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Mar 14, 2018

Defend Historic Tax Reform by Rejecting Corporate Welfare in All Forms, Starting with Tax Extenders

In an article entitled “Special interest groups to defend favorite tax breaks,” the Washington Examiner writes that “[r]epresentatives from a wide range of industries are set to appear before a House…

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Mar 09, 2018

Barrasso Bill Will Restore Choice In Health Care

This week, Wyoming Senator John Barrasso introduced the Improving Choices in Heath Care Coverage Act – legislation that expands access to affordable, short-term, limited duration health plans. The bill would codify into…

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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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Mar 01, 2018

CarMax, TJ Maxx, Mastercard & Kraft Heinz Announce Major Employee Investments Credited to Tax Reform

The historic Tax Cuts and Jobs Act lowered rates across the board, cutting taxes at every income bracket and providing greater opportunity and financial security for hardworking Americans long-struggling to get…

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Feb 27, 2018

Wisconsin Becomes 39th State To Pass Right To Try Legislation

Wisconsin, last week, became the 39th state to pass Right to Try legislation and only awaits Governor Scott Walker’s signature before becoming law. AP reports: “The state Assembly passed the so…

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Feb 22, 2018

CNBC on Gas Tax: ‘If You Just Passed Tax Cuts, Why Are You Raising Prices on Consumers?’

‘Those numbers are kind of painful’ Attempts to increase the federal gas tax have long been rejected by lawmakers due to the disproportionate – or “regressive” – burden it would impose on lower-and…

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Feb 15, 2018

Secretary Chao: ‘Very Regressive’ Gas Tax Will ‘Impact on the Most Vulnerable Within Our Society’

President Trump yesterday “endorsed a 25-cent gas tax hike to pay for infrastructure,” according to reports. But the increase, which would mark the largest increase in the history of the gas…

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Feb 08, 2018

Congress’ Budget ‘Deal’ Breaks Bipartisan Spending Caps by Incredible 13-Percent

Bill Riddled with Overspending & Corporate Welfare is a Betrayal of American Taxpayers, Would Be Massive Failure After Historic Tax Reform The Budget Control Act of 2011 agreed to by Republicans and…

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Feb 07, 2018

Congress Readies Corporate Welfare Worth Billions on the Heels of Historic Tax Reform

Taxpayer-Funded Giveaways for Puerto Rican Rum Distillers, “Green Energy,” Motorsports & Mopeds, Hollywood Films & TV … A simpler, fairer and more competitive tax code with lower taxes across the board. The…

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Feb 05, 2018

Tax Reform Keeps Working: Lowe’s, Hostess Brands, Cigna, UPS & Best Buy Reward Workers – Exxon to Invest Additional $35 Billion in U.S.

The Department of Labor issued a report last week announcing historically low unemployment levels helping to fuel some of the highest worker wages in nearly a decade. But these figures only account…

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