Secret IRS records show billionaires use trusts that let them pass fortunes to their heirs without paying estate tax. Will Congress end a tax shelter that has cost the Treasury untold billions?
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Xcel told one customer they would need to wait 15 years to connect their solar system to its electric grid.
“This validates what we have been saying,” says an attorney for families of 9/11 victims who are suing the Saudi government over alleged support of the 2001 terrorist attacks.
Suspicion, right to control health care, create clash between some long-term care workers and vaccine mandates to protect the vulnerable residents they serve.
This $300 a week in enhanced benefits has been a lifeline for many left jobless by COVID-19, but it has become the source of a hot partisan debate.
It’s the latest pivot by the concert industry, this time amid an increase in delta variant infections and lingering concerns about the recent Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago.
Tesla’s Autopilot uses cameras, radar and ultrasonic sensors to support two major features: Traffic-Aware Cruise Control and Autosteer.
Daily tutoring for those who are most behind rises to the top in research evaluations.
Agricultural equipment manufacturers are developing electric and autonomous machines to replace today’s diesel tractors and combines, but problems must be solved before widespread adoption.
Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisconsin, said he’d vote against the bill unless it sweetened the tax break for pass-through companies. It paid off for some of his rich supporters.
Setting aside government money at birth for all children has been tried both inside and outside of the United States.
The AP will no longer name those arrested for minor crimes when the news service is unlikely to cover the story’s subsequent developments.
The existing COVID-19 vaccines are still very good at preventing symptomatic infections, and breakthrough infections happen very rarely.
Thousands of residents in Wisconsin — many of them people of color — would see a higher standard of living if politicians raised the long-stalled minimum wage.
Karen Miller was one of 10 people who spoke to WPR and Wisconsin Watch about rebuilding their lives after losing work amid the upheaval of the pandemic.
So far, none of the U.S. government authorities is recommending a booster. Studies suggest that authorized COVID-19 vaccines are continuing to offer protection even against emerging strains of the coronavirus.
Applicants are eligible for up to $9,000 per funeral and up to $35,500 for people who pay for multiple COVID-19-related funerals.
The omnibus commerce and energy policy and finance bill includes $16 million for solar projects on K-12 schools and nearly $5 million for community colleges.
A growing number of employers are paying new employees while they train.
While U.S. employers often tout benefits that promise to subsidize a college education, most workers can’t tap them. That may be changing.