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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Going further than prior proposals, Abbott unveils a plan to slow Texas property tax growth"Enough is enough," Abbott said at a news conference flanked by Republican Lt.
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 4 hours ago
"Enough is enough," Abbott said at a news conference flanked by Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and several lawmakers. "Texans are fed up with property taxes being raised with impunity. They are tired of endless government spending while honest,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberia's New Speaker Promises to Rebrand LegislatureMonrovia — The 54th Liberian legislature seems set to 'rebrand' itself after el
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Monrovia — The 54th Liberian legislature seems set to 'rebrand' itself after electing a controversial and tough-talking Maryland County representative as speaker and Grand Kru Senator as Pro-Tempore of the Senate. Both Representative Dr. Bhofal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
House in 'White Ballot' Election for Speaker PostDeputy Speaker Hans M. Barchue, one of the two major contenders in the election
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Deputy Speaker Hans M. Barchue, one of the two major contenders in the election of the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the 54th Legislature, has withdrawn from the race. This will be the first time for Representatives to elect a Speaker... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
House panel OKs bill to let local tourism taxes pay for roads, sewersGreg LovettSteve Gunther of Oceanside Beach Surface opens up another umbrella t
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 6 days ago
Greg LovettSteve Gunther of Oceanside Beach Surface opens up another umbrella to plant in the sand for potential customers coming to Lake Worth Beach on June 15, 2016. (Greg Lovett / The Palm Beach Post) Despite objections from parts of the tourism... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Republican tax plan hurts colleges in blue states mostof the 28 colleges that are likely to be subject to the tax reside in Democrati
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 6 days ago
of the 28 colleges that are likely to be subject to the tax reside in Democratic Congressional districts, and those schools could pay 90 percent of the $200 million a year the government expects to collect, according to a Bloomberg... Read more
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FOX Business
Sing Along With "The 12 Days of Taxmas"Chipmunk wants for Christmas is a hula hoop. Well, all that the Republicans in
FOX Business / Posted 6 days ago
Chipmunk wants for Christmas is a hula hoop. Well, all that the Republicans in Congress wanted was a tax overhaul bill -- and that's just what they gave America. It may or may not fit you perfectly, but Washington isn't accepting returns, so in... Read more
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FOX Business
Sing Along With "The 12 Days of Taxmas"Chipmunk wants for Christmas is a hula hoop. Well, all that the Republicans in
FOX Business / Posted 6 days ago
Chipmunk wants for Christmas is a hula hoop. Well, all that the Republicans in Congress wanted was a tax overhaul bill -- and that's just what they gave America. Continue Reading Below It may or may not fit you perfectly, but Washington isn't... Read more
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Al.com
Alabama lawmakers hear education needs during budget talksto higher education on Monday afternoon answered questions from Alabama lawmake
Al.com / Posted 6 days ago
to higher education on Monday afternoon answered questions from Alabama lawmakers about why they're asking for more money and how they plan to use it. Earlier in the day, lawmakers heard good news on the revenue side from Legislative Fiscal... Read more
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FOX Business
U.S. Democrats ask watchdog to review new IRS tax guidelinesahead of the 2018 mid-term elections. In a letter to U.S. Comptroller General
FOX Business / Posted 7 days ago
ahead of the 2018 mid-term elections. In a letter to U.S. Comptroller General Gene Dodaro, Democratic Senator Ron Wyden and Representative Richard Neal said they were concerned that the U.S. Treasury could be pressured to adopt tax withholding... Read more
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FOX Business
U.S. Democrats ask watchdog to review new IRS tax guidelineselections. Continue Reading Below In a letter to U.S. Comptroller General Gen
FOX Business / Posted 7 days ago
elections. Continue Reading Below In a letter to U.S. Comptroller General Gene Dodaro, Democratic Senator Ron Wyden and Representative Richard Neal said they were concerned that the U.S. Treasury could be pressured to adopt tax withholding... Read more
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WestportNow
CT Income Tax Receipts Surging, But Most Can’t Be Used To Balance BudgetJanuary 08, 2018 Legislators got some good news and some bad news today abou
WestportNow / Posted 8 days ago
January 08, 2018 Legislators got some good news and some bad news today about the state budget. The good news: State income tax receipts from December and January are... Read more
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The Hill
Lawmakers jump back into funding fightThe House returns Monday from the holiday recess with the threat of yet another
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
The House returns Monday from the holiday recess with the threat of yet another government shutdown looming on the horizon. Lawmakers face a Jan. 19 deadline to fund the federal government but are deeply divided on several key issues. Democrats... Read more
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Lowell Sun
For Massachusetts politicos, 2018 is chock-full of big racesthe tumultuous 2016 presidential contest. But 2018 should more than make up for
