Stories tagged: "corporate tax breaks"

President Joe Biden speaks about inflation in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex in Washington, Tuesday, May 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Biden Blasts the ‘Ultra-MAGA’ Republican Plan for America That Ron Johnson Supports

Biden accused Republicans of wanting to raise taxes on “teachers and firefighters,” “make working families poor,” and hold Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid hostage every five years to secure corporate tax cuts and other concessions from Democrats.

President Donald Trump and Sen. Ron Johnson at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, January 14, 2020.
Ron Johnson Addresses Criticism About His Wealth Doubling and His Tax Break Helping His Business—Saying Both Are True

Senator also again claimed the tax break for pass-through companies is about helping small businesses even though the wealthiest Americans get a huge chunk of the benefits.

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Price Tag of Republicans’ Big Tax Break for Business Approaches $3 Billion

The credit does not require proof of job creation and is heavily skewed toward Wisconsin’s wealthiest tax filers.

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Following the Money: Investigation Shows How Ron Johnson Secured a Giant Tax Break for Mega GOP Donors

By playing hard-to-get, the Wisconsin senator allowed more tax cuts to be based on wealth rather than job creation, as Trump had claimed.

FILE - In this 2017 photo, a customer pays for cannabis products at Las Vegas dispensary. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Legal Weed in Wisconsin? Not With This GOP Legislature.

Senate leader signals possible compromise on medicinal marijuana rather than full legalization. Lawmakers and governor staking out early ground on other state budget ideas.

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GOP Chooses Corporate Tax Breaks Over Funding Faster Rural Internet

Rural special session won't include broadband boost