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Americans for Tax Reform's Grover Norquist and Maxine Turner, U.S. Chamber Council on Small Business chair.
It’s been 31 years since the last overhaul of our nation’s tax code in 1986, and America’s Main Streets cannot wait another 31 years.
Katharine Cooksey
#LetsGrow Atlanta
One of the biggest challenges business owners face is a cumbersome and complex tax code.
Sarah Keller
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Tax reform’s chances are better in this Congress than at any time in the past 30 years.
J.D. Foster
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Reviewing and respecting the lessons from the last major tax reform over thirty years ago illuminates the road ahead.

J.D. Foster
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North America Connected

A region-wide commitment in support of the innovative and creative sectors will benefit all three economies.

Patrick Kilbride
U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Justin Trudeau, Canada's prime minister. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Twenty-five years ago this week, negotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) were concluded.

John G. Murphy
Workers load a segment of drilling equipment onto a truck at Ellicott Dredges.
Many small businesses across the country have benefited – and continue to benefit – greatly from NAFTA.
J.D. Harrison
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One of the biggest challenges business owners face is the rising costs associated with this Obamacare's tax.
Sarah Keller
Stop the HIT

Although ACA repeal efforts have been eclipsed in Washington, consumers across the country are feeling the pain of the law's shortcomings.

Thomas J. Donohue
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Unless Congress takes action soon, millions of seniors, families and small businesses across the country will get hammered by a new tax.

Katie Mahoney
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If the administration chooses to stop making cost sharing reduction payments, we know what will happen: the costs of coverage will soar.
Randel K. Johnson
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Power lines near a coal power plant in Winfield, West Virginia.
New report from the Global Energy Institute demonstrates the value of a diverse energy mix.
Heath Knakmuhs
Power lines course through the hills east of San Francisco Bay

Earlier this year, the Secretary of Energy requested a report from the Department examining the nation’s electricity grid.

Heath Knakmuhs
Natural Gas Fracking near Farmington, NM, in an area that is plentiful with natural gas. Fracking is a common practice in this area.

We continue to produce a lot of natural gas from the shale boom.

Sean Hackbarth
A pedestrian carries a Venezuelan flag during a national strike in Caracas, Venezuela.
The United States needs to continue to diversify and grow its supplies of energy.
Matt Koch
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