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File photo of tax papers. (Photo Credit Thinkstock)

Man Gets Federal Prison For Tax Refund Scam

A Las Vegas man was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison and ordered to pay a share of almost $193,000 in restitution for his role in an income tax refund scam that used other people’s information to apply for First-Time Home Buyers Credit refunds.

10/21/2014

Paul Ryan (R-WI) (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: Paul Ryan And His Little White Lies

While Paul Ryan is entitled to his own opinions, he is not entitled to his own facts. He lied to America about Medicare. He lied to America about the debt commission. He really lied to America about the stimulus and America’s debt rating.

08/30/2012

Mitt and Ann Romney (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Mitt Romney’s Bailout Double Standard

Romney negotiated a $10 million federal bailout for his company, but has called for foreclosures to be allowed to “hit bottom” and letting Detroit go bankrupt.

07/25/2012

Can Federal Dollars Stimulate the Economy, and the Environment?

Federal government efforts to create jobs through stimulus funding have expanded to include an urban tree planting effort, to the tune of $490,000.  Will this new spending help Clark County residents breathe a little easier?

07/12/2010

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