Trump makes last major pitch for GOP tax overhaul

President Trump made his closing argument for tax reform today, shortly after House and Senate negotiators reached an “agreement in principle” on major tax overhauls. Speaking from the White House and surrounded by families the administration says will benefit from the tax cuts, Trump presented the GOP’s tax bill as a boon to middle-class families and a victory… Read More Trump makes last major pitch for GOP tax overhaul

Hiring by U.S. manufacturers since 2010 tops 1 million new jobs

American manufacturers are flexing their muscles again. Industrial firms hired 31,000 people last month, the second biggest increase in four years. The first was a 44,000 gain in August. Over the past year manufacturers have added almost 200,000 new jobs. These companies now employ 12.5 million Americans. Manufacturers have managed to add workers despite a… Read More Hiring by U.S. manufacturers since 2010 tops 1 million new jobs

Hallmark Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Gift Wrap

This holiday season, Hallmark is celebrating the 100th anniversary of gift wrap. In Christmastime of 1917, just two years before AIM was formed to write Missouri’s first worker’s compensation law, Hallmark ran out of the tissue paper that was traditionally used for gift dressing. Rollie B. Hall, founder J.C. Hall’s older brother, searched the warehouse… Read More Hallmark Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Gift Wrap

Interest rate hike likely

The Federal Reserve is widely expected to raise interest rates on Wednesday The Fed’s policy statement and its latest economic projections are due to be released at 2 p.m. EST. Fed Chair Janet Yellen is scheduled to hold a press conference half an hour later. READ MORE HERE

Treasury Confirms Tax Reform Revenue Neutral

On Monday, the Treasury Department’s Office of Tax Policy released its analysis stating the tax reform about to be finalized in Congress is revenue neutral. There has been much criticism over the legislation’s sticker price, namely its $1.5 trillion “static” score as permitted under reconciliation instructions and scored by the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT). Opponents of… Read More Treasury Confirms Tax Reform Revenue Neutral