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The Indian Coal Production Tax Credit, considered crucial by the Crow Tribe for reservation mining, made the cut for tax breaks to be extended two years by a key Senate committee.
Montana’s U.S. senators are attempting to revive the Indian coal production tax credit, used by the Crow Nation to promote coal mining on the Crow Indian Reservation.
One of my favorite Montana entrepreneurs is Wheat Montana’s Dean Folkvord. I’m not sure whether Dean voted for Barack Obama, but I doubt it. The thing about Dean though is he has a sharp pencil and he does what’s best for his business and his customers. That’s how Wheat Montana blazed the tr…
Jon Huntsman sees the relationship between the United States and China as the most important relationship of the 21st century and one that Montana’s former U.S. Sen. Max Baucus can advance.
HELENA — As U.S. Sen. Max Baucus departs Congress after 39 years, none would disagree that the senior senator from Montana has left an indelible mark on the state and the nation, on everything from health care to highway funds to tax policy.
HELENA — In his latest tax overhaul proposal, Sen. Max Baucus on Thursday called for changes in cost recovery and tax accounting rules, a move he said should help Montana’s farmers and small business owners.
The partisan feuding that engulfed the latest congressional budget negotiations rivals that of the Hatfields and McCoys. But there’s a notable exception to this acrimony, one in which members of Congress have reached across the aisle in pursuit of a policy solution that holds the potential t…
HELENA — A who’s who of American business — top executives from nine Fortune 500 corporations, including three on the Forbes list of the most powerful 100 women in the world — are among the headliners at the economic development summit in Butte this week.
Montanans gave Sen. Max Baucus good advice on tax reform last week.
U.S. Sen. Max Baucus turned to Montanans for federal tax reform recommendations Friday, one day after notifying fellow lawmakers that they’ll have to defend tax breaks they intend to keep.
There’s no shortage of ideas on tax reform. Since Sen. Max Baucus and Rep. Dave Camp launched taxreform.gov, they’ve received more than 8,700 online suggestions and more than 1,800 tweets.
What went wrong in the IRS Cincinnati office will reverberate across the country for a long time.
WASHINGTON — A senior Democratic senator who helped write President Barack Obama's health care law stunned administration officials Wednesday, saying openly he thinks it's headed for a "train wreck" because of bumbling implementation.
WASHINGTON — The chairman of the Senate Finance Committee says the committee will vote on Tuesday on the nomination of former White House chief of staff Jack Lew to be treasury secretary.
HELENA — Sen. Max Baucus on Thursday defended the slew of corporate and personal tax credits stuffed into the “fiscal cliff” legislation last week, saying it was a bipartisan package worked out last summer.
Child abuse and neglect takes a terrible toll on America’s youngest citizens. At least 1,545 U.S. children died in the year ended Sept. 30, 2011, from child abuse or neglect, according to the Child Maltreatment Report of 2011. Eighty-two percent were under age 4.
U.S. Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., told sugar producers he’s still determined to pass a farm bill by year’s end and affirmed support for a key industry program.
Japan, the biggest buyer of U.S. beef before a 2003 mad cow disease scare, has been advised by food safety officials to ease restrictions on American cattle.
HELENA – When it comes to President Barack Obama’s proposal this week to extend income-tax cuts for all but the wealthiest U.S. households, Montana’s three-member congressional delegation is a yes, a no and a maybe.
HELENA — Sen. Max Baucus, who chairs the tax-writing Senate Finance Committee, laid out some ambitious goals this week for overhauling the nation’s tax code, which he said is outdated and stifles economic growth.