House bill seeks creation of department of OFWs

A BILL was filed in the House of Representatives seeking for the creation of a Department of Overseas Filipino Workers (DOFW), which will be tasked to implement the government's policies on deployment and protection of OFWs. Las Piñas City Representative Mark Villar said the DOFW shall be the primary agency tasked with the enforcement of the rights of OFWs as provided...

Alabama Supreme Court: state revenue department owes HealthSouth more than $800,000 in tax refunds

The Alabama Supreme Court this week let stand a Jefferson County Circuit Court judge's ruling that ordered the Alabama Revenue Department to reimburse HealthSouth more than $800,000 in refunds the company claims they overpaid because of accounting fraud by certain company officers in the late 1990s.

Getting elected to Congress can be bad for your bank account

My colleagues over at the graphics department have put together a really incredible graphic on the net worth of members of the House and Senate to complement Dan Keating, Scott Higham, Kimberly Kindy and David S. Fallis’s excellent piece on how wealthy members of Congress haven’t been hit that hard by the recession. Read full article >>