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10/09/2018 - It’s Been 25 Years Since The Federal Gas Tax Went Up

– NPR
While Congress refuses to raise the federal gas tax, states are taking action themselves. Since 2010, 33 states have raised their own motor fuel taxes.
 The Wall Street Journal
Joshua Bolten, Business Roundtable president and chief executive, said the survey results showed that tax reform continues to provide a boost to the U.S. economy, but that trade policies and uncertainty are a drag on capital investment.

Labor Market Opens Up For Part-Time Workers

– The Wall Street Journal
The decline in part-time employment points to disappearing labor-market slack.
– Bloomberg
The GOP spent the eight years since the Affordable Care Act was passed attempting to derail it in Congress, the White House and the courts. But those efforts have struck a nerve when it comes to a central element of the law — rules protecting insurance coverage for pre-existing conditions.