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Monday, January 02, 2012

Corporations, Wealthy Want More Than Ever

Money News Excerpt:
Huge U.S. corporations are forming lobbying groups to try to influence what could become the hottest congressional debate over comprehensive tax reform in a generation.

The newest organization calls itself the Tax Reform Coalition. Backed by companies including American Express and Xerox, it filed paperwork with Congress last week to register as a lobbying group.

By forming broad alliances, companies are able to pull together research, consulting staffs and other resources, said Jim McCrery, a former Republican congressman who now lobbies for WIN America and others. more>>>

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