Soda taxes are justifiable, given precedent and health

Philadelphia recently imposed a “soda tax,” and the general public has, as usual, began protesting this taxation without any

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Jackpot winner yet to claim ticket

Two winning lottery tickets, purchased in Missouri and Arizona, were drawn Wednesday night. The jackpot value was $587.5 million,

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Prop 30 pits taxes versus tuition

Photo by William Camargo/ Daily Titan With just under a week to go before Proposition 30’s

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Another opportunity to mishandle more money

The highlighted states are those that charge sales tax for online purchases.Graphic by Alvin Ung

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Editorial: The “Take-one-for-the-team” tax

The state of California is a provider. Health services, social services and, perhaps most importantly, public schools and universities

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Congress agrees to payroll tax deal; Obama will sign it

By Michael A. Memoli Tribune Washington Bureau (MCT) WASHINGTON — Congress on Friday swiftly approved a two-month extension of the payroll

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Had House GOP been playing into Obama’s hands with hard-line stance on payroll tax?

By David Lightman McClatchy Newspapers (MCT) WASHINGTON — Republican leaders in the House of Representatives may have avoided steering their entire

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In emerging Senate plan, Obama sees new hope for major debt deal

By Michael A. Memoli, Peter Nicholas and Lisa Mascaro Tribune Washington Bureau (MCT) WASHINGTON _ The prospects for a significant debt-ceiling compromise

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