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Oklahoma judge accused of not filing income tax returns

Sep. 17, 2019 5:05 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma County district judge has been indicted on four counts of failing to file state income tax returns. Court records indicate the misdemeanor charges were filed Tuesday against 43-year-old Kendra Coleman of Oklahoma City. Oklahoma's multi-county grand jury accused Coleman of...

Omaha councilman pleads guilty to not filing tax returns

Sep. 17, 2019 7:05 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha city councilman has pleaded guilty to charges that he didn't file federal income tax returns for 2012, 2013 or 2014. Vinny Palermo entered the pleas Monday and is scheduled to be sentenced Dec. 9. His lawyer, James Martin Davis, says Palermo has since paid what he owed and did...

AP source: New York prosecutors subpoena Trump's tax returns

Sep. 16, 2019 5:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City prosecutors have subpoenaed President Donald Trump's tax returns, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Monday. Manhattan District Attorney's Cyrus Vance Jr.'s office recently sent a subpoena to Trump's accounting firm seeking the last eight years of...

Residents of Greeley-area mobile home park feel abandoned

Sep. 15, 2019 1:43 PM EDT

GREELEY, Colorado (AP) — Steve Spencer has lived in the Hill-N-Park subdivision in unincorporated Weld County on and off since he was 16. At 42, Spencer is thinking about moving his family after issues in the subdivision have become too much. Imagined as a master-planned community south of the city limits...

Lawyer accused of failing to pay taxes reaches plea deal

Sep. 14, 2019 11:57 AM EDT

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A Rapid City lawyer and one-time public prosecutor accused of failing to pay federal income taxes has reached a plea deal. The Rapid City Journal reports that former Pennington County State's Attorney's Office Chief Deputy Gregory Sperlich scheduled to plead guilty next week to two...

Trump mocks Democrats, vows new tax cut on Baltimore visit

Sep. 13, 2019 7:28 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to boost the spirits of Republican lawmakers, mocking Democrats and promising a new tax cut package, as he returned to the city he recently disparaged as a "rat and rodent infested mess." Trump spoke on Thursday to House Republicans attending an annual retreat...

Lt. governor candidates both advocate teacher pay raises

Sep. 12, 2019 8:59 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Both candidates for Mississippi lieutenant governor say they will push to increase teacher pay and to make the operation of the state Senate more transparent. Democratic state Rep. Jay Hughes of Oxford and Republican Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann of Jackson, who are both...

Nebraska county OKs sales tax to pay wrongfully convicted

Sep. 11, 2019 8:36 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska county that owes more than $30 million to six people wrongfully convicted of murder approved a new half-cent sales tax Wednesday to help pay the legal judgment, but the former prisoners still will have to wait at least six years to collect the full amount they're owed. The...

Map shows Providence properties receive $12M in tax breaks

Sep. 11, 2019 7:06 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A map shows dozens of Providence businesses are collectively receiving nearly $12 million in tax breaks under the city's tax-stabilization agreements. WPRI reports that while many in Providence have been reeling from Mayor Jorge Elorza's 2017 proposal for standardized special tax...

Error means district won't get all tax revenue it budgeted

Sep. 11, 2019 2:31 PM EDT

BONDURANT, Iowa (AP) — A small Iowa school district won't be getting nearly $900,000 it wanted to spend as part of this year's budget, because officials have learned the budget revenue was in part based on an erroneous tax valuation from the county assessor's office. The Des Moines Register reports that...