The Latest: Our Economy
Opinion: The Trump tax scam had a very bad week
• July 19, 2018 12:00 PM
Workers’ wages are flat while congressmen are buying yachts.
U.S. Business Group Lobbying Surged As Tax Reform Took Shape
• January 22, 2018 12:00 PM
Reuters Staff, Reuters
Lobbying by U.S. business groups including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Business Roundtable surged in the last three months of 2017 as lawmakers negotiated and finalized legislation that deeply cut the taxes companies pay.
Companies That Funded Trump’s Inauguration Came Up Big in 2017
• January 19, 2018 12:00 PM
Alex Baumgart, OpenSecrets
President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee raised a record $107 million with the help of wealthy benefactors but also through donations from more than 200 corporations and anonymous LLCs, some of which held government contracts.