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The Trade War Drums are Beating

Section 232 Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum On March 22nd, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced that the European Union, Australia, Argentina, Brazil and South...
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Three Big Ways America is Upending Global Energy Markets

Personnel Changes in President Trump’s Cabinet With the exit of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and the CIA Director Mike Pompeo’s move over to the...
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Texas: Congressional Seats Up for Grabs

Texas boasts one of the most powerful delegations in Congress with 36 members in the House of Representatives, including seven committee chairs, and the...
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Business Day in Madison

On February 28, the Michael Best Strategies Wisconsin team attended the Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce Business Day in Madison, along with other business and...
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Illinois: Privacy and Cybersecurity Bills

Due to the current age of technology, the Illinois General Assembly has taken up measures of cybersecurity. This will likely be an ongoing issue throughout...
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Illinois Update: Industrial Hemp Legislation

In 2014, President Obama signed into law the Farm Bill Agriculture Act of 2014, which allowed state departments and universities to grow industrial hemp....
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States of the States: 2018 Issues and Elections

Colorado: Following a surprisingly productive year in which the split chamber General Assembly passed a number of significant bills, this election-year legislative session is likely...

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