Economy

GOP’s latest tax-cut bill won’t pass, but it could roil midterms in high-tax states like California Budget
GOP’s latest tax-cut bill won’t pass, but it could roil midterms in high-tax states like California
September 13, 2018
by TWN

Congressional Republicans are launching another tax-cut push this week, but it's more about your November election ballot than your 1040 form. Read More

Intel and Other Tech Companies Join Apple Against China Tariffs Economy
Intel and Other Tech Companies Join Apple Against China Tariffs
September 12, 2018
by TWN

Silicon Valley tech companies may not be getting the president’s attention on Twitter, but they are also raising concerns about the planned $200 billion tariffs, which they say would raise the prices of most consumer electronics. Read More

Trump Wants to Own This Economy.  He Might Regret That Economy
Trump Wants to Own This Economy. He Might Regret That
September 12, 2018
by TWN

President Donald Trump this week claimed to have a “magic wand” that allowed him to push the economy’s growth rate above an annual rate of 4 percent in 2018’s second quarter. Read More

New Democrat Coalition: A Future That Works Innovation
New Democrat Coalition: A Future That Works
September 12, 2018
by TWN Staff

As the number of legislative days this Congress dwindles, the New Democrat Coalition, a group of 68 Democrats in the House of Representatives who are committed to pro-economic growth, pro-innovation, and fiscally responsible policies, continue to push their “New Economic Opportunity Agenda: A Future that Works.” Read More

Hurricanes Have Failed to Spur Flood Insurance Reform Bill In The News
Hurricanes Have Failed to Spur Flood Insurance Reform Bill
September 11, 2018
by TWN

U.S. taxpayers who spent billions of dollars after a trifecta of hurricanes last year are poised to do so again after a fix to the nation’s troubled flood insurance program remains stalled in Congress — and as a dangerous new storm barrels toward the southern Atlantic coast. Read More

Southwest Oil and Gas Boom Provides Fuel for National Economy Economy
Southwest Oil and Gas Boom Provides Fuel for National Economy
September 11, 2018
by TWN

An oil and gas bonanza in Southwestern states may be helping to drive the continuing national economic boom. Read More

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