Greg Bishop

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Name: Greg Bishop
Date registered: April 20, 2017
URL: http://watchdog.org

Latest posts

  1. Congressman: Repealing death tax would be ‘nirvana’ — August 15, 2017
  2. Congressman pushes for federal tax reform to help offset state income tax hike — August 4, 2017
  3. VP Pence breaks tie to open debate in Senate on Obamacare replacement — July 26, 2017
  4. Supreme Court’s ruling on Wisconsin mapmaking case could impact gerrymandering across U.S. — June 19, 2017
  5. U.S. Supreme Court asked to take case challenging forced union dues — June 12, 2017

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Aug 15

Congressman: Repealing death tax would be ‘nirvana’

It was Founding Father Benjamin Franklin who said, “In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” One Illinois congressman wants to disconnect the two by eliminating the so-called death tax.

Tax reform is one …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/294387/congressman-repealing-death-tax-nirvana/

Aug 04

Congressman pushes for federal tax reform to help offset state income tax hike

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., is embarking on a tour to talk federal tax reform, and he’s getting an earful from constituents.

One of the participants in the roundtable discussion in Springfield Aug. 1, Merrill Lynch financial adviser Gary Seitz, …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/294220/congressman-pushes-federal-tax-reform-help-offset-state-income-tax-hike/

Jul 26

VP Pence breaks tie to open debate in Senate on Obamacare replacement

Both parties in Washington D.C. know Obamacare is flawed and getting worse, but no Democrats and two Republicans voted Tuesday against opening debate to change things.

That meant it took Vice President Mike Pence to break a 50-50 tie just …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/294107/vp-pence-breaks-tie-open-debate-senate-obamacare-replacement/

Jun 19

Supreme Court’s ruling on Wisconsin mapmaking case could impact gerrymandering across U.S.

There could be changes coming to how Illinois’ legislative maps are drawn every ten years with the U.S. Supreme Court agreeing to take up a Wisconsin case on the very issue.

Longtime Democratic Party activist Bill Whitford brought the case …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/293659/supreme-courts-ruling-wisconsin-mapmaking-case-impact-gerrymandering-across-u-s/

Jun 12

U.S. Supreme Court asked to take case challenging forced union dues

The nation’s high court is being asked to take up the issue of whether government employees should be forced to pay dues and fees to government unions.

The case Janus v. AFSCME originated in Illinois. Mark Janus and several other …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/293555/u-s-supreme-court-asked-take-case-challenging-forced-union-dues/

Apr 20

Obamacare repeal-and-replace efforts revived

Efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare are gaining new momentum in Washington D.C. weeks after House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., pulled a replacement bill from the floor after it failed to gain enough Republican support.

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/293009/obamacare-repeal-replace-efforts-revived/