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Visits to IRS.gov up sharply as taxpayers go online to get tax information

WASHINGTON, DC — The number of visitors to IRS.gov is up more than 24 percent compared with last year, and more taxpayers rely on the Internal Revenue Service’s online resources to get answers to tax questions on the economic recovery legislation and to prepare and file tax returns accurately and timely. More than 138 million […] Read the full story

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Lafayette restaurateur Brad Cohen helps Alting honor Indiana’s Restaurant Association

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Arni’s Restaurant and thousands of other eating establishments are represented by Indiana’s Restaurant Association, the voice of the state’s largest employer in the private sector. Brad Cohen, owner of Arni’s, joined State Sen. Ron Alting (R-Lafayette) today in honoring the association that has worked to improve the restaurant industry and create positive […] Read the full story

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Kroger recalls lite mayo due to possible health risk

CINCINNATI, Ohio — The Kroger Co. said today it is recalling Kroger Lite Mayo in 32-ounce plastic jars with a “Sell by” date of SEP-25-09 sold in Kroger stores in Southwestern Ohio, including Cincinnati and Dayton, and in Northern Kentucky and Southeastern Indiana because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella. No illnesses have been […] Read the full story

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First $2,400 of unemployment benefits tax free for 2009

WASHINGTON, DC — All or part of unemployment benefits received in 2009 will be tax free for many unemployed workers, according to the Internal Revenue Service. “This morning we learned that a record 5.6 million people were receiving unemployment benefits in the middle of March. This underscores the need for the relief provided by the […] Read the full story

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Indiana extends leadership in clean coal with synthetic natural gas technology

INDIANAPOLIS, Inc. — Indiana solidified its place as a leader in homegrown clean energy production after Gov. Daniels signed into law today a bill to bring Synthetic Natural Gas (SNG) technology to the state, billions in energy savings and new jobs. Senate Enrolled Act 423 was the first bill the governor signed into law for […] Read the full story

Posted in Indiana Politics

Telecom reform leads to new investment in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Sen. Brandt Hershman (R-Wheatfield) joined AT&T officials in announcing plans to add 35 new cell sites that will deliver third generation wireless broadband across the state, including Lafayette. Hershman, who authored a 2006 telecom reform law which has been recognized as the best in the nation, said AT&T’s total capital investment in […] Read the full story

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