Richard Durbin

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Name: Richard Durbin
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Has Durbin spent too much time in D.C. for Illinois voters?

Sen. Richard Durbin, the Senate’s number two Democrat, could be facing a tougher than anticipated re-election race.Click to Continue » ... [Published McClatchy DC - 19 hours ago]
Entities: Richard Durbin
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

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

By Sen. CARL LEVINOver 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 ... [Published AdvisorSource.com - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

EDITORIAL: Officials should seize Pullman park opportunity

Under-appreciated and even unheralded historical and natural treasures abound in Northwest Indiana and the southern Chicago region — assets that possess the ability to teach us valuable lessons from our past while also attracting tourism and the local ... [Published NWI Times - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

That tough talk on corporate tax dodges? Never mind

A Pentagon contract announced last week sheds new light on the controversy over corporate inversions and how tough the federal government really will be on all those companies skedaddling to Europe to avoid paying income taxes.Pentagon purchasing agents ... [Published Crains Detroit Business - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Voice of the Reader: Letter not appropriate

To the Editor:In a recent letter, a writer used the eulogy of our fine Congressman and friend, Kenny Gray, to criticize the writer of the eulogy, our senator, the Honorable Richard Durbin. The message that was presented was not to honor our late Congressman, ... [Published Southern Illinoisan - Aug 23 2014]
Entities: Richard Durbin, Attack
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

That tough talk on corporate tax dodges? Never mind

Employees walk near an Abbott Laboratories sign at the company's headquarters complex in Abbott Park, Illinois.Credit: BloombergA Pentagon contract announced this week sheds new light on the controversy over corporate inversions, and how tough the federal ... [Published Crains ChicagoBusiness - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Durbin to Hospira: Don't make a move

Sen. Richard DurbinPhoto: BloombergPerhaps emboldened by Walgreen Co.'s decision to stay put, U.S. Sen. Richard Durbin today urged another local company to forget about moving its headquarters abroad to save on taxes.This time, Mr. Durbin's target is ... [Published Crains ChicagoBusiness - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 6 reports

Iraq crisis: Critics in Congress line up to lambast Obama’s response

President Barack Obama came under fire from his opponents in Washington yesterday as the US launched further air strikes against militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isis) in Iraq. Congressional Republicans are broadly in favour of ... [Published The Independent - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Sen. Durbin's inverted logic

It's a lot easier to pick fights with unpopular corporations than fix a flawed tax code.Illinois U.S. Sen. Richard Durbin didn't wait long to take a victory lap after Illinois-based Walgreens announced that it won't be moving its corporate headquarters ... [Published News Gazette - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 6 reports

Walgreens is staying put

Look what we 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 not to “invert” the company’s ... [Published Suburban Guerilla - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 2 reports

After 30-year cleanup, Waukegan Harbor is back ‘open for business’

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk has been collecting mud from the Waukegan Harbor for 14 years, but he was able to stop Tuesday.Kirk, R-Ill., was joined by Gov. Pat Quinn, Waukegan Mayor Wayne Motley, U.S. Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill., and U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider, ... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 2 reports

Senate Democrats urge Obama to stop inversions on his own

Three prominent Democratic senators on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to use his executive authority to reduce or eliminate tax breaks for companies that shift their headquarters overseas to cut their U.S. tax bills.Sen. Richard Durbin, the second-ranking ... [Published Gnom.es - Aug 06 2014]

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...our commitment to supporting the global use of sequencing data," says Dr Richard Durbin , Head of Computational Genomics at the Sanger Institute . "genome science worldwide relies on fast and efficient data analysis and storage, and samtools 1.0 fulfils this need by supporting new sequencing and analysis technologies."

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Has Durbin spent too much time in D.C. for Illi... [Published McClatchy DC - 19 hours ago]
COLUMN: Tax-avoiding companies shouldn't get co... [Published AdvisorSource.com - Aug 30 2014]
EDITORIAL: Officials should seize Pullman park ... [Published NWI Times - Aug 29 2014]
Team Led by Argonne National Lab Selected as DO... [Published Ein News - Aug 29 2014]
Samtools CRAMS in support for improved compress... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Aug 28 2014]
Rockwood Man Honored as Illinois Veteran of the... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 26 2014]
Missile Defense | MDA Kill Vehicle Redesign, Ta... [Published Space News - Aug 25 2014]
That tough talk on corporate tax dodges? Never ... [Published Crains Detroit Business - Aug 25 2014]
08/25/2014 - Rockwood Man Honored as Illinois V... [Published Noodls - Aug 25 2014]
Burger King,Tim Hortons talks could turn up hea... [Published Los Angeles Times - Aug 25 2014]
St. Landry Parish Daily Arrest Report for Augus... [Published KATC 3 - Aug 25 2014]
Opinion: Colleges Worsen Income Inequality [Published FOXBusiness.com - Aug 25 2014]
Voice of the Reader: Letter not appropriate [Published Southern Illinoisan - Aug 23 2014]
Young Migrant Faces Uncertain Future [Published Epoch Times - Aug 22 2014]
Pullman park supporters want Obama's help [Published NWI Times - Aug 22 2014]
The Quest for U.S. Tax Reform: Fact or Fiction [Published WebCPA - Aug 20 2014]
That tough talk on corporate tax dodges? Never ... [Published Crains ChicagoBusiness - Aug 20 2014]
Samtools CRAMS in support for improved compress... [Published EurekAlert! - Aug 15 2014]
Morning 10: Jewel-Osco hacked | Durbin v. Hospi... [Published Crains ChicagoBusiness - Aug 15 2014]
Durbin to Hospira: Don't make a move [Published Crains ChicagoBusiness - Aug 15 2014]
Samtools CRAMS in support for improved compress... [Published Bio-Medicine - Aug 15 2014]
FIA-Chicago to feature TV stars Mohit & Neha [Published IndiaPost - Aug 14 2014]
Genomics API allowing for seamless sharing of g... [Published LabOnline - Aug 13 2014]
Proposed Legislation Aims To Scuttle Tax Invers... [Published Medical Design Online - Aug 12 2014]
Iraq crisis: Critics in Congress line up to lam... [Published The Independent - Aug 10 2014]
Kurdish forces plead for arms to counter IS ons... [Published ABC Online - Aug 10 2014]
Partisan divisions over U.S. mission in Iraq [Published WDSU New Orleans - Aug 10 2014]
Obama’s plan to stop ISIS panned by both sides ... [Published New York Post - Aug 10 2014]
Rep. Peter King: Obama's actions in Iraq are "s... [Published Washington Times - Aug 10 2014]
U.S. presses Iraq strikes, Republicans criticiz... [Published Reuters - Aug 10 2014]
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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 ...
Walgreen retreats from plan to move tax domicil... [Published Clusterstock - Aug 05 2014]
By Kevin Drawbaugh and David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. retailer Walgreen Co on Tuesday appeared to back away from a plan to reincorporate abroad to reduce its U.S. taxes, while politicians again urged the White House to curb deals that ...
Democrats want to ban government contracts for ... [Published Ezra Klein - Jul 29 2014]
(AP Photo/J. David Ake, File) Lawmakers are growing tired of corporate America's persistent efforts to dodge U.S. taxes. In the past month, Congress and the White House have denounced a loophole that lets companies lower their tax rate by moving ...
FDL Exclusive: DOJ Says Smarter Sentencing Act ... [Published Firedoglake - Jul 25 2014]
Previous estimates said the SSA would save taxpayers $3 billion over 10 years but the new memo more than doubles that at $7.4 billion The Department of Justice has responded to a Freedom of Information Act request from FDL News for documents estimating ...
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