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    Tax Rates and the Fiscal Cliff

    Lindy Paull talked about the “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress cannot reach a new budget agreement. She discussed the…

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    Budget Reconciliation Act

    Ms. Paull and Mr. O’Donnell spoke on the Clinton administration’s budget bill recently passed by Congress and signed by the president earlier in the day. They…

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    Tax Relief Bill Markup

    Committee members talked about President Bush’s proposed tax cuts, offering amendments and changes to the legislation. They also talked about the state of the economy, the goals…

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    Economic Security and Recovery Act Markup

    Committee members debated changes and amendments to a proposed economic stimulus package designed to bolster the economy following September terrorist attacks in New York and Washington.

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    Legislative Branch Appropriations

    Witnesses testified about the plans for the visitors' center and the amount of money needed for the work.

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    Tax Legislation Markup

    This House session reviewed and modified two bills. HR4579 is the Tax Payer Relief Act of 1998 and HR4578 is a bill to establish protection of the Social Security Account.

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    Permanent Normal Trade for China Markup

    Committee members met to mark up legislation granting China normal trade relations. Topics under discussion were amendments to the legislation, human rights violations in China, and…

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    Economic Stimulus Legislation Markup

    The committee marked up the economic stimulus bill that the U.S. Senate is expected to take up next week. Staff counsels and administration officials testified about the Democratic…

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    Deficit Reduction and the Economy, Part 3

    Budget, legislative and business analysts examine the upcoming work of the congressional Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, created in a recently-passed debt ceiling…

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    Tax Reduction Proposal Markup

    Senators debated amendments to legislation which would provide $778 billion in tax relief. Among the issues discussed were ways to eliminate the “marriage tax,” cut capital…

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    Political Activities of Tax-Exempt Organizations

    Witnesses testified about proposed legislation that would enhance public disclosure relating to political activities of tax-exempt organizations, including organizations described in…

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    Budget Reconciliation and Medicare Markup 1

    Committee members debated language for the budget reconciliation package, including debate over controlling Medicare and Medicaid costs and the Earned Income Tax Credit.

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    Financial Freedom Act Mark-up Day 2

    The House Ways and Means Committee met to hear proposed amendments to the Financial freedom Act which provided for several forms of tax cuts. Despite the threat of a presidential veto,…

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    Welfare Reform Markup

    Committee members held a markup session to work on a welfare reform bill. The draft bill replaces the 60-year-old Aid to Families with Dependent Children program with block grants to…

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    Financial Freedom Act Mark-Up

    Committee members heard about legislation containing several tax cut proposals. Under particular consideration was a Republican proposal that would cut personal income, capital gains,…

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    Financial Freedom Act Mark-Up: Votes

    The committee met to hear proposed amendments to the Financial Freedom Act which provided for several forms of tax cuts. Despite the threat of a presidential veto, the committee voted…

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    Medicare Reform

    Senator Chafee talked with reporters about the agreement on Medicare coverage for the disabled.

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