Right Thing?

Although the Senate passed a continuing resolution yesterday, the SEC is taking no chances with this notice: “The SEC will remain open and operational in the event the federal government undergoes a lapse in appropriations on October 1. Any changes … Continue reading

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Senate Finance Committee Passes Extension of Tax Write-off For Filmmakers

A large bipartisan majority the Senate Finance Committee last week passed a bipartisan package of more than 50 tax extenders that includes a 2 year extension to Sec. 181 permitting immediate write-off of film/television production expenses up to first $15 … Continue reading

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Film/TV Tax Expense Relief in Extenders Bill

Congress may show some bi-partisanship in the lame duck session between now and the holidays by passing the Tax Extenders Act of 2013 that will give businesses a number of tax breaks that expired in 2013, including but not limited … Continue reading

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