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H.R. 3189 (113th) - Water Rights Protection Act Water resources development The bill was voted on in the House on March 13, 2014 To prohibit the conditioning of any permit, lease, or other use agreement on the transfer of any water right to the United States by the Secretaries of the Interior and Agriculture. House Vote: On Passage PASSED on March 13, 2014 voted YES: 238voted NO: 174 H.R. 3826 (113th) - Electricity Security and Affordability Act U.S. Congress Campaign Contributions and Voting Database | MAPLight.org - Money and Politics
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Activist Post Jefferey JaxenActivist Post Fukushima: oversights, over-budget, missed opportunities, under-managed, under-prepared. Well which is it? Experts weight in, news columns stretch to accommodate, websites keep busy firing synaptic brain cells of eager readers. Does it matter at this point?
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Online News Sources How the Big Papers Remember Ariel SharonHow the New York Times and the Washington Post whitewashed some of the bloodiest incidents from Israeli leader Ariel Sharon's record. FAIR TV January 10, 2014Media are looking back at Iraq--but what do they forget about Fallujah? Plus: Crossfire's climate 'balance' and ABC discusses the 'resurgent left'--without the left. Stephen Pimpare on War on Poverty, Carl Hart on MarijuanaAuthor Stephen Pimpare talks about the War on Poverty--past and present-- while Carl Hart talks about marijuana misconceptions.
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Talking Points Memo | Breaking News and Analysis Looks like we're on track for one of the New Jersey senators investigating the bridge scandal to himself be a fact witness. Awesome ... TPM's Sahil Kapur reviews the forthcoming documentary on Mitt Romney that's getting so much buzz. TPMCafe: MTV Prevents Teen Pregnancy By Shaming Single Moms Father accidentally shoots child while cleaning his gun. Putin says gay people at the Olympics must leave the children alone.
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Hit & Run : Reason Magazine PwCWith tax season upon us, if you were a foreign business owner regarding all of this scurrying around to file forms and pay the United States government its take, would you consider the activity as relatively attractive compared to the alternatives? Or would you consider it a turnoff? To judge by rankings released last year by the consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (you can call it PwC), businesses may venture into the Land of the Free for market opportunities, but that may well be despite a pretty uncompetitive tax regime. The U.S. ranks 64 out of 189 for ease of paying taxes, has a total tax rate that's above average and, importantly, barely seems to be trying to compete with other countries that Americans once mocked as overtaxed and overgoverned. According to PwC, "Paying Taxes 2014 looks not only at corporate income tax, but at all of the taxes and mandatory contributions that a domestic medium-size case study company must pay.