Tax reform

FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2017, file photo, workers build an apartment and retail complex in Nashville, Tenn. On Friday, April 27, 2018, the Commerce Department issues its first estimate of how the U.S. economy performed in the January-March quarter. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
April 27, 2018 - 3:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy slowed to a moderate 2.3 percent annual growth rate in the first quarter as consumer spending turned in the weakest performance in nearly five years. Still, the January-March increase came in better than expected, supporting hopes for a solid rebound for the rest...
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FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2015, file photo, people walk past a branch of Chase bank, in New York. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reports earnings Friday, April 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
April 13, 2018 - 4:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Three of America's biggest banks reported higher profits Friday, with a huge assist from the tax law passed late last year. JPMorgan reported a record quarterly profit, while Citigroup and Wells Fargo topped analyst expectations. Banks are expected to be major beneficiaries of the...
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April 11, 2018 - 7:01 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's nonpartisan legislative staffers say cash levels in state coffers won't be significantly altered by last year's federal tax overhaul compared to other states due to tax changes the General Assembly made years ago. The explanation came during a revenue laws...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., announces that he will not run for re-election at the end of his term, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
April 11, 2018 - 1:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan's decision not run for re-election (all times local): 1:15 p.m. House Speaker Paul Ryan's announcement that he won't seek another term has made his wife happy — and a little tearful. Janna Ryan was doing some shopping in downtown...
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CORRECTS THE NUMBER OF STATES TO 15, NOT 16 - FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018 file photo California Attorney General Xavier Becerra responds to a question during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Becerra led attorneys general from 14 other states and the District of Columbia to file a motion to intervene in a Texas lawsuit to invalidate former President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, Monday, April 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
April 09, 2018 - 6:27 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sixteen Democratic attorneys general pushed back Monday against a Texas lawsuit aimed at striking down former President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra led 14 other states and the District of Columbia in filing a motion to...
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April 04, 2018 - 8:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story April 2 and April 3 about the winners and losers of the new tax overhaul, The Associated Press reported that Florida Rep. Vern Buchanan stood to receive a potential windfall from the legislation he helped shepherd. The story implied the amount of the windfall was at...
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FILE- In this Dec. 22, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump displays the $1.5 trillion tax overhaul package he had just signed in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s federal tax overhaul is a short-term boon for most states, but one is set to miss out entirely: Oregon. Instead of a bonus, Oregon faces a loss of $217 million in the two years after the overhaul goes into effect, the largest of any state that has revealed its predictions. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
March 30, 2018 - 2:57 am
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — President Donald Trump's federal tax overhaul is a short-term boon for most states, but one is set to miss out entirely: Oregon. Instead of a bonus, Oregon faces a loss of $217 million in the two years after the overhaul goes into effect, the largest of any state that has...
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In this March 23, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington. A growing American economy and passage of a Republican tax overhaul appear to be helping Trump lift his approval ratings from historic lows. That’s according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Trump still remains unpopular with the majority of Americans, 58 percent. But the 42 percent who say they now approve of the job he’s doing as president is up seven points from a month ago. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
March 27, 2018 - 3:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The good news for President Donald Trump? His approval rating is up 7 points since last month, according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. The bad news? That only lifts Trump's approval to 42 percent, low for a president at this point...
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FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2017, file photo, a early morning runner crosses in front of the U.S. Capitol as he passes the flags circling the Washington Monument in Washington. Congress is considering letting President Donald Trump roll back some of the $1.3 trillion federal spending package as Republicans in the House and Senate get hammered politically by conservatives for having approved the big spending bill. Rolling back the funds would be a highly unusual move and could put some lawmakers in the potentially uncomfortable position of having to vote for specific spending opposed by a president from their party. It would also offer Republicans a way to save face. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)
March 26, 2018 - 12:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — With passage of an enormous budget bill, the GOP-controlled Congress all but wrapped up its legislating for the year. But will it be enough to convince voters to give Republicans another term at the helm? In two big ways, Republicans have done what they promised. They passed a...
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FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2017, file photo, a early morning runner crosses in front of the U.S. Capitol as he passes the flags circling the Washington Monument in Washington. Congress is considering letting President Donald Trump roll back some of the $1.3 trillion federal spending package as Republicans in the House and Senate get hammered politically by conservatives for having approved the big spending bill. Rolling back the funds would be a highly unusual move and could put some lawmakers in the potentially uncomfortable position of having to vote for specific spending opposed by a president from their party. It would also offer Republicans a way to save face. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)
March 24, 2018 - 7:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — With passage of an enormous budget bill, the GOP-controlled Congress all but wrapped up its legislating for the year. But will it be enough to convince voters to give Republicans another term at the helm? In two big ways, Republicans have done what they promised. They passed a...
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