On April 6, 1789, the U.S. Senate began its work at Federal Hall in New York City. One of the first orders of business was to elect an Irish immigrant, James Mathers, to the post of Doorkeeper.
Recent articles and postings not only highlight the continuing focus on sexual assault cases on college campuses by the victims of those assaults, but also on the threat of litigation by those accused of the assaults.
Indiana closed its second availability payment-based P3 project, the I-69 Section 5 project. ”Section 5″ is the fifth of six planned sections to link Evansville, Indiana with Indianapolis.
On March 10, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service (“Service”) issued Notice 2014‑17 (“Notice”). The Notice focuses on the tax treatment of per capita distributions made to members of Indian tribes from funds previously held in trust by the Secretary of the Interior and which were derived from interests in trust lands, trust resources and/or trust assets.
The Federal Circuit’s decision in Raytheon Co. v. United States, No. 2013-5004 & 2013-5006 (Fed. Cir. April 4, 2014) [pdf] affirms a $59-million judgment arising from a government challenge to Raytheon’s calculation and payment of pension fund adjustments.