Congress Passes GOP Tax Bill

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After the Senate approved the final version of the bill early Wednesday morning, the House of Representatives passed the GOP tax bill for a second time this afternoon. The House had passed the bill on Tuesday, but a revote was ordered after the Senate parliamentarian ruled provisions in the Republican bill violated its Byrd Rule.

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Fastest-Growing States, Idaho Leads the Way

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According to newly-released data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Idaho is the fastest-growing state in the country, depicting a 2.2 percent population increase to 1.7 million from July 1, 2016 to July 1, 2017. Nevada follows the Gem State with an increase of 2 percent, Utah with 1.9 percent, Washington with 1.7 percent and Florida with 1.6 percent.

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