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Below please find daily updates pertaining to the latest in financial, business, and tax news:

Iowa governor pushes Trump to preserve ethanol quotas

Wed, Oct 18, 2017

Iowa's Republican governor says President Donald Trump and the head of the Environmental Protection Agency told her they're committed to a federal program mandating that biofuels such as corn-based ethanol be blended into gasoline and diesel....

Natural gas production tax gets life in Pennsylvania House

Wed, Oct 18, 2017

The potential for a tax on Marcellus Shale natural gas production gained new life Wednesday, as a bill emerged from a state House committee and Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf urged leaders of the Republican-controlled chamber to speed it to a floor vote....

Guilty pleas entered in sweeping Indian-art fraud probe

Wed, Oct 18, 2017

A jewelry supplier has pleaded guilty in federal court to a misdemeanor criminal charge in the sale of fake Native American jewelry that was manufactured in the Philippines, representing the first conviction in a sweeping international investigation....

Meal-kit seller Blue Apron cuts about 320 jobs

Wed, Oct 18, 2017

Blue Apron is cutting about 320 jobs, less than four months after the meal-kit seller became a public company....

FDA OKs 2nd gene therapy for blood cancer; 1st for adults

Wed, Oct 18, 2017

U.S. regulators have approved a second gene therapy for blood cancer....

GOP, Dem senators push health deal as Trump keeps distance

Wed, Oct 18, 2017

A bipartisan Senate deal to curb the growth of health insurance premiums is reeling after President Donald Trump reversed course and opposed the agreement and top congressional Republicans and conservatives gave it a frosty reception....

Corporations to keep tax break lost by millions of Americans

Wed, Oct 18, 2017

Millions of Americans would lose a prized tax break under President Donald Trump's sweeping revamp of the tax code, but corporations would get to keep it....

States ask US court to keep up health subsidies cut by Trump

Wed, Oct 18, 2017

Top government lawyers representing 19 U.S. states on Wednesday asked a federal judge in California to force the administration of President Donald Trump to make health care subsidy payments that Trump abruptly cut off last week....

The Latest: Trump warns Democrats about opposing tax plan

Wed, Oct 18, 2017

The Latest on Republican efforts to overhaul the tax code (all times EDT): 4:30 p.m. President Donald Trump tells senators that "maybe someday you'll see my taxes."...

Minnesota submits low-budget bid for Amazon

Wed, Oct 18, 2017

Minnesota filed its bid for Amazon's second headquarters on Wednesday, hoping to get a great deal on a mammoth development plum by offering a package of financial incentives likely far smaller than other states....