Lowell Sun / Posted 10 days ago
the tumultuous 2016 presidential contest. But 2018 should more than make up for the lull with big contests on Beacon Hill and in Congress -- along with the promise of a handful of high-profile ballot initiatives, from a higher minimum wage to paid... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Transportation fills Becker's plateNext week, Rep. Jon Becker of Fort Morgan and Senate President Pro tem Jerry So
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
Next week, Rep. Jon Becker of Fort Morgan and Senate President Pro tem Jerry Sonnenberg of Sterling will head back to the state capitol full-time for the legislative session that begins on Jan. 10. Both Republican lawmakers have full plates for the... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Becker, Sonnenberg both have full plates as new legislative session beginsNext week, Rep. Jon Becker of Fort Morgan and Senate President Pro tem Jerry So
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 11 days ago
Next week, Rep. Jon Becker of Fort Morgan and Senate President Pro tem Jerry Sonnenberg of Sterling will head back to the state capitol full-time for the legislative session that begins on Jan. 10. Both Republican lawmakers have full plates for the... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Who could replace U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper in Congress?Gregg Harper announcing he will not seek re-election in this year's midterm con
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 12 days ago
Gregg Harper announcing he will not seek re-election in this year's midterm congressional elections, the list of possible candidates is forming quickly. Here is a list of possible candidates for the Third Congressional District, which is... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
How the Clinton-Gingrich years become 'the good old days': Republicans revisit 1994.This piece takes a break from the daily onslaught of news and controversy to tr
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
This piece takes a break from the daily onslaught of news and controversy to try to get some perspective by reexamining a pivotal moment in national politics over the past 30 years - the so-called Republican Revolution. On Nov. 8, 1994, Republicans... Read more
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Boston Globe
Baker withholds money for human service programsGovernor Charlie Baker’s decision to withhold more than $150 million in legisla
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
Governor Charlie Baker’s decision to withhold more than $150 million in legislatively mandated funding, much of it for human service programs, is creating anxiety among advocates for the state’s neediest populations — from gravely ill children to... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Tobacco tax, college desegregation money among 2018 issues for MS lawmakersof $1.50 a pack, plus "parallel" increases on chewing tobacco. The two Republic
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 15 days ago
of $1.50 a pack, plus "parallel" increases on chewing tobacco. The two Republican leaders of the tax-writing committees - House Ways and Means Chairman Jeff Smith of Columbus and Senate Finance Chairman Joey Fillingane of Sumrall - said chances of... Read more
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Boston Globe
In 2017, Trump dominated national discoursethe National Football League on the issue of players taking a knee during the n
Boston Globe / Posted 17 days ago
the National Football League on the issue of players taking a knee during the national anthem. He vilified a congresswoman and criticized the widow of a US Army sergeant killed in Niger. He urged the Senate Intelligence Committee to investigate... Read more
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Daily Mail
How to make 2018 your richest year yetwill also help to set you up for a more financially successful year ahead. Fin
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
will also help to set you up for a more financially successful year ahead. Financial experts have shared their top tips and predictions for the year ahead with Femail to ensure you use upcoming changes in legislation and interest rates to your... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas agency, firm bolster lawmaker support for plan for new state prisonKansas corrections officials and the company picked to build a new state prison
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 25 days ago
Kansas corrections officials and the company picked to build a new state prison have bolstered support for their plan among top Republican legislators, making it more likely their project will get the final go-ahead. Three key Republican legislators... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Trump's carried-interest pledge sinks as Mnuchin, Cohn splittax overhaul legislation — an act of defiance by congressional leaders who expl
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 25 days ago
tax overhaul legislation — an act of defiance by congressional leaders who exploited a split among Trump’s advisers. White House economic adviser Gary Cohn wanted to end the carried interest break, while Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin... Read more
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Daily Mail
Trump signs $1.5trillion tax cut into lawTrump signs tax cut bill and resolution to keep the government's lights on over
Daily Mail / Posted 25 days ago
Trump signs tax cut bill and resolution to keep the government's lights on over Christmas before leaving the White House to join his family in Palm Beach The House and Senate passed a $1.5 trillion tax cut this week President Trump took a public... Read more
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Zero Hedge
"This is Groundhog Day": Spanish Stocks Battered By Catalan Vote, Bitcoin CrashesSpanish stocks and the euro fell, while Spanish government bond yields hit thei
