Corporate tax breaks http://kplu.org en Tax Break for Russell Investments Riles House Finance Chair http://kplu.org/post/tax-break-russell-investments-riles-house-finance-chair <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It was the legislative equivalent of a buzzer beater.</span></p><p>Just as the Washington Legislature was about to adjourn last month, the House and Senate quickly passed a series of tax breaks mostly for businesses. They included exemptions for dance clubs, mint growers, dairy products and digital data used by international investment firms. That last one will largely benefit a single global firm—Seattle-based Russell Investments.</p><p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 16:28:41 +0000 Austin Jenkins 9337 at http://kplu.org Tax Break for Russell Investments Riles House Finance Chair Oregon rallies tell Congress to end corporate tax breaks http://kplu.org/post/oregon-rallies-tell-congress-end-corporate-tax-breaks <p><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-984355.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-984355.mp3</a></p><p>SALEM, Ore. &ndash; Members of Congress are getting an earful from their constituents during their summer recess. This week, a coalition of left-leaning groups is holding a series of rallies across Oregon.</p><p>The demonstrations are targeting members of Congress from both parties.</p> Wed, 31 Aug 2011 23:48:06 +0000 Chris Lehman 2501 at http://kplu.org Oregon rallies tell Congress to end corporate tax breaks