Biden’s biggest clean-energy partner: China

The pandemic has minted 46 new billionaires and increased the collective wealth of all of America’s billionaires by $1.1 trillion in just 10 months — enough to pay for all the aid for working families Biden proposed in his Covid-19 relief package. Americans for Tax...

Ding the CEOs

The liberal Institute for Policy Studies also had a study on CEO pay gaps teed up for Monday. Among the findings: S&P 500 corporations could have owed as much as $17.2 billion extra in federal taxes in 2018 if they had faced a Sanders-style pay gap tax. Also:...

INSIDE CEO RETIREMENT PLANS

A new report from the Institute for Policy Studies delves into the world of CEO retirement funds and tries to give some perspective to the lavish payouts. The top 100 CEOs of U.S. companies with the biggest nest eggs have company retirement assets worth $4.7 billion....

 Running Behind

The Institute for Policy Studies and the Corporation for Enterprise Development are out with a new paper arguing that white families are accumulating wealth at a faster rate than both Latino and black families. “If average black family wealth continues to grow at the...

IL UTILITIES ON CORPORATE WELFARE

Happy Wednesday, Illinois! Donald Trump’s fight with the family of the U.S. Army Capt. Humayun Khan arrived in Illinois Tuesday. Story Continued Below Besides denouncements by GOP leaders Lindsey Graham and John McCain, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk and other top Illinois...

GOP platform proposes turning EPA into a commission

Utilities and the tax man: The liberal Institute for Policy Studies is out with a new report accusing utility companies of shirking the government on the taxes at the same time they rip President Barack Obama’s efforts to regulate power plant emissions. The group —...

What does that platform say?

JUST OUT: The liberal Institute for Policy Studies is out with a new report accusing utility companies of shirking the government on the taxes, at the same time they rip President Barack Obama’s efforts to regulate power plant emissions. The group — citing data from...

Friedrichs ends with a whimper

The Supreme Court washed its hands of the year’s biggest labor case Tuesday with an inconclusive a 4-4 decision in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association. STARK STAT: A new study from the Center for Effective Government finds that retirement savings for 100...

Analysts Not Sold on Tax Holiday

Another recent report by the Institute for Policy Studies noted that companies repatriated $312 billion in profits. About 70 percent of that went to companies responsible for slashing nearly 600,000 jobs. Scott Klinger, a co-author of the report and associate fellow...