Apr 05, 2018

Freedom Partners, Free Market Groups “urge Supreme Court to keep online sales tax limits”

Led by the National Taxpayers Union Foundation, Freedom Partners yesterday joined with Americans for Prosperity and other free market groups to jointly file an amicus brief in South Dakota v. Wayfair – a…

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Apr 03, 2018

Tight Labor Market Demands New Thinking, Action

With employers increasingly desperate for qualified job applicants, as The Wall Street Journal reported over the weekend, it’s critical that policymakers and companies alike adopt a new approach and swift action…

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Mar 22, 2018

House Clears Path for Right to Try; Senate Can Send to President’s Desk

The House of Representatives late yesterday evening took a critical step towards giving tens of thousands of terminally-ill patients the right to try, approving legislation that would extend to them access…

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Mar 15, 2018

Obamacare Bailouts Aid Insurers, Not Consumers

Over the past several weeks and months, there has been resounding opposition to using taxpayer dollars to prop up health insurance companies, and for good reason. Current proposals would send hundreds of…

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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

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 28, 2018

2017 Q4: Economy Grew at a 2.5 Percent Rate, Fastest Consumer Spending Since 2016

This morning, the U.S. Department of Commerce released its second estimate of gross domestic product (GDP) for the fourth quarter of 2017, announcing that the U.S. economy expanded at an…

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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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