Tariffs Ahead

The Rising Trade Battle Over Digital Services Taxes

The Trump administration’s increasing focus and investigations on digital services taxes are paving the path for the next trade battle. Without surprise, the...
Illinois Gaming

Lost Gaming Revenue in Illinois

The Chicago Cubs opened up 2020 with a 15 to 1 chance to win the World Series. The Chicago White Sox were...
Brad Cheney

Brad Cheney Joins Michael Best Strategies as a Senior Advisor

Michael Best Strategies has partnered with Bradford (Brad) Cheney, a senior advisor at Majority Group, to expand the firm’s service offerings.
Texas Legislature

86th Texas Legislature Statistics

Now that the Texas Legislature’s 86th regular session has concluded, let’s look back at this year’s activity. Total Number of House and Senate Bills Filed:...

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...

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...
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...
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...
Wisconsin state flag

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...