Collaboration

Strategies for Community-led Opportunity Zone Investments

Throughout Part Three of EIG’s Opportunity Zones Webinar Series, a variety of speakers reported on the progress made in the communities of Washington. They...
Regulation

White House Establishes Council On Eliminating Regulatory Barriers to Affordable Housing

It has been reported that out of the total costs of housing, over 25% of these costs stem from regulatory matters. Furthermore, high housing...
Trade War

Is The Trade War Worth Cancelling Out Trump’s Tax Benefits?

Though the tax breaks from the Trump Administration’s 2017 Tax Cuts & Jobs Act stimulated job growth and put more money back into the...
Illinois Gaming

Illinois Gaming Expansion

After several years of discussion of gaming expansion in Illinois – especially for casino expansion – the Illinois General Assembly and Governor Pritzker have...
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Business Tax Extenders Getting More Focus from Tax-Writing Committees

A preliminary draft of provisions for House legislation extending temporary tax breaks would renew the expired breaks through 2019 while moving up the expiration...
Washington, D.C. Open House for Michael Best Strategies

Michael Best Strategies Hosts D.C. Open House

On Wednesday, May 1st, Michael Best & Friedrich and Michael Best Strategies hosted an open house in their new Washington, D.C. office. Held on...
Tobacco 21 Legislation

The Push for Tobacco 21 in Wisconsin

Raising the Minimum Tobacco Age As the trend of raising the minimum age to buy tobacco continues nationwide, support for similar measures is gaining traction...
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Veto Power in Wisconsin – Part 2

Balance of power in Wisconsin The partial veto power, even after its reductions in 1990 and 2008, remains a potent tool that is exclusive to...
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Illinois Raises Tobacco Age

A new law makes Illinois the eighth state to raise the minimum age requirement to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21. Last year,...
Collaboration

Governor Veto Power in Wisconsin

History of the partial veto The governor of Wisconsin has always had package veto power, which, until the early 1900s, proved sufficient as a check...

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