Smart. Sharp. Funny. Fearless.
Saturday, June 23, 2018
tax credits

Two Appellate Courts Differ On Key Tax Plank In Health Care Law

By Michael Doyle and Tony Pugh, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Two appeals courts on Tuesday split over the Affordable Care Act, reaching different conclusions about whether tax credits can help consumers buy coverage in the 36 states that use the federal health insurance marketplace. The conflicting and nearly simultaneous rulings potentially tee up for […]

July 22, 2014

TOP CEOs Downgrade Economic Growth Forecasts, Expect To Spend Less

By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON — Top U.S. chief executives slightly downgraded their economic growth forecast, according to a survey released Tuesday, and fewer said they expected to increase investments in their businesses amid uncertainty over whether Congress will reinstate some key corporate tax provisions. Despite those concerns, the second-quarter economic outlook index […]

June 17, 2014

House Republicans Vote To Reverse Billions In Deficit Savings

On Wednesday, the House — by a vote of 230-188 — passed one of the six “tax extenders” bills recently approved by the Ways and Means Committee. The measure, which accounts specifically for research and experimentation tax credit, could have served as a rare example of bipartisanship: both Republicans and Democrats support the broad ideas […]

May 7, 2014

Who Cares About The Value Of Work?

WASHINGTON — Finding a way out of our current political impasse requires some agreement on what problems we need to solve. If anything should unite left, center and right, it is the value of work and the idea, in Bill Clinton’s signature phrase, that those who “work hard and play by the rules” ought to […]

March 31, 2014