What's on the Republican economic agenda in the coming year?

Jan 17, 2018
One economist argues immigration reform is essential to kick-starting productivity.
President Trump shakes hands with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as he meets with Republican congressional leaders in the Roosevelt Room at the White House.
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Tax changes could have big effect on housing

Dec 19, 2017
The tax advantages of home ownership would likely be available to wealthier taxpayers, and high tax regions would take the biggest hit.
A bicyclist rides by a row of homes in San Francisco, California.
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What’s next for the tax bill?

Dec 4, 2017
The House and Senate will have to reconcile their tax bills, which have some key differences right now.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) arriving for a rally to promote tax reform legislation with fellow Senate GOP leaders and representatives a few days prior to the Senate's passage of the tax bill. 
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There are some basic tax principles most people can agree with

Nov 16, 2017
So is there a point most people can meet at?
 Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks during a news conference to discuss the GOP's plans for tax reform back in September in Washington, D.C. 
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Senate's proposed tax bill clashes with House plan

Nov 9, 2017
The Senate and House tax bills don't line up when it comes to policy that affects individuals and corporations, which may make it trickier for Republicans to pass their tax overhaul by the end of the year.
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) (C) talks with journalists before heading into a meeting at the U.S. Capitol on Thursday in Washington, D.C. Senate Republicans met behind closed doors to get their first look at their proposed tax cut and reform legislation.
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For homeowners, Republican tax proposals could change the equation around mortgages, property taxes

Nov 3, 2017
The Republican tax plan includes changes to mortgage interest deductions that would have the biggest impact on regions with high housing costs.
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What you need to know about the new tax plan

Marketplace's Amy Scott takes a look at the numbers in the GOP tax plan

Senate budget battle likely as vote looms

Oct 17, 2017
The Senate is expected to take up a budget framework this week. If it passes, the GOP will be one step closer to the tax overhaul it so desperately wants. President Donald Trump promised yesterday in a Rose Garden press conference with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell that the tax plan is on track. But […]

The GOP tax plan has fewer tax brackets and bigger deductions, but is light on details

We’ll have three brackets instead of seven, with the option of a fourth for the wealthiest Americans.
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