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  • Senate Finance Republican Tax Reform Bill Unveiled November 12, 2017 by Denise A. Bode & Anne C. Canfield On November 2, House Republicans released their tax reform bill titled, “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.” Michael Best Strategies’ (MBS) tax policy experts, Denise ...
  • House Republican Tax Reform Bill Unveiled November 5, 2017 by Denise A. Bode & Anne C. Canfield In case you missed it… On November 2, House Republicans released their tax reform bill titled, “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.” Michael Best Strategies’ tax ...
  • Reince Priebus Returns to Michael Best October 29, 2017 by Denise A. Bode In lieu of the regular blog, below is the release by our firm regarding the return of former partner Reince Priebus to the Michael Best family of firms. ...
  • Historic Level of Oil Exports Demonstrate U.S. Dominance of Global Energy Markets October 22, 2017 by Denise A. Bode   The Energy Information Administration issued a report this week that shows exports of crude oil and refined petroleum products reached record levels in the first half of 2017. Crude ...
  • DOE Plan Unites Fossil Fuel and Renewable Energy Groups October 15, 2017 by Denise A. Bode A proposal by the Department of Energy has created an alliance heretofore not seen between the fossil fuel and renewable energy industry.  They have united to oppose the ...
  • The Case for David Ross for EPA Assistant Administrator for Office of Water October 8, 2017 by Andrew C. Coook   Last week the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a confirmation hearing on the following presidential nominees for top level positions at the Environmental Protection Agency: David Ross, ...
  • Six Tax Framework Issued October 1, 2017 by Denise A. Bode and Anne C. Canfield   This week President Donald Trump and the Republican leadership announced their long-awaited tax reform framework. The release means the beginning of a process ...
  • The Chief Energy Regulator FERC Gets Back To Work September 24, 2017 by Denise A. Bode With two new commissioners sworn in, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) held its first hearing this week since January. In case you don’t know, FERC is ...
  • Fantasy Tax Reform September 17, 2017 by Anne C. Canfield, Denise A. Bode, and Sarah C. Helton   Football season has begun, Congress has returned to Washington, and a major push to get tax reform enacted by year-end ...
  • President Trump Turns to Congressional Democratic Leadership September 10, 2017 by Denise A. Bode Last week, President Donald Trump turned to Democrats for the first time on a number of key fiscal issues, surprising his Republican Congressional leadership. He agreed to ...