Richard Durbin

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Name: Richard Durbin
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Obama votes in Chicago

President Obama / GEORGES GOBET, AFP/by , USA TODAYFiled UnderAnother Democratic vote in Chicago.President Obama cast his ballot near his South Side home Monday, telling reporters that he was representing "the most important office in democracy -- the ... [Published News Leader - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Tax-avoiding companies shouldn't get contracts paid for with your tax dollars

Over the last few months, there has been a growing rush of U.S. corporations seeking to swear off their U.S. citizenship and move their mailboxes, for tax purposes, to a low-tax jurisdiction. I don’t think that’s right, and it’s time we put a stop to ... [Published Midland Daily News - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

AbbVie reconsiders Shire purchase, cites tax inversion crackdown

New tax provisions designed to discourage U.S. companies from moving their headquarters to overseas tax havens may be having an effect.Drug maker AbbVie Inc. said Wednesday that it is reconsidering its planned purchase of European rival Shire and relocation ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Ted Nugent Gun Rant: An Obama Death Threat?

Ted Nugent is a loudmouth. Political news cycles have seen Nugent’s name and rants pop up from time to time ever since President Obama was elected. And we could go back way before that. “You probably can’t use the term `toxic cunt’ in your magazine ... [Published WebProNews Feed - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

New Gay Friendly Affordable Senior Housing Development Opened in Chicago

Center on Halsted and Heartland Housing officially opened Town Hall Apartments, the Midwest's first LGBT-friendly affordable senior housing development, during a ribbon-cutting on Friday."When Tom [Tunney] came to see me and I first got elected, I said ... [Published Gayapolis - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Senators Want Stronger Warnings for E-Cigarettes

Last week, six U.S. senators signed a letter addressed to U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg urging her agency to require tobacco companies to label e-cigarettes "listing all of the health threats the products pose."Signed ... [Published Fix.com - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

AACI to Honor Sen. Durbin, Rep. McCaul at Annual Meeting

Contact InformationAvailable for logged-in reporters onlyNewswise — The 2014 AACI Public Service Awards will be presented at AACI’s annual meeting in Chicago, during a luncheon October 27. This year, AACI will honor U.S. Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) ... [Published Newswise - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Regulating debit cards: Plastic stochastic

“DON’T bail out the big banks on Wall Street another time,” thundered Richard Durbin, an American senator, “Once in a political lifetime is enough!” His amendment to the Dodd-Frank financial reform of 2010 capped the fees banks can charge merchants to ... [Published The Economist - Finance & Economics - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Durbin Joins Wal-Mart, 7-Eleven in interchange battle

by: Missy BaxterIn the latest skirmish in the 9-year legal battle over interchange fees, Wal-Mart, 7-Eleven and other retailers, joined by Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin (D-Ill.), recently filed several briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court. The group ... [Published Credit Union Insight - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 2 reports

Interchange Fees Too High, Durbin Says

"Congress tasked the Board to follow the law Congress enacted, not to circumvent it at the request of the banking industry," Senate Majority Whip Durbin says.Following the Fed’s recent announcement that it has no plans to adjust the level of the interchange ... [Published Convenience Store Decisions - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Sorry, Senator Durbin

The last few months a consulting job in the Chicago suburbs has taken me out of my writing rhythm. At the same time my Miami-Chicago commute has me traveling the Sotloff-Foley axis. In South Florida, where Steven Sotloff’s family are prominent in the ... [Published American Spectator - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Why not just lower the taxes?

Sen. Richard Durbin grabbed another high-profile subject — inversion. Corporations fleeing the country to avoid the highest taxes in the country. Durbin wants to get a bill passed that prevents said corporations from committing inversion. Gasp! Here’s ... [Published Rockford Register Star - Sep 23 2014]

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"When corporations choose to invert and don't pay their fair share of taxes, they leave the rest of us to pick up the tab," Durbin said Wednesday. "that isn't right, and i hope that more companies will see the light."

