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Chairman Brady has faith that the GOP tax cuts will pay for themselves
Differences in the House and Senate versions of the tax bill are solvable, the congressman says.
Does trickle-down economics make any sense?
The House version of the tax bill is currently in markup in the House Ways and Means Committee. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the Senate could release its version on Friday. And even as we’re getting into the nitty-gritty on this thing – pulling apart provisions one as the time and examining them, the […]
Buried in the tax bill: provisions to woo social conservatives
The 400-plus-page bill has some provisions that may have less to do with actual taxes, and more to do with winning over conservatives.
The tax bill is out – time for amendments ... and lobbyists
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? Click the audio player above to her the full story.
Small business takes on GOP over tax bill
Congressional staffers, lobbyists, think tanks, and many others are getting ready for a weekend of digging through the 400-plus page GOP tax bill. They will be sorting out where to pick their fights come Monday, when the bill heads to the House Ways and Means Committee for markup. Already weighing in are small businesses, many […]
Inside the last-minute wrangling on the tax bill
Today is not the day we get a look at the GOP tax plan. Late last night, the House Ways and Means committee delayed the scheduled release of the text of the bill by a day. For now, there are many details to be worked out before the big reveal. Word is, Republicans are still […]
Another Republican congressman heads for the exits
U.S. Rep. Pat Tiberi announced today that he’s leaving Congress in January — midway through his term. The Ohio Republican is a senior member of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee. That makes him part of what’s known as the governing wing of the Republican party — the folks with influence who can get […]
Rep. Brady on tax reform: 'We're going to get this done this year'
The chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee believes the government won't shut down Friday.