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Sen. Boozman defends farmers on proposed tax hikes

Sen. John Boozman (R-Ark.) arrives for the weekly Senate Republican policy luncheon on Capitol Hill June 9, 2020. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Sen. John Boozman said this week that proposed tax increases would be "devastating" for family farmers in Arkansas and across the country, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported.

What's happening: The Sensible Taxation and Equity Promotion (STEP) Act, proposed by Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), would change tax rules that currently exempt inherited assets from a capital gains tax.

The best burgers in Benton County, according to readers

Parkside Public's F26 burger, plus banana. Photo: Worth Sparkman/Axios

We recently asked readers to weigh in on the best burger joints in Benton County. Your picks, in no particular order:

  • Natural Muse. Choose from a single or double patty and unlimited free toppings.
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