Rep. Thomas Massie http://wfpl.org en Rep. Massie: Congress Should Share Blame for IRS Scandal http://wfpl.org/post/rep-massie-congress-should-share-blame-irs-scandal <p></p><p>Kentucky Congressman Thomas Massie says Capitol Hill lawmakers should take some of the blame for the scandal at the Internal Revenue Service.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Republican made the charge during a Wednesday hearing of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Massie is a member of the panel looking into the improper IRS scrutiny of conservative organizations seeking tax-exempt status. &nbsp; He says Congress has created tax laws that are misinterpreted and misapplied. &nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 23 May 2013 17:16:58 +0000 Dan Conti|Kentucky Public Radio 5517 at http://wfpl.org Rep. Massie: Congress Should Share Blame for IRS Scandal Rep. Massie Turns Down Federal Pension Benefit http://wfpl.org/post/rep-massie-turns-down-federal-pension-benefit <p></p><p>Kentucky Congressman Thomas Massie is declining the federal pension benefit given to Capitol Hill lawmakers.</p><p>The freshman Republican legislator represents northern Kentucky’s Fourth Congressional District.</p><p>Massie says he has declined to accept payments to his retirement fund since taking office.</p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 16:00:09 +0000 Kentucky Public Radio's Dan Conti 5085 at http://wfpl.org Rep. Massie Turns Down Federal Pension Benefit