Tax reform

FILE - In this June 20, 2017, file photo, Robert Mickens, whose 15-year-old daughter, Nisa Mickens was killed in an alleged MS-13 killing last September, speaks at a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Terrorism and Intelligence at the U.S. District Courthouse in Central Islip, N.Y. President Donald Trump's guests for his State of the Union speech will include the parents of two Long Island teenagers who were believed to be killed by MS-13 gang members. (AP Photo/Frank Eltman, File)
January 30, 2018 - 12:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's guests for his State of the Union speech Tuesday include an Ohio welder who will benefit from his tax overhaul plan and the parents of two Long Island teenagers who were believed to be killed by MS-13 gang members. Among his other guests are rescuers who...
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FILE - In this June 20, 2017, file photo, Robert Mickens, whose 15-year-old daughter, Nisa Mickens was killed in an alleged MS-13 killing last September, speaks at a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Terrorism and Intelligence at the U.S. District Courthouse in Central Islip, N.Y. President Donald Trump's guests for his State of the Union speech will include the parents of two Long Island teenagers who were believed to be killed by MS-13 gang members. (AP Photo/Frank Eltman, File)
January 29, 2018 - 4:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's guests for his State of the Union speech Tuesday include an Ohio welder who will benefit from his tax overhaul plan and the parents of two Long Island teenagers who were believed to be killed by MS-13 gang members. Among his other guests are rescuers who...
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FILE - In this May 22, 2012 file photo, Charles Koch speaks in his office at Koch Industries in Wichita, Kan.The Koch brothers are spending up to $400 million to shape November’s midterm elections nationwide. (Bo Rader/The Wichita Eagle via AP, File)
January 29, 2018 - 2:44 pm
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — For the Koch brothers and their powerful donor network, the trouble with President Donald Trump isn't what he's doing. It's how he's doing it. Huddled at a private retreat in the California desert, the conservative movement's moneyed elite worried aloud this weekend that...
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2018, file photo, Marc Short, center, White House director for legislative affairs, talks with reporters at the White House, in Washington. Short said Sunday, Jan. 28, the president will “talk about how America’s back” during Tuesday's State of the Union. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
January 28, 2018 - 6:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to move past the shadow of the Russia investigation, President Donald Trump intends to use his first State of the Union address to cite economic progress under his watch while pushing for bipartisanship with Democrats on issues such as rebuilding roads and bridges. The...
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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump addresses a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington. as Vice President Mike Pence and House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. listen. Trump will deliver his first State of the Union address on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool Image via AP, File)
January 28, 2018 - 6:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Beset by poor poll numbers and the grind of the Russia investigation, President Donald Trump will look to reset his term with his first State of the Union address, arguing that his tax cut and economic policies will benefit all Americans. The theme of his Tuesday night address to...
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January 26, 2018 - 10:22 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York, New Jersey and Connecticut say they plan to join together to sue the federal government over the Republican-led federal tax overhaul. Democratic Govs. Andrew Cuomo of New York, Dannel Malloy of Connecticut and Phil Murphy of New Jersey announced Friday that they will...
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FILE - In this May 18, 2016, file photo, people approach an entrance to a Home Depot store in Bellingham, Mass. Home Depot is paying out one-time bonuses of up to $1,000 in cash to its hourly workers in the U.S., citing the recent tax overhaul. Home Depot Inc. said Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, that the one-time bonus will be distributed in the current quarter. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
January 25, 2018 - 8:35 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Home Depot is paying out one-time bonuses of up to $1,000 in cash to its hourly workers in the U.S., citing the recent tax overhaul. The home improvement retailer follows others doing the same, including Disney, Starbucks and Walmart. Home Depot Inc. said Thursday that the one-time...
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Steven Mnuchin, United States Secretary of the Treasury, walks through the snow during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 24, 2018 - 7:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is ready to play salesman as he heads to an economic summit in the Swiss Alps, making the case that his "America First" agenda can go hand-in-hand with global cooperation. Trump is set to arrive at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Thursday...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 22, 2017, file photo, baristas from Starbucks' specialized coffee shop, Reserve Roastery, demonstrate a siphon brew of individual cups of coffee before the company's annual shareholder meeting in Seattle. Starbucks is giving its U.S. workers pay raises and stock bonuses in 2018, citing recent tax reform. The coffee chain is also extending the potential to earn paid sick time off to all employees, and is boosting its parental leave benefits. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
January 24, 2018 - 7:49 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is giving its U.S. workers pay raises and stock grants this year, citing recent changes to the tax law. All employees will soon be able to earn paid sick time off, and the company's parental leave benefits will include all non-birth parents. Starbucks Corp. said Wednesday...
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FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2017, file photo, Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., heads to a meeting at the Capitol in Washington. Key senators and farm groups are trying to fix a provision in the federal tax overhaul that gave an unexpected tax break to farmers who sell their crops to cooperatives instead of private buyers. The provision from Thune and John Hoeven, R-N.D., surfaced in the final days of the debate over the tax bill, which President Donald Trump signed last month. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
January 18, 2018 - 3:01 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Key senators and farm groups are trying to fix a provision in the federal tax overhaul that gave an unexpected tax break to farmers who sell their crops to cooperatives rather than regular companies. Lawmakers say they didn't intend to give a competitive advantage to co-ops. But...
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