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President Donald Trump speaks about tax reform in Indianapolis, IN.
Congress is pretty much on schedule to pass the first truly comprehensive reform in over 30 years.
J.D. Foster
House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) speaks about tax reform at the U.S. Chamber.
“Tax reform is all about delivering more jobs, bigger paychecks, and fairness,” the House Ways and Means Chairman said at the U.S. Chamber.
Sean Hackbarth
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One of the biggest challenges business owners face is a cumbersome and complex tax code.
Cristian Isbrandtsen
John F. Kennedy

Comprehensive tax reform, current edition, resembles the successful 1986 effort in many ways.

J.D. Foster
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North America Connected

A region-wide commitment in support of the innovative and creative sectors will benefit all three economies.

Patrick Kilbride
U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Justin Trudeau, Canada's prime minister. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Twenty-five years ago this week, negotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) were concluded.

John G. Murphy
Workers load a segment of drilling equipment onto a truck at Ellicott Dredges.
Many small businesses across the country have benefited – and continue to benefit – greatly from NAFTA.
J.D. Harrison
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Pass the Healthcare Tax Relief Act

The bill, introduced by Sen. Cory Gardner would delay for one year Obamacare’s looming health insurance tax.

Katie Mahoney
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One of the biggest challenges business owners face is the rising costs associated with this Obamacare's tax.
Sarah Keller
Stop the HIT

Although ACA repeal efforts have been eclipsed in Washington, consumers across the country are feeling the pain of the law's shortcomings.

Thomas J. Donohue
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Unless Congress takes action soon, millions of seniors, families and small businesses across the country will get hammered by a new tax.

Katie Mahoney
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Power lines near a coal power plant in Winfield, West Virginia.
New report from the Global Energy Institute demonstrates the value of a diverse energy mix.
Heath Knakmuhs
Power lines course through the hills east of San Francisco Bay

Earlier this year, the Secretary of Energy requested a report from the Department examining the nation’s electricity grid.

Heath Knakmuhs
Natural Gas Fracking near Farmington, NM, in an area that is plentiful with natural gas. Fracking is a common practice in this area.

We continue to produce a lot of natural gas from the shale boom.

Sean Hackbarth
A pedestrian carries a Venezuelan flag during a national strike in Caracas, Venezuela.
The United States needs to continue to diversify and grow its supplies of energy.
Matt Koch
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