US senator says it's time to put a woman on the $20 bill

CONCORD, N.H. - The first woman to serve as both governor and U.S. senator is backing a campaign to put a female face on the $20 bill.

William Key

AUGUSTA, Ga. - William Ollie Key went to his eternal home on Sunday, July 13, 2014. Family members include his beloved wife of 57 years, Nell Ray Key; his three sons: William Ollie Key, Jr. (Jan), James Ray Key, and David Warren Key (Pam); his one

Cuts are more like scratches

We're not buying that $85 billion in cuts in a $3 trillion-plus budget will be a disaster.

Why don 't we get Social Security refunds?

...benefits for that year. - The surplus of tax money collected for Social Security is deposited in the U.S. Department of the Treasury's General Fund and spent by the U.S. Congress on non-Social Security expenses. Every year. All of it...

New scam involves fake e-mails from IRS

...e-mails. WHAT YOU CAN DO If you receive such an e-mail, forward it to phishing@irs.gov or call the U.S. Department of the Treasury at (800) 366-4484. Source: Internal Revenue Service

ANIC insurer is under scrutiny

...which recently changed its name from Millennium Bonding to Global Bonding, has been flagged by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Financial Management Services Bureau after some federal agencies complained that it was trying to pass itself...

Where cash launderers can meet their hunters

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - A walk through the cavernous banquet room at the Fontainebleau Hotel offers a clear indication that this is not your typical South Florida convention. For starters, not everyone wears a name tag. And among the convention materials is the slogan "You can't play the game if you don't know the rules." The game is money laundering. And, this week, the Fontainebleau became a headquarters of sorts for those who do it and those who want to catch those who do it.

Port finds it difficult to catch smugglers

SAVANNAH - Finding smuggled goods is like playing the world's hardest game of hide-and-seek. Every day, millions of containers make their way to and from the port of Savannah via ships from all over the world. They may hold food, electronics, clothing, toys, cars, lumber - virtually every item imaginable. Chances are good that hidden somewhere within those shipments - inside a tire or a hollowed-out log - there's illegal cargo. Chances are slim that authorities will find it.

Treasury reluctantly OKs new quarters

WASHINGTON (AP) - Call it quartermania. Rep. Michael Castle's proposal to mint quarters commemorating the 50 states is picking up steam. It won the crucial, if reluctant, support of Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin on Friday. Congress still must pass legislation, but already there's talk in Illinois of putting Chicago Bull Michael Jordan on the back of the two-bits, opposite George Washington. The Chicago Tribune speculated on its front page about immortalizing the basketball hero in coin.

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The case for tossing them

If you want the national debt to be reduced, you are going to have to vote out the incumbents.