Enterprise cryptocurrency wallet startup BitGo Inc. has raised $42.5 million in new funding in a Series B round led by Valor Equity Partners that included David Sacks, Bill Lee and DRW. As part of the deal, Antonio Gracias of Valor Equity Partners, also a board member at Tesla Inc. Show More Summary
A look at the Bills leaders in their all-time series with the Colts. Checking in on Dolphins rookie DE Charles Harris. DE Eric Lee has made a quick impression for the Patriots. Jets rookie WR Chad Hansen made two timely catches last weekend. Ravens LB Steven Johnson is back in Pittsburgh on Sunday. What does [more]
Sunday’s loss didn’t do much to help Bills QB Tyrod Taylor‘s stock. RB Kenyan Drake starred as the Dolphins snapped their losing streak. Patriots DL Eric Lee had a big day in his return to Buffalo. Wide receivers Robby Anderson and Jermaine Kearse are on a hot streak for the Jets. The Ravens had their [more]
GOP Sens. Marco Rubio and Mike Lee and White House advisor Ivanka Trump scored a partial victory in the form of an expanded child tax credit in the Senate tax bill. But an amendment sponsored by the senators to enlarge the credit for millions of poor families was voted down, despite receiving bipartisan support. GOP Sens. Show More Summary
The Senate just voted to reject the Marco Rubio-Mike Lee child tax credit amendment to the GOP Senate Tax Bill by 71 to 29. The amendment would have made the child tax credit refundable against the payroll tax, resulting in higher immediate take-home pay for parents. Show More Summary
'We have a chance to do better by working families in this tax bill.'
Senators Mike Lee and Marco Rubio are proposing to amend the Senate tax bill to cut the corporate tax rate a little less — where the current bill would take it from 35 to 20, the senators would set it at 22 — and help middle-class parents a little more, by letting them claim the child tax credit against payroll taxes. Show More Summary
Sens. Marco Rubio and Mike Lee are adamant that any tax overhaul bill must benefit working families and corporations alike, and they’re willing to support a smaller cut to corporate … Click to Continue »
Marco Rubio and Mike Lee, two GOP senators, introduced an amendment to the Republican tax bill on Wednesday. The amendment would make the child tax credit more generous, but also make it so the corporate tax rate is only cut to 22% instead...Show More Summary
This week, U.S. District Court Judge Lee Yeakel ruled that Senate Bill 8, a Texas law which restricted a common second-trimester abortion procedure, was unconstitutional. In a pointed decision on November 22, Yeakel said that the bill “does not further the health of the woman before the fetus is viable.” “That a woman may make […]
In a disappointing but not wholly unexpected ruling, a liberal Texas judge struck down a law today that would protect unborn babies from dismemberment abortions. U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel blocked Texas Senate Bill 8 one day before it would have gone into effect. Signed into law earlier this summer, Texas Senate Bill 8 prohibits […]
Grassroots groups in Utah that are against the Republican Party's tax plans have called upon Republican Sens. Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee to vote against the Senate bill, which last … Click to Continue »
Sens. Steve Daines (Mont.) and Mike Lee (Utah) announced their decision Friday evening.
Sam Altman, Jenny Lee and Bill Maris offer their thoughts on startup funding, the most exciting technologies and increased regulation.
Esports organization Cloud9 announced today that it closed a $25 million round of Series A funding. Some of the investors from the seed round earlier this year have joined, such as Founders Fund and the tech investor Bill Lee, who put in a joint investment with tech investor David Sacks. The Series A has again […]
Is Temporary Jones Act Relief Possible for Reconstruction? By Eric Lee and J. Michael Cavanaugh (Holland & Knight) – Four bills are currently pending in Congress to repeal or limit the reach of the Jones Act, which requires use of U.S.-flag coastwise endorsed vessels to move cargoes between ports or places in the United States. Show More Summary
By Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Republican senators John McCain and Mike Lee introduced a bill on Thursday to permanently waive shipping restrictions on Puerto Rico, saying a temporary waiver from the Trump administration is “insufficient” to help the island rebuild from Hurricane Maria. Show More Summary
Republican senators John McCain and Mike Lee introduced a bill on Thursday to permanently waive shipping restrictions on Puerto Rico, saying a temporary waiver from the Trump administration is “insufficient” to help the island rebuild from Hurricane Maria. President Donald Trump’s...
The NFL fined Jets linebacker Darron Lee $9,115 for a late hit on Eric Wood in the Jets’ victory over the Bills last week, via multiple reports. The play came on the Bills’ first possession when Juston Burris intercepted Tyrod Taylor. Lee was flagged for a 15-yard unnecessary roughness penalty on Wood, who made the [more]
Last week we reported that U.S. District Court Lee Yeakel of the Western District of Texas had issued a temporary restraining order blocking Texas’ Dismemberment Abortion Ban– part of Senate Bill 8–while the full lawsuit brought by the abortion industry against the State of Texas moves forward. The TRO had been scheduled to expire in 14 […]