New York’s congressional delegation pushes leaders to restore full SALT deduction

By Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square contributorApr 13, 2021 (The Center Square) – Nearly all of New York’s congressional Democrats have told House leaders on Tuesday they will not support any tax increase unless federal lawmakers restore deductions for state and local taxes. All but two of the 19 Democrats representing New York districts signed

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Even With Senate Control, Democrats Will Need Buy-In From GOP on Key Health Priorities

Emmarie Huetteman   January 11, 2021 Use Our Content It can be republished for free. Democrats have argued for more generous pandemic relief, more pressure on drugmakers to lower prices and more attention to systemic racism in health care. On Jan. 20, with control of the Senate and the House of Representatives, they’ll have the

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Sen. David Perdue Sold His Home to a Finance Industry Official Whose Organization Was Lobbying the Senate

ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. This story was originally published in ProPublica By  Robert Faturechi / ProPublica Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., sold his Washington, D.C., home last year to a brokerage industry official whose organization is under

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Suraj Patel Tests Positive, COVID-19

Suraj Patel, an attorney and instructor at NYU, tested positive for COVID-19 in the midst of his campaign to unseat Carolyn Maloney in New York Congressional District 12. This is his story and reflections on the experience. By Suraj Patel In the interest of transparency and accountability, I am announcing that I tested positive for

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Suraj Patel’s Near Win in NY-12

Suraj Patel’s challenge for Congress in NY-12 surged to a strong finish with in-person voting on Tuesday night. A virtual tie with incumbent Carolyn Maloney paves the way for an upset win once absentee ballots are counted.

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