Nov 29, 2017

11/29/2017: Tax reform has think tanks wiling out

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It’s a big moment for the tax world in Washington, and it’s even kind of ... glamorous. Nancy Marshall-Genzer reports from the extravagant centerpiece of a spate of wildly popular events where tax elites can mix, talk big tax…

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Rep. Jackie Speier: When it comes to sexual harassment, "we need to clean up our collective act"

"I'm having women come up to me and say, 'thank you so much.' And then they're telling me stories, stories that never get even heard because they never file complaints," Rep. Jackie Speier tells us about her efforts to change…
Rep. Jackie Speier speaks during a House Administration Committee hearing on Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Congressional Workplace on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 14, 2017.
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For Build-A-Bear CEO, business isn't just about the toys, it's about the experience

Nov 29, 2017
Sharon Price John weighs in on what it takes to survive as a teddy bear maker in an increasingly digital age.
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Chipotle looks for a new CEO

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Tax think tanks are having a moment

Nov 29, 2017
With Congress working on a tax reform bill, demand for tax theories is way up.
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Senate wrestles with consequences of Paygo Act on the tax reform bill

Nov 29, 2017
It looks like the Senate is going to vote on its ever-in-flux tax plan this week. Even though this bill could add up to $1.5 trillion to the deficit, there are consequences beyond just adding to the national debt. The…

It’s a big moment for the tax world in Washington, and it’s even kind of … glamorous. Nancy Marshall-Genzer reports from the extravagant centerpiece of a spate of wildly popular events where tax elites can mix, talk big tax thoughts and eat Chick Fil A. And, another day, another round of prominent sexual harassment allegations. We check in with Congresswoman Jackie Speier about the one place these claims don’t seem to be sticking: Capitol Hill. Plus, in a time where most kids seem to be glued to an iPad or a cell phone, teddy bears are standing by — and their manufacturers are trying to remain profitable — Build-a-Bear Workshop’s CEO Sharon Price John tells us.