Illinois Lawmakers Override Governor’s Budget Veto

By JULIE BOSMAN and MONICA DAVEY July 6, 2017 CHICAGO — Illinois lawmakers overrode a veto of the Republican governor on Thursday, giving the state its first full budget in more than two years and ending the longest such impasse for any state...

Trump Tax Plan Would Shift Trillions From U.S. Coffers to the Richest

The vast majority of benefits would go to the highest earners and largest holders of wealth, analysts said, setting up a battle over the government’s strained resources.

5 Hurdles to the Adoption of Trump’s Tax Plan This Year

It has obvious benefits for the rich but not the middle class, lobbyists don’t like parts of it, and its effect on Mr. Trump’s own taxes is unclear because he won’t release his returns.