Protect LKE in Tax Reform

As lawmakers consider comprehensive tax reform, Congress must protect provisions that encourage capital investment and economic activity, such as like-kind exchanges (LKEs).

LKEs help equipment distributors and those from a variety of industries, including agriculture, transportation, energy, and manufacturing to manage the tax consequences... Take Action >>

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Highway Program “Year Zero” Would Devastate Equipment Industry

According to a July 23 report by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) will be unable to support all highway or transit programs obligations through spending cuts alone if the program is to maintain solvency through... Take Action >>

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Refrain from Shale Industry Overregulation

The United States is in the midst of the greatest energy boom in generations. Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has put the country on the path to energy independence while creating thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in economic growth. 

Despite fracking's benefits and the proven safety of shale... Take Action >>

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Repeal the Federal Estate Tax

The estate tax continues to plague capital intensive, family-owned businesses, such as equipment distributors. While family businesses now have certainty with the current top estate rate set at 40 percent with a $5 million exemption (indexed each year for inflation), they are still forced to divert substantial funds... Take Action >>

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Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline

The Keystone XL pipeline has been pending for more than five years and the time is long overdue for its final approval. Despite determinations that the pipeline will have minimal impact on the environment and no substantial effect on greenhouse gases, the administration has delayed its approval.

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Make Water Infrastructure Investment a Top Priority

The plight of the nation's water infrastructure network grows worse every day. Years of underfunding have taken their toll on one of America’s greatest resources: clean water.

The American Society of Civil Engineers gave the nation's drinking water and wastewater infrastructure... Take Action >>

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