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  • Will Obama's immigration action kill tax reform? No.

    A popular Washington narrative is that President Obama will kill prospects for tax reform in 2015 if he grants legal status to undocumented immigrants. But even if Obama does nothing on this issue, the political headwinds against a tax code rewrite were already too strong. 

  • Now is the perfect time to raise gas taxes

    Congress needs to finance highway and transit projects but can’t agree on how. The traditional revenue source is the gas tax. Gas prices are at their lowest levels in years and dropping. Consumers would barely notice if they had to pay a bit more now at the pump. But a gas tax hike won't happen. 

  • Voters hate gas taxes, and that's bad news for states

    On Election Day, voters proved once again that increasing the gas tax is a political loser. And that’s a problem.

November 20, 2014

Photos of the day 11/20

Pepin-Alma's Blaze Bergmann (55) and Sam Mathias react to the team's 17-12 loss to Owen-Withee during in the WIAA Division 7 high school football championship game in Madison, Wis.

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