The Daily Populous

Sunday August 14th, 2022 night edition

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For years, Democrats have promised to raise taxes on such investors, who pay a significantly lower rate on their earnings than ordinary workers.

They also highlight a degree of political risk for Sinema, whose unapologetic defense of the industry’s favorable tax treatment is viewed by many in her party as indefensible.

Employees and executives of KKR, another private equity behemoth, contributed $44,100 to Sinema during a two-month span in late 2021.

“Senator Sinema said she would not vote for the bill .. unless we took it out,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer told reporters last week.

Sinema worked with Republicans on an amendment that stripped the corporate tax increase provisions from the bill, which a handful of vulnerable Democrats also voted for.

Her tax policy positions and focus on growing Arizona’s economy and competitiveness are longstanding and well known,” Hurley, the Sinema spokesperson, said.

In one 2016 lawsuit, the group of creditors asked a judge to divert money from a Puerto Rican pension fund in order to collect. »

Trump Lawyer Told Justice Dept. That Classified Material Had Been Returned

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That material was supposed to have been sent to the archives under the terms of the Presidential Records Act.

Mr. Trump returned 15 boxes of material in January of this year.

When archivists examined the material, they found many pages of documents with classified markings and referred the matter to the Justice Department, which began an investigation and convened a grand jury. »

After half a century in captivity, Tokitae the performing orca could finally go home

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Her captivity is an anachronism – a bridge between a time when whales were sold for human entertainment, and today, when the practice is largely scorned.

Activists have called for the release of Tokitae to possibly reconnect with her pod and live out her final days in the Salish Sea.

Whales like Toki have earned their human owners millions of dollars and entertained countless people, Vinick reminds. »