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The tax bill is out – time for amendments … and lobbyists

Dan Gorenstein Nov 6, 2017
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The tax bill is out – time for amendments … and lobbyists

Dan Gorenstein Nov 6, 2017
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Today the House Ways and Means Committee meets to debate the bill to overhaul the tax code. Officially it’s called a markup: committee members offer amendments before it goes to a House vote. What happens during a markup – and what could we see here? 

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