The Daily Populous

Thursday April 4th, 2019 night edition

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Defying modern presidential norms, Mr. Trump has refused since he became a candidate for president to release any of his tax returns.

Democrats suspect the tax information could provide clues to wrongdoing by Mr. Trump, and they made getting the documents one of their top oversight priorities when they reclaimed control of the House in January.

[A New York Times investigation showed that the president engaged in suspect tax schemes as he reaped riches from his father.].

Under I.R.S. policy, the personal tax returns of presidents and vice presidents are supposed to be automatically audited each year.

Mr. Neal said the committee was considering legislation related to the issue.

He added, “I trust that in this spirit, the I.R.S. will comply with federal law and furnish me with the requested documents in a timely manner.”.

Liberal Democrats have complained for weeks that Mr. Neal, 70 and a roll-up-your-sleeves legislator, was dragging his feet on making the request. »

Washington Department of Corrections Quietly Bans Book Donations to Prisoners From Nonprofits

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So quietly, in fact, that one of the largest nonprofits that works to get donated materials to prisoners was taken by surprise to discover the change.

Individuals have never been allowed to make donations to prisons; those have always had to go through either nonprofits or bookstores.

As Books to Prisoners pointed out, this severely limits access to literature for incarcerated individuals, and especially impacts those in facilities outside Monroe County. »

Revealed: Amazon employees are left to suffer after workplace injuries

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But Amazon’s workers’ compensation insurer did not authorize surgery until February 2019, after more than a year of court battles.

Amazon’s rapid growth has turned its CEO, Jeff Bezos, into the wealthiest person in the world, with an estimated net worth of $148.7bn.

Facebook Twitter Pinterest Amazon workers protest the company’s working conditions in Milton Keynes, England. »