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Mar 09, 2018

Putting U.S. Employment Numbers in Context – February 2018

This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that the unemployment rate for February 2018 remained at 4.1 percent and that the economy gained 313,000 jobs, the highest reading…

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Dec 05, 2017

5 Reasons to be Skeptical of the Joint Committee On Taxation Estimates

In a July 2010 editorial The Wall Street Journal asked whether Congress “should simply cut out the 535 middlemen and let [the Joint Committee on Taxation] write the tax laws.” JCT’s…

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Oct 02, 2017

Correcting the Record: The Truth About Tax Reform & Debt

Leaders in Congress and the Administration recently released more details of their framework for tax reform that will help unrig the economy and make America competitive again for jobs and investment. While…

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Aug 29, 2017

Sen. Claire McCaskill Optimistic About Finding Common Ground With President Trump On Tax Reform

Does Missouri senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) support tax reform to help un-rig the U.S. economy and deliver a simpler, fairer and flatter tax code that benefits all Americans? Based…

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Aug 28, 2017

Sen. Casey: We Need a “Fairer, More Efficient Tax Code”

American businesses and families are struggling under our country’s outdated tax code. In the more than 30 years since Congress last implemented tax reform, the code has become a complicated mess…

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Aug 25, 2017

Liberals Move to Halt Progress on Historic Tax Reform — But Not All Democrats Agree

The need to fix the broken tax code has typically been an issue that both Republicans and Democrats agree on. But while many Democrats have spent years calling for tax reform – such…

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Aug 24, 2017

Sen. Tester: “We Must Take a Hard Look at Our Tax Code”

Our outdated tax code is packed with special interest loopholes and carve outs that benefit the wealthy and well-connected at the expense of small businesses. In fact, handouts and tax breaks…

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Aug 23, 2017

The U.S. Tax Code Ranks ‘Nearly Dead Last’ In Global Competitiveness — Tax Reform Will Fix It

What’s the best way we can begin to help un-rig the U.S. economy that rewards well-connected special interests at the expense of average Americans? How can we help…

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Aug 22, 2017

Will Sen. Baldwin Back Up Tax Reform Talk With Action?

Over 70 percent of Americans think the economy is rigged, and they’re right. Our current system rewards well-connected special interests who benefit from thousands of carve outs and loopholes that…

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Aug 21, 2017

Sen. Donnelly Calls for “Common Sense and Compromise” — Tax Reform First Major Test

Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-IN) today will officially kickoff his re-election bid to earn the trust and confidence of Hoosiers. According to The Associated Press, the Indiana senator will call for…

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