CHOICE Act – Big wins for retailers

As retail operators return to work this week after what was hopefully a busy Memorial Day weekend for them, they should be encouraged by some rare good news out of Washington D.C. The industry had some big wins last week …

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Caught Up in the Entitlement Reform Debate – Again

The President recently made headlines with the release of his first draft budget proposal and while some convenience store operators might applaud the perceived “belt tightening”, leading brands need to be aware of a few hidden minefields. Most prominent among …

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Key lessons emerge from off-year elections

In political terms, 2017 is what’s known as an “off year.” Only a few states have elections but two are for governorships – Virginia and New Jersey – and we have had a couple of notable congressional special elections thrown …

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The New Government Basic Income

The New Government Basic Income – The Wall Street Journal The new child allowance will build in a trillion-dollar structural income redistribution into the IRS code that will make it far more difficult to cut tax rates or reform taxes …

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About 10 months ago

Biden Meets With Business Leaders On Vaccine Mandates

Biden Meets With Business Leaders On Vaccine Mandates – The Washington Post The session with executives from companies such as Disney, Microsoft, Columbia Sportswear and Walgreens was aimed at advancing swift adoption of coronavirus requirements in the private sector. How …

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