Maryland Becomes Fourth State to Sue Over Trump Tax Cuts

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh said last week that he plans sue the federal government over the GOP-passed tax law put into effect in January.  Maryland will become the fourth state, joining New York, New Jersey and Connecticut planning legal challenges. At heart of the states’ complaint is a roll back of a tax provision […]

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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan Touts $1.50 Raise Because of Tax Law, Subsequently Deletes Tweet

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan was heavily criticized on social media yesterday after he tweeted about the benefits of the GOP-passed tax overhaul, saying that a Lancaster, PA woman was pleasantly surprised to see an extra $1.50 in her weekly paycheck.  Ryan was referencing an Associated Press story outlining the effects of the law […]

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Tobacco Giant Gives its Employees $3,000 Because of the GOP Tax Cut

Altria Group Inc., a tobacco giant, will give its non-executive employees $3,000 each because of the GOP-passed tax plan the company announced.  According to the company, over 7,000 employees will receive the benefit.  The benefit will amount to a total expense of $24 million. The company has also announced $35 million in donations for various […]

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Cigna Announces Wage Increases, Higher Benefits as a Result of GOP-Passed Tax Cuts

Health insurance provider Cigna announced today that it is increasing the minimum wage for its employees and providing other compensation benefits due to the GOP-led tax overhaul passed last month.  The company will be increasing its minimum wage to $16 an hour and its 401(k)-program match by 1%. The move is expected to cost the […]

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Immigration, the Economy and National Security Highlight President Trump’s Remarks at First State of the Union

President Trump delivered his first State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress last night and began by highlighting the accomplishments of his first year in office. “Since the election, we have created 2.4 million new jobs, including 200,000 new jobs in manufacturing alone.  After years of wage stagnation, we are finally […]

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President Trump’s Five Goals for the State of the Union Address

President Trump will deliver his first State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress tomorrow night.  Here are the top five things the president will try to achieve in his first address as Commander-in-Chief. Call for an immigration plan The White House leaked some of the parameters of their immigration plan last […]

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Home Depot Co-Founder: “Democrats, Use Your Stupid Brains – You Don’t Have Any Brains”

Home Depot Co-Founder Bernie Marcus had a simple message for Democrats yesterday: use your brains.  “Democrats, use your stupid brains. You don’t have any brains and don’t understand what happens,” Marcus said on Fox News on Saturday.  The billionaire was touting the effects of the GOP-passed tax cuts passed last month by Congress. Over 270 […]

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Trump to Tout Accomplishments, Call for Sweeping Policy Changes in First State of the Union

President Trump’s first State of the Union address will tout his first-year accomplishments such as the tax overhaul passed last month, while also calling for major initiatives to be tackled this year.  The president will call for immigration reform, a major infrastructure initiative and more spending on defense, among other proposals. The main message the […]

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