Zero Hedge / Posted 25 days ago
Spanish stocks and the euro fell, while Spanish government bond yields hit their highest levels in over a month after Catalan secessionists delivered an unexpected blow to the government of Spanish PM Rajoy by winning the Catalan regional election.... Read more
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Daily Mail
Howard Dean slams Ivanka as an ignoramus or liar for false tax claim'Either an ignoramus or a liar': Former Democratic presidential candidate Howar
Daily Mail / Posted 26 days ago
'Either an ignoramus or a liar': Former Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean slams Ivanka Trump for saying Americans can file their taxes on a postcard THIS April The president's daughter is raking in acclaim from Republican lawmakers who... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Corker denounces media claims of 'Corker kickback'Sen. Bob Corker said today he still has concerns that the GOP tax reforms adopt
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 26 days ago
Sen. Bob Corker said today he still has concerns that the GOP tax reforms adopted Tuesday might add to the federal deficit and provide too generous of tax breaks for some investors, including real estate developers like himself. Corker said "some... Read more
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Daily Mail
Ivanka the deal maker: First daughter hailed for role in tax cutslawmakers who say her lobbying was critical to the approval of the GOP's tax cu
Daily Mail / Posted 26 days ago
lawmakers who say her lobbying was critical to the approval of the GOP's tax cut package Sens. Bob Corker, Tim Scott and Marco Rubio have hailed her in recent days Corker said Thursday that Ivanka 'deserves a lot of credit' for the tax... Read more
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WA Today
'Exquisite leadership': Republicans celebrate tax bill and heap praise on TrumpWashington: As he stood outside the White House on Wednesday, US President Dona
WA Today / Posted 26 days ago
Washington: As he stood outside the White House on Wednesday, US President Donald Trump basked in the praise of Republican lawmakers assembled around him. He was lauded for his "exquisite presidential leadership." He was touted as "one heck of a... Read more
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Boston Globe
Republican tax plan gives break to businesses like Trump’svictory” for Americans. Many tax analysts say it’s also a big win for the billi
Boston Globe / Posted 26 days ago
victory” for Americans. Many tax analysts say it’s also a big win for the billionaire president, because he stands to personally gain millions of dollars in tax breaks stemming from a last-minute change in the legislation. The... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'Exquisite leadership': Republicans celebrate tax bill and heap praise on TrumpWashington: As he stood outside the White House on Wednesday, US President Dona
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 26 days ago
Washington: As he stood outside the White House on Wednesday, US President Donald Trump basked in the praise of Republican lawmakers assembled around him. He was lauded for his "exquisite presidential leadership." He was touted as "one heck of a... Read more
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The Age
'Exquisite leadership': Republicans celebrate tax bill and heap praise on TrumpWashington: As he stood outside the White House on Wednesday, US President Dona
The Age / Posted 26 days ago
Washington: As he stood outside the White House on Wednesday, US President Donald Trump basked in the praise of Republican lawmakers assembled around him. He was lauded for his "exquisite presidential leadership." He was touted as "one heck of a... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
How Republicans pulled off the biggest tax overhaul in 30 yearsIn the days leading up to a critical Senate vote this month on the GOP tax plan
Baltimore Sun / Posted 26 days ago
In the days leading up to a critical Senate vote this month on the GOP tax plan, Republican Sen. Rob Portman, Ohio, met secretly with Sen. Joe Manchin III, W.Va., in the moderate Democrat's hideaway office in the basement of the Capitol. Manchin... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
How Republicans pulled off the biggest tax overhaul in 30 yearsIn the days leading up to a critical Senate vote this month on the GOP tax plan
Chicago Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
In the days leading up to a critical Senate vote this month on the GOP tax plan, Republican Sen. Rob Portman, Ohio, met secretly with Sen. Joe Manchin III, W.Va., in the moderate Democrat's hideaway office in the basement of the Capitol. Manchin... Read more
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The Hill
Political winners and losers from the Trump tax-cut billThe law’s thicket of new provisions will affect families and businesses across
The Hill / Posted 27 days ago
The law’s thicket of new provisions will affect families and businesses across the nation, in ways The Hill has previously reported upon. But, when it comes to the politics of the bill, who notched a victory and who took a hit? Trump badly needed a... Read more
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Daily Mail
'We got it done!': Trump celebrates GOP tax cut bill passage'We got it done!': Trump celebrates GOP tax cut bill as a 'historic victory' an
Daily Mail / Posted 27 days ago
'We got it done!': Trump celebrates GOP tax cut bill as a 'historic victory' and an 'incredible Christmas gift for hard-working Americans' The Senate passed a $1.5 trillion tax cut early in the early hours of Wednesday Vote was along strict party... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Congress sends Trump tax-cut bill in first GOP legislative winHouse Republicans passed the most extensive rewrite of the U.S. tax code in mor
Crain's New York Business / Posted 27 days ago
