Daily Tax Report: State

Industries Fight for More Relief in New Bill, Tweaks to Last One

April 7, 2020, 4:56 PM

Lobbyists are waging battle for clients on multiple fronts, juggling a need to push for technical fixes to the recent $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief law while also advocating for future help.

“In general, I think people are trying to do the Texas two-step,” said Stewart Verdery, founder of Monument Advocacy.

“You’re trying to work the existing bill and maximize your chances for success,” he said. “At the same time, you’re going back to the Hill, saying that either the rules aren’t set up exactly the way up we want them, or there’s not enough to go around, or my industry...

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