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The Inflation Reduction Act limits the pass-through tax concession for two more years

The Inflation Reduction Act limits the pass-through tax concession for two more years

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, DN.Y. discusses the Inflation Reduction Act on August 7, 2022 in Washington, DC Kent Nishimura | Los Angeles Times | Getty Images Senate Democrats cut a tax break for certain pass-through businesses as part of inflation-reducing legislation passed Sunday. A pass-through or flow-through business is one that reports its income …

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Senate drug pricing bill is limited to Medicare.  That’s what it means for privately insured people

Senate drug pricing bill is limited to Medicare. That’s what it means for privately insured people

CNN — When Senate Democrats drafted their legislation to lower drug prices, they wanted two main measures that would encompass both the private insurance and Medicare markets. In the end, however, they were forced to restrict the provisions — limiting drug price increases to inflation and imposing a $35 cap on insulin prices — to …

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Maryland law allows religious clothing in collegiate athletics

Maryland law allows religious clothing in collegiate athletics

CNN — “We had to make this really difficult choice between our love for our faith or our love for the sport.” Simran Jeet Singh — executive director of the Aspen Institute’s Religion and Society program, which focuses on religion, racism and justice — recalls his own experience fighting for inclusion as a turbaned Sikh …

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Lawmakers expand mental health services |  Boston

Lawmakers expand mental health services | Boston

BOSTON — Health insurers would need to cover same-day mental health services under a proposal awaiting action from Gov. Charlie Baker aimed at breaking down barriers to care and improving behavioral health services. The bill, sent to Baker’s desk by the state Legislature on Monday, would require insurers to cover annual mental health exams, similar …

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