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Common Sense Tax Reform: Don’t Save Venice on Taxpayer Dime: Earle I Mack on The Hill

By Earle I. Mack In the 14th century, the Medicis, some of the greatest philanthropists in history, established the modern banking system and helped build the cultural empire of Italy. But today, ironically, it’s American philanthropists — many from Wall Street — who are helping to keep the sinking city of Venice afloat. As Venice […]

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Award in Memory of Ogden Mills Phipps to be Announced by Earle Mack During Belmont Stakes Charity Celebration

Earle Mack, an active Thoroughbred breeding and racing enthusiast for more than 50 years, will announce an annual award named in honor of the late Ogden Mills Phipps. A dear friend of Mack, the award named in honor of Phipps will be announced during the annual Belmont Stakes Charity Celebration, hosted by the New York […]

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Funding the Arts is More than Preserving Culture. It’s Big Business: Earle I Mack on The Hill

By Earle I. Mack, Randall Bourscheidt and Robert Lynch Two weeks ago, two great national traditions, sports and the arts, came together in the Super Bowl. Whether it was Lady Gaga’s stunning half-time plunge or Tom Brady’s nail-biting fourth-quarter comeback; our nation was riveted. The Super Bowl is a one-of-a-kind event, and it’s no surprise […]

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GOP Delegates Should Be Allowed to Vote Conscience: Earle I Mack on The Hill

By Earle I. Mack Oh, to be in Cleveland now that summers here.. When in Cleveland, Republican delegates deserve the right to vote their conscience. While some of Trump opponents have pushed the “conscience clause” as a last gasp to prevent him from becoming the party’s official nominee. I believe allowing the delegates to vote […]

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Earle Mack Interviewed by Thoroughbred Charities of America

Thoroughbred Charities of America, a nonprofit whose mission is “to provide a better life for Thoroughbreds, both during and after their racing careers,” interviewed Earle Mack for their Winter 2016 email newsletter on proper retirement procedures for Thoroughbreds. Mack, who has 12 horses in his racing stable, told TCA that the most important element of […]

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Earle Mack Presents Victoria McCullough with Thoroughbred Champion Award

The Earle I. Mack Thoroughbred Champion Award was recently presented to Victoria McCullough, Chairman of the board of Chesapeake Petroleum. The award is given annually to someone who shows effort to influence thoroughbred racehorse welfare, safety, and retirement. McCullough received the award during an event at Bobby Flay’s Bar American on June 5th.  Flay was […]

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Red Cross Honors Earle Mack’s Association

Earle I. Mack, the big real estate developer with a big heart, will be honored along with the rest of the board of the New York Racing Association (NYRA) for the generosity of the association in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.  NYRA began in 1955 to oversee New York’s three major racing tracks for thoroughbred […]

Earle Mack meets with David Weir on the South Florida Business Report

Earle I Mack was recently interviewed by David Weir on the South Florida Business Report on the possibility that President Obama’s newest proposed budget might include a cap on charitable deductions.  The former ambassador is an active philanthropist and knows from experience the effect that a 501(c)3 can have in “sealing the deal” with donors. […]

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Earle Mack Testifies before the House Ways and Means Committee

Earle Mack recently testified in front of the House Committee on Ways and Means Hearing on Tax Reform and Charitable Deductions in support of charitable deductions.  The full testimony is available here but here are some relevant quotes. Good morning, and thank you for the opportunity to speak to this distinguished committee. My name is Earle Mack […]

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Earle Mack Warns Not to Limit Deductions

Like many other Americans, Earle I. Mack was worried about what would happen had Congress decided to follow through with proposals to limit charitable deductions in 2013. Doing so, he feared, would lead to a decline in charitable giving that would negatively impact programs and services all over the country. Mack sees the world as […]