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Lawmakers May Vote on Making Key Provisions of the TCJA Permanent

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), passed by Congress in December 2017, made several significant changes to federal taxes, both for individuals and businesses. However, many changes are set to expire over the next eight years, including full expensing … Continue reading

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South Dakota Lawmakers Thoughtfully Consider Whether Letting Insurers Steal Worker’s Comp Is A Good Idea

Politicians in Pierre may restrict workers’ right to bring conniving insurers to court. Until now, individuals who’ve been ripped off on worker’s compensation have been to file suits against their insurance company. If the law changes, ‘people who are treated … Continue reading

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"Vermont Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Legalization Bill"

The title of this post is the headline of this Forbes article penned by Tom Angell reporting on a notable and historic marijuana reform development in a day full of notable and historic developments. Here are the details: The Vermont … Continue reading

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Lawmakers, Environmentalists Criticize BPs Drilling Plans

Last week, BP announced its plans to begin full drilling operations in the Gulf of Mexico for the first time after the Deepwater Horizon tragedy last year. Those plans have already been criticized by lawmakers and environmentalists. According to lawmakers … Continue reading

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In the Face of Budget Difficulties, Louisiana Lawmakers Propose Tax Cuts

In spite of deep cuts looming over next year's budget, Louisiana lawmakers are proposing millions in tax breaks which would benefit small businesses, property owners, green building projects, ports and more. The proposed tax cuts would drain much needed dollars … Continue reading

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