Labor Department Unveils New Overtime Pay Requirements

On March 7, the Department of Labor (DOL) unveiled a long-awaited proposal to make roughly 1.1 million more workers eligible for overtime pay. The...

Illinois’ Economic Forecast Report

Moody's Analytics provided its latest Forecast Report to the Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability and gave some optimism to Illinois. Some highlights include: ...

Illinois’ Plan to Increase Minimum Wage

Illinois’ minimum wage will gradually increase starting next year. Governor JB Pritzker made increasing the minimum wage a central issue of his campaign for...
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Border Wall Funding: The Texan Perspective

Now that border wall advocates have failed in their attempts to negotiate border wall funding out of a Democrat controlled Congress, President Trump last...
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Steve Israel, Former Member of Democratic House Leadership, Joins Board of Advisors at Michael...

Michael Best Strategies is pleased to announce that Steve Israel, a former eight-term congressman and member of the Democratic leadership in the U.S. House...
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Opportunities with Opportunity Zones

Michael Best Strategies hosted an invitational briefing for clients and community partners in January to dig into the emerging Opportunity Zones (OZs) program. Created by...
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Texas 2018 Election Results: What They Mean for Governing and 2020

November’s election is behind us, and as the legislature gavels into session this week, there is at least one issue on which all political...

Wisconsin’s Divided Government

This week, the transition of government is complete, with the Walker era coming to a close and Governor Evers’ teams landing in the Capitol...

Michael Best Congratulates Governor-Elect Tony Evers

Michael Best Strategies, along with our law firm partner Michael Best & Friedrich, are pleased to congratulate Wisconsin Governor-Elect Tony Evers and Lieutenant Governor-Elect...

Michael Best Strategies Adds Brian Taffora as a Principal in Wisconsin

Michael Best Strategies is pleased to announce that Brian Taffora has joined the firm as a principal in the Wisconsin office, where he will...

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