House Republicans passed the most extensive rewrite of the U.S. tax code in more than 30 years—hours after the Senate passed the legislation—handing President Donald Trump his first major legislative victory. The chamber’s 224-201 party-line vote on... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Certain provisions in budget, TRAIN face Duterte vetoMANILA, Philippines — President Duterte might veto some provisions in the 2018
Pilipino Star / Posted 27 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — President Duterte might veto some provisions in the 2018 national budget and the tax reform act. Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno yesterday said the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) recommended and submitted to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Trump's fury at 'fake news' for 'demeaning' tax cutfury at 'fake news' as he claims he is getting no credit for tax bill which he
Daily Mail / Posted 27 days ago
fury at 'fake news' as he claims he is getting no credit for tax bill which he says will bring 'jobs, jobs, jobs' The Senate passed a $1.5 trillion tax cut early in the early hours of Wednesday Vote was along strict party lines. Only GOP Sen.... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
A fractured GOP unified to pass a landmark tax plan: Here's how it came togetherRelated content (CNN) - Get the members off of Capitol Hill. That was the pit
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 27 days ago
Related content (CNN) - Get the members off of Capitol Hill. That was the pitch from John Leganski, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's 26-year-old floor director, to the more than two dozen Republican leadership staffers assembled around the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
A fractured GOP unified to pass a landmark tax plan: Here's how it came togetherRelated content (CNN) - Get the members off of Capitol Hill. That was the pit
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 27 days ago
Related content (CNN) - Get the members off of Capitol Hill. That was the pitch from John Leganski, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's 26-year-old floor director, to the more than two dozen Republican leadership staffers assembled around the... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
A fractured GOP unified to pass a landmark tax plan: Here's how it came togetherRelated content (CNN) - Get the members off of Capitol Hill. That was the pit
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 27 days ago
Related content (CNN) - Get the members off of Capitol Hill. That was the pitch from John Leganski, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's 26-year-old floor director, to the more than two dozen Republican leadership staffers assembled around the... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
A fractured GOP unified to pass a landmark tax plan: Here's how it came togetherRelated content (CNN) - Get the members off of Capitol Hill. That was the pit
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 27 days ago
Related content (CNN) - Get the members off of Capitol Hill. That was the pitch from John Leganski, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's 26-year-old floor director, to the more than two dozen Republican leadership staffers assembled around the... Read more
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KECI Missoula
A fractured GOP unified to pass a landmark tax plan: Here's how it came togetherRelated content (CNN) - Get the members off of Capitol Hill. That was the pit
KECI Missoula / Posted 27 days ago
Related content (CNN) - Get the members off of Capitol Hill. That was the pitch from John Leganski, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's 26-year-old floor director, to the more than two dozen Republican leadership staffers assembled around the... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
A fractured GOP unified to pass a landmark tax plan: Here's how it came togetherRelated content (CNN) - Get the members off of Capitol Hill. That was the pit
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 27 days ago
Related content (CNN) - Get the members off of Capitol Hill. That was the pitch from John Leganski, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's 26-year-old floor director, to the more than two dozen Republican leadership staffers assembled around the... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
A fractured GOP unified to pass a landmark tax plan: Here's how it came togetherRelated content (CNN) - Get the members off of Capitol Hill. That was the pit
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 27 days ago
Related content (CNN) - Get the members off of Capitol Hill. That was the pitch from John Leganski, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's 26-year-old floor director, to the more than two dozen Republican leadership staffers assembled around the... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
A fractured GOP unified to pass a landmark tax plan: Here's how it came togetherRelated content (CNN) - Get the members off of Capitol Hill. That was the pit
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 27 days ago
Related content (CNN) - Get the members off of Capitol Hill. That was the pitch from John Leganski, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's 26-year-old floor director, to the more than two dozen Republican leadership staffers assembled around the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Republicans force tax cuts through the Senate despite Democrat warningRepublicans force tax cuts through the Senate despite Democrats warning they'll
Daily Mail / Posted 27 days ago
Republicans force tax cuts through the Senate despite Democrats warning they'll 'rue this day' and political complaints about 'sloppy' and 'reckless' moves The Senate passed a $1.5 trillion tax early Wednesday morning The vote was along strict... Read more
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