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Tax reform codifies fairness model for resilient-building advocates

California and New York officials groused at the state and local tax (SALT) deductibility cap in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Proponents of the new law rightly noted how the rest of the country had subsidized those and a few other states whose residents could lower their federal income tax liabilities by itemizing state and/or local income and property tax payments.

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Aging antitrust law rules the day in Vulcan-Aggregates USA settlement

In its successful, steadfast rejection of a Martin Marietta Materials-proposed merger six years ago, Vulcan Materials stressed the likely sale of strategic sand & gravel and crushed stone assets that federal antitrust regulators would stipulate as a condition of approval.

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