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.

Congress Reaches Spending Agreement, Includes Key Tax Provisions

Congress is on track to pass a $428 billion tax-cut plan that would revive a key number of tax provisions, commonly known as tax...
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...
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...
capitol building

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...