The Supreme Court's decision in the Hobby Lobby case has focused attention on "closely held" businesses. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi suggested the decision will have broad ramifications because 90 percent of U.S. businesses are closely held. That figure may be correct, but it's also misleading.
Sens. Chris Murphy and Bob Corker have drawn up a bipartisan proposal to help resolve the Highway Trust Fund's impending financial problems. Their plan would pay for most federal transportation programs with a gasoline tax.
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