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New report: USDA must act to drive down dangero... [Published Washington Post - 23 hours ago]
Obama votes in Chicago [Published News Leader - Oct 20 2014]
Tax-avoiding companies shouldn't get contracts ... [Published Midland Daily News - Oct 20 2014]
AbbVie reconsiders Shire purchase, cites tax in... [Published Los Angeles Times - Oct 15 2014]
Ted Nugent Gun Rant: An Obama Death Threat? [Published WebProNews Feed - Oct 15 2014]
New Gay Friendly Affordable Senior Housing Deve... [Published Gayapolis - Oct 15 2014]
Markey Releases Comprehensive Plan to Address P... [Published Insurance News Net - Oct 15 2014]
How do Schneider and Dold’s legislative records... [Published Lake County News Sun - Oct 15 2014]
U.S. Senators Want Stronger Warnings for E-Ciga... [Published Fix.com - Oct 14 2014]
Midwest's first LGBT-friendly affordable senior... [Published ChicagoPride.com - Oct 11 2014]
Governor Quinn Announces Major Investment to Co... [Published Illinois.gov - Oct 10 2014]
Ribbon cutting at LGBTQ-friendly senior apartments [Published Windy City Times - Oct 10 2014]
Quinn announces financial backing for Macomb By... [Published WGEM.com - Oct 10 2014]
LETTER: Name overpass after Bickerdyke [Published Galesburg.com - Oct 10 2014]
Sanders: New Report Shows Voter ID Laws Are 'In... [Published Common Dreams - Oct 09 2014]
University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) Lea... [Published BioSpace - Oct 09 2014]
Speak Out for Oct. 9, 2014 [Published Southtown Star - Oct 09 2014]
Cardin, Mikulski Call On HHS To Release Critica... [Published Noodls - Oct 08 2014]
Supreme Court decision increases same-sex marri... [Published Examiner.com - Oct 08 2014]
Republicans, Obama administration haggle over E... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 07 2014]
Homeless Kids Need This Stronger Law [Published Huffington Post - Oct 03 2014]
AACI to Honor Sen. Durbin, Rep. McCaul at Annua... [Published Newswise - Oct 02 2014]
Regulating debit cards: Plastic stochastic [Published The Economist - Finance & Economics - Oct 02 2014]
The discount that links big tobacco to the mili... [Published Marketplace - Oct 01 2014]
Security probe after US flights grounded [Published BDlive - Sep 30 2014]
White House Dismisses Ted Cruz's Call To Wait T... [Published Talking Points Memo - Sep 26 2014]
The Legal and Practical Implications of Retroac... [Published Value Walk - Sep 26 2014]
Durbin Joins Wal-Mart, 7-Eleven in interchange ... [Published Credit Union Insight - Sep 26 2014]
Carroll County Democrats to hold supper fundraiser [Published Taft Midway Driller - Sep 26 2014]
Senegal: Three American Senators Support Dakar'... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 26 2014]
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Regulating debit cards: Plastic stochastic [Published The Economist - Finance & Economics - Oct 02 2014]
“DON’T bail out the big banks on Wall Street another time,” thundered Richard Durbin, an American senator, “Once in a political lifetime is enough!” His amendment to the Dodd-Frank financial reform of 2010 capped the fees banks can charge merchants to ...
Politico pooh-poohs outrage over corporate inve... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 12 2014]
Two days after Sens. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Richard Durbin (D-IL) introduced legislation taking aim at ending corporate inversions, Politico has deemed the Democrats' focus on the practice—corporations buying overseas companies and moving their ...
2 Senators Introduce New Anti-Inversion Bill [Published DealBook - Sep 10 2014]
Charles Schumer of New York and Richard Durbin of Illinois have introduced a bill that would ban companies that have reincorporated overseas from using several popular tax avoidance techniques. ...
Victory! Walgreens Won't Leave The U.S.A. To Av... [Published Crooks and Liars - Aug 06 2014]
Look what we helped make happen: Yesterday afternoon the Wall Street Journal’s MarketWatch reported the news: “Walgreen Stock Tumbles on Report It Won’t Invert.” Citing unnamed sources (and Sky News), the bulletin reported that Walgreens has decided ...
Walgreen to keep U.S. tax domicile as buys Alli... [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 06 2014]
U.S. retailer Walgreen Co (WAG.N) won’t use a full takeover of Europe’s biggest pharmacy chain Alliance Boots [ABN.UL] to move its domicile overseas, it said on Wednesday, following fierce criticism of such tax-cutting deals at home. Walgreen said ...
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