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In the Pipeline: Oil, Gas, and Taxes

In the Pipeline: Oil, Gas, and Taxes

Skimm This - April 10, 2019 - 12:02

President Trump flew to Texas today to visit the heart of the oil and gas industry, and he signed two controversial executive orders while he was there. They’re meant to make it easier to build oil and gas pipelines - which some states have not been happy about. Another thing not getting easier: taxes. Congress just banned the IRS from ever offering a free tax filing service. Also on today’s episode: a legend in the NBA is retiring and we finally get a peek at a black hole.

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