Senate GOP advances tax bill toward vote later this week, but changes still being made

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans pushed their tax plan past another key hurdle Wednesday, a show of momentum for President Donald Trump’s top priority even as frantic negotiations with Republican holdouts made final passage uncertain. The 52-48 vote, with all Democrats opposed, marked an important milestone as Republicans in Congress scrambled to deliver a significant accomplishment by… Please follow and like us:

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Alaska Lawmakers Want To Drill For More Oil

In order to fight climate change and help cover the expensive burden, Alaskan lawmakers have come up with a solution: drill more. Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski, who supports drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, voiced her long-held opinion during a hearing of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. During the November 2 meeting,… Please follow and like us:

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Spain’s central government set to impose direct rule in bid to halt Catalonia’s independence push

BARCELONA, Spain — Dueling dramas unfolded Friday in Madrid and Barcelona over the Catalonia secession crisis, with Spain’s Senate set to approve direct rule over the restive region and protesters outside the Catalan parliament urging lawmakers to declare independence. A vote by the upper chamber of Spain’s parliament to strip Catalonia of its autonomous powers would… Please follow and like us:

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Dodd-Frank’s Days Are Numbered. Here’s the Financial Reform Bill America Needs.

President Ronald Reagan once said, “The nine most terrifying words in the English language are: I’m from the government, and I’m here to help.” The Gipper understood that when the federal government tries to dictate economic outcomes, it distorts markets, harms consumers, and violates the laws of economics. Sadly, some lawmakers are still struggling to understand… Please follow and like us:

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