Jeff Bezos pledges $1 billion toward preserving 30% of Earth’s land and sea

Jeff Bezos on Monday pledged to give $1 billion to global conservation efforts, as part of a $10 billion effort to battle climate change. In a statement, the Bezos Earth Fund said the $1 billion will play a key role in carrying out the “30×30” commitment — protecting 30% of…

House Democrats may propose raising corporate tax rate to 26.5%

WASHINGTON — House Democrats expect to propose raising the corporate tax rate to 26.5% from 21% and imposing a 3 percentage-point surtax on individual income above $5 million, according to a House Democratic aide familiar with the plans. The tax increases would be part of the House Ways and Means…