Daily Archives: January 14, 2013

Treasury Borrowed $96 Billion on December 31st

In its monthly statement for December, released Friday, the U.S. Treasury says the federal government balanced its budget during the month, bringing in roughly $270 billion in revenues while making roughly $270 billion in expenditures. Yet, the Treasury also says … Continue reading

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2013 Paychecks Two Percent Less

The questions are already rolling in: why did my pay drop? Tax policy can be complex and overwhelming, and for most Americans it boils down to what they see on their paystub. Most Americans will see their pay drop by … Continue reading

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Legislators and Per Diem

From Associated Press:  A published report says Pennsylvania legislators collected $3.9 million for work-related expenses for food and lodging in the last two-year session, including one House member who received more than $55,000. Rep. Dom Costa, who received more in … Continue